Winners 2018-2019
Relive Unknown Film Festival 2018-2019
UFF 2019
How it was?
Jury 2019
Alexander Hant

Russian director and screenwriter who successfully debuted in 2017 with the full-length film «How Victor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" To The Nursing Home» in which Aleksei Serebryakov and Evgeny Tkachuk played the main roles.
Yuri Kolokolnikov

A young Russian actor of theatre and cinema who already took part in several Hollywood films "The Transporter Refueled", "The Hitman's Bodyguard", and "Game of Thrones".

Olga Sutulova

A famous Russian actress of theatre and film, whose career as an actress started by chance when she performed one of the leading roles in the TV series "Waiting Room".

Yury Bykov

Russian film director, screenwriter, composer, producer and actor.
Director of the films "Fool", "Major", "Live" and the television series "Method".
Mikhail Idov

American and Russian director, screenwriter, novelist and journalist.
The director of the film "Comedian", co-author of the script of the film "Summer", "Duhless 2."
Evgeny Kozlov

A talented young cinematographer who has graduated from the VGIK "Faculty of Film Operator". During his career, Evgeny has already created such clips as: "Collaba" for Ivan Dorn, Miyagi & Andy Panda «Charisma», Therr Maitz «Container», Max Korzh «Live in a high».

Artem Tsaregorodtsev

Creative producer and founder of Zebra Hero agency that won more than 150 awards on Russian and international ad and film festivals. Artem is in the list of the top 30 the most awarded creators in Russia.

Andrey Nikolaev

Cameraman, director, director of editing, colorist, sound-designer and VFX-specialist. His graduation thesis was on the subject of "gravitational radiation in stars" before it was even discovered, so if he didn't film, he would have been an astronomer.

Nikita Pugachev

A young cameraman that already worked with top artists of the music industry, for example, L'One, T-Fest, Pharaoh and also with many brands and TV channels.
Above that, Nikita has founded a professional platform for video makers CNP and at the moment is working on production and shooting of large commercial projects.
Egor Moskvitin

Cinema reviewer that writes for "Meduza", "Art of cinema", Esquire, "Afisha Daily", "Ogonek", the founder and a host of cinemacase "Kinofun", program director of the festival of series "Pilot" and the lecturer of the Moscow Film School.

Irina Obidova

Director and creative producer of Kino.Potential platform. An author of documentaries and fiction shorts "Life randomly", "New world", "Gold dikes", "Comet".
Alistair Cheyne

The winner of UFF 2018 in the nomination Fresh Blood, an independent director and screenwriter from New Zealand. His works have been shown at many festivals in Europe and Oceania. He is currently studying new music videos and narrative projects while residing in Oslo, Norway.
Nikolay Lupanov

Winner of Short films 2018. Director, 29 years old. Eternal student of VGIK. Failed poet, failed musician, failed actor. Not sure about filmmaking yet. Has several documentary films. In 2017 he debuted in fiction films with his short film «Mekhanika».
Matthew Incontri

Grand Prix 2018. Born in Calgary, raised in Massachusetts, he grew up surrounded by animation and movies, which slowly snowballed into an obsession. After graduating from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Matthew took to the industry and have been designing, animating and directing a wide variety of work with the main focus of telling stories one drawing at a time.
Maxim Mussel

Producer, the founder of the project "Mobile filmmaker". The main propagandist of mobile cinema in Russia
Opiyo Okeyo

Winner of the Documentary Short Film 2018. The founder of Rest In Beats, a Brooklyn-based creative boutique that has produced projects with musicians Roy Ayers, Pharrell Williams, Peanut Butter Wolf, Roxanne Shanté, Ahmad Jamal among others. Opiyo has worked as a producer and editor for over ten years at television networks and digital media companies. "Birth of Afrobeat" is his directorial debut.
Ivan Dorn

Musician, the mastermind of the record label "Masterskaya", director.
Pavel Brenner

Winner of the music video 2018. After working in advertising as a graphic designer and later art-director Pavel started his education in film school on courses of cameraman and director. One of his school projects, Lorn – Acid Rain, was spotted in the industry and brought him several nominations and awards. After graduating from the film school, Pavel also began working as a producer.
Olga Obogoeva

Producer of the phenomenally positive TV Channel 2x2, professional linguist and translator, who has gone into the world of animation and filming.
Oleksandr Novichenkov

Ukrainian-American Actor and Producer who has worked internationally and in Hollywood as well. Some of the films he produced received awards at the Cannes Film Festival.
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