the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky commented on possible personnel changes in the leadership of Roskino. To replace the head of the company decided at the Board of Directors.
As told Medina, “Roskino” engaged in the support, promotion and sale of Russian cinema abroad. The company 8 years was headed by Catherine mtsitouridze. The Minister of culture said that she did a lot for Russian films have been shown at foreign exhibitions, festivals and booths. “We are very grateful to her for that,” said Medina.
However, according to him, the last time the industry began to demand the restart of the company. It is necessary to deduce on qualitatively new level. Therefore, the Board of Directors decided to apply to the government with a proposal to change the management of the company.
the Minister also spoke about the changes at Lenfilm, where he was an update of the manual. The assurance Medinsky, Ministry of culture, and then going to support the Studio, reports “Russia 24”.
“thumbnail”, according to him, it is necessary to save as independent filming area and the production company. “Whoever heads the thumbnail in the near future, the policy for the revival of the Studio remains the same,” said the Minister. He also added that the Ministry of culture will make every effort for the load capacity of “Lenfilm”.
Medina emphasized that “Lenfilm” is a national treasure, and he will remain a national film Studio. “We will develop it”, — assured the official.
Earlier it was reported that the Board of Directors made the decision on dismissal of the General Director of “Lenfilm studios” Eduard Pichugin. Instead, he will appoint a temporary administrator. Prior to his appointment Pichugin will serve as the acting General Director of “Lenfilm”. Chairman of the Board of Directors was unanimously re-elected Director Fyodor Bondarchuk.
the Roots of “Lenfilm” back to the Military-cinematographic Department of the Skobelev Committee, established in March 1914. The name of the Studio was awarded in 1934, when the screens released film “Chapaev”.