- year : 2018
- country : Russia
- timing : 90'
- genre : documentary
- producer : Sergey Karandashov
written by Sergey Karandashov
produced by Aleksey German Jr.
DoPs Alexander Burov, Artem Ignatiev, Sergey Lando, Ekaterina Laury
production company: Sever Film Company
At the turn of 80-90 years Aleksey German created First and Experimental Film Studio which became famous because of the young inexperienced directors’ works. These greenhorns soon made a name for themselves. The film will show the audience how the Master chose talented directors and helped them to make their first steps and find their own way in the industry.
- Russian Film Festival "Kinoshock", Best Documentary (2018, Russia, Anapa)
- Open Documentary Film Festival " Russia" (2018, Russia, Yekaterinburg)
- International Film and TV-program Festival "Radonezh" (2018, Russia, Moscow)
- Nominee for Award in Non-Fiction Films and Television "Laurel branch" (2018, Russia, Moscow)
- Documentary Drama Film Festival Saratov Sufferings (2019, Russia, Saratov)
- National TV Film Forum “Mother Trails” (2019, Russia, Moscow)
- Ujan International Documentary Film Festival, Filmadaran NGO Special Prize (2019, Armenia, Yerevan)
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Sergey Karandashov was born on 26.02.1964 in Saint-Petersburg. In 1991 graduated from the department of fine arts of Russian Christian Academy for the Humanities. In the same year entered the director's department of Aleksey German's First and Experimental Film Studio "Lenfilm". 1994 - 1997 he worked as a director-trainee at the filming of Aleksey German's film "Khrustalyov, My Car!" Since 2009, he has been teaching film directing in the Saint-Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts. Since 2014, he has been the head of the filmmaking and screenwriting course at the Advanced Course for Screenwriters and Film Directors. The member of the Film Directors Guild of Russia.
2018 - "Workshop", documentary
2013 - "Gift", feature film
2008 - "Worlds apart", documentary
2006 - "Wanderer", feature film
2004 - "The Other Side of the Earth: Refuge", documentary
2004 - "The Other Side of the Earth: Pop and Parish", documentary