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At the initiative of the Ministry of Culture, the author’s fee may extend to electronic devices from the EAEU

09.08.2022

Representatives of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation came up with such an initiative in a draft government decree, which was published on July 12. The proposal is justified by the fact that due to a decrease in the import of technical equipment to Russia, the income of copyright holders has fallen sharply. […]

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The soundtrack to the new “Batman” was written by a Russian musician

18.03.2022

As a soundtrack for the new film “Batman” with the famous actor Robert Pattinson in the title role, a composition by Russian musician Andrey Prokhorov was chosen. Andrey Prokhorov, working under the pseudonym Corvad, has repeatedly taken an active part in foreign electronic music festivals, and also wrote compositions for the Dance TV show.

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Nobody liked the new “Matrix”

22.02.2022

Village Roadshow has filed a lawsuit against Warner Brothers because the company began streaming the new film “The Matrix Resurrection” on its online cinema site HBO Max at the same time as the movie was shown in actual offline theaters. Despite the companies’ long-standing collaboration, Village Roadshow is extremely unhappy with such a “mixed” premiere […]

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The most recognizable symphony of horror

02.02.2022

“Real Scary TV” (NST) held an unusual quiz among its viewers to find out which horror movie soundtrack is the most recognizable. The channel compiled its own “list of contenders” based on the most frequently mentioned soundtracks in foreign publications. The poll was conducted in the style of “guess the tune”: the respondents were asked […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

29.12.2021
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Revival of the Rachmaninoff Competition

09.12.2021

From June 14 to June 27, 2022, Moscow will host the First International Competition for Pianists, Conductors and Composers named after S.V. Rachmaninoff. The initiative to revive this competition in an expanded format belongs to the Russian pianist Denis Matsuev. The competition will be held in three main concert halls of Moscow. Pianists will perform […]

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The secret to short-lived success

11.11.2021

Film director Nikita Mikhalkov told the audience of his Academy of Cinematographic and Theater Arts, what determines the rise in popularity of national cinema and why a drop in interest is inevitable. According to Nikita Mikhalkov, the secret of success with audience is the same for all local films, be it Latin American films, films […]

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Lenfilm’s Golden Collection will help the studio survive

Lenfilm received an exclusive license for all of its films that have become classics of Soviet cinematography. The agreement between the Petersburg Motion Picture Studio and the State Film Fund (Gosfilmofond) was signed on November 3 and will be valid until 2043. At the same time, the State Film Fund retained the exclusive rights to […]

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Russian Union of Rightholders recorded outstanding royalties collection in 2020

26.08.2021

The royalties collected by Russian Union of Rightholders in 2020 reached a record of 6.1 billion rubles, follows from the published report. One of the main reasons for the increase in royalties collected in the pandemic 2020 is the growing demand for sound and video recording equipment. The amount of royalties distributed among the owners […]

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Premiere of the opera-oratorio “The Chronicles of Alexander Nevsky” in Vladimir

19.08.2021

On August 22, Vladimir town will host the premiere of the opera-oratorio “The Chronicles of Alexander Nevsky”, written specially for the 800th anniversary of the holy noble prince by composer Alexander Tchaikovsky. The opera-oratorio will be performed by the New Russia Orchestra conducted by Yuri Bashmet. The celebration of the 800th anniversary of the holy […]

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