Representatives of Comedy Club Production, Good Story Media, 1-2-3 Production, Central Partnership, and the TV channels Friday!, TV-3, TNT4 , Match TV, 2x2, as well as the PREMIER OTT service will give presentations at the Russian Creativity Week festival. The festival’s Television and Film panels will feature speeches by Nikolay Kartozia, Artur Dzhanibekyan, Gavriil Gordeev, Evgeny Nikishov, Vadim Vereshchagin, Denis Vsesvyatsky, Anton Shchukin, Lily Sherozia, Ivan Grodetsky, Alexander Tashchin and Alexander Weinstein. Alexander Zharov, CEO of Gazprom-Media Holding, will take part in the closed business program of the festival.
The Russian Creativity Week festival will take place in Moscow’s Gorky Park from September 11 to 13. A number of related special events were held in several Russian regions beforehand, from September 7 to 10. Russian Creativity Week is a large-scale program aimed at the development of the creative industries in Russia. It will bring together the leaders of 14 industries that are recognized as “creative” by international standards, including television, film, IT, new media, art, music and journalism.
The business and educational parts of the festival’s program will cover 14 segments and feature various formats including discussion panels, master classes, open lectures and a Public Talk. More than 500 events will take place in Gorky Park over the three days of the festival. The main goal is to help festival participants get to know the specifics of the creative industries and to increase the knowledge of the creative industry experts who are shaping the future of Russia’s creative economy.
The festival’s main panel session, called “Forming self-identity among the creative industries, bringing out the economic potential of Russia’s creative community”, will be held on September 12. The closed event will be dedicated to the interaction between government officials and representatives of the creative industries, the identification of barriers to the development of the sector and means to eliminate them. Alexander Zharov, CEO of Gazprom-Media Holding, will speak at the session, while TV presenter and journalist Vladimir Pozner will serve as its host.