Venice. Afloat
Venice. Afloat

Venice. Afloat

Director Tatiana Danilyants

Production year 2012

Length 63min.

Country Russia


Venice. Afloat is a collage of a single day, showing the life of those Venetians who make up the continuous existence of the city: fishermen, vaporetto captains, policemen and boat builders of all types. The life of these people reflects the city’s ancient maritime culture, its traditions and legends: Venice seen from the water.



Tatiana Danilyants
Tatiana Danilyants



Tatiana Danilyants


Tatiana Danilyants

Director of Photography

Gonzague Pichelin

Music by

Gianlorenzo Scarpa, Big Mike


Oleg Vasilenko


Alexei Blazievski

Production company(ies)

Butterfly Angel Film

Tatiana Danilyants

Born 1971. Tatiana Daniliyants graduated as a Master of Fine Arts from the Moscow Academy of Fine Arts named after V. Surikov in 1994 and Higher Courses of Film Directing and Script Writing (Directing department) in Moscow, in 2004. She participated in a master-class by Polish film director Andrzej Wajda in Cracow, Poland in 1997. Since 1998 Tatiana Daniliyants worked as commissioner, journalist and film director on several state and private TV channels in Russia and also as a creative consultant in International Advertising Companies (Grey WorldWide, etc.) In 2001 Tatiana Daniliyants established with partners Butterfly Angel Film Film Company. Since 2010 she is also a Master/Professor of film directing at School of Visual Arts, Centre of Contemporary Art “Vinzavod”. Tatiana Daniliyants is author of several short fictions and feature documentaries. Since 1995, she has been a member of the International Union of Art-photographers, author of numerous photoexhibition in Russia and abroad. She published three books of poetry.


Old Negatives (1997), Between the Wars (2000), U (2001), Frescoes of Dreams (2006), Earth –Moscow - Love (2008), Hidden Garden (2008), And Ship Passes (2011), Venice. Afloat (2012).

FILMS 2012