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Olesya Morgunets-Isaenko

Greetings, dear readers! Today we are going to talk about the life and career of Olesya Olexandrivna Morgunets-Isaenko, a famous Ukrainian director, producer, editor and screenwriter.She was born on November 17, 1984 in the village of Kozelets, Chernihiv region.Olesya is a member of the Ukrainian Film Academy and the wife of Andriy Isayenko. We invite you to learn more about her incredible journey to success.

FamilyAndriy Isayenko with his family

She is the wife of Andriy Isayenko. They have a daughter together, Maria (who is also an actress).


Olesia graduated from the Institute of Screen Arts at the Ivan Karpenko-Kary Kyiv National University of Theater, Cinema and Television in 2008, where she majored in television production.


Olesia started her career at Technomedia, where she worked as a director and editor from 2006 to 2013.She also taught editing at Taras Malyarevych’s studio (2011-2012) and at the Red Dog Children’s Studio (2016-2017).

In 2014, Olesia received a presidential grant to create a script for the documentary Music of the Monocle about the life and work of Danylo Demutskyi. She also worked with the Open Policy NGO (2016-2017).

FilmographyOlesya Morgunets-Isaenko


  • “And Every River (2022)
  • “Shchedryk” (2021)
  • “Deportation 44-46 (2021)
  • “Frontier. The Hrubeshiv Operation (2019)
  • “A Tale of Money (2017)
  • “Cello” (2014)
  • “Cars (2008)
  • “Lubenochek (2006)
  • “Molfar (2005)
  • “The Eternal Candle (2004)


  • “And Every River (2022)
  • “Cello” (2014)

Editorial director

  • “Cello” (2014)
  • “Sakura (2013)


  • “And Every River (2022)


Olesya Morgunets-Isaenko is a recognized figure in Ukrainian cinema. She is a member of the Ukrainian Film Academy and has received a number of awards for her work. Here are some of her most important achievements:

  • Rivne International Film Festival “City of Dreams” 2019: National program – feature-length documentaries “The Border.
  • Molodist International Film Festival 2015: National Cello Competition – Victory.
  • Best National Short Film, “Cello” – Nomination
  • Two Banks Film and Art Festival, 2016: Competition of independent short films, “Cello” – Nomination


Olesya Morgunets-Isaenko is an outstanding personality in Ukrainian cinema. Her contribution to the development of cinema in Ukraine cannot be overestimated. We hope this article has helped you to better understand her life and career. Thank you for reading!

Cinema is an art that allows us to see the world through the eyes of others. It is an opportunity to feel what another person feels, to experience their joys and sorrows. And this is incredibly valuable.” – Olesia Morgunets-Isaenko