Sergei Sychev is a journalist, film critic, and teacher. He is a graduate of the Journalism Department of Moscow State University. He is a regular contributor to Iskusstvo kino. Sergei has also published in such newspapers and journals as Izvestiia, Kul’tura, Rolan, Dosug i razvlechenia, Kinomekhanik, Action!, and others. He teaches at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (Moscow State University). Sergei is the founder and director of the Film Club there.