Dmitry Chernyshenko
Russia
2018

Gazprom Media Holding

Dmitry
Chernyshenko

CEO

Chernyshenko, who presided over the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Committee, more recently sat on the board of the Russian body in charge of hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup and was considered instrumental to the event’s success as a media event. In July, Gazprom Media announced the launch of a new soccer channel, Match Premier, formed in tandem with the Russian Premier League. Chernyshenko has been driving Russian film and TV production with the Moscow-based studio KIT, which has hundreds of hours of local film and TV content in various stages of production. In 2017, he signed an output deal with Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment to release their slate of titles into Russian cinemas.

Career

  • Gazprom Media Holding
  • Kontinental Hockey League
  • Olympic Winter Games XXII

Education

  • Moscow State University of Technology

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Russia's Gazprom-Media, China’s Shanghai Media Group Sign Movie, TV, Digital Pact

Russia's Gazprom-Media, China’s Shanghai Media Group Sign Movie, TV, Digital Pact

LONDON -- Russian media giant Gazprom-Media and China’s state-owned Shanghai Media Group have signed a deal to work together in the production and distribution of movies, TV and digital content.Gazprom-Media's subsidiaries include Russian broadcasters NTV and TNT, and leading film production and distribution company Central Partnership."Negotiations have focused on TV series, documentaries, full-length feature and animated films. We have already put together an offer of 300 feature films for the first phase of cooperation with Shanghai Media Group. China is...

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