The Directors’ Guild of Ukraine has been established

Ukrainian film directors join their efforts to fight for copyrights and independence. Main aims of the Guild – mutual support of filmmakers and help to each other in the creative work. Historically, Directors’ Guild has existed for 10 years, but so far it has had no practical effect on the processes within the industry. From now on […]

In Production

There are six Ukrainian titles in production now. Toloka Ukrainian studio “Ilyenko film” starts filming the feature Toloka, based on the works of Taras Shevchenko. Filming will start in the National Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine. The story covers 14 important pieces of history of Ukraine. Budget – about 3.5 million dollars, […]

Theatrical distribution of 2012 in Ukraine

The results of theatrical distribution in Ukraine in 2012 showed the general market growth for about 10% with the total box-office over $100M for the period 01.12.2011 till 29.12.2012. Total number of tickets sold in Ukraine reached 19 mln for 265 films released in the movie-theaters.

EFM – Ukrainian stand

Ukrainian Film Corner at the European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin presented the latest films produced in Ukraine – independent projects as well as the films funded by the State Agency for Cinematography of Ukraine. Among them – Ukrainian-French-Armenian-Georgian-Norwegian co-production biopic drama Parajanov by Olena Fetisova and Serge Avedikian, Ukrainian feature film Ivan Syla (Ivan […]