Andrey Iskanov (b. 1976 in city of Khabarovsk, Russia). Studied in medical institute, has taken a great interest in photographing images and has made this business by the trade. In 1997 has received the award for achievements in the field of an advertising photo. Repeatedly exposed the photo works of work at personal exhibitions in Russia and in China . He is the professional photographer/cinematographer shooting both films and for advertising; the professional make-up artist and the designer of special effects. Worked as photographer for newspapers ("Arguments and the Facts", "The Amur Meridian" etc.). Was engaged in creation portfolios and a photo training for domestic and foreign photo models. In 2003 he made two films for his fantasy/surreal serial HalluCinoGeNnN - "Nails" and "Visions of Suffering". First is social horror film in style Lynch's "Eraserhead" and Tsukamoto's "Tetsuo", the second is supernatural,bizarre horror adequate to the author's concept of "film-dream". In 2008 Iskanov made over 4th hours long "Philosophy of a Knife", very disturbing historical film about Japanese Unit 731 and their cruel human experiments against Chinese and Russians. Film was officially banned for example in Germany and all copies were confiscated. Iskanov's last feature "Ingression" (2009) was premiered in BUT Underground and Trash Film Festival in Netherlands, and got White Lady award on HOFF in Estonia.
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