Authors

Igor Voloshin

Igor Voloshin

director, screenwriter, producer

Igor Voloshin/Screenwriter, director, producer

Igor Voloshin was born in 1974, Sevastopol. He worked as an actor and director at the Sevastopol Youth Drama Theatre before graduating from the Russian State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in 2000. His short Bitch won the award for Best First Appearance at the IDFA in Amsterdam as well as the FIPRESCI Award for Best Debut.

In 2004, Igor Voloshin was awarded the Triumph Prize for achievement in the art. In 2005, Mr. Voloshin, received a grant for screenwriting from the Hubert Bals Fund at the Rotterdam IFF. In 2010 create a film production company Bulldozerfilms.

2011 Bulldozerfilms enters the market with short Atlantic motion picture as part of “Experement 5ive» for «Wrigley» project starring Denis Lavant («Holy Motors») and Marc Barbé («La Vie En Rose»).

2011  «Bedouin» 100 minfeature, director and screenwriter, Karlovy Vary IFF, production Bulldozerfilms (2011):

7th International Film Festival “Eurasia”, Almaty, Kazakhstan - Best Female Performance- "Bedouin" 2011 - 24th Panorama of European Cinema Festival, Greece, Athens - Audience Award- "Bedouin" 2011 - 5th Festival of Russian films “Sputnik above the Poland”, Warsaw - Special Audience Award - "Bedouin" 2011 - 19th Festival of Russian films in Honfleur, France - Best Film Director Special Jury Award - "Bedouin" 2012 - 28th Mons International Love Film Festival, Belgium - Best actress - "Bedouin" 2012 - 28th Mons International Love Film Festival, Belgium- Grand Jury Award for Film Director - "Bedouin" 2012 - 40th Belgrade International Film Festival, Serbia - Best film - "Bedouin" 2012 - 13th Festival of European films, Lecce, Italy - Best actress - "Bedouin" 2012 - “Sniato”- 4th Professional Award for best producer’s debut, Moscow, Russia - Special Selection Committee Award to Film Producers for Courage, Audacity and Belief in High Mission of Cinematography - "Bedouin".

2010 «I Am»  89 min – feature, director and screenwriter, Berlin IFF Forum

2008 «Nirvana»  88 min – feature, director, Berlin IFF Forum

AWARDS 

  • 2000 — 6 national awards — “Medley” movie,
  • 2001 — International Film Festival “Debut. Kinotavr” — “Bitch” movie, Special Jury Mention, participant of more than 20 international festivals,
  • 2001 — International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) — The Best Debut Award and FIPRESCI award for “Bitch” movie,
  • 2002 — Oberhausen International Festival — Special Jury Mention and Ecumenical Jury Award for “Bitch” movie,
  • 2002 — “Bitch” movie participating in INPUT International Conference, Rotterdam,
  • 2003 — 38th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival — world premiere of “Hare Hunting” movie, participant of more than 20 international festivals,
  • 2004 — Mexico City International Film Festival — Jury Award and The Best Film Music Award for “Hare Hunting”,
  • 2004 — Valencia International Film Festival — Special Jury Mention for “Hare Hunting” movie,
  • 2004 — Golden Knight International Film Festival – The Best Camerawork Award for “Hare Hunting” movie
  • 2005 — 34th International Film Festival Rotterdam — world premiere of “Lips” movie, participant of more than 10 international festivals,
  • 2007 — Kinotavr — The Best Short Film Award, “Goat” movie,
  • 2008 — World Premiere Berlinale 2008 Forum — “Nirvana” movie,
  • 2008 — Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr — The Best Debut Award — “Nirvana” movie,
  • 2008 — White Elephant — Film Critics’ Award for best art direction in “Nirvana” movie,
  • 2009 — Grand Prix TEXAS IFF 2009 — “Nirvana” movie,
  • 2009 — Los Angeles AFI Film Fest Special Mention Jury 2009 — “Nirvana” movie
  • 2009 — Kinotavr —Best Picture Award” - 2009,
  • 2010 — World Premiere Berlinale 2010 Forum – “I am”,
  • 2010 – Big award IFF Sputnik, Varsaw – “I am”,
  • 2010 – Karlovy Vary IFF
  • 2010 - Seattle IFF, USA,