Gibu Nikolay Trofimovich - the film director and the screenwriter, was born on November 19, 1936 in the village of Averesku of the Bessarabia province (nowadays the village Lake Odessa region). Graduate of faculty of screenwriters of the VGIK (1966, K. Paramonova and V. Ezhov's workshop). Author of books and articles about the Moldavian cinema. Thanks to joint efforts of N. Gibu and such masters of the Moldavian cinema as Emil Lotyanu, George Vode, Valeriu Gadzhiu, Vasyl Paskaru, Mikhail Kalik, Vadim Derbenyov, etc., the Moldova-film studio became known around the world. Throughout all the professional career, being the director and the screenwriter, Nikolay Gibu created more than 45 art and documentaries.