Mikhail Boutchine is an English speaking Siberian born actor graduated from GITIS ( Moscow, USSR) in 1982 . In 1990 he moved to the US after granting his political asylum . While living in Atlanta, GA (1990-2014) he also worked on numerous productions as a still photographer. Mikhail carefully creates the mood of a photograph using the exceptional lighting skills he learned on stage and movie sets. His photographs have graced covers and pages of the most respected Industry profiled publications: Hollywood Reporter, Variety, The Washington Post, and Guardian to name just a few. He has performed in English, Italian, and Russian.