Accroding to Ukrainian journalists, co-production  is the only way to shoot real (non-trash) films in Ukraine

In a recent survey, a number of film journalists were invited to rate Ukrainian films (including co-production) seen in 2011 on 1-5 scale. While Marina Vroda’s Cross ranked #1, Dmitry Prykhodko’s Rock'n'ball was chosen #4. A production of S.M.Art Invest, Rock'n'ball, was presented to Ukrainian audience during Molodist film festival in October 2011.The premiere was well-received by the media and resulted in 32 publications.

The survey involved 46 people from different cities, representing 29 print media, 19 web-publications, 6 TV stations, and 1 radio.

Source : http://mediananny.com/obzory/18433


Full media report: Rock'n'Ball Premiere

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Rock’n’Ball rocks Ukrainian film industry

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