Oleksandr Techynskyi

Oleksandr Techynskyi comes from the city of Dnipro, in eastern Ukraine. He worked as a photographer for various publications for 10 years before he went freelance in 2010 to focus on documentary film projects. In 2014, he won the award for best Eastern European documentary at DOK Leipzig International Documentary Film Festival for his debut feature "All Things Ablaze". Techynskyi has worked as TV 2's fixer in Ukraine since the war in the country escalated in February.