“Pioneer Heroes” – Press Reviews

May 28, 2015
"A surprisingly mature debut feature in powerfully arranged images." — Berliner Zeitung "A visually stunning fantasy about the loss of orientation and the new artificial worlds of post-socialist life." — Berliner Zeitung "A lot of things in this beautiful film live from the...

15th Anniversary of Melnitsa Animation Studio

May 14, 2014
We are happy to announce that Melnitsa Animation, one of the most prominent and successful companies in the Russian animation industry, has turned 15! Melnitsa is famous for its numerous projects that have enjoyed commercial success and viewers' appreciation on...

Georgiy Daneliya’s “Ku! Kin-dza-dza” Receives a Nika Award

April 2, 2014
The 27th annual Nika ceremony of the Russian Academy of Motion Picture Arts took place on April 1 in the Moscow Operetta National Academic Theater. Georgiy Daneliya’s animated feature Ku! Kin-Dza-Dza won in the Best Animated Film category....

Petr Buslov Begins Shooting His New Film “Homeland”

March 20, 2014
CTF Film Company and Aktyabr Film begin principal photography for the new feature-length film Homeland. Chief producer: Sergey Selyanov Producers: Sergey Yakhontov, Petr Buslov Director: Petr Buslov Director of photography: Fedor Lyass Screenplay: Andrey Migachev, Aleksey Shipenko Starring: Petr Fedorov, Lyubov Novikova, Andrey Smoliakov, Pavel...

Alexey Balabanov Would Have Turned 55 Today

February 25, 2014
Alexey Balabanov is a name synonymous with unequivocally high-quality films. He was one of the key film directors of our time. On February 25, Alexey would have turned 55. Producer Sergey Selyanov, Balabanov’s closest friend, had this to say about...

Premiere Screening of “Kicking Off”

September 24, 2013
The premiere screening of Kicking Off, a movie about the inner world of the soccer hooligan subculture of took place on September 23 in the KARO FIlm October Film Center. The film was presented by producer Sergey Selianov, director Anton...

“Kokoko” Featured in the Russian Film Week in Canada

September 5, 2013
Kokoko by director Avdotia Smirnova has been entered into the program of the Russian Film Week in Canada (Toronto), which will take place during the Toronto International Film festival on September 6–14, 2013.

“Me Too” Featured in the Russian Film Week in New York

September 5, 2013
Me Too by director Alexey Balabanov will be screened at the Russian Film Week in New York, which will take place on October 8–13, 2013. The Russian Film Week in New York is a platform for promoting and popularized Russian...