I am independent filmmaker and an editor. I got my undergraduate degree in theater art from Russia and hold my Masters Degree in Multimedia and Communication from California University of Pennsylvania. For couple of years after getting my MA, I taught editing to Graduate Students at the University, then, moved to Los Angeles were I worked as an editor for a special effects company. In 2008 I left the industry and began filming and editing independent projects. I created ,my first documentary "From Puppets to Purim" and have been producing many educational and commercial films about Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training, concerts and events. My films about the Summer Solstice celebration have won prizes at the Sikh Youth Film Festival and my yoga DVDs have been translated and sold in America and Russia.
Name: Elena Tchoujtchenko
Lives in: Los Angeles, California