In 2019, Russian films raised more than $50 million in foreign box office


The box office of Russian films abroad over the past five years has grown 3.5 times, in 2019 they amounted to more than $50 million, according to an informational and analytical study of ‘Russian Film Industry – 2019’ Cinema Foundation. Experts indicate that over the past five years, the number of countries importing Russian audiovisual […]


Daniil Kramer performed at Doctor Jazz Party online festival


Pianist Daniil Kramer, member of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders, took part in the online charity marathon Doctor Jazz Party, which took place on April 30, the International Jazz Day. The marathon was organized by Russia Today news agency, Krasny Kvadrat media group and Koktebel Jazz Party international jazz festival with the support […]


“We Remember”: memory project in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945


Victory Day is a special holiday for all Russians. May 9 is the date to pay tribute to those who defended their homeland – fought at the front or worked in the rear, bringing the Great Victory closer. Also, it is the day to look into old family photo albums and remember those who worthily […]


Yuri Bashmet announced his readiness to support classical musicians


Conductor, viola player, vice-president of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders Yuri Bashmet and Russian Concert Agency said that due to the difficult current situation in the industry, they will support musicians whose work is related to classical music. In a joint statement by the maestro and the agency, it is said that it […]


CRSEA and Writers & Directors Worldwide Signed an Agreement on Cooperation


Confederation of Rightholders’ Societies of Europe and Asia (CRSEA) and the international organization Writers & Directors Worldwide have signed the agreement on cooperation in the field of protection of audiovisual authors’ rights. The partnership between the two organizations is aimed at promoting the interests of screenwriters and directors, as well as integration of creative unions […]


The Ministry of Culture discussed issues of supporting domestic cinema


The Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Olga Lyubimova held a working meeting with representatives of Russian Film Distributors Association. One of the main topics of the meeting was the support of domestic cinema. In particular, the experts discussed a strategy for planning release dates for Russian films and supporting domestic film products with […]


National Youth Orchestra of Yuri Bashmet has presented the world premieres at the Festival in Sochi


National Youth Symphony Orchestra, led by Yuri Bashmet, Vice President of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders, presented three world premieres at the closing ceremony of the XIII Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi. In particular, the audience enjoyed the work by Oscar Bianchi “Etoile” (“The Star”) performed by German guitarist Nico Coke, “Uza” […]


Alexander Klevitsky will take part in The Guitar World festival


The Academic Grand Concert Orchestra named after Y.  Silantyev, led by Alexander Klevitsky, a composer, Honored Artist of Russia, member of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders, will perform at the XXIII International Music Festival “The Guitar World”, which will be held in Kaluga town from May 25 to 29, 2020. The opening ceremony […]


Yuri Bashmet: “I am in the forefront of those who try everything new in music”


A good work should be based on professionalism and academic background, said Yury Bashmet, Honored Artist, Vice President of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders, in an interview with TASS on the Winter Arts Festival in Moscow. According to Maestro, composers should not avoid these two important components, trying to be ultramodern, drawing attention […]


Warner Bros. will predict success of a film with the use of artificial intelligence


The world known Warner Bros. Motion Picture Company will be able to determine in the early stages how much the film will be in demand – the success of each project will be predicted by the artificial intelligence (AI) of the Cinelytic startup. Yesterday the parties concluded a cooperation agreement. As the developers explained, the […]