Vadim Jendreyko was born in 1965 in Germany and grew up in Switzerland. He attended grammar school, the Basel School of Applied Art and the Düsseldorf Art Academy. He realised his first film in 1986. IN 2002, he and Hercli Bundi founded Mira Film GmbH, where he also works as producer and co-producer. He is the father of two children and lives in Basel.
Filmography as a director (Selection from 2002 on)
2002 “Bashkim”, cinema documentary 85 min., produced by Carac Film AG, (Swiss Film Prize 2002, Best Documentary)
2003 “Transit– Zürich Flughafen” ("Transit - Zurich airport") 54 min. documentary for Swiss Television (SF), produced by Mira Film GmbH, (Best of Dok SF DRS 2003)
2004 “Leistung am Limit” ("Maximum performance") 53 min. Dok–Film SF DRS, produced by Mira Film GmbH
2009 “The Woman with the five Elephants”, cinema documentary 93 min. produced by Mira Film GmbH and Filmtank with ZDF/3sat, SF
2011 Die Singende Stadt TV-Doc 92 min, Production Mira Film GmbH and Filmtank
2018 Beyond the Obvious TV-Doc 70 min. Production Golden Egg Production, in cooperation with Mira Film