About Roskino
Roskino's primary aim is to develop effective systems to support Russian content in foreign countries, to facilitate long-lasting relationships with colleagues around the world, and to promote Russia as a solid partner for international cooperation and co-production.
Roskino is the only state institution in charge of promoting Russian cinema worldwide. Established in 1924, it has provided Russian moviemakers the opportunities to integrate into the global market.

In 2019 Roskino celebrated its 95th anniversary.

Roskino promotes Russian films to global markets at events such as the AFM in LA, EFM in Berlin, Marché du film, MipTV and MipCOM in Cannes, FILMART in Hong Kong, international film festivals in Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Toronto, London, the Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and the European Film Awards. The company also supports the distribution of Russian content and helps to attract investors and partners interested in co-production with Russia.

One of Roskino's more notable projects is the DOORS International Traveling Film Market, where the company presents new Russian films to global markets.
Team
Evgenia Markova
CEO
Evgenia Markova has a wide experience in international marketing and management. She has worked for Philips and Russian Railways. From 2013-2018 she worked for the Group of Bank "Rossiya" where she designed projects for the culture, tourism and social services.

In 2019 Evgenia Markova became a Director of Industry Relations for Expocontent, which is a consulting company for key industry players dealing with film, TV and animation promotion at the international level.

Evgenia Markova coordinated the promotion of the Russian film Industry under the "Made in Russia" brand to international markets such as the Marché du film in Cannes (France) – supported by the Russian export center, and to the American Film Market in Los Angeles (USA) and Toronto International Film Festival (Canada) where the "Created in Moscow" brand was used and was supported by the Moscow Export Center.

Under the leadership of Evgenia Markova, supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Key Buyers Event was held in October 2019. It was an international forum, which brought together more than 50 leading studios from the USA, China, Europe and Latin America, to promote Russian content to foreign content buyers.

Evgenia Markova was also a member of the working group created to develop a national system of rebates for foreign film productions. The initative was signed by the Russian Government in November 2019

In January 2020 she became the Roskino CEO.
Dmitry Kabanov
Executive Director
Dmitry Kabanov has been working in the industry for 17 years.

He graduated from Sholokhov Moscow State University for Humanities.

Dmitry Kabanov has developed over 50 international projects during his 12 years of working for Roskino. His portfolio includes the organisation of displays representing Russian cinematography at leading international film markets – EFM, FILMART, MipTV, Marché du film, Venice Film Festival, TIFF, MipCOM, AFM. The projects were developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, The Russian Export Center and The Intergovernmental Foundation for Educational, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation (IFESCCO).
Anna Ryasik
Head of International
Anna Ryasik graduated from Moscow State Linguistic University with a degree in Theory and Methodology of teaching foreign languages and cultures. Then she got a specialisation in French studies and literature at MSU French University College.

Anna Ryasik has a vast experience in PR, marketing and management, particularly with state institutions. In 2012 she joined the Roskino team in the position of International film festivals and markets manager. after only 6 months she became the Director of the department. Anna Ryasik has developed strong relations with international industry players and has initiated many strategic partnerships.

Anna Ryasik has a portfolio of over 20 projects including Russian Pavilion during Village International event within Cannes Film Festival, representation of the national industry at the American Film Market, European Film Market, Asian Film Market, Venice Film Market and international film festivals – Cannes Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Berlinale, Rome Film Fest. She also took part in the development and organisation of another Roskino project – International mobile film market DOORS in 2012 and 2013. Anna Ryasik has coordinated international sessions during the International Media Forum held in Saint Petersburg in 2014. Her work also includes various finance raising activities.
Elena Grechina
First Deputy CEO
Elena Grechina graduated from the Faculty of Physics of Moscow State University and got a degree in Finances from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.

For 13 years she was working at Alfa Bank in the Investment Department. Her experience also includes being a Senior Vice President of Alfa Bank, the Head of Non-Core Assets Department and Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions Office.

Elena Grechina has a diverse and extensive experience in enterprise management and increasing their profits and shareholder values. Her portfolio includes 12 successful long-term Alfa Bank investment projects along being on the Board of Directors for a wide range of companies. For 10 years she was managing STS Media project (where Alfa Bank had a 30% stake) and for 4 years she was a member of the Board of Directors of STS Media Inc. holding that includes STS, Domashniy and DTV/Perets TV channels. Elena Grecheva actively participated in development of such projects as Gamma Film, which is one of the major Russian series distribution companies, Teleproduction, the Russian TV series production company and a company specialising in multiplex cinemas.
Vladimir Labutin
Chief marketing officer
Vladimir Labutin graduated from Moscow State University and also received additional training in digital marketing.

He has been working with international companies (Western Union, Veon, Indesit, Casio) and has more than 10 years experience in strategic marketing. He developed, launched and promoted new products and services and has an expertise in carrying out marketing research.
Anatoly Kuzmin
Art Director
Anatoliy Kuzmin graduated from the Higher Academic School of Graphic Design. His teachers were Vladimir Chaika and Evgenii Dobrovinskiy – well-known Russian designers.

