“Shtetl” became the most interesting film for Americans at the Week of Russian Cinema


At the end of January, the Week of Russian Cinema was held in New York. As the ‘Russkiy Mir’ reminds, due to the epidemic, the event was held online. Russian Studio “Rock” became the host of the Week of Russian Cinema. Its founder, director Alexei Uchitel, noted that unexpected and very different works of Russian […]


The World Youth Orchestras Television Marathon is adapted to the pandemic


The first Television Marathon of the World Youth Orchestras will take place in 2021. According to ClassicalMusicNews, the task of the competition adapted to the conditions of the pandemic is aimed to support young performers who had the hardest time amid restrictions and lockdowns. The idea of ​​holding the show belongs to Yuri Bashmet. The […]


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Spotify will search for anti-plagiarism with the help of artificial intelligence


Spotify has applied for a patent on a new technology that can detect plagiarism in music and inform authors about it. Thus, the authors of plagiarism will be able to protect themselves against lawsuits, points out Users of the service will be able to check the uniqueness of tracks created by them even before […]


The Federation of Creative Industries will be founded in Russia to consolidate industry players


In Russia, the Federation of Creative Industries is being founded to form a full-fledged creative segment of the national economy and its integration into the global market. The initiative was discussed at the forum “Strong Ideas for the New Reality” simultaneously with the presentation of the study entitled “100 Most Creative Russians”, which named the […]


The winners of the IRIDA Film Award were announced in Sochi

The VIII Russian-British International Film Festival and IRIDA Film Award (SIFFA 2020) and IRIDA Music Festival were held in Sochi. For five days, a competent jury selected the best works from among 50 submitted films. Due to the pandemic, the film screenings and the music part of the festival were held online, thanks to which […]


Nikita Mikhalkov became the best expert in cultural industry


Specialists from the Center for Current Politics (CCP) for the first time, commissioned by the Expert Institute for Social Research (EISS), compiled a rating of experts in the field of culture. It was headed by Nikita Mikhalkov, an actor, director and head of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia. Following him on the list are […]


The “Radiant Angel” Film Festival showed over 150 films from 12 countries


On November 1, the opening of the XVII International Film Festival “Radiant Angel” took place at the Victory Museum in Moscow. For the first time, within the framework of the festival, live broadcasts were organized for viewers who could not attend it due to the sanitary and epidemiological situation. The competition program included 82 films […]


Maria Lemesheva: The national cinema has proved that it is popular abroad


Maria Lemesheva, editor-in-chief of the first in Russia glossy magazine about cinema “KinoReporter” (Cinema Reporter), highlighted the importance of the award, which was granted to Andrei Konchalovsky’s drama “Dear Comrades!” at the 77th Venice International Film Festival. The jury, led by Australian actress Cate Blanchett, awarded the film with a special prize. The film features […]


Russian film with non-professional actors won the parallel competition of the 77th Venice Film Festival

“The Whaler” by Russian director Philip Yuriev won the parallel program of auteur films “Venetian Days” (Giornate degli autori) at the 77th Venice Film Festival. The film was shot in Chukotka with non-professional actors. “The Whaler” is the director’s debut feature film. In his opinion, watching non-professional actors is much more interesting than famous actors […]