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Eduard Anatolyevich Pichugin

Eduard A. Pichugin, the general director of Lenfilm Studios.
He is a board member of the Union of Cinematographers in Russian Federation; President of "Kinoalliance", the National Association of the Cinema Professional Organizations; the board member of the Producers Guild of Russian Federation. He has been engaged in promoting movie presentations and building cinema theaters since 1999. He holds a degree as a Candidate of Economic Sciences, wrote and defended the thesis on “Cash Flow Management in the Cinema Industry” within the framework of his major – “Finance and Credit”. He is a founder of the federal movie theater chains "Kronverk Cinema" and "KINO CITY".


August 27th: Day of Russian Cinema at Lenfilm!


Today the Lenfilm Cinema complex opened in the main building of its studio on 10 Maennostrovsky Prospect.


The guests assembled in the morning and welcomed Lenfilm CEO Eduard Pichugin, the chairman of the board of directors Fyodor Bondarchuk and chief editor Svetlana Karmalita. A plate with a sketch of the main building and the autographs of film-makers was smashed over the camera of famous film director Vitaly Melnikov in celebration.



The new Lenfilm cinema-center includes an exhibition space in the "Under-column" Hall featuring an exhibition of the studio's history, the new "Drankov" cafe (named after the pioneer of Russian cinema), a souvenir shop, and a fully modernized version of the historic Lenfilm theater. The theater will present new releases and host film festivals, as well as display paintings from the collection of the studio. The theater will be open to everyone on August 28th.


The employees of Lenfilm studios warmly congratulate the filmmakers on this festive occasion!

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