The Ural Film Festival of Russian Cinema announces its jury panel

The Ural Film Festival of Russian Cinema announces its jury panel



The Chairman of the jury is Andrey Proshkin, a film director, scriptwriter, member of Asia Pacific Screen Academy, member of the board of “FilmUnion”, the director of the films Orleans (2015), The Horde (2012), Minnesota (2009), Moth Games (2004), Spartacus and Kalashnikov (2002), Orange juice (2010), Soldier’s Decameron (2005), films for TV series Stopping Power (2002) and Crime Column (2007). Andrey Proshkin is a prize winner of “Golden Eagle Award”, “Silver Saint George” at MIFF, “the White Elephant”, the winner of festivals in Moscow, Buenos Aires, Banff, Zlin, Sochi, Blagoveshchensk, Vladivostok.


Members of the jury panel:

Natalia Ivanova, a producer, a member of the European Film Academy, member of the Producers Guild of Russia, a producer of the Festivals of Russian Cinema in France (Limoges) and Italy (Sardinia).




Larisa Malukova, a film critic, columnist for the newspaper Novaya Gazeta. Honored Cultural Worker of the Russian Federation (2014), the author of articles in such magazines as “Iskusstvo kino”, “Seans”, “Teatr”, “Sovetskiy film”, “Sovetskiy ekran”, “Ogonyok”, the creator and compiler of a miscellany “The 90s. The Cinema that We Lost”, the author of the “Sverkh/Kino” book devoted to modern Russian animated films.



Lyubov Mulmenko, a scriptwriter, playwright, prose writer.  She was nominated for the Nika Award in the category the Discovery of the year for the script of the film The Hope Factory. Lubov Mulmenko has given lectures on screenwriting in the Moscow Film School of New Cinema, in the Cinema Laboratory of Aleksander Sokurov, in the Marina Razbezhkina and Mikhail Ugarov School of Documentary Cinema and Theatre, in the literature workshops of Creative Writing School, in Yale University.



Yury Raisky, a director of photography, camera director, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (2014), a member of the Asia Pacific Screen Academy. The film Encore, Once More Encore!, made by Yury Raysky, won the Best Film Nika Award in 1992. The TV series Law of the Lawless, made by him in 2002, won the Best TV series TEFI and the Golden Eagle Awards; the Best Film Photography Award (the film Siberia, Monamour) at the Monaco Charity Film Festival; the Nika Award for the Best Film Cinematography (the film The Horde).

The Ural Open Film Festival of Russian Cinema takes place in Yekaterinburg and cities of Sverdlovsk region from September 2 to September 8.