Odesa Film Studio Opens Film Archive

Odesa Film Studio has published 414 feature films and series in its official YouTube channel. The films were made since 1918 and include established Soviet classics like ‘Spring on Zarechnaya Street‘, ‘Can’t Change the Meeting Place‘, ‘The Three Musketeers‘. There are also lots of underestimated pieces like a ‘The Port‘ (1984), a sea detective; ‘The […]

Ukraine Introduces Tax Rebates

Yesterday, September 22nd, Ukrainian parliament has finally adopted the long-awaited-for and fiercely discussed legislation on State Support of the Film Industry. There about ten major changes in the playground most important of which is introduction of the 25% cash rebate system for all the service production projects including theatrical movies, TV series, commercials, music videos […]

Jamala’s 1944 – Official Music Video

Jamala, the winner of Eurovision 2016 song contest, has presented the official video for her winning hit. The director and choreographer of the video is Anatoly Sachivko, cinematography by Mykyta Kuzmenko. This team has also created Jamala’s video Confused. The 1944 video was shot in Bukovina Carpathians, Chernivtsy region, within three days. The location for […]

Ukrainian-Indian Co-Production Gets Crowdfunded

Daria Ghai, a Ukrainian film director who studied filmmaking in India had launched a campaign on an Indian crowdfunding platform Wishberry to raise funds for her first feature film called ‘Three And A Half’ to be shot entirely in India. Her creative approach has proved to be successful. The campaign has reached its target of […]

7 Ukrainian Features to Be Released This Fall

This year Ukraine has already enjoyed a number of premieres, namely 14. The second half of the year will bring 7 more feature films of Ukrainian origin to the theatres. What’s intriguing here – we have one feature animation and one fantasy in the list. Here are the known release dates of the upcoming movies.

Best Ukrainian Feature at OIFF

The Odesa International Film Festival finished and has awarded the winners. The jury have named ‘The Nest of the Turtledove’ by Taras Tkachenko the best film in Ukrainian competition. One of the main parts in the film was performed by Vitaly Linetsky, a famous Ukrainian actor who died before the movie was premiered.