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Alla Volkova

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Alla Volkova is an LA-based film director who expertly merges comedic and visual storytelling in both commercial and narrative realms. The comedy commercials she has directed earned multiple regional Gold Telly and Gold ADDY Awards. In 2023, Alla became a Finalist in The Commercial Directors Diversity Program.
Prior to her work in LA, Alla worked in drama, directing impactful PSA short films for non-profit causes in Salt Lake City. In 2019, she ventured into comedy, creating and writing the first season of the web series titled "The Mortician" for Radiant Studios. The following year she directed her first comedy spot titled 'Bra Coach' for ThirdLove and Harmon Brothers.
Originally from a small town in Siberia, Alla holds an M.F.A. in Directing from the American Film Institute Conservatory. Her award-winning thesis film, "Dreamland," received a Best Cinematography Award nomination at Camerimage in Poland and was featured in a 2012 issue of The American Cinematographer.
Aside from directing commercials Alla is currently developing her upcoming comedy project titled ‘Everything Sucks in America’.

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