Oksana Boychouk was born in Moscow. She gained her first experience in TV journalism as a correspondent with a small internet TV channel. In 2006 she joined the MIR TV company as an assistant news editor. Then Oksana worked for Channel One and NTV as an editor, producer, chief editor, and screenwriter. Her practical experience on TV motivated her to continue her education. In 2012 she graduated from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography with a degree in playwriting.
Oksana joined RT Documentary as a producer in 2013. During her time with RTD, she’s been involved in many projects, most notably ‘Leningrad Siege Reflections, Letters to a Terrorist’, ‘China’s Digital Detox’, and ‘We are able!’. The film about the Leningrad Siege won the Grand Prix at a Chinese festival dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the victory in World War II.
“What I like most about documentary film-making is the chance to meet people of all kinds. I believe each protagonist is very brave because they decided to tell their stories to the world. They deserve respect. I keep in touch with some of the protagonists we have filmed, and this is something to value”.deserve respect. I keep in touch with some of the protagonists we have filmed, and this is something to value”.