Georgy graduated from VGIK (All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography) in 2008 as a documentary director and started to work as a programmer of the Moscow International Film Festival the same year. Starting form 2005 Georgy headed creative production of social cause campaigns within Social Advertising Laboratory.
In 2010 Georgy started to work as a freelance commercial advertising director. At the same time he continued to develop in the field of documentary cinema, where he worked both as a director (Let Our Lives Continue in Other, 2012; Forest is my Choice, 2013), buyer and programmer for the TV-slot "Watching and discussing" at TV-channel Russia-Kultura and as a producer.
In 2012 Georgy was proposed with the position of the Vice-president of the Russian Documentary Guild. His main responsibilities here are connected with the promotion of Russian documentaries and development of the RGDOC.COM web-portal.
In 2015 Georgy graduated from American University School of Communication with MA in Film and Video as a Fulbright graduate fellow.
Georgy Molodtsov is the programming director of EMC VR Film Festival and Student VR Lab (Russia), VR Scientific Festival (Sweden) as well programmer for documentaries at the Moscow IFF. He is the co-founder of VRability social good project. Currently works as independent producer on project connected with distribution of VR360 content, development, production and post production of 360 content, as well as consultant for advertising agencies and production companies on 360 productions.
VR Film Festivals&Showcases
Programming and organisation of VR events with simultaneous screening of 360 cinematic content
Original independent production of 360 films and VR projects
Russian Social Good 360 project that uses virtual reality to help motivate people with disabilities to be more active in real life. NEXT VR - Marche du Film 2017 Screening Moscow International Film Festival 2017 - VR Section screening 10th Annual Social GoldenPrize for the Best social campaign - Communications Festival PORA! 2016 Screen4all 360 Film Festival Official Selection (France) 2016 Tampere DDD60 Official Selection 2017 Short list -Silver Mercury Award'16
Web site of the project
Lake Baikal: The Science and Spirituality of Extreme Water
Lake Baikal: The Science and Spirituality of Extreme Water is a 360 3D documentary project, that will introduce viewers to the dramatic landscapes around Lake Baikal in Siberia, and to some of the strong spiritual traditions that have evolved around this oldest, deepest and most voluminous body of fresh water on Earth. NEXT VR - Marche du Film 2017 Screening Moscow International Film Festival 2017 - VR Section screening Sheffield Alternative Market Selection 2017 IDFA Forum Selection 2016 Dubai IFF - Different Reality Program Selection 2016 Tampere DDD60 Official Selection 2017 Photo scenes from the project - part of "Google Expeditions"
Web site of the project
VR/360 Commercial projects
Directing/producing/editing 360 projects
Miller Global Party (July, 2016) (co-director, supervisor, editor 360)
SBERBANK Corporate University, Moscow region, Russia
Lecture and screening on 360 Cinema
January 23, 2017 Lecture with the simultaneous screening of 360 Films and demonstration of different genres of 360 cinema
Winter camp for young leaders with disabilities, Moscow region, Russia
VRability presentation and screening
February 3, 2017 Demonstration of 360 films and videos made within VRability project for a group of around 30 young leaders with disabilities within the winter camp of disability organisation "Perspektiva" with a free google cardboard giveaway.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Studio
Lecture on distribution, monetisation and film festivals for VR content
Showreel of commercial advertising directed in 2010-2017 in Russia
Works received prizes at the major advertising festivals: RED Apple (Russia), IDEA (Russia), White Square (Belarus), Kiev Advertising Festival (Ukraine), Golden Hummer (Gran Prix) and others (more info at www.gmolodtsov.ru)
Social Advertising Laboratory Showreel
Social cause advertising made as a director and creative director of the Social Advertising Laboratory (www.soclaboratory.ru)
Moscow International Film Festival
Starting from 2008, Georgy was programming and managing documentary sections "Free Thought" of the Moscow International Film Festival (classified by FIAPF as one of 15 most prestigious "Competitive" film festivals), representing world best and most awarded documentaries. In 2011 competition section for documentaries was added to the sections with the winners like "Hell and back again" (Academy Award nomination), "Searching for Sugar Man" (Academy Award), "Cartel Land" (Academy Award nominations) and many others. More information about the festival - www.moscowfilmfestival.ru