Leonid Trauberg

Leonid Z. Trauberg
Leonid Z. Trauberg born on January 17 in 1902 in Odessa, the son of the publisher Zahar Davidovich Trauberg. He studied in the studio of comic opera, and then at higher rates directorial skill in Petrograd.

In December 1921, Leonid together with Grigory Kozintsev and George Kryzhitsky wrote the "Manifesto of eccentric theater." A year later, Kozintsev and Trauberg organized a theater workshop "Factory of Eccentric Actor". Also in 1922, the newly formed studio was set eccentric processing "Marriage» .

In two years, was delivered 3 more performance on their own plays. In 1924, the innovators have decided to move their experiments in the field of eccentric comedy in the movie. As a result, theater workshop was transformed into a Movie studio "FEKS».

In 1924 was produced the first short film, Kozintsev and Trauberg on his own script. The film was called 'The Adventures of Oktyabrina "and was an attempt to combine politics with blatant buffoonery. In the second eccentric short film "Bears vs. Iudenich", which appeared the following year, starring longer variety and circus actors, and the disciples Movie studio.

In 1926 was completed the first full-length film Kozintsev and Trauberg — "Ferris the wheel. " It was a romantic melodrama, already quite mature. It was on this film has developed a permanent creative team, "the movie is».

In the years 1926-1932, Leonid Trauberg taught at the Leningrad Institute of Performing Arts, in 1926-1927 he was the head of the film department of the Leningrad Theatre Institute. In 1961-1965 he taught at the USSR State Committee for Cinematography.

Died Leonid Z. Trauberg November 14 in 1990.