Born 09.04.1962 in Lviv, Ukraine. Graduated from Lviv Fine Art Academy in 1984 with distinction.
Filmmaker, artist, creator of extensive projects in the field of visual art, laureate at 25 international art exhibitions in Canada, the United States, South Korea, Latvia, Poland, Norway, Spain, and Ukraine. Among 24 personal exhibitions, one bears the distinction of being the first art exhibit ever to be held in space, aboard the Space Station Mir, in 1993. The artwork of Ihor Podolchak is housed in 26 museums and public collections worldwide.
The feature film “Las Meninas”, premiered at the “Tiger Award Competition” at Rotterdam International Film Festival (2008). The film has been screened at 28 international film festivals worldwide, ten in competition. Ukrainian National Association of Cinematographers named “Las Meninas” as one of “20 Best Ukrainian Films of 1992-2011”.
The second feature film “Delirium” premiered at the “Director’s Week Competition” at the Fantasporto-2013, Oporto International Film Festival, Porto, Portugal and was awarded with “First Prize” at Baghdad International Film Festival. The film was ranked #5 in “Top-10 Ukrainian films of 2012“.