ND was born in Moscow in the family of a symphony conductor father and a classical singer mother.
-Graduated from the Gnessin State Musical College (specialty harp).
-5 years later graduated as a stage director from the Lunacharsky State Institute for Dramatic Arts (GITIS).
2 years worked in Taganka Theater assisting Anatoli Efros (various plays), Roman Viktuk (Phedra).
-2 years later immigrated from Russia and moved to LA.
-Worked for David Putnam and his company Enigma developing and producing projects like : The Princess of Siberia (the story of Decemrists), The Captive of Time (the true love story behind the story of Doctor Jzivago and Lara) etc.
-Produced « Lara » with Art OKO (Germany), a long feature documentary about Olga Ivinskaya, the real life Lara and her love story with Boris Pasternak. The film won the Gold Hugo award in documentary selection at The Chicago International Film Festival.
-Opened Wild Bunch Productions dba Redhead Films, inc. with her partner Michail Watford.
-Produced and financed Somebody is Waiting directed by Martin Donovan starring Gariel Byrne, Nastassjia Kinski,
Johnny Withworth, Shirley Knight, Rebecca Gayheart.
- bought the rights to one of the most controvercial books Story of the Eye by George Bataille and developed it first with Gaspar Noe and then with Wong Kar Wai.
-Developted projects like : Bloodlines (director Philip Noyce), Fate Happens, Brothers of The Sword etc.
-Married director Patrick Alessandrin and moved to Paris.
-Opened 4U2 Prod in France where she developed and produced with P.A.
-Have written a few screenplays and a collection of short stories.
- In 2011 moved back to LA together with her husband and worked on development of his projects in the US.
Since June 2016 represents a financial film fund Alumni Films, LTD developing and producing feature films.