In the list of members of the American Academy included three representatives of Russia. They will choose the nominees and winners of the award “Oscar”, the official website of the organization.
Directors animators Mikhail Aldashin, Igor Kovalyov joined the Academy in the category “Short films and animation” as well as Russian and Kazakh film Director Sergei Dvortsevoy.
Add Igor Kovalyov is one of the founders of the Studio “Pilot” and creative producer of “Soyuzmultfilm”. Soviet, American and Russian Director of animated films, art Director, animator, writer and lecturer famous for such works as “plasticine work”, “adventures of captain Vrungel”, “the Investigation lead balls”.
The animator and Director Mikhail Aldashin known to the public the cartoon “Hunter”, “Christmas”, “About Ivan-fool”, etc. currently, along with Kovalev, he manages the workshop combined the author’s animation in the “Soyuzmultfilm”.
Sergei Dvortsevoy – the Russian and Kazakhstan film Director of feature and documentary films. He is the winner of the award “Nika” and the Cannes film festival, created the films “Tulip” and “IKE”. His work has been nominated for a Golden palm at the Cannes film festival and was included in the shortlist of the “Oscar”.
Only the jury main awards in 2019 included 842 figure of cinema from 59 countries.
Recall, the most prestigious film awards in the world established 90 years ago. In the first years of the ceremony was the 15-minute Banquet where we handed out awards to the winners announced in advance. To see all the eyes could every paying five dollars. Today the average viewer in the room not to get.