Alisa Kovalenko (1987) is a Ukrainian director, born in Zaporizhia, Eastern Ukraine, living in Kyiv. She graduated the Karpenko-Kary University of Cinema of Kyiv and the Andrzej-Wajda cinema school of Warsaw. Her first feature-documentary "Alisa in Warland"premiered at IDFA Amsterdam in 2015 in the First appearance competition. Alisa’s second documentary, "Home Games" was again an IDFA selection, selected in more than 120 festiovals and being the first Ukrainian creative film acquired by Netflix. Alisa has become a member of The European Film Academy (EFA) in 2019. She's the programmer of the Molodist Kyiv FF documentary competition. In March 2022, she went to fight for her country in the Ukrainian Armed Forces.