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.
Georgy Molodtsov is specialising in both production of 360/VR content as well as organising Cinematic VR events as a part of film festivals with simultaneous showcase of 360 content. He is the co-founder of VRability social good project. In 2017 together with colleagues Georgy organised non-commercial initiative "Russian VR Seasons" in order to promote best of Russian 360/VR works domestically and internationally. As a festival manager Georgy organised/programmed over a dozen of VR film screenings and and events in 2016-17, including VR Sci Fest in Sweden, VR program of the 39th Moscow International Film Festival, first Russian VR festival – EMC VR Film Festival and VR Laband many other events. Currently works as independent producer on project connected with distribution of VR360 content, development, production and post production of 360 content, festival programmer and VR screenings events organiser as well as consultant for advertising agencies and production companies on 360 productions.
VR Film Festivals
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 VR Scientific Festival – Sweden'17
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. Best Full Dome film – Baikal International Film Festival'17 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 Haifa IFF Vr City program 2017 Photo scenes from the project - part of "Google Expeditions"
Award for contribution in development and promotion of VR technologies in Russia
10th Annual Social Communcations Festival PORA! 2016
Golden Prize for the Best social campaign
Printed Interviews about VR/360 and film festivals
MEDIUM Web blog with the information about VR Film Festival, most interesting VR films and industry news.
Go to the web site
31.01.2018 The 20th Exhibition and Forum CSTB.TELECOM&MEDIA'2018 (Moscow, Russia)
January, 31, 2018 NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND TRENDS OF MEDIA INDUSTRY FUTURE: VIDEO IN 360° FORMAT AND VR DISCUSSION MODERATORS: EVGENIY BORISOV, CEO VORTEX. PICTURES EKATERINA FILATOVA, Head of Association of augmented and virtual reality AVRA Supported by Association of augmented and virtual reality AVRA Topics for discussion:
VR-technologies in world film industry
Broadcasting of sport events in 360° format
How media companies see VR application in media industry
How VR transforms consumption of kid's content today Web-site: www.cstb.ru
31.01.2018 Radio "Mayak" discussion on VR/360 in Cinema (Russia)
Discussion about VR Cinema as a part of the program "Physics and Lyrics". VR-technologies are becoming more common, many users are usually frightened of mysterious terms. What is VR-cinema, what is it different from the familiar 3D? How close is it to the theater? Is it suitable for documentary? The answer was kept by Georgy Molodtsov - director, producer, curator of the project "Russian VR Seasons". You can watch/listen the discussion in Russian here - https://radiomayak.ru/videos/video/id/1756106/
23.12.2017 "Echo Moskvy - Yekaterinburg" Radio program about VR Cinema (Yekaterinburg, Russia)
08-12.11.2017 New British Film Festival Talks: master classes of Darren Emerson and Liz Rozental (Moscow, Russia)
Moderation of the Maser classes with the VR director Darren Emerson and Head of "Power to the pixel" company and programmer of Venice VR Liz Rozental at the Moscow Film School within the New British Film Festival. Web site: http://www.ukfilms.ru/en/2017/talks
21.09.2017 VR Discussion at KINOEXPO 2017 (St. Petersburg, Russia)
VR as a tool of entertainment industry – topic of the discussion for the visitors and exhibitors of the 20th KINOEXPO Forum
Showreel of commercial advertising directed in 2010-2018 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