He has worked for state institutions (kremlin.ru, medvedev2008.ru, gos.ru) and leading international companies such as Mars, Danone, Coca-Cola, Agfa, Toyota and others. Anatoly Kuzmin was honoured with the letter of commendation from the Russian Government and international competitive diplomas. Anatoly Kuzmin is a member of the Russian Designers Association. His work experience also involves teaching.
Ekaterina Bayramova
Deputy CEO
Ekaterina Bayramova graduated from the Law Faculty of Moscow State University.

She has been working in the industry for 12 years. During her 9 years at Roskino, she was successfully providing legal support for many different projects. She also has 6 years of work experience in strategic consulting and more than 10 years in management. Ekaterina Bayramova is well versed at working with state institutions.
Igor Khomskiy
Events and special projects
Igor Khomskiy graduated from the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts specialising as a producer. He defended his thesis on the topic "Theater and Cinema. The similarities and differences in the production process"

He has a vast experience in Producing, Event management and Consulting in many different cultural and entertainment projects worldwide.

After more then five years of working as an Event director of «Snob" project in Moscow, where he implemented hundreds of events and he created the "Snob. Made in Russia» Awards ceremony, he moved to Europe and become the general manager of the new born "La'collection Air open air sculpture park in Lucerne, Switzerland. The project was presented at the famous Burning man festival in Nevada, USA. Then Igor jumped into the night life and electronic music festival industry, where he worked with the world famous MDRNTY team in a role of a managing partner and program producer. In 2018, the MDRNTY team won the famous Dj Awards, dubbed the Oscars of the electronic music, for the Caprices festival in Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

In 2020 Igor joined the ROSKINO team
Board of Directors
Fedor Bondarchuk
Founder of the Art Pictures Studio production company
The director of two most successful domestic war dramas: "The 9th Company" (2005) which was based on real events which happened in the Afghan war became the first Russian film with $25 million box-office and was awarded by the National Academy; "Stalingrad" (2013) became one of the highest-grossing films in Russian history and earned over $67 million in the worldwide distribution. Moreover, "Stalingrad" was the first movie in Russia shown to viewers in IMAX format. The sci fi blockbuster "Attraction" (2017) which also was released in IMAX format, entered the ranking of the top grossing Russian films and earned over billion rubles in Russia and CIS. Over 4 million viewers watched "Attraction"; the movie became the leader on online viewing platforms. The follow-up of this ambitious story "Invasion" has been released in January 2020.

Fedor Bondarchuk's Art Pictures Studio Production Company has been working on the national and international markets over 25 years and is considered one of the leaders in the Russian film industry. The production projects of Fedor Bondarchuk include such Russian box-office hits as "Ice" (directed by Oleg Trofim), "Heat" (directed by Rezo Gigineishvili), "Soulless " and "Soulless-2" (directed by Roman Prygunov), "Ice 2" (directed by Zhora Kryzhovnikov) and many others. The films produced by Art Pictures Studio Production Company have earned over $200 million in movie theatres and won over 50 Russian and International awards, in addition to it over 80 countries in the world purchased the rights for screening of APS projects. The latest project "Sputnik" has been released online in Russia in April and for the World Premier has been selected by Tribeca Film Festival. IFC Midnight has acquired the film and will release it in North America on August 14th. Vertigo films will release the film in the UK on the same day. Rialto distributions holds the rights for Australia. It is a unique case when a Russian film will have even a limited theatrical release in North America, the UK, and Australia on the same day.
Sergey Selyanov
CEO of CTB
Sergey is the CEO of the CTB film company, specialising in film and animation production and distribution. He is also a chairman of the Film and Television Production Association, a co-founder of the animation studio "Melnitsa" and a member of the "Nashe Kino" distribution company's board of directors.

In 1992 Sergey Selyanov founded the CTB company. He has produced more than 40 feature and documentary films highlighted at Russian and international film festivals. Among some of his most well-known films are "Brat", "Brat 2", "Syostry", "Zhmurki", "Mne ne bolno", "Aritmiya", "Rodina". There are also some remarkable animation projects such as "Moonzy and his friends", "Ilya Muromets i Solovey Razboynik", "Pro Fedota-streltsa, udalogo molodtsa" and many others.

He has been honoured with many awards, among which is the State Prize of the Russian Federation in cinematography for his movie "Kukushka" (2003).
Vadim Vereshagin
CEO of Central Partnership LLC
Vadim Vereshchagin graduated from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Institute of International Economic Relations.

In 2002, worked for East-West Company as film distribution manager for films of Paramount, Universal, and DreamWorks Studios.

From 2003 to 2006, occupied similar position at United International Pictures Russia, a joint venture between Paramount and Universal Studios.

In 2006 was on the frontline of creating WDSSPR – a former JV of Disney and Sony in Russia. Occupied a VP position in the company.

From 2008 to 2017, occupied leading positions at Central Partnership LLC, responsible for the distribution of domestic titles, Paramount Pictures International, as well as foreign independent films.

