Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers has allocated 50 millions of hryvnas for domestic filmmaking in 2009. This money would be used for finishing the unfinished film projects in case that it is a government order and if its closedown can lead to financial loss.
The film “Radunitsa” directed by young Ukrainian director Roman Bondarchuk got The Prize of the Audience at the “goEast” East Europe Film Festival that was held in Wiesbaden, Hessen.
Bernard Brochand the mayor of Cannes expressed the willingness to help Kyiv in organization of Molodist International Film Festival. He emphasized that Cannes can help to enter into cooperation with eminent actors and directors. In addition he promised to show on Molodist Film Festival some French films that Ukrainians haven’t seen before.
One of the most famous and scandalous modern artists Damien Hirst has opened a full-scale exhibition called “Requiem”, a major retrospective of over 100 works dating from 1990 to 2008 in Kyiv’s PinchukArtCentre. The exhibition is being opened from 25 April till 20 September 2009. The day before opening a vernissage was held.
The premiere of thriller “Exit” (Vykhod) took pace on one of Ukrainian TV channel yesterday. The film was produced by Film.ua Studio in cooperation with Konturfilm Production.
David Lynch American film director, screenwriter, producer, painter, cartoonist, composer, video and performance artist has come to Kyiv these days. He is known as a director of Eraserhead, Elephant Man, Wild at Heart, Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet, Lost Highway, Straight Story, Mulholland Drive, and INLAND EMPIRE. In Ukraine David Lynch is going to present his […]
The premier of Ukrainian film “Gogol. The Lost Paradise” (directed by R. Plakhov-Modestov, produced by National Cinemateque of Ukraine) took place as a part of “Gogol week in UNESCO timed to two hundred writer’s anniversary in Paris, in April 1, 2009.
Darren Aronofsky a famous American film producer visited Ukraine this weekend. He presented his new film “Wrestler” and gave the press conference in March 29, 2009 in Ultramarine cinema, Kyiv.
Ukrainian Cinema Foundation has presented the “Festival of Ukrainian Films” in Cologne, Germany. The Festival has taken place in K?lner Filmhaus on 20-24 of March 2009. More than ten the latest Ukrainian movies had been shown within the bounds of this cinema event.
On March 19, 2009 the Ukrainian Government approved a bill №2595 About making alterations in the law of Ukraine On a cinematography (in relation to state supporting of national film production).