Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed the changes in the law “About cinematography” and some laws about state support of the domestic films.
Ukraine, Germany, Belarus and Russia are going to shoot the feature about Chernobyl disaster. The film called “On Saturday” would be directed by famous Russian scriptwriter and director Alexander Mindadze (Parade of Planets (1984), Plymbum or Dangerous Game (1986), Time of the Dancer (1997), Space as a Premonition (2005).
Otar Ioseliany has finished the shooting period of the his recent film “Shantrapa” (The Riffraff), where Bohdan Stupka stars. The film is a co-production of Georgia, Ukraine and France. Producers of the film are Oleh Kohan (SOTA Cinema Group, Ukraine) and Martine Marignac (Pierre Grise Productions, France). The shooting were held in Georgia and France.