Daria Onyshchenko was born in Kiev, Ukraine. In 2013 she graduated from the University of Television and Film in Munich, Germany, wrote and directed a number of scripts and award-winning short films. In 2014 she completed her first feature film EASTALGIA (drama, 104 min., Ukraine/Germany/Serbia), that was very successful at many international festivals and in distribution.
2018-2019 Daria did her second feature film THE FORGOTTEN (drama, 102 min., Ukraine/Switzerland). The film was awarded as the Project with the biggest international potential during Odessa IFF, work in progress, had its world premiere in the competition of the 35th Warsaw IFF in October 2019 and got special Jury Award there. At the moment THE FORGOTTEN is travelling through the other festivals worldwide. Daria is a member of the German directing agency „Above the Line“ and a member of the Ukrainian Film Academy.