Georgy Molodtsov

Georgy Molodtsov Born in Yekaterinburg, Russia

In 2008 graduated from VGIK (All-Russian State University of Cinematography, Russia, Moscow), non-fiction film study, course mentored by Emmy Award winner Sergey Miroshnichenko.

Documentary films and commercials directed by Georgiy received prizes at major Russian Film and Advertising Festival, including RED APPLE (Moscow Advertising Festival), STALKER Human Right Film Festival, etc.

Resides in Washington, DC (USA) and currently enrolled in Master of Arts in Film and Video program, School of Communication, American Unversity as a Fulbright graduate fellow.

2005 – up to present time
Creative director and filmdirector of Non-government organization “Laboratory of Social Advertisement”. Author of more than 50 PSA`s, winner of more than 30 awards for social adverising on major Russian and several international Advertising Festivals.

2008 - up to present time
Programmer and coordinator, documentary program "Free thought" within Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF);

2010 - up to present time
Buyer, programmer for weekly primetime TV-show "Watch and Discuss" for Kultura Channel (Rossia-K) with the screening of world best creative documentaries with following in-studio discussion.

In 2007 attended WORDSHOP BBDO Advertising School and Berlinale Talent Campus

Lecturer of film editing and basics of filmmaking in Higher School of Economics (2009-2011), VGIK (2009-2011).

2007-2010 - programming director, head of the International Committee of the VGIK Student International Film Festival.

RGDOC (Vice-president, Russian Documentary Guild)
EDN (European Documentary Network)
IDA (International Documentary Association)
TIVA-DC(Television, Internet and Video Association of DC)


«I AMsterdam», 15 minutes, 2005
Joint Russian-Dutch student exchange project (HKU-VGIK)
Official Selection of 11 Tel Aviv Student Film Festival

«Traces», 26 minutes (author of the second novel), 2006
Film was made as a part of exchange project “Russia-Poland – New Gaze” (Eureka Media, VGIK)
Second prize on the 14 Student Film Festival “Saint Anna”, Russia (2007)
Special diploma of International Filmfestival “Zolotoy Vityaz”
Official selection of International Human Right Filmfestival “Stalker”

«Other colors», 11 minutes, 2007
Film made during 2nd International student Film filmcamp “Interaction-Zlatibor 2007”
Second prize on the 15 Student Film Festival “Saint Anna”, Russia (2008)

«President of CC» 26 minutes, 2008
Best debut, “Kino.DOC”, 2008
Best documentary (main competition), “Father land – my land”, 2008
III prize, documentary competition, “Ya – chelovek” Festival, 2008

«The Border Line Effect», 83 minutes, 2012 (author of the second chapter)
Special jury prize, International Human Rights Film Festival “STALKER” (Russia, 2012)
Official selection, Docpoint Helsinki-2013
Official selection, “Sputnik under the Poland” film festival (Poland, 2012)
Russian Programs of the 34th Moscow International Film Festival (Russia, 2012)

«Let our lives continue in others», 28&37 min, 2012
Special Prize at Film Festival of CIS and Baltic countries “Kinoshock”, Russia, 2012
Special Prize, The Fifth Russian Documentary Film Festival in New York, 2012
All-Russian film festival “Window to Europe”, Vyborg, Russia, 2012
Batumi International Art-house Film Festival, Batumi, Georgia, 2012
Documentary Drama Film Festival “Saratov Sufferings”, Saratov, Russia, 2012
Moscow International Short Film Festivals, Moscow, Russia, 2012
DocuDays UA Short film festival Competition, Ukraine, March 2013
East Silver library Selection, Czech Republic, March 2013
Dvijenie National Debute Film Festival, Russia, April 2013
Krakow Film Market Selection, Poland, May 2013

«Forest is my choice», 39 min, 2013 (for WWF Russia)
EcoCup Film Festival official selection

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