Oleg Ryaskov is a director, screenwriter and producer. He was born in Moscow in a family of engineers. Oleg studied at Moscow architecture University. While still sudying, he began to work for TV and cinematography. His career began with then-famous TV show TEMA with Vladislav Listyev. In 1992 he directed the "Nostalgie" TV Show. He worked as a chief Director of the StolitcaTV channel , then he was a chief Director of the morning TV6 channel. Oleg directed film versions of more than 20 ballets in the theater of Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko. Oleg supervised a cycle of documentary films "Mysteries of the Century "Channel 1". From 2002 Oleg Ryaskov specializes in historical movies. His most famous movie is "The Sovereign's Servant", shown in more than 20 countries. Oleg has participated in international festivals in presenting his films in Italy,Sweden, Holland, Russia. Now he started new historical movie "The king of Madagascar".
In 1988 Director of TV talk show VZGLAD got interested in his music videos. After that he got a chance to work in TV and started to work for VID company.
In august 1991 together with tv correspondent Vladimir Molchanov worked as cameraman. His footages from KGB office, intervie with general army Yasov and director of KGB Kruchkov was showed in all TV companies of the World.
His daughter Natalya Ryaskova took a part in his movies. 2007 "Sovereign's servant" - as a villages girl. 2003 "Ulyanovi "- as Vladimir Lenin (early ages). From 2016 she works in the Bolshoy theater as make up designer and tattoo master.
His wife Julia Labutina worked with him as costume designer in all of his movies.