Vladimir Putin visited the film studio “Lenfilm”, reports “Rosbalt”, the press service of the Kremlin.
With the President met the director of the film studio Eduard Pichugin, director Fyodor Bondarchuk and Culture Minister Vladimir Medina. They talked about the current state of Russian cinema and the “Lenfilm”. As noted, at the studio was revived complete production cycle: in full force acting department of arts and technical facilities, training of filming, production equipment. Works range of equipment, which is not inferior in its equipping Hollywood companies.
Putin also spoke about the complex “Lenfilm Park” in Kronstadt, who plan to build on the area of 21.5 hectares in 2020. Total investments amount to 400 million rubles.
The President got acquainted with the exhibits of “Lenfilm” museum, where more than 350 thousand. Units. Among them, the costumes, furniture and personal belongings of employees. The Head of State also visited the garage studio where applicable retroavtomobili stored.