Founders


ANASTASIA ELENA BARANOFF

PRODUCER/SCREENWRITER/DIRECTOR/FINE ARTIST

Anastasia is a graduate of School of the Arts and Academy of Art University of San Francisco, having also studied design at Parsons School of Design in New York and contemporary fine art at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London.

Her one a kind paintings have been exhibited at the Haggin Museum in California, Dunedin Fine Arts Center in Florida, Bennington Center for the Arts in Vermont, Mall Galleries in London, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art in Florida, among others and are housed in private US collections.

As an award-winning artist, Anastasia's numerous honors include a Congressional Arts Special Recognition from the Congress of the United States of America, "Best Work By A Young Artist Award" in the 38th & 37th International Fine Art Exhibition of Miniature Art at Leepa-Rattner Museum and Dunedin Fine Arts Center in Florida. 

Fifth generation egg tempera fine artist in a dynasty of distinguished Russian Palekh artists and icon writers, art creations of Anastasia's family can be seen in leading museums, including the National Pushkin Museum in Saint Petersburg, Gorky Museum in Moscow, and are housed in the British Royal Collection. 

In 2013 she co-founded Egg Tempera Movement with Elena Vladimir Baranoff, in an effort to revitalize the rare fine art tradition of painting in the egg tempera technique. 

As a natural extension of her creativity, Anastasia embarked on a journey in filmmaking as screenwriter, producer and director.

Together with artistic partner Elena Vladimir Baranoff, and their production company Tempera Movement, she originates film projects to present a unique visual style and voice in motion pictures, as seen through the prism of fine artists. 




ELENA VLADIMIR BARANOFF

PRODUCER/SCREENWRITER/DIRECTOR/FINE ARTIST

Elena is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning master of fine art, whose one of a kind paintings have been exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London, Dean Gallery of the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art in Florida, Gulf Coast Museum in Florida, Springfield Art Museum in Missouri and others, in addition to leading US art galleries. 

Her rare works of art are housed in prominent fine art collections around the world, including the British Royal Collection of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, and her professional profile is featured in Who's Who In Art - Biographies of Leading Men and Women in the World of Art in Britain Today.

Having earned a Masters of Fine Art in Miniature Painting, Elena was taught the extraordinary egg tempera medium at the renowned Palekh Art College, Russia, where centuries old traditions were inherited from generations of icon writers by generations of fine artists. 

Over the years, Elena developed her own new style of painting, perfecting and championing the mesmerizing egg tempera fine art medium in our modern society.

In 2013 she co-founded Egg Tempera Movement with Anastasia Elena Baranoff, in an effort to revitalize the rare fine art tradition of painting in the egg tempera technique. 

As a natural extension of her creativity, Elena embarked on a journey in filmmaking as screenwriter, director and producer.

Together with artistic partner Anastasia Elena Baranoff, and their production company Tempera Movement, she originates film projects to present a unique visual style and voice in motion pictures, as seen through the prism of fine artists.