AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
2019 - Jury Prize Winner - Best Director. Sonoma Intl FF
2018 - Jury Prize Winner Best Director World Cinema, Woodstock FF
2016 - IFP Narrative Lab Fellow - New York, NY
2016 - deepEuphoria Calvin Klein 'Live the Dream' Grant Winner
2014/15 - Fulbright Scholar - Kyiv, Ukraine
*Rooftop Films 2017 - Work In Progress
*Seattle International Film Festival 2017 - Work in Progress Forum
*Women in Film LA - Finishing Fund Recipient 2017
ABOUT ROXY TOPOROWYCH
Roxy is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has worked in Film and TV production for 15 years in a multitude of roles: filmmaker, producer, set decorator and screener.
Roxy is an IFP Narrative Lab Fellow 2016 and the recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Award 2014 - 2015. She also is the recipient of the deepEuphoria Calvin Klein grant at the 2016 IFP Gotham Awards. Her feature film debut, Julia Blue, was written while living in Ukraine and is currently on the 2018-19 festival circuit, winning a distinction in directing award at the Woodstock Film Festival 2018 and the Best Director Award at the Sonoma International Film Festival 2019. Previously, Roxy directed a feature dance documentary Folk! and a comedy web series 2nd & 9th.
Her career stretches to documentary projects, working with 9.14 Pictures on Batman & Bill and the newly released HBO feature "Believer" directed by Don Argott and starring Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons. Roxy was also the program director of the American Independence Film Festival in Kyiv, Ukraine, sponsored by the US Embassy from 2012-2014. She has worked for both Tribeca and Sundance Film Festivals and continues to be a screener for Sundance specializing in international feature docs and narratives with a focus on Eastern European cinema.
The bread and butter however, comes from working in set decoration. Some projects include: Captain America: Winter Soldier, The Other Guys and Saturday Night Live. She was the assistant set decorator on Marvel's The Punisher Seasons 1 & 2 and Luke Cage Season 2. She is currently working on Steven Spielberg's West Side Story, set to premiere in December 2020.