dedicated to the promotion of national cinema abroad Roskino company summed up the work of the joint stand of Russian filmmakers at the festival in Toronto. It is said in the editorial office came to the “Heathcliff!” The press release.
On the stand byly presented catalogs and screener 40 companies. Here in Toronto, attended by representatives of only three production companies in Russia, engaged in distribution of content, such as sales-agents Bazelevs, Wizart Animation and Group Planeta Inform. This record low attendance stand by Russian companies in the past five years.
Among the Russian films that were presented at the stand, such paintings as “Hardcore” Ilya Nayshullera, “Mafia” Sarika Andreasyan, “Viking” Andrei Kravchuk, “Crew” Nikolai Lebedev, “Kolovrat” Oleg Stepchenko.
«Each sells paintings, each appreciative audience – a vote for our future. I’m sorry Cinema Fund, which co-funded the work with us two stands – in Cannes and Toronto, are excluded from the work plan – the most important, from the point of view of the industry and the political situation, the US International Film Market. Despite this, the fourth year Roskino continued partnership with AFM », – he spoke about the future plans Roskino CEO Catherine Mtsituridze.
The festival was held in Toronto from 10 to 20 September. Along with the film festivals in Cannes, Berlin and Venice, he is considered one of the four major festivals of the world. In the absence of the jury the winners of the Toronto by voting public chooses. The main audience award this year went to drama Lenny Abramson “Room” and the program “Midnight Madness” – the Russian fighter “Hardcore” with Sharlto Copley and Danila Kozlovsky in the lead roles.