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Russian Pavilion Program and Schedule 2019 Cannes Film Festival

 

 

For the 12th time this year, the Russian Pavilion represents the country at the Cannes Film Festival and Marché du Film as the only information center for Russian filmmakers and a universal platform for promoting Russian cinema at the international market.

 

This year, the Russian Pavilion’s program will feature: press conferences by Russian participants of the 72nd International Cannes Film Festival; presentation of Global Russians, an annual selection of Russian short films; showcases of Blitz Films and Mig Pictures’ new projects; MoviesChain by tvzavr’s event: how blockchain helps distributing independent films; presentation of Russian projects for international co-production within the Producers Network program; Global Film Showcase panel on global film industry trends with a focus on topical issues of women's empowerment, documentary film marketing and international co-productions.

 

May 15th, Wednesday

 

15.00 - 15.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.30 - 15.40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.40 - 16.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.00 - 16.10

 

16.10

 

Official Opening of the Russian Pavilion 2019 

Program announcement

 

Speakers

Katya Mtsitouridze, ROSKINO CEO, film expert for Channel One

Jérôme Paillard, executive director of Marché du Film (the Cannes Film Market)

Vyacheslav Telnov, executive director of the Cinema Foundation of Russia

Kirill Mikhanovsky, director of Give Me Liberty, participant of the Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs)

Andrei Plakhov, film critic, honorary president of FIPRESCI

Sergey Klimentov, project manager of MoviesChain by tvzavr

Anton Dolin, film critic, editor-in-chief of Iskusstvo Kino (Film Art) magazine

Georges Goldenstern, general manager of Cinéfondation

 

Coordinator Ilia Shnaider

 

 

Launch of the Iskusstvo Kino (Film Art) magazine’s new English-language issue

 

Speaker

Anton Dolin, editor-in-chief

 

Coordinators Anna Miroshina, Vladimir Kocharyan

 

 

 

Book launch: The Cannes Chronicles. 2006 – 2016

Tribute to late Daniil Dondurey, renowned Russian culture expert, previous editor-in-chief of Iskusstvo Kino (Film Art) magazine

 

Trialogues from the magazine Iskusstvo Kino (Film Art)

By Daniil Dondurey, Lev Karakhan, Andrei Plakhov

 

Speakers

Lev Karakhan

Andrei Plakhov

 

Coordinator Elizaveta Tsepaeva

 

Photo call

 

Champagne & entrées

 

                                                                              May 16th, Thursday

 

14.30 – 15.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.15 - 15.20

 

15.20

 

MoviesChain by tvzavr: how blockchain helps distributing independent films

 

Speaker

Sergey Klimentov, project manager of MoviesChain by tvzavr

 

Moderated by Ivan Kudryavtsev, producer and host of Film Industry TV show at Russia 1 network

Curator Dmitry Kabanov

 

Photo call

 

Champagne & entrées

 

May 17th, Friday

 

9.00 - 11.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.30 - 14.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.50 – 15.00

 

15.00

 

 

Producers Network - Country Spotlight on Russia

 

Katya Mtsitouridze, ROSKINO CEO, will introduce six young Russian producers with projects open for international co-production and distribution, at the Plage des Palmes (Village International) 

*Producers Network badge is required to attend

 

Tamara Bogdanova, KINOKULT Producer’s Center

Ivan Bolotnikov, Author Studio

Marika Mikhareva, Atlant Films

Katerina Mikhaylova, Vega Film

Ilya Sherstobitov, X-Soul Production

Artem Vitkin, Revolution Film and Interfest

 

Curator Anna Ryasik

Coordinator Anastasia Zabrodina

 

 

Presentation by VOSTOK, the first independent agency for promotion and distribution of Russian short films

 

Speaker

Yanna Buryak, co-founder, general manager of VOSTOK distribution company

 

Coordinator Anastasia Zabrodina

 

Photo call

 

Champagne & entrées

 

May 18th, Saturday

 

13.30 – 14.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   14.15 – 14.30

 

 

14.30 - 15.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.30 - 15.45

 

15.45

 

20.30

 

Press conference by participants of Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des réalisateurs, 72nd Cannes Film Festival’s independent program)

 

Give Me Liberty by Kirill Mikhanovsky (USA), Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs) selection

 

Speakers

Kirill Mikhanovsky, director, producer, co-writer

Alice Austen, writer, executive producer

Valery Abel, producer

Sergey Shtern, producer

Michael Мanasseri, producer

Walter Hall, producer

George Rush, producer

Wyatt Garfield, director of photography

Chris Galust, actor

Lauren “Lolo” Spencer, actress

Maxim Stoyanov, actor

Zoya Makhlina, actress

Darya Ekamasova, actress

 

Moderated by Katya Mtsitouridze, ROSKINO CEO, film expert for Channel One

 

 

 

Curators Anna Miroshina, Anna Ryasik

Coordinator Elizaveta Tsepaeva

 

 

Photo call

 

 

Presentation of Russian projects for international co-production

 

Dream, presented by director and producer Ilya Sherstobitov and co-producer Ayuna Andzhukayeva

 

The Flame, presented by producers Artem Vitkin and Gregory Podzemelny

 

Intervention, presented by producer Marika Mikhareva

 

North Seen Through The Casement Frames, presented by producer Tamara Bogdanova and director Artur Grigoriev

 

It Is Not Her Name, presented by producers Katerina Mikhaylova, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Konstantin Fam, Oksana Shalamanova and Polina Shlicht

 

Velga, presented by producers Ivan Bolotnikov and Pavel Lilienfeld

 

Moderated by Ivan Kudryavtsev, producer and host of Film Industry, a TV show at Russia 1 network

 

Curator Andrei Kartashov

Coordinator Anna Ryasik

 

 

Photo call

 

Champagne & entrées

 

Premiere screening of Give Me Liberty at Théâtre Croisette

 

May 19th, Sunday

 

14.30 - 15.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.30 - 15.40

 

15.40

 

Presentation of GLOBAL RUSSIANS 2019

 

Six films in the Instagram format (60 seconds each) were chosen for the annual selection of best Russian short films of the year, initiated and curated by ROSKINO. The films were made exclusively for the Film Education Without Borders project, supported by Sberbank, on the subject Empathy is our Future Capital. The shorts were made by students of Nikolay Lebedev’s workshop at the Arka Film School, branch of the Higher School of Economics.

