Blockbuster Awards ceremony took place in Moscow on February 6 and Central
Partnership was recognized as the “Best distributor of Russian film.” The box
office revenues of domestic films, released by Central Partnership in 2016,
exceeded 2.18 billion rubles ($37 million).
Central Partnership also won a prize in the nomination “Highest earning Russian film of the year” for its release of the film Ekipazh (Flight Crew), whose box office amounted to 1.5 billion rubles ($25.6 million). Moreover, the company was among the winners in the category “Films that grossed more than 1.5 billion rubles in Russia and the CIS countries.”
“We are grateful to the editorial staff of the magazine Kinobusiness Segodnya (Film Business Today), the founder of the Blockbuster prize. We are pleased to be recognized by colleagues and industry professionals. From our side, we can state that Central Partnership will maintain its leadership position as a distributor of domestic film in 2017 since this year we already released Viking, which became the second highest-earning film at the domestic box office, and still ahead there are such powerful Russian projects to be released as Kukhnya. Poslednaya Bitva (Kitchen. The Last Battle), Legenda o Kolovrate (The Legend of Kolovrat), and of course, Dvizheniye Vverh (The Way Up) from the TriTe Studio,” said Vadim Vereshagin, deputy general manager of film distribution at Central Partnership.