Andriy Dmytruk is a Ukrainian fantasy and script writer, journalist and television reporter, as well as a public figure. He was born in Kyiv in 1947 and graduated from the faculty of screenwriting of the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK). He worked on radio and television and became a professional cinematographic screenwriter in 1970. No less than a hundred of popular science and documentary movies were filmed from his scripts. According to the rating published in the USA, he made into the top ten of the USSR fantasy fiction writers. He is a member of the National Union of Writers and the National Union of Cinematographers of Ukraine. He became the founder and editor-in-chief of the literature and educational magazine Искатель. Украина (Searcher. Ukraine).