Category Archives: Russian/Western Co-Productions

Russia Joins Eurimages: At Last!

Strasbourg, France. March 01, 2011 – Russia has become a new member state of the Council of Europe Eurimages, a fund established by the Council of Europe in 1988 for co-production and distribution of European films. Russia’s membership will open the road for the promotion of its films in Europe and worldwide. Now Russian film-makers are […]

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Russia And France Create Academy of Motion Picture Arts

French Minister of Culture Frederic Mitterrand announced that he was enthused by the idea of forthcoming project: a Russian-French Film Academy of Motion Picture Arts. At the conference of The Joint Russian-French Committee To Celebrate the Year of Russia in France and the Year of France in Russia Mitterrand stated, that the Academy is aimed […]

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Russian-US Co-Productions Launched

A packages of US-Russian co-productions has been launched by Moscow-based Sony Pictures Entertainment Russia. On October 14, 2010 its crime action Close Enemy directed by Aleksander Atanesyan (starring Dmitry Dyuzhev and Evgenia Trofimova) co-produced with Moscow’s Angel Anima was released theatrically in Russia. Now in production is the third edition of the Russian franchise The […]

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Russian-Italian Co-Production Deal

Russian Federal Film Fund (RFFF) and Italian Cinecitta Luce (CL) inked a collaboration deal to launch co-productions

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US Film Star Launches “Message From The King” in Russia

Hollywood film and show-biz star Djimon Hounsou launches a US-Russian big-budget action Message From The King (now in development). According to Rouslan Vitrinyuk, one of Russian producers, the premiere is scheduled for 2009-2010. “We’ll have a big international crew of  US and Russian professionals, top US movie stars, including some of his friends from Hollywood […]

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