About Victor Maslyaev

Former pro athlete (karate and marshal arts), Champion of Ukraine.
Always a geek of cinema, music and literature, started in film industry about 16 years ago working as Line Producer, Executive Producer/ Head of Production, then 1st AD on international projects and Director. It’s been more than 600 projects, he’s been working on by now.Among the jobs he’s been doing as 1st AD/ Producer/Director are such well known local and international brands as: Vodafone, Apple, Google, Mastercard, Pepsi, Johnson & Johnson, Unilever, P&G, Mars Inc, Samsung, Danone, Tele2, Nestle, Nike, Coca-Cola, Adidas, Kyivstar, Carlsberg group, InBev, Electrolux, Ferrero and many others.
Experienced in shooting in different countries and working with international crews.
Loves diverse tasks. Favourite genres are: storytelling, comedy, action and magic realism, as well as post and art-direction projects.
His works were shortlisted and awarded with a number of international Festivals.
Songwriter, vocalist and guitar player in dance metal band IMAGICA.

Advertising/Image/Music videos as director

2021Siemens - Oven with roasting Sensor PlusCommercialVictor MaslyaevPronto Film [ua]
2021Allo - In Time DeliveryCommercialVictor MaslyaevClever Films [ua]
2021Oishi - Corn snackCommercialVictor MaslyaevPlan A [vn]
2021Acino - Vitrum PlusCommercialVictor MaslyaevAdrenalin Brothers [ua]
2021Favbet - Dynamo KyivCommercialVictor MaslyaevCashmere Films [ua]
2020PepsiCo - Tropicana TwisterCommercialVictor MaslyaevPlan A [vn]
2020Acino - BifrenCommercialVictor MaslyaevToy Pictures [ua]
2020Aliensdontringdoorbells - Slipping awayMusic VideoVictor MaslyaevPharma Film [ua]
2020Aliensdontringdoorbells - StoryMusic VideoVictor MaslyaevPharma Film [ua]
2020Nasha Ryaba - ImageCommercialVictor MaslyaevBro Pro [ua]
2020MGF - Сhefs SecretsCommercialVictor MaslyaevFamily Production [ua]
2019Allo - HurricaneCommercialVictor MaslyaevClever Films [ua]
2019Allo - Promo OutdoorCommercialVictor MaslyaevClever Films [ua]
2018Nestle - Lion-RivalsCommercialVictor MaslyaevGvardiya Film Production House [ua]
2018Privatbank - Apple PayCommercialVictor MaslyaevOlga Maidanyuk Production [ua]
2018Privatbank - AndroidPayCommercialVictor MaslyaevOlga Maidanyuk Production [ua]
2018Nestle - Torchyn ChilliCommercialVictor MaslyaevGvardiya Film Production House [ua]
2018Nestle - Mivina Heroes (WT)CommercialVictor MaslyaevThe Martini Shot [ua]
2018Nestle - Mivina Asian Noodles (WT)CommercialVictor MaslyaevLimelite [ua]
2017Cherry - Experience a new level of safetyCommercialVictor MaslyaevLimelite [ua]

Fictional projects in other activities

2011Friends from FranceFeature FilmMultipleLes Films du Poisson1st AD

Advertising/Image/Music videos in other activities

2019Louis Philippe - PermapressCommercialArun GopalanStory-Tellers [in]2nd unit director
2015MTC - швидший за звукCommercialThor SaevarssonPronto Film [ua]1st AD
2014Harp Beer - AngelCommercialStephen St. LegerH2 Films [ie]1st AD
2014Adidas - We believeCommercialRon ScalpelloLimelite [ua]1st AD
2013Okean Elzy - ShootMusic VideoMike BrucePSB Films2nd unit director
2012Ukraine - High time to see UkraineCommercialYulian UlybinShootgroup [ua]2nd unit director
2012Turk Telekom - DostoyevskyCommercialGürkan KurtkayaFilmpark [tr]2nd unit director
2011Pepsi - RefreshCommercialNick LiveseyPSB Films2nd unit director

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2020interviewStoryScriptwriter, DirectorLIFT-OFF GLOBAL NETWORK
2020 - Todaymusic productionNumber OneSongwriter, Singer, Rhythm Guitar PlayerIMAGICA
2020 - TodayMusician in bandNumber OneSongwriter, Singer, Rhythm Guitar PlayerIMAGICA
2016 - Todaywork as a lecturerFilm Directing MasterclassesAuthor, LecturerFreelance
2000 - Todaydramatic readingVoice ActingVoiceovers, Voice Dub - English, Ukrainian, RussianFreelance
1997 - Todayevent (sport)Martial ArtsMaster of Sports, Action Scenes Director, Professional Fighter, Private CoachFreelance


2021Berlin Lift-Off Film Festival
2020Music Video Underground
2020European Cinematography Awards
2020London Independent Film Festival

Basic data

Experience abroadCentral Europe: Lithuania, Poland
Eastern Europe: Belarus, Russia, Ukraine
Southern Europe: Italy, Portugal
Southeast Asia: Vietnam
Southeastern Europe: Serbia
West Asia: Georgia, Israel, Turkey
Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
Special skillsStorytelling | Scriptwriting | Art Direction | Comedy | Tabletop | Action | Choreography | Martial Arts | Music Videos | Kids | Animals | Cars | Magic Realism | Editing | VFX | Motion Control | Slow Motion | Stop Motion | Songwriting | Voice Dubbing | Sound Design | Music Composing
LicencesB (car) [eu]
EducationMaster's Degree, Kyiv University of Culture and Art
Audio Visual Arts and Production

Donetsk State Institute of Social Education
Translation and Interpretation

Donetsk National Technical University
Environmental Protection
Preferred place of workWorldwide
Immediate working areaLisbon
1st residence (federal state or country)Portugal - Lisbon