Anastasia Bankova has been expressing her passion for arts since early childhood. After graduation from fine art school, she pursued her double degree in Production Design and film theory and history, both from the All-Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK). Mrs. Bankova has traveled extensively to study European art and widen her scope of understanding cultural differences and how they affect art, architecture and movies all over the world. She has recently received her MFA in Production Design from the American Film Institute.