MaGIKa – Film Company

Founded in 1992

MaGiKa Film is one of the first independent production companies in Ukraine based in Kharkiv and Kyiv.


Main fields of activities are:           

Production of documentary and animation films,

Documentary film promotion,



Produced more than 50 shorts, animation films and documentaries, and about 13,600 hours of TV programms for broadcast .


Films was screened by more than 70 TV broadcast channels, selected for competition and non-competition programs about of 150 film festivals over the world, distributed in cinema theaters, outreach projects, included for film clubs collections for schools, universities, youth NGOs, libraries, corrective labor colonies and educational facilities of the penitentiary system.


Since 2003 MaGiKa Film’ team is one of the co-founders and co-organizer of the Docudays UA, Human Rights International Documentary Film Festival in Kyiv.  (The Docudays UA is a one in Ukraine documentary film festival that have focus and the competition program of creative documentary films and the films on human rights)


Awards (selected):


V. Silvestrov, dir. Sergei Bukovsky, 2020

Ukrainian Film Academy Awards, 2021
Won, Golden Dziga, Best Sound Design Ukrainian Film Critics’ Awards, 2020 (Nominated, Best Documentary and Best Director)


Ivan’s Land, dir. Andrii Lysetskyi, 2021

Grand Jury Prize 15th.Poredonne Docs Fest, Italy
Best feature documentary film at the IX International Film Festival "Bastau", Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2021
Best Film Awards National Competition. Docudays UA Human Rights International Documentary Film Festival, 2021
Best Film Awards National Competition. Kharkiv MeetDocs Eastern Ukrainian Film Festival, 2021
Nominated, Best Documentary, Ukrainian Film Critics’ Awards, 2021


Bazyl, dir. Roman Shyrman, 2020

Art Award “Kyiv” after Ivan Mykolaychuk, 2021
Near Nazareth Festival Winner, 2020


Prychynna. The Story of Love, directed by Andrii Shcherbak, 2017

The Grand Prix “Open Night” Film Festival, 2018
Award of the Ukrainian National Film Academy for the Best Animation, 2018
Special mention KROK International Animated Film Festival, 2017
Award of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for the best film for children and youth


Delta, directed by Oleksandr Techynskyi, 2017

Best Ukrainian Feature Film Award: Golden Duke,Odesa International Film Festival, 2018
FIPRESCI Prize for The Best Ukrainian Feature Film Odesa International Film Festival, 2018
Nomination “The Best Documentary” of Ukrainian Film Academy, 2018
Honorable Mention Dok Leipzig, 2017
ARTDOCFEST 2018 – Award for the Best full-length documentary
Kinokolo 2018 – Award for the Best Documentary


The Living Fire, directed by Ostap Kostyuk, Ukraine, 2014

Special Jury Prize of the Hot Docs, Toronto 2015
Special Mention of the National Competition Jury 6th Odessa IFF, 2015
Awards for the Best Documentary in Kids & Docs at 18th Olympia IFF
The American Cinematographer Award for Best Cinematography at Salem Film Fest 2016
Award of the Ukrainian National Film Academy for the best Cinematographer, 2017
Award of the Ukrainian National Film Academy for the best Composer, 2017
Nomination “The Best Documentary” of the Ukrainian National Film Academy, 2017


The Dybbuk. A Tale of Wandering Souls, directed by Krzysztof Kopczynski, 2015

Silver Hobby-Horse for the Best Documentary Film at the 55th Krakow Film Festival, 2015
FIPRESCI Jury Awards for the best documentary at the 6th Odessa IFF, 2015
Special Jury Mention for Feature Documentary Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival (Іndia)
Warsaw Phoenix - Antoni Marianowicz Award for the Best Polish Film IFF „Jewish Motifs” (Poland)
Winner in the feature length documentary competition Near Nazareth NNFestival (Israel)


Vagrich and Black Square, directed by Andrei Zagdansky, 2014


“Compatriots”, dir. Gennady Kofman, 2002

Grand Prix at the Ukrainian TV Competition in Odessa, 2002


“Bobe-Mayses”, director Olena Kasavina, 1993

Jury Prize of Women-Filmmakers IFF 1993, Minsk;
Jury Prize of IAFF “KROK-93”, Kiev;
National Film Award “St. Anna”, 1995, Moscow
The Best Animation film of Ukraine, 1993