Verhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) is going to conduct the hearings regarding problems of Ukrainian filmmaking. The hearings are scheduled for 6 of April 2011.
Ukraine will present the first domestic trailer for the movie in a 3D format – “Love and a dot” at the Berlin Film Festival, which will start on February 10-th. There are 3 Ukrainian feature films this year on Berlinale, including one in the main competition, and 6 short films.
Starting on February, 4 till February 11, 2011 in Kyiv cinema “Kyiv” there will take place a week of the restored movies by Oleksandr Dovzhenko, famous Ukrainian director . The program includes all nine films by Dovzhenko: “Berry of love”, “Courier’s bag”, “Zvenigora”, “Earth”, “Arsenal”, “Ivan”, “Aerograd”, “Schors”, “Michurin” reported by organizers.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dismissed the national film producers from paying land tax. The ban on land tax will be effective until January 1, 2016. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, January 26.
Eva Neiman has started shooting the movie titled ‘House with A Turret’ in Odessa. Eva Neumann is a Ukrainian director known as Kira Muratova’s pupil. The movie script written by Eva Neumann based on the story by Friedrich Gorenstein. The film will be shot in black and white. The national television channel ‘1+1’ became a […]
The budget has provided 120 million hryvnias for 2011 for the film industry this year. “Comparing to the previous “residual principle” of film financing (used to be 20-30 million) – the sum is almost a luxury “, says Ekaterina Kopylova, Head of the Agency for Cinematography.
The Verkhovna Rada has introduced a moratorium on the privatization of state-owned stake in the Odessa film studio until the law for the restoration of Ukrainian film art is adopted.
For the first time in CIS history the cinema boxoffice breaks a 1 billion USD record. During the period from 30 November 2009 to 14 November 2010 the were sold 157 million tickets.
‘Molodist’ is among the 12 best film festivals in the world, as rated by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF) and the major film festival in Ukraine. Renata Lytvinova, Gerard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau, Christopher Lambert, Fanny Ardant were among guests of Film Festival this Year.
You, My Joy directed by Ukrainian Sergiy Loznitsa’s is released in America. The film has already been succesfully screened in Telluride and Toronto (Canada) and will have its New York premiere in the current 48th New York Film Festival where it screens Thursday, September 30.