Lead Team


Yuriy Lazurenko 

Founding Partner, Producer


Founded S.M.Art Invest in 2009 as a way to realize his life-long passion for film-making

Produced his first full-length film ROCK’N’BALL in 2011, winning positive reviews from over 10 international film festivals
Secured firm position for S.M.Art Invest in the industry via successful partnerships with Ukraine’s leading film industry organizations such as Molodist IFF Executive team, Ukrainian State Film Agency and Ukrainian Cinema Foundation
Lazurenko’ is ambitious about reviving Ukraine’s film industry,  as he continues to find talent and fund new  S.M.Art Invest projects 

Ruslan Vitryanyuk

Partner, Producer


Russian producer, film maker, actor, member of Russian Guild of Producers, member of Ukrainian Guild of Producers.
Founder of Golden Bridge Entertainment company
Producer of more than 15  films including Rock’n’Ball (S.M.Art Invest),   20 nights and one rainy day (director Lama Lee), Parisians (a TV series with Pierre Richard as lead character), Lyrics and Music 
Initiator of Festival of Russian Cinema in France



Full media report: Rock'n'Ball Premiere

Over 60 journalists attended the premiere of Rock'n'Ball in Kyiv, Ukraine on October 27, 2011. 


Ukraine’s #1 media portal: All praise for the director of ROCK’N’BALL

Telekritika, Ukraine’s #1 media portal, interviews Rock'n'Ball director Dmytro Prykhodko 


BBC Ukraine: Cannes film festival is a “boiling borsch”

S.M.Art Invest was mentioned  in BBC report on the Ukraine Pavillion in Cannes


With its emotional approach and young talent, Rock'n'Ball outplayed million-dollar films

Rock’n’Ball was the best debute presented at Molodist, according to Izvestiya.com.ua


Rock’n’Ball rocks Ukrainian film industry

The premiere of Rock'n'Ball caused a major stir with 60 journalists covering the event.