“The Sea Wolf. Movie Stories Creation” became the first Russian film company, independently participated in the work of SIFF Market – the largest film market in China, held as part of the annual Shanghai International Film and Television Festival…
On June 16-25, at the Shanghai International Film & TV Festival, which was opened by actors Jason Statham and the Chinese star of the first magnitude Li Bing Bing, “The Sea Wolf” presented the full-length musical and adventure feature film “Look how beautiful!”, by the Prymorsky director Vladimir Sidenko. Ilya Lagutenko (a man who is close to the topic of China), groups Mumiy Troll and The Marlins took part in the shooting of this film.
Besides two documentary films created by director Yegor Klimovich and producer Dmitry Rubezhin were presented at the film market too, – “Normandy-Niemen. Monologue” and “The Rule of Coubertin” which received the nomination for the prestigious “Golden Eagle”. At some moments there was simply not being able to get to the booth of the “Sea Wolf’. The delegation of the film company, consisting of Vladimir Sidenko and Yegor Klimovich, held dozens of meetings, presented several film projects (including the soon-issue documentary film “Oleg Taktarov”), defined perspective ways of cooperation with Chinese partners, directors and producers from all over the world.
First held in Shanghai on October 7-14, 1993, today the SIFF, along with the Tokyo International Film Festival, is considered one of two the most important film events of Asia. An important place in the structure of the event is occupied by the SIFF Mart – the largest film market in China.
What SIFF-2017 was?
- 2528 films from 106 countries and regions.
- More than 42 million viewers, more than 1500 thousand film screenings, 108 meetings with filmmakers for 9 days of the festival.
- The film market is 1000 m2 of exposition, 251 participants from 25 countries, more than 19,000 visitors.
- In total, the work of the Festival was covered by 1,179 journalists from 364 media outlets all over the world, who published more than 4,500 materials.