 

Charge directed by Anton Shebanov

Hope Doll directed by Elena Nodel

Please Turn Around directed by Olga Tarasova

Repeat directed by Viacheslav Shiryaev

The Follower directed by Irina Sadchikova

Theft directed by Zaur Tsogoev

 

Speakers

Katya Mtsitouridze, ROSKINO CEO, film expert for Channel One

Tatiana Zavyalova, senior vice president, head of marketing and communication department at Sberbank

Nikolay Lebedev, director and screenwriter, mentor of the Directors’ Workshop at Arka Film School, branch of the Higher School of Economics

 

Curators Сhristina Voloshina, Dmitry Kotov

Coordinators Dmitry Kabanov, Anna Miroshina

 

GLOBAL RUSSIANS 2019 Jury

 

Denis Kataev, film expert for TV Rain, programmer at the Documentary Film Center (Moscow)

Vasily Koretsky, film critic, editor at KinoPoisk

Katya Mtsitouridze, ROSKINO CEO, film expert for Channel One

Boris Nelepo, film critic, chairman of the selection committee at the International Debut Film

Festival Spirit of Fire

Denis Ruzaev, film critic, culture chief editor at Lenta.ru

 

Photo call

 

Champagne & entrées

 

May 20th, Monday

 

13.30 – 13.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  13.50 – 14.00

 

 

   14.00 - 15.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.30 - 15.40

 

15.40

 

 

 

Showcase of Mig Pictures and the film project Death Suits Us  (directed, written and co-produced by Boris Gouts, produced by Igor Mishin and Maxim Moussel)

 

Speakers

Igor Mishin, producer

Boris Gouts, director

Alexandra Bistrzhitskaya, actress

Daniil Pugachev, actor

 

 

 

 

Moderated by Ivan Kudryavtsev, producer and host of Film Industry, a TV show at Russia 1 network

Coordinator  Ilia Shnaider

 

 

Photo call

 

 

Global Film Showcase, presented by Cloud 21 International, ROSKINO, Kultura PR International

 

Panel on global film industry trends with a focus on topical issues of women's empowerment, documentary film marketing and international co-productions.

 

Speakers

Jamie Lundy, director and executive producer of Principle Deception

Allison Melody, Melody Productions

Igor Mishin, producer, CEO of Mig Pictures

Katya Mtsitouridze, ROSKINO CEO, film expert for Channel One

Dena Rassam, executive producer of Tattoo

Prashant Shah, founder and CEO of Bollywood Hollywood Production

 

Moderated by Eileen Tasca, Indie Entertainment Magazine

 

Curators Gotham Chandna, Nicole Gesseringer

Coordinators Anna Ryasik, Natalia Adamova

 

Photo call

 

Champagne & entrées

                                                                         May 21st, Tuesday

 

9:00 - 10:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

   12:30 - 13.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   15.00 - 15.40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.40 - 15.50

 

        15.50

 

Coffee & Croissants at Lérins

 

Breakfast for buyers offered by Marché du Film at ROSKINO’s booth (Lerins M9)

 

Coordinator  Ilia Shnaider

 

 

Press conference of Selfiemania film project

Co-organized by the Italian and Russian Pavilions

Held at the Italian Pavilion (Majestic Barriere Hotel)

 

Speakers

Claudio Bucci, producer

Alexander Zlatopolsky, producer and actor

Natalia Tsvetkova, producer and actress                                     

Fedor Krat, producer

Francesco Colangelo, director

Elisabetta Pellini, director and actress

Elly Senger Weiss, director and producer

 

Curator Natalia Adamova

 

 

Showcase of Blitz Films’ new projects

Feature and animation movies include Fixies vs Crabots by Vasiliy Bedoshvili and Oleg Uzhinov, To Paris! by Sergey Sarkisov, Charles. Un regard certain by Marc di Domenico, Show Me What You Got by Svetlana Cvetko.

 

Speakers

Sergey Sarkisov, producer general, director

Mischa Aznavour, producer

 

Moderated by Andrei Plakhov

Curators Dmitry Kabanov, Alexander Zhizhnevsky

Coordinator Elizaveta Tsepaeva

 

 

Photo call

 

Champagne & entrées

 

 

May 22nd, Wednesday

 

13.00 - 13.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.30 - 13.40

 

13.40 – 14.00

 

14.30

 

Press conference by Russian participants of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

 

Short film Complex Subject (Slozhnopodchinennoe, directed by Olesya Yakovleva, Saint Petersburg University of Film and Televison), Cinéfondation selection.

 

Speakers

Olesya Yakovleva, director

Danila Yakovlev, producer

Nikolay Komiagin, actor and musician

Nelly Popova, actress

 

 

Moderated by Katya Mtsitouridze, ROSKINO CEO, film expert for Channel One

 

Curator Anna Miroshina

Coordinators Natalia Adamova, Ilia Shnaider

 

 

Photo call

 

Champagne & entrées

 

Premiere screening of Complex Subject (Slozhnopodchinennoe) at Salle Buñuel (Palais des festivals, 5th Floor)

 

 

The schedule is subject to change. Please check ROSKINO.ORG and RUSPAV.COM for updates.

 

 

 

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