Educated at Harvard University, Vladimir attained an MFA in Film Production from USC School of Cinema-Television where he was awarded the Jeffrey Jones scholarship in screenwriting. Vladimir produced the short subject film "Lost Mojave" which won a number of major international festivals and was nominated for a British Academy Award. Vladimir has worked as a producer and director in the field of documentaries, serving as an executive producer on the A&E two-hour special, "Lost Dinosaurs of Egypt." He has filmed documentaries in Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Egypt and France and has worked with such notables as Oliver Stone and Wolfgang Petersen. Vladimir and his company, "Last Word Productions" originated the popular Game Show Network series "Poker Royale." Since graduation from USC, Vladimir has also worked actively in the realm of feature films. He produced the critically acclaimed "Last Big Thing" starring Mark Ruffalo which was hailed by FIlm Threat Magazine as one of the seminal indie films of the 90s. Vladimir has worked as a story consultant with major studios and production companues and had contributed extensively to recent projects by Wolfgang Petersen, Steven Spielberg, and Tom Hanks. Vladimir has written three feature projects for Michael Mendelsohn and Patriot Productions. "Unforsaken" is starring Chow Yun Fat and is directed by Steve Beck "Thirteen Ghosts." "Gabriella" will be directed by Rupert Wainwright ("The Fog") and produced by George Romero. And "Crenshaw Boulevard" is being helmed by celebrated music video directors the Fat Cats and stars 50 cent, Mac-10, and Laurenz Tate. In addition to his film endeavors, Vladimir is a sought-after art and fashion photographer whose work can be seen in a number of international publications and galleries in California and New York.