Company "Aurum media", Moscow, Russia
Depth 1080 – 30 min 39 sec (2015)
Scriptwriter, director – Yulia Kiseleva
Cameraman – Sergey Petriga
Sound producer – Ekaterina Turaeva
1080 meters is the depth of “Komsomolskaya” mine, where the main characters of the film have to descend into every day. Tundra and ghost settlements surround this place. There used to be five working mines earlier. Four of them remained after the explosion in the “Severnaya” mine. But despite all that, people still live here, looking for their own happiness.
Company Festagent, Moscow, Russia
Weather Forecast – 63 min (2016)
Scriptwriter, director – Ivan Tverdovsky
Cameramen – Evgeny Kokusev, Sergey Petriga, Ivan Alferov
Sound producer –Alexander Trukhan
These days it’s enough to press the button in a gadget to inquire of the weather forecast. Our film tells how and by whom the “weather is made” in reality.
ART VIDEO Documentary Studio Moscow, Russia
A Lifetime Deal - People of the North – 22 min 29 sec (2016)
Scriptwriters, directors – Nikita Tikhonov-Rau, Olga Arlauskas
Cameramen – Mikhail Vikhrov, Peter Menshikov, Dmitry Ivanov, Arseny Kalashnikov
Sound producer –Ivan Balandin
Cutting – Darya Domukhovskaya
Producers - Nikita Tikhonov-Rau, Olga Arlauskas, Vladimir Vainer
It is the first part of a film series of 11 episodes presently in production. It is dedicated to the social businessmen in the North-West of Russia, conveying inspiring stories of people who managed to establish their stable social business.
Kedr (Cedar) Production Studio, Russia –France
Normandy – Neman. Monologue – 52 min
Director, editor – Egor Klimovich
Producers – Alexandra Maksimets, Evgeny Pashkov, Dmitry Rubezhin, Boris Filyaev
Scriptwriter – Kristina Abramyan
Cameraman – Artem Dubrovsky
Sound producers – Kirill Simakov, Yuri Pridachin
The documentary tells the story of the legendary Soviet-French squadron “Normandy – Neman”. It is the result of a co-production between “Kedr” (“Cedar”) Production Studio and the international social-cultural project “Anna & Marianna”.
Ethnofund, Moscow, Russia
Messengers of the Mainland – 65 min
Scriptwriter, director – Tatyana Soboleva
Cameraman – Dmitry Rakov
Sound producer –Ivan Gusakov
In spring as soon as ice melts on Siberian rivers, the Floating Polyclinic sets sail for six months. Doctors offer medical care to people in remote Russian villages. Ahead is a six months experience of various climate and living conditions, separation from their own families and meetings with different people.
Priest – 44min (2016)
Scriptwriter, director – Anna Tokareva
Cameraman – Vladimir Volotovsky
Sound producer – Mikhail Shlykov
The Priest is an ordinary human being. He can be weak. He can feel pain if something is unjust. He moves on, day by day, doing his "anty-like" work.
Production Studio “Skazochnaya Doroga" (Fairy Tale Road), Moscow, Russia
The "Kolobok" of Mikhail Puzyrev’s Destiny – 51 min 39 sec (2015)
Scriptwriter – Nikolay Redkin
Director – Ludmila Temnova
Cameraman – Ivan Savchenko
The film is about the writer, philosopher and publicist Mikhail Puzyrev, a person with a destiny of hardship. His whole life he was devoted to the North. Puzyrev’s experience is unique. His life-story resembles the story of Russia in the XX century
Film Company “Lex Film”, Moscow, Russia
Station Vostok (East). On the Threshold of Life – 87 min 30 sec
Scriptwriter – Sergey Khovenko
Director – Olga Stefanova
Cameramen – Olga Stefanova, Maksim Faitelberg
Sound producer – Sergey Almaev
Is this Earth? Officially – yes. It is the cold pole of our planet. The temperature reaches below 90 degrees Celsius. The wind catches up till 30 meters per second. It’s impossible to survive under such conditions. That is how it was considered. Until 1957, when the Russians established the polar station “Vostok” there.
