Born in Kiev in 1974, in Kiev (Ukraine) Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy graduated from the filmmaking department of the Kiev State Institute of Theatre and Arts, named after I. K. Karpenko-Kariy, majoring in feature film directing. He has worked at film studios in Kiev (the Dovzhenko Film Studio) and in St. Petersburg (the Lenfilm Studios). He also worked as a script writer on numerous TV films, one of which The "Chernobyl Robinson" which won the prize of the All-Ukrainian Script Contest "Word-2000". His second film "DIAGNOSIS" has been nominated for Golden Bear. His next short film "DEAFNESS" is his second Berlinale outing and Synopsis also got a Golden Bear nomination. also got a Golden Bear nomination.
In the autumn of 2010, has received a grant for development of his first full-length feature film "THE TRIBE " from the Hubert Bals Fund of Rotterdam Film Festival.
In 2012, Myroslav won the Silver Leopard of the Locarno Film Festival's competition program "Pardi di domani" for his film "Nuclear Waste".