Vladlena Sandu was born in Crimea. In 2016 graduated from VGIK, directing faculty. VGIK debut short fiction "Kira" received the jury’s choice award at Kinotavr 2015, as well as awards for best direction and cinematography at VGIK International Film Festival 2015. Graduated with short documentary "Holy God" that won several national film festivals. Official selection at Leipzig DOK 2016, as well as International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017.