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The The project of a feature film «White Road!» (to be directed by Ella Manzheeva) has been selected to The Atelier section of the Cinefondation program of the Cannes Film Festival, which will take place from 6 to 17 July 2021. The Atelier section of the Cinefondation program was created in 2005 with the aim of developing new talents.

May 25, 2021 More

“Seven laps around the Globe” took part in a Works-in-progress section 30-th Russian “Kinotavr” Film Festival. On June 10, «Seven laps around the Globe» directed by Vitaly Suslin was presented as part of the Works-in-progress section of 30-th Russian «Kinotavr» Film Festival.

Jun 11, 2019 More

«SPITAK» IS NOMINATED FOR THREE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARDS The film Spitak directed by Alexander Kott in nominated for three awards at the Golden Eagle National Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences of Russia. It competes for the Best Film, Best Film Editing, and Best Make-up Artist awards…

Dec 27, 2018 More

SPITAK IS RELEASED IN THE UNITED STATES The film Spitak directed by Alexander Kott was released in Los Angeles on December 7, 2018 — on the day of the 30th anniversary of Spitak earthquake in Armenia. The premiere screening took place at the Laemmle cinema and the film was presented by it’s composer and a frontman of the System of a Down band — Serj Tankian, joined by the actress Anna Tsukanova-Kott and producer Elena Glikman.

Dec 08, 2018 More

«ON THE EDGE» PRESENTATION IN TALLINN «On the Edge» was selected for the «Works in Progress» program of the International Film Festival in Tallinn (POFF).

Nov 28, 2018 More

«SPITAK» DIRECTED BY ALEXANDER KOTT IS LONG-LISTED BY THE ACADEMY AWARDS «Spitak» directed by Alexander Kott is representing Armenia at the Best International Feature Film section of the Academy Awards.

Oct 08, 2018 More

The film «SPITAK» was screened in the «World Greats» out-of-competition program of the Montreal World Film Festival. The film «SPITAK» was screened in the «World Greats» out-of-competition program of the Montreal World Film Festival. This is one of the most prestigious festivals that has been held since 1977 in Canada. The film was presented by director Alexander Kott. The release of the film in Russia is scheduled for the end of 2018.

Aug 30, 2018

FILM “SPITAK” CLAIMED AND AWARD AT 40TH MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (MIFF) The director of the film SPITAK Alexander Kott received the Silver George Prize for the Best Director at the 40th Moscow International Film Festival.

Apr 26, 2018 More

SPITAK IS SELECTED FOR THE MIFF MAIN COMPETITION The film «Spitak» directed by Alexander Kott was included in the main competition program of the 40th Moscow International Film Festival.

Apr 13, 2018 More

«ON THE EDGE» IS IN A PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY STAGE The shooting of a new feature film «On the Edge» was started in Moscow. This is the first film about fencing in the history of Russian cinema.

Mar 14, 2018 More

THE SUMMER BLOCK SPITAK FILM PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY HAS STARTED The summer block of principal photography of Alexander Kott’s Spitak film has started. The Moscow part of the principal photography includes several sets, one of which, the destroyed photo studio, was built in the Mosfilm sound stage.

Jun 14, 2017 More

«THE PITCH» HAS CLAIMED THE GRAND PRIX AND AWARD FOR THE BEST SCREENPLAY AT IRIDA FILM FESTIVAL «The Pitch» film has claimed two awards at the Irida International Film Festival — the Sochi International Film Awards (SIFA) — the Grand Prix for the director Eduard Bordukov and an Award for the best screenplay.

Dec 16, 2016 More

«THE PITCH» AT CHICAGO FILM FESTIVAL «The Pitch» directed by Eduard Bordukov was awarded at the 33rd International Children’s Film Festival in Chicago.

Nov 08, 2016 More

«The Pitch» claimed the main award of the youth jury for the best film for the youth of the 56th International Festival of Children and Youth Films in the Czech city of Zlin.

Jul 07, 2016 More

«THE PITCH» AT THE KINOTAVR FILM FESTIVAL On June 7, «The Pitch» will be screened at the Kinotavr festival in Sochi.

Jun 03, 2016 More

THE PREMIERE OF “THE PITCH”! The Moscow premiere of Eduard Bordukov’s film «The Pitch» took place on March 30. The film will be released in movie theatres on April 7th.

Mar 31, 2016 More

«Tachal» will be presented at the 2016 Berlinale Co-Production Market Director Ella Manzheeva’s new project Tachal will be presented at the 2016 Berlinale Co-Production Market; this is the only Russian work to participate in the Market. The film is currently in the preproduction stage. Ella Manzheeva and producers Elena Glickman and Victoria Lupik are going to the Market in search of distributors and co-producers. Meetings with prospective partners are scheduled for the 14, 15 and 16 of February 2016.

Feb 09, 2016 More

«THE GULLS» IS NOMINATED FOR THE GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD «The Gulls» film directed by Ella Manzheeva will compete for the Golden Globe Award in the «Best Foreign Language Film» nomination. This year this is the only picture from Russia that will compete for this award…

Nov 21, 2015 More

«The Gulls» at «AFI FEST» «The Gulls» was selected «New Auteurs» section at «AFI FEST» 2015 presented by Audi. The New Auteurs section highlights 11 first and second-time narrative feature film directors from around the world, whose films will be eligible for the Grand Jury Prize.

Oct 16, 2015 More

‘The Gulls’ at the Fünf Seen Filmfestival The next festival showings of ‘The Gulls' will take place on the 31st july (19h30, Breitwand Cinema Starnberg), 1st august (20h30, Breitwand Cinema Seefeld) at the Fünf Seen Filmfestival (Germany). The film will be presented by its director Ella Manzheeva.

Jul 28, 2015