The outlook for Russian cinema is looking up, with three films in Toronto's Contemporary World Cinema section as well as two big domestic box office hits so far this year.
For the Russian biz to develop further it needs to cultivate more producers of the stature of Alexander Rodnyansky, who has established a stable of interlinking companies that allow him to exploit…
While the Russian box office has been exploding over the past few years, some see growth in different terms. The Russian market is still at an embryonic stage, in the sense that it was still evolving…
LONDON — Roskino, which promotes Russian cinema in international markets, is launching the second edition of Doors, its film export initiative, at the Venice Film Festival. The Doors program…
“Prison Break” star and “Stoker” scribe Wentworth Miller came out as gay in a letter sent Wednesday to the St. Petersburg International Film Fest, declining to participate because of Russia’s…
Russia's box office grew by 4.7% in the first half of this year to $696 million, compared with the same period last year, Unifrance's Joel Chapron told an industry panel at the Locarno Film Festival…
Russian lawmakers have passed an anti-piracy bill that will allow courts to block access to websites that offer pirated movies and TV series. The measure was passed by the State Duma, the lower…
Although it boasts no Palme d'Or contenders, Russia, one of Eastern Europe's fastest-rising film industries, is out in force in Cannes. Russia launched the sixth edition of its Pavilion at the mart…
Leader's attempts to reshape local film industry get a cool reception
Buzz about Russian pix at bazaar
Russia's national cinema fund has appointed a director following the resignation of Sergei Tolstikov, who had headed it since its launch three years ago.