Cinema Debuts´ New Studio, Moscow, Russia
Protected By The People – 26 min (2016)
Scriptwriter, director – Elena Kolomoitseva
Cameraman – Artur Krasheninnikov
Sound producer – Pavel Dovgal
People of different ages are travelling to the North. They overcome difficulties and misery for a common sake: Preserving relics in the Archangelsk region.
LLC “Sotrudnichestvo” (Cooperation), Moscow, Russia
Where Mammoths Are Dozing – 72 min (2015)
Scriptwriter, director – Eva Belova
Cameraman – Andrey Naumenko
Sound producer – Larisa Kulagina
Is civilization a threat or a blessing for the Nenets people, lost in the very Far North?
Sonarfilm DA, Norway
Liquid Wonderworld – 47 min (2016)
Scriptwriter, director, cinematographer – Rachel A Gomez
Sound producer – Nathanael Gustin, Fernando Romero de Toma
"Nomadism becomes a general trait of the liquid modern man, as he flows through his own life like a tourist. Changing place, jobs, spouses and values-a mindset dominated by an emphasis on shifting rather than staying"-Bauman.
Nicolaysen Film AS, Norway
A Song For Mursal – 29 min (2016)
Scriptwriter, director – Kristin Nicolaysen
Cameramen – Arnar Thorrison, Kristin Nicolaysen
Sound producer – Ida Iki
Elise and Mursal have been friends since they met at the age of seven. The two girls live in Northern Norway. While Elise has lived her entire life in Alta, Mursal is a refugee from Afghanistan, seeking asylum in Norway, and hoping for a future in Alta.
f(x) produksjoner AS, Norway
Priest of Burden – 79 min 36 sec (2015)
Scriptwriter, director, ñameraman - Fridtjof Kjaereng
Sound producer – Haakon Lammetun og Frode Loes Hvatum
The priest Boerre Knudsen is the most famous anti-abortion activist in Norway. His extensive demonstrations made him one of the most hated men in Norway. This is a film about fighting for what you believe in, without thinking about the consequences.
Mitra Sohrabian, Luleå, Sweden
Nature's Fairy - Always Connected – 58 min (2016)
Scriptwriter, director, cameraman – Mitra Sohrabian
A film about Jonna Jinton, who left everything in the big town and moved to a cottage in nowhere. There she found inspiration through the nature. A film about fascination, creativity and her true love to the nature.
Jimmy Sundin Production, Sweden
Expedition Sweden – 61 min (2016)
Scriptwriter - JImmy Sundin
Director – Jimmy Sundin, Linus Adolfsson (Directors) Jimmy Sundin (Producer)
Cameramen – Jimmy Sundin, Linus Adolfsson
Sound producer – Oscar Lovnér
Jimmy is an experienced adventurer, Linus has never done anything like this before. Jason is used to the outdoors, but this will be his first time on skis. Now they're going to ski Kungsleden, a 450km long trail through Swedish Lapland.
Bautafilm AB, Sweden
Nuclear Neighbor – 78 min 26 sec (2016)
Scriptwriter, director - Fredrik Oskarsson
Cameramen - Janne Niskala, Hanna Halmeenpää, Fredrik Oskarsson
Sound producer – Rune Hansen
“Nuclear Neighbor” isn’t just a film about a nuclear plant project, where the end justifies the means. It is also a story about a regular person’s mammoth task.
Rustaveli Films, Georgia
Dear Mother – 12 min 30 sec (2016)
Scriptwriter, narrator - Paulo Carneiro
Directors - Paulo Carneiro, Artur Manukiani
Cameramen - Arlindo Carneiro, Paulo Carneiro
Sound producer - Mário Dias
Letter from a son to a mother.