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…
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.
The budget of the Russian Cinema Fund will be cut by more than a third to $100 million next year following changes in the way state money is distributed to filmmakers.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
The future of state funding in Russia for international co-productions is unclear after a major shake-up in state support for film was ordered by the Kremlin.
SOCHI, Russia -- Russia has expanded the number of companies that receive annual multi-million dollar grants from the national film fund from six to 10.
Right now, Russia is the new China. With a surging box office that shows no sign of slowing, a busy production sector and a proliferation of billionaires, it has become irrestible to global players…
MOSCOW -- Russia's film industry is going through changing times and one of the key topics it's debating is the level of involvement with international partners.
Russia's government-backed film fund is planning to increase support for co-productions in a bid to attract foreign industryites and increase its films' international profile.
Italy and Russia are forging closer cinematic ties via a groundbreaking collaboration agreement between Russia's state film fund and Italian national film entity Cinecitta Luce, aimed at spawning…