In 2015 created International Distribution Division in Central Partnership LLC.

From 2017 to 2018 - First Deputy CEO for Film Distribution of the Central Partnership Film Company.

Since august 2018 – CEO of Central Partnership LLC

In 2018, Vadim Vereschagin received the gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation for his services in preparing and conducting the year of Russian media in China and the year of Chinese media in Russia.

During these years at Central Partnership Vadim Vereschagin was responsible for launching MCU phase 1 films setting up the franchise in Russia. Successfully distributed Transformers, TMNT and G.I.Joe franchises. Set record breaking box-office for independent titles like Now You See Me franchise.

Under Vadim's leadership Central Partnership has become the leading distributor of local films contributing over 50% of local film Box-office in 2019. Top-3 grossing local films in Russian history all were released by Central Partnership.

Filmography, producer:
• Row 19 (2020, in post-production)
• Chernobyl: Abyss (2020, in post-production)
• Streltsov (2020, in post-production)
• Widow (2020, in post-production)
• Baba Yaga (2020)
• Koma (2020)
• Imperfect man (2020)
• Son of a rich (2019)
• The Ninth (2019)
• Robo (2019)
• Text (2019)
• Billions (2019)
• How I became Russian (2018)
• The Snow Queen: Mirrorlands (2018)
Yuliana Slascheva
CEO of Soyuzmultfilm
Yuliana Slascheva has a broad experience in media management, communication and cinematography. Since 2017 she has been CEO of Soyuzmultfilm, the chairman of the board for the Association of Animation film industry and in 2019 she became the CEO of Gorky Film Studio. In 2018 she recieved membership of the Cinema Foundation of Russia.

Her former positions include CEO of media holding STS Media and CEO of major Russian strategic communication agency Mikhailov & Partners where she organised large national and international projects.

While being a member of the STS Media board of executives, Yuliana Slascheva was in charge of developing relations with investors and advertisers and diversification of the business.

Yuliana Slascheva has won the Silver Archer award three times. In 2007 she was titled one of the most influential business woman in Russia by "Career" magazine. In 2007 and 2008 she was among the leaders in the "Professional service" category in "The top 1000 most professional managers in Russia". She also won a Russian Media Manager 2007 award in the public relations category. Yuliana Slascheva was titled as "Person of the year" in 2008 in the special awards category for contributing towards building a positive image of Russian business. In 2012, 2013 and 2015 she was among the top 50 most influential business women in Russia, chosen by "Compania" magazine. In 2015 she was included into "Kommersant" magazines ratings of executives in the media business category. The Hollywood Reporter listed her name in The 20 Most Powerful Women in Global TV 2015. In 2017 Yuliana Slascheva was included in "Kommersant" magazines rating of leading media managers for the second time.
Alexander Ordzhonikidze
Former General Director of the National Media Group
Since 1991 Alexander has worked for many foreign companies. In 1997 he was in charge of public relations at the Sakhalin Energy Investment Company LTD.

He was the First Deputy CEO of Norilskgazprom and CEO of Taymyrgaz.

In 2002 he headed Norilskgazprom.

In 2003 he became the CEO of NTV-Plus.

In 2005 he took up the CEO position of REN TV media holding.

In 2009 Alexander Ordzonikidze became General Director of the National Media Group. He graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations and got a specialisation at the MGIMO School of Business.
History
2012
2012
In 2012 Roskino established the Russian Film Commission USA – their office is located in Los Angeles.
2014
2014
In 2014 the company set up another external office – ROSKINO-UK in London.
Roskino hosted the International Media Forum which integrated three content markets (film, TV and new media). The event was held in Saint Petersburg in October 2014. It was widely commended in the Russian and international media.
2016
2016
The company became one of Marché du films international partners during the 69th Cannes Film Festival. Due to the cooperation, Russia became the headliner of the event. Each year the Russian Pavilion works as an information center and a platform for promoting national cinematography during the festival.
2017
2017
In 2017, Roskino proposed the creation of the Moscow Film Commission. The initiative was supported by the Moscow Government. The goal of the project was to promote Moscow as a unique shootng location and to provide assistance to international film and TV companies when producing content in the Russian capital.
2018
2018
In 2018, the colloboration between Roskino and the Moscow Film Commission, resulted in the creation of the multi-genre project, "Moscow in Motion". The projecte included a short film, "Moscow in Motion", the Moscow film commission website, a unique photo album of 450 photos taken by artist, Anton Lange, spanning all four seasons and the AR mobile app, "Moscow in Film". The project was presented to the leading international film and television markets
2019
2019
In 2019, Roskino, together with Sberbank, presented the muti-format inclusive socio-cultural project "Film production without borders" designed to integrate people with disabilities into the creative industries.
Since 2019, Roskino has organised the international Key Buyers Event in cooperation with Expocontent and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.
Executives:
2020 – Present – Evgeniia Markova
2011 – 2020 – Ekaterina Mtsituridze
1995 – 2011 – Grigorii Gevorkyan
1982 – 1995 – Oleg Rudnev