The secret to short-lived success


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 […]


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 […]


Russian Union of Rightholders recorded outstanding royalties collection in 2020


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 […]


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


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 […]


Cultural initiatives web platform brings together over 230 digital projects


The Russian Cultural Foundation, in cooperation with the St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, has launched an online platform on cultural initiatives named “Culture Online”. According to the platform press service, the resource has united over 230 digital cultural projects: mobile applications, online performances, virtual exhibitions, concert broadcasts, podcasts, blogs about culture and much more. Most […]


The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation summed up the results of the pandemic year


In March 2020, all public life in the country froze. The announced three-week lockdown dragged on for months. It seemed that art that cannot exist in isolation from the “real live participants”, would die first. But the culture did not just hold out, in some fields a breakthrough occurred quite unexpectedly. Although, of course, there […]


IPQUORUM 2021 business program announced: Tech for Content


The boom in online education, fierce opposition from IT giants, multimillion views of dancing videos, and messengers as digital shelters are just a few of the persistent technological trends. All of these are more or less related to the production, distribution, and monetization of content. How to ensure growth of digital products? What technologies are […]


Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) proposed new initiatives to eradicate digital counterfeiting


Andrey Krichevsky, the Head of the Committee of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) on Intellectual Property and Creative Industries, President of IPChain Association, proposed new measures to combat digital counterfeiting. According to the ‘Rossiyskaya Gazeta’, it is necessary to expand the scope of the Anti-Piracy Memorandum to enhance protection of intellectual rights, in […]


Focus on content: IPQUORUM 2021 brings together leaders of the creative economy in Skolkovo


The key event of the year in the development of creative industries and intellectual property – IPQuorum 2021 – will take place on April 26-27 in Technopark at Skolkovo Innovation Center in the format Tech for Content. The focus of the business program is new technologies for production, distribution, and monetization of content: from cinema […]


Nikita Mikhalkov evaluated the effectiveness of the counter piracy actions in Russia


The strategy for countering counterfeit trafficking adopted by the Russian government will pay considerable attention to intellectual property rights protection. Nikita Mikhalkov, director and Artistic Director of the Theater and Cinema Center, expressed his hopes regarding this, – reports TASS. “Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has adopted a strategy to counter the illegal trafficking of the […]