A first-time Ukrainian director Iryna Tsilyk astonishingly wins the Sundance Directing Award for World Cinema Documentary with her debut feature ‘The Earth is Blue as An Orange’. The story evolves around the family living in a frontier village Krasnohorivka which suffers from Russian shelling. The family uses filmmaking to rethink their experience and to go […]
The debut film of Antonio Lukic that has already gained recognition at Karlovy Vary Festival (Special Jury Prize) and Odesa Film Festival (FIPRESCI) is finally premiered in Ukraine. Starring Irma Vitkovska and Andriy Lidahovskyi. Cinematography by Illia Yehorov. Written by Antonio Lukic and Valeriia Kalchenko.
The 1st episode of a new TV Series has exploded Ukrainian media. The coming-of-age drama dealing with suicide, homosexuality and drugs in a modern Ukrainian school is close to a world class TV series as never before. Produced by Novy Channel. Showrunner of the series Yevhen Tunik.
A screen version of Sophia Andrukhovych’s novel ‘Felix Austria’ is scheduled for premiere on January 16th, 2020 under the title ‘Faithful’. Directed by Khrystyna Syvolap. Written by Alina Semeryakova & Sophia Andrukhovych. Cinematography by Oleksiy Lamakh. Starring Marianna Yanushevych, Alesia Romanova, Roman Lutskyi.
Pleiad is a TV Series concept developed with the support of UCF. It features an alternative history turn which shows prominent figures of Ukrainian culture as secret statemakers: Ivan Franko, Lesia Ukrainka, Olena Pchilka, Mykhailo Drahomanov & Co. Created and written by Nataliya Yakovleva. Directed by Taras Dron. Cinematography by Yuri Korol.
A magnificent location video created by Nazariy Dorosh shows a range of locations from different parts of Ukraine and different seasons. Pure joy!
The Hollywood Reporter makes a review of the winner of this year Venice IFF Horizons Competition – the film by Valentyn Vasyanovych ‘Atlantis’
A new work from Ukrainian music video director Tanu Muino for a celebrity song writer and singer Katy Perry. The video is heavily inspired by Diane Lane and her performance in John Cusack’s “Must Love Dogs”.
A break-through music video from Afro-Ukrainian trio ‘Fo Sho’ based in Kharkiv revives hip-hop genre in Ukraine. The video is directed by Serge Vane. Cinematography by Yevhen Ushakov. Style by Yana Chaplygina.
A long-awaited screen adaptation of modern Ukrainian classics by Vasyl Shklyar is scheduled for premiere on December 5, 2019. The novel became a cult reading with more than 300 000 printed copies sold. The film is directed by Taras Tkachenko. Cinematography by Oleksandr Kryshtalovych. Cast: Taras Tsymbalyuk, Kseniya Danylova, Andriy Mostrenko and others.