August 20, The first Yakut pitching of film projects took place as a part of the fourth Yakutsk International Film Festival, in the conference hall of the hotel “Polar Star”.
Help: Pitching (from eng. “pitch” — to sell) — presentation of the film project with the aim of finding investors willing to Fund the project.
The pitching was brought projects from different regions of Russia. Including future feature films of the Yakut film: “Alexander Nevsky in the middle world” (“Urgel-In”), “eyes of the night” (“Art Doydu”), “the Childhood we didn’t know” (“Arctic cinema” together with “Sakhafilm”), “Kara Mergen” (“Art Doydu”), “Cheerin” (“Magdis”). The Advisory Council pitching became reputable, well-known figures of cinema of Russia: Alexey Petrukhin, Ghevond Andreasyan, Oleg Ivanov, Maria Mukhin, Vadim Potapov, Philip Abryutin.
At the closing ceremony of the festival, August 21, was the presentation of certificates to winners of pitching. The main prize – certificate for post-production in the amount of 1.500.000 rubles from the hands of the producer of the Corporation “Russian Film Group” Alexei PERTAMINA, received SKRYBYKINA Marianne (the production company “Art Doydu”) for the international project “Kara Mergen” (Russia-Kazakhstan).
Another, already completed project of this film company, the film “My murderer” was named “Best film” in the main competition IV Yakut international film festival. And actress Galina TIKHONOVA won the audience award in the category “Best female role”.
The film “My murderer” is coming out in wide Russian hire on October 27, 2016.
Author: Anna FOMINA. Photographer: Vladislav KOROTOV.