Victor Ilyukhin is a non-fiction producer who has worked internationally in documentary film and television. Victor worked on the producing team of “Elephant Path” (Rue des elephants) acquired by PBS’s WORLD channel and Al-Jazeera, “Welcome to Chechnya” which premiered at Sundance and Berlinale in 2020 and acquired for broadcast by HBO. Most recently, he produced a documentary “Busy Inside” that was selected in Spotlight on Documentaries Program at IFP Film Week, NYC and IDFA Forum in 2017, Amsterdam. The film, premiered at The Moscow International Film Festival, won the audience award at Middlebury Film Festival in 2019, and was screened at DOC NYC and Hamptons in 2019 and is acquired by PBS’s WORLD channel. Ilyukhin’s film “Two and Twenty Troubles” has screened at festivals worldwide. The film received funding and support from The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Puffin Foundation, NYU Community Fund. Ilyukhin’s work has been featured in The New York Times and in Filmmaker Magazine. His feature tv-documentary “Taste” aired on VGTRK TV channel in Russia in 2013. 

Films by Victor Ilyukhin

Two and Twenty Troubles

Anthony Lopez and Rachel Handler, two disabled actors (both amputees), intend to restart their careers after a long hiatus. 

Audio description available upon request
Available on Kanopy
DVDs coming soon.

Busy Inside

In this poetic exploration of the much-misunderstood condition, “Busy Inside” follows Karen and her patient Marshay on their complicated quests for self.

55min version and discussion guide included.
Group screenings with Q&A can be booked directly through the filmmakers.