​Nelly Yaralova appointed chief producer of TNT-PREMIER Studios
01 August 2019

Nelly Yaralova will join the TNT-PREMIER Studios team on August 1. Valery Fyodorovich and Evgeny Nikishov invited Nelly to become the company’s chief producer. In this role, she will be responsible for the production of films and series for TNT, TV-3 and TNT-PREMIER.

Nelly Yaralova previously held a similar position at the film company Amedia Production.

As the producer of TNT-PREMIER Studios Valery Fyodorovich noted, Nelly Yaralova’s mission will be to brainstorm ideas and scripts, develop and launch new series, and search for new talented experts and creative teams.

“I am happy to join TNT-PREMIER Studios - one of the best teams in the industry, whose projects stand out for their high levels of creativity and production. Our partnership is opening the door to incredible opportunities and the promise of new large-scale and exciting projects. There are projects that we are already discussing, writing. In my new role, I am planning to develop my own ideas as well as engage fellow producers so that we can we search for the most interesting projects together. In addition to my experience as a producer, I have extensive skills in finding new creative staff and one of our strategic tasks will be to attract talented, promising show runners to work for the Studios, as well as young directors, cameramen, actors, screenwriters and artists whose names are not yet known on the market or are only starting to get recognition,” said Nelly Yaralova.

Nelly Yaralova graduated from the Faculty of Journalism at St. Petersburg State University, the Faculty of International Economics at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and the Faculty of Production and Economics at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK). She collaborated as a producer with Amedia since 2015, during which time she worked on the films T -34, Zolotaya Orda (Golden Horde), the TV series Gostinitsa Rossiya (Hotel Russia), Tatyanin Den (Tatyana's Day for Channel One), Ne Rodis Krasivoi (Don’t be Born Beautiful for STS), among others.

In 2007, Nelly Yaralova founded her own agency, Stardust, which specializes in the development and pre-production of films and TV series. Her filmography includes such big name series as Major, Obratnaya Storona Luny (The Other Side of the Moon), Shkola (School), and the full-length films Prityazhenie (Attraction), Ledokol (Icebreaker), Prizrak (Ghost), Naparnik (Mate), Vremya Pervikh (Time for Leaders), among many others. As a chief producer of Best Episodes Media, Nelly Yaralova, together with Aleksandr Tsekalo, released the series Territoriya (The Territory), which made it into the Top 8 best foreign projects at the international contest MIPdrama Screenings in Cannes, France in 2017.