Speaker presentation

Anna Eliseeva

Film/Animation Producer, FILM.UA Group

Film/Animation Film Producer, FILM.UA Group, Ukraine Among Anna’s recent projects is the anthology series “Those Who Stayed” (2023), which was filmed after the start of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine and which won the C21 International Drama Award and became The Finalist in Series Mania’s Best Marketing Initiative Award. Also in 2023, the highest-grossing Ukrainian animated film, “Mavka: The Forest Song”, premiered. It was distributed to 142 countries and translated into 38 languages. Anna produces feature films and TV series. She has also produced a world travel show and has a successful case study on rebranding a TV channel. Anna is a Member of the European Film Academy and the Ukrainian TV Academy. She also actively engages in numerous international and local media events, fairs, content markets, and conferences. Anna serves as both a participant and a speaker at events such as Cartoon Movie, Cartoon 360, MIFA, Brussels Co-Production Forum, Kyiv Media Week, Marché du film de Cannes, Serial Killers, MIPTV/MIPCOM, EFM, and more.


Since time immemorial, the vast Ukrainian forests have harbored countless secrets and unfathomable mysteries. They are home to wondrous mythical creatures dwelling among ancient trees, faithfully guarding their sacred realm. Mavka, a Soul of the Forest, faces an impossible choice between love and her duty as Guardian of the Heart of the Forest when she falls in love with a human, a talented young musician Lucas.

About the movie Mavka