Dmitry was born in 1980 in Moscow. After a law degree he graduated from VGIK's documentary department. Dmitry has directed a list of TV documentaries. Dmitry received the national cinema and TV award “Strana” for his documentary “Neglected”. Together with his wife, the director Anna Shishova-Bogolubova they made a documentary “On the Edge” where Dmitry was the cinematographer as well and won the “Saint Anna” prize for best cinematography. His film "The Wall" tackling the legacy of Josef Stalin won the Best World Documentary Film award at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival in 2017. And "Town of Glory" was awarded the Jury's Special Prize at One World IFF in 2020.