The organizer of the International Film&TV Festival is the independent non-commercial organization Production Center NORTHERN CHARACTER.
The founders are Svetlana Soldatova and Yuri Erofeev, they have been organizing the International Film Festival since 2008. This is not the only project of the Production center. It organizers holidays, exhibitions, concerts and other cultural events. Here are some of them:
2014. Interactive film festival We bring time back. In honor of the 70th anniversary of the Nazi troops defeat in the Arctic, military reenactors, actors, museum staff, volunteers recreated the atmosphere of the war years. Five thematic spots were presented in the Murmansk Regional Museum of Local History: On the Eve, June 22, 1941, Front-Line Days, Victory Will Be Ours, Military Cinematography. The visitors of the spots were able to touch upon the material evidence of the military era, think about such important concepts as life, death and a feat in the name of the life of future generations.
2017. Traveling exhibitions presenting works of regional artists in eight cities of the Murmansk region. It was dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Murmansk region, which is celebrated in May 2018. During the whole year, residents of eight municipalities of the Murmansk region and guests were getting acquainted with the paintings of 13 famous artists of the region.
2018. With the support of the Committee on Culture and Art of the Murmansk Region, the Northern Character Production Center has implemented a project of applied arts travelling exhibitions. The project exhibited pieces of art presented by the clubs working at the House of Crafts in the Murmansk Regional Museum of Art. The project was dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Murmansk region. Eight exhibitions were held in April - December 2018 in Nikel, Polyarny, Severomorsk, Olenegorsk, Monchegorsk, Kovdor, Kandalaksha and Umba. Over 4,6 people living in the Murmansk region and guests from the Arctic regions learned about the work of the Arctic masters.
2018, 2019 International Festival of Social and Ecological Films NORTHERN CHARACTER: GREEN SCREEN in the towns of Nickel (Russia) and Kirkenes (Norway). The festival united people on both sides of the Russian-Norwegian border. Norwegians and Russians discussed topics concerning culture, ecology and cinema as well as planted trees together.