Ekaterina Mtsituridze


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Head of ROSKINO, Channel One film expert, Variety Russia Editor-in-Chief, SPIMF concept developer and general producer.
Katya is the author and narrator of This Is Cinema, a regular show on Russia’s Channel One. She has been ROSKINO CEO since 2011. She has been a member of the jury at numerous international film festivals, including Cannes.
In 2008, she initiated the creation of the Russian Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival, which she heads to this day.
From September 2010 to January 2011, Katya provided PR support in the U.S. and Canada for “The Edge” (Krai), a film by Alexey Uchitel, which was nominated for Best Foreign Film at the HFPA Golden Globe awards.
In September 2011 she was in charge of the international PR and advertising campaign of Alexander Sokurov’s “Faust,” which won the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival.
In November 2012, Katya reached an agreement with HULU, one of the leading U.S. digital platforms, for the VOD release of 12 contemporary Russian titles.
In October 2014, Katya held the first edition of the St. Petersburg International Media Forum of which she was the concept developer and general producer.
In 2016, she received the First National Business Communication Award in the Breakthrough of the Year category for the company’s outstanding achievements in 2016.

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