Yana Sad was born in 1986. Graduated from the Moscow School of New Cinema as a film director. Participated as a director and producer in international Labs and Markets. Took part in the FilmSchoolFestMunich 2022 (Germany) as a jury member. Lived and worked in Russia as a director of fiction and documentary films, a creative and stage director of theatre projects. In 2022 left Russia for political reasons. Currently lives and works in Germany.