sound operator, producer
Awarded with Honors in Russian Arts (1997)
Vladimir Persov was born on 4 December 1945 in the village of Sobolevo in Bolsheretsky district of Khabarovsk area. He graduated from the Bonch-Bruevich Leningrad Electro Technological Institute for Telecommunications (LEIS) in 1981.
Since 1969 at Lenfilm: technician servicing sound equipment, assistant to the sound engineer, sound engineer, executive producer for Sokurov's groups Northern Foundation and Bereg. Sound operator for over 30 films made in Saint Petersburg (Leningrad) studios.
In 1988 he released a record Lonely Voice of a Man original soundtrack for Sokurov's films. In 1994 after the film Whispering Pages he released a record and a CD under the same title.
Sound operator for the following Sokurov's films:
1979-1989 Sonata for Hitler
1986-1988 Moscow Elegy (with A. Pugatcheva, M. Podtakuy)
1990 Petersburg Elegy
1989 Soviet Elegy
1990 To the Events in the Transcaucasian Region
1990 Simple Elegy
1990 Leningrad Retrospective 19571990
1991 An Example of an Intonation
1992 An Elegy from Russia
1996 Hubert Robert. A Fortunate Life
1998 The Dialogues with Solzhenitsyn (with S. Moshkov)
197887 The Lonely Voice of Man (with I. Zhuravlyova, 1978)
198387 Painful Indifference
1986 Empire (with K. Kuzmin)
1988 Days of the Eclipse
1989 Save and Protect
1990 Second Circle
1993 Whispering Pages
1997 Mother and son
1999 Moloch (with S. Moshkov)
2002 Russian Ark (with S. Moshkov)
Prizes and awards:
1988. The National Cinema Award Nika.
Best Sound (Days of the Eclipse).
1988. Lenfilm Studio.
Volk Award for the Best Sound (Days of the Eclipse).
1992. Lenfilm Studio.
Volk Award for the Best Sound (Stone).
1997. Lenfilm Studio.
Volk Award for the Best Sound (Mother and son).