20.04.2017

February 15, KIFF Molodist team and the Ukrainian State Film Agency held two important meetings. The first - with the promoters of the Cannes Film Market.

The meeting took place with the participation of:

Chairman of the Ukrainain State Film Agency - Philip Illienko,

Molodist Director General - Andrew Khalpakhchi,

Molodist Executive Director - Vladislav Lyasovskyі

and Head of Sales Film Market Cannes International Film Festival - Maud Amson.

Mr. Khalpakhchi: We talked about the organization of our pavilion in Cannes about the preferences that the Cannes Festival is ready to provide to Ukraine. This meeting seemed effective enough and we start preparing our pavilion for May from now.

The second meeting was held with the administration of the Karlovy Vary festival - the main film festival in Eastern Europe.

The meeting took place with the participation of :

Chairman of the Ukrainian State Film Agency - Philip Illienko,

Molodist Director General - Andrew Khalpakhchi,

Molodist Executive Director - Vladislav Lyasovskyі,

Producer - Andrew Suyarka,

Office Director Film Industry Karlovy Vary IFF - Hugo Rosaka

Karlovy Vary IFF program coordinator - Lenk Tyrpakovoyi.

Mr. Khalpakhchi: We discussed the possibility of presenting Ukrainian cinema at the festival. We have suggested them "Mourning dove nest" film and an organization of the Industrial office in Karlovy Vary. Chairman of the Ukrainian State Film Agency Philip Illienko presents a new Ukrainian law on cinematography. This will be an important step towards our cooperation with Europe and the world in co-production. Nowadays it is very significant step for Ukraine to become a full member of the global film industry.