Graduated Moscow State Teacher Training University (Department of Geography), studied at Higher Courses of Scriptwriters and Directors.
In 1990th organized and participated in many ethno-geographic expeditions, where worked as a journalist and filmmaker. First filming experiences - visual anthropology: Pigmy people (Zaire), Peruvian Indians (Peru), nomadic Kazakhs (Kazakhstan), etc. Shootings from expeditions were broadcasted at many Federal TV Channels in Russia.
Published articles and photos at GEO, National Geographic and other magazines.
In 2000 founded production company Ethnofund.
Vlad Ketkovich is a member of International Federation of Journalists and Russian Geographical Society. He also promotes Russian documentaries internationally on behalf of Russian Documentary Guild.
In 2010-2017 Vlad participated in number of Producers’ Training Programs, Pitching sessions and film industry events, such as EAVE, Mastercampus, Eurodoc, WEMW, IDFA Forum, Hot Docs Forum, DokLeipzig Coproduction Meetings, Ex-Oriente, East European Forum, and others.
Since 2011 Vlad Ketkovich also works extensively with International co-productions as a co-producer, executive producer, fixer and researcher.
2016 - Convictions, 2016 - Convictions, 2016 - Gatherers of Sea Grass, 2016 - Gatherers of Sea Grass