Georgy MolodtsoV

VR/360 creative producer
Moscow, Russia
Georgy Molodtsov
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
VR&360 Documentaries
Original independent production of 360 films and VR projects

VRability

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 Golden Prize 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

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"
VR/360 Commercial projects
Directing/producing/editing 360 projects
Miller Global Party (July, 2016)
(co-director, supervisor, editor 360)

2x2. Suspicious Owl. VR 360 (January, 2017)

(curator, editor, supervisor 360)
Yandex.Taxi: VR Cinema in Taxi (April, 2016)
(script, directing, supervisor, editor 360)
Samsung Launching People. BeFearless: Skydiving (April, 2017)
(director, editor 360)
Voice. Kids (April, 2017)
(consultant, co-director, supervisor 360)
Voice. Kids (April, 2017)
(consultant, co-director, supervisor 360)
Dream Ski (August 2016)
director, editor
2x2 Telecake for adults (June 2016)
co-director, supervisor
Gorky Park: Graduation Day 2016 (June 2016)
director, editor
Gorky Park: Park for Youth (June 2016)
director, editor
Educational&Mentoring Projects
Educational VR360 Film Labs, Master Classes, Presentations

VRFILMREVIEW.RU

Online catalogue and review of 360 films from around the world in English, including original articles on editing, producing and distributing VR360 content
Awards
Awards for work in the field of VR/360 projects
http://media-manager.ru
Russia's Media Manager of the Year Award'16
Award was given in special nomination of the Social Responsibility of the Media Business for Promotion of the virtual reality technologies in social and educational projects.
http://mixar2016.ru
MIXAR AWARDS'16
Award for contribution in development and promotion of VR technologies in Russia
http://festivalpora.org/
10th Annual Social Communcations Festival PORA! 2016
Golden Prize for the Best social campaign
Articles and Interviews
Interviews about VR/360 and film festivals

Conferences&Presentations
Berlinale – European Film Market,
Berlin, Germany
Meet the Docs - Interactive and VR Doc
February 12, 2017
Ingrid Kopp, Tribeca Film Institute/ Electric South
Michel Reilhac, Submarine
Georgy Molodtsov, VRability
Moderated by Amy Dotson, IFP



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




Moscow, Russia
Samsung Galaxy S8 Studio
Lecture on distribution, monetisation and film festivals for VR content
Moscow, Russia
Higher School of Economics - Media Conference
Round Table on use of VR/360 in journalism and media
Moscow, Russia
VGIK Stereoscopical Image Conference
Presentation of 360 3D cinematography based on "Lake Baikal" project

Professional Background
Documentary Industry, Commercial&Social Advertrising

Advertising and Social Cause campaigns
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)

Documentary Industry
Documentary Sections
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


Contacts:
gm@vrability.ru
gmolodtsov@gmail.com
+79262869828
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