Ivan Tverdovsky was born on February 26 in 1961 in Schelkovo city. He graduated from Moscow aviation institute (1985). Since 1988, he is video engineer in “Videofilm” corporation. He also mastered an installation art of video films. Since 1994, he is picture editor at RCSDF (Russian studio of documentaries). In 2001, he founded studio of non-fiction films “Tochka zreniya”. Since 2001, he is director of documentaries. Ivan filmed more than 30 non-fictional movies awarded at national and international film festivals. In 2008, he had his debut in fiction films as production director of “What happened in M city”.