Russian films collected in the international rental two times more funds than in 2015. As the press service of Roskino fees amounted to $ 35 million.
“the camp of Russian films in international distribution in 2016 compared to 2015 year increased by 100%. In 2015, 20 Russian films grossed $ 17 million, 2016 — $ 35 million”, — quotes RIA Novosti the press service.
According to the Director General Roskino Catherine Mtsituridze, in recent years, the international markets began to play a greater role in box office of all countries, including the United States. In her opinion, Russia, increasing its presence in the global box office, has every chance on success.
“this requires significant financial support from the state. We, for example, France, China, Germany and many other countries, should not only cover markets and festivals, but also to do marketing of each national film in the international box office”, — said the head of Roskino.
it is Noted that attendance stands Roskino amounted to about 22 thousand people, and the total amount of sales of national films in the first nine film markets has reached 19.6 million dollars.
Recall that 2016 has been declared the year of Russian cinema. According to General Director of concern “Mosfilm”, people’s artist of Russia, honored art worker of Russia, film Director Karen Shakhnazarov, for development of domestic cinema, we need to create a unified state film centre, which would lead to financial support, technology, promotion, and issues of hire.
“Without this, our film will not make the fundamental step to improve the quality and quantity of movies, which is very small for a country like Russia. We do quite a bit of movies. France, which has 66 million people, takes 400 films, Sweden, with 9 million population — 50 movies. Russia with 180 million population takes 80 rolling tape” — previously announced Pravda.Ru expert.
He also said that this year in Russia was built a new Studio to overwrite the movies in “Atmos”, which is the best in Europe. Also in the past Russian films participated in the Cannes, Venice film festivals, was restored paintings by Tarkovsky, “Solaris”, “Stalker”.
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