Lyudmila Usova is a scriptwriter and director, member of the Eurasian Academy of Television and Radio. She has won prizes at 17 international film festivals and television competitions, including Culture on Air, Reason. 21st century, The Golden Tambourine, Orthodox Christianity on TV, Golden Daedalus and has twice scooped awards at the Tsaritsyn Alexandre Nevsky Mass Media Festival. Usova’s honours also include awards at the 43rd Golden Prague International Television Festival, Radonezh Moscow International Film and Television Programme Festival. She has authored thirty documentaries on culture and art.
From 1995 to 2010, she was a director and art director of Soloist Academy chamber musical theatre in the city of Penza, Russia. Also, she has authored and performed monodrama performances, winning awards at the 2nd Armmono International Competition in Yerevan, Armenia, the 6th Moscow Monodrama Competition, the 2nd Zvaigzne International Monodrama Competition in Riga, Latvia and 13th Vidlunya International Monodrama Festival in the city of Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine.
Usova studied musical theory at the Penza music school before graduating in Culture and Art Studies from the Moscow State University. She has also done postgraduate directing courses at the Moscow Television Institute and internships under a Protection of Cultural Monuments programme in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Lyudmila Usova is member of the International Union of Musicians.
An expert in art, she specialises in national cultures.
She has been awarded the International Union of Musicians medal for promoting the world music art and the medal of St Andrew, the Pious and First-Called Apostle, for “faith and loyalty”.
Lyudmila Alexandrovna Usova is a scriptwriter and director. She has won numerous awards at international TV competitions and festivals. She has authored thrity documentaries, including:
2002 – The Russo-Japanese War. Alexei Turishtev, Ilya Shatov, STRBC Penza, Running on Waves Festival award for the best culture series on air in Volga (Privolzhsky) Federal District, the city of Neftekamsk;
2003 – Maria Kiselyova – Pious Anchoress, STRBC Penza, awarded at the festivals Orthodox Christianity on TV (Moscow), Blagovest (Kyiv), Tsaritsyn Alexandre Nevsky Mass Media Festival (Volgograd) and Culture on Air (Moscow).
2004 – Vladimir Tatlin – the Man Who Built the Tower, STRBC Penza, awarded at the festivals Reason. 21st century (Tomsk), The Golden Tambourine (Khanty-Mansiysk) and Golden Daedalus for the best film on architecture and architects (Moscow);
2005 – Alexandre Archangel. I Cried Unto the Lord With My Voice, STRBC Penza, awarded at the festivals Orthodox Christianity on TV (Moscow), Tsaritsyn Alexandre Nevsky Mass Media Festival (Volgograd) and Golden Prague (the Prague);
2006 – CMS. Bringing Out Light, Sabantuy studio, Kazan;
2007 – Double Portrait in Context of the Age, Art Format studio, Moscow;
2007 – Vsevolod Meyerhold’s Two Baptisms, Sabantuy studio, Kazan;
2007 – Ildar Khanov. World Songs, Sabantuy studio, Kazan;
2008 – Lena Sedykh. Food for Soul, So-vest Federal Advertising Agency, Moscow;
2008 – Twin cities – Kazan and Shumen, White Sheet film company, Kazan;
2009 – School, White Sheet film, Kazan;
2010 – Andrey Borissov. Signs and Symbols, A Prima Vista art studio, Moscow;
2011 – Alexey Zabirov’s Bird of Hapiness, Region studio, Kazan;
2012 – The Other Mosjoukine – Brilliant Star, Kinofest studio, Moscow, awarded at the Radonezh Moscow International Film and Television Programme Festival, Moscow;
2014 – Vladimir Popov’s Golden Pen, Kinofest studio, Moscow;