Mykhailo Bogdanov is a filmmaker who was born and raised in the small village of Yaltushkiv, Ukraine. On his own, he immigrated to the USA in 2012 at the age of 19. Mykhailo holds a BA in Film and Television from the School of Cinematic Arts at DePaul University. He also has a MS in Environmental Science from DePaul University.

His most recent short documentary AVOESIS was selected to screen at the 29th Oscar®-qualifying Austin Film Festival.