Andrey Klychnikov was born in 1983 in Moscow. He studied television engineering at the University of Communications and Informatics, Moscow (2005). Along his works in cinema production companies, he graduated from Russian State University of Cinematography, where he studied film producing. From 2011 till 2013 he has been living in Saint Petersburg, where he had assisted into the practice of direction with the stage director Michel Raskine (Lyon). He shot his first documentary movie «Rare species» in 2012 in Turkey. Presently, he’s studying direction of feature films in Moscow New Cinema School.
Andrey Klychnikov is a participant and the winner of the Kinodot competition 2014 with the film Junction. The audience prize and special mention from the jury: For catchy minimalistic and extremely well balanced illustration of casual human interaction.