Russia in Review
On July 1, Russia began enforcing a legal ban on the use of so-called “mat”—strong, obscene profanity in Russian and other Slavic languages—in cinema, literature, theatre, music and the media. More »
In the coming years, Russian film companies plan to shoot a lot of movies in Crimea and establish a large production base there, in fact creating in the peninsula the Russian equivalent of America’s Hollywood. More »
The Russian audience is showing a rising interest in domestically produced movies, according to the recently reported data. More »
Russian producer and director Timur Bekmambetov, best known for shooting several films in Hollywood including the Russian-American action crime thriller Wanted, is aiming to revive the genre of so-called Christmas comedies that were very popular among Russians during the time of the Soviet Union. More »
A special technical session of the Giant Screen Cinema Association conference will feature the first large-scale projection demo using a 90,000-lumens Christie 6P laser projection system More »
Eduardo Acuña, CEO of Cinépolis in Brazil, will be honored with the 2014 ShowEast “International Exhibitor of the Year” Award More »
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