Film Company Central Partnership, the part of Gazprom media, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the largest film distribution company in China China Film Group. Within the terms of agreement Central Partnership will annually provide Russian films for distribution in China (except the territory of Hong Kong and Macau). In its turn, China Film Group will provide Chinese films for distribution in Russia.
Central Partnership has just formed a Russian package of films for China Film Group. The films will be released in 2016. The Russian package of films includes full-length films Flight Crew from the film studio TriTe by Nikita Mikhalkov, Warrior by Art Pictures Studio, animated film Savva. The Heart of the Soldier. By the end of the year, the partners are going to sign a contract on Russian films distribution, which has been planned for the year 2016.
"This agreement is an important landmark in the development of Russian-Chinese cooperation in the film industry and sums up the negotiations that have been conducted during 2015. I should note that the company Central Partnership actively develops the international promotion of the national cinematography. Importantly, this promotion begins from the largest international market – China”, - said general manager of the film company Central Partnership Pavel Stepanov.