Olga Sinelshchikova VP Int RWS

Favourite film

Among Russian releases, my favourite is Hipsters (pictured, right) by Valeriy Todorovsky, the most colourful, vivid and energetic production of the year. Among international releases, Inglourious Basterds (pictured, right) or its script, flamboyant characters, perfect cast and overall cinematic appeal. Christoph Waltz has put his character into life so brilliantly that the audience starts to hate him from his first appearance on screen.

Biggest news story

Walt Disney has finished The Book Of Masters (pictured, right), an original project for a Russian-speaking audience with Russian talent and specifics. On December 31, Universal will release Black Lighting, the first Russian super-hero story. And Sony continued to develop its Russian production slate, including The Best Movie 2 and The First Love.