Director, producer, actor
Artistic Director of Art Pictures Studio
Co-founder of Art Pictures Studio
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Lenfilm Film Studio
Founder of the Film and Television School "Industriya".
Born on May 9, 1967 in Moscow, in the family of director Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk and actress Irina Konstantinovna Skobtseva.
After graduating from school in 1985, he entered VGIK at the directing department. After a year of study at the institute, he leaves for the army. After serving for some time in Krasnoyarsk, he enters the cavalry regiment of the Taman division. And in the 87th he returned to the institute, combining his studies with filming in the film epic "Stalingrad" with his teacher Yuri Nikolayevich Ozerov.
In 1992 he graduated from the directing department of VGIK (Ozerov's workshop). In 1993, he made his directorial debut with the film I Love, which became a benefit performance for People's Artist Lyudmila Gurchenko.
After graduating from VGIK, he created the Art Pictures Group production company, on the basis of which, 14 years later, together with producer Dmitry Rudovsky, he organized the Art Pictures Studio film company.
Among the production projects of Fyodor Bondarchuk are such high-grossing Russian films as “Ice” (dir. Oleg Trofim), “ZHARA” (dir. Rezo Gigineishvili), “Duhless” and “Duhless 2” (dir. Roman Prygunov), and many others .
Fyodor Bondarchuk is also one of the founders and producers of Art Pictures Vision, a company specializing in the creation of television films and series. The portfolio of Art Pictures Vision includes such high-rated television projects as the series “Year of Culture” (TV channel TNT), “90s. Fun and loud!”, “Psychologists” (STS TV channel). In 2019, Art Pictures Vision's multi-part projects - the sports drama Molodezhka (STS) and the spy thriller Sleepers (Channel One) - became available to foreign audiences on the international Amazon Prime Video service, and the horror movie Survive After received a wide release in Japan. both on television and online.
In 2017, Fyodor Bondarchuk, together with the producers of the Vodorod film company Mikhail Vrubel and Alexander Andryushchenko, with the support of the National Media Group, founded the Industry Film and Television School. The school's mission is to form a new generation of professional creative personnel for the Russian film industry.
In 2018, he was awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky for his contribution to the development of national culture and art. Also at the end of 2018, in accordance with the Decree of the President of Russia, Fyodor Bondarchuk became a member of the Presidential Council for Culture and Art.