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Selyanov, Sergei

Born: 1955 (Olonets, Karelia province, Russia)
Producer, director, scriptwriter, General Director of the TV chain CTB, Sergei Selyanov was born in Olonez (in Karelia) in 1955. From 1975 to 1978 he studied at the Polytechnic Institute of Toula where he was a director of Amateur Cinema Studio. In 1980 he obtained the diploma of the Faculty of Scenario at the VGIK (National Institute of Cinematography) in the class of Nikolay A. Figurovski and in 1989 the Diploma of the Higher Courses of Scriptwriting and Set-Design (class of Rolan Bykov). In 1992 he created the TV chain CTB. He produced more than forty fiction films, documents and TV series. He produced programs "Lizedei/Zheleznye Babki" (ORT, 1996), "Hundred Years of Russian Cinema" (ORT, 1996), "Linia kino" (ORT, 1996-1999). He is the founder and director of the distribution company "Nache kino". The professional newspaper named Sergei Selyanov the Best Russian Producer in 2003, and his name is the sign of quality in field of the film production.

Filmography:

  • Zhmurki, 2006; (post-production)
  • Mongol, 2005; (post-production)
  • Raj na zemle, 2005; (pre-production)
  • Peregon, 2006; (producer)
  • Poslednij poezd so stancii roppongi, 2005; (producer)
  • Contact, 2005; (producer)
  • Nochnoj prodavets, 2005; (producer)
  • Mama Don't Cry 2/ Mama, ne goryuj 2, 2004; (producer)
  • Alesha Popovitch i Tugarin Zmey, 2004; (producer)
  • Fifty-Fifty/ Shiza, 2004;
  • 25 Degrees in Winter/ 25 degres en hiver, 2004;
  • God, The, 2003;
  • Giant/ Velikan, 2003;
  • Little Longnose/ Karlik nos, 2003;
  • Kostroma, 2002;
  • Bear's Kiss, 2002; (co-producer)
  • Tycoon/ Oligarkh, 2002;
  • Killed by Lightning/ Ubitye molniey, 2002;
  • The Cuckoo/ Kukushka, 2002;
  • War/ Vojna, 2002;
  • April/ Aprel', 2002;
  • The Tale of Fedot, the Shooter/ Skaz pro Fedota-streltsa, 2002;
  • Two Drivers/ Yekhali dva shofyora, 2002;
  • Sisters/ Syostry, 2001;
  • Adventureds in teh Emerald City: Princess Ozma/ Priklyucheniya v izumrudnom gorode: Printsessa Ozma, 2000; TV, (general producer)
  • The Brother 2/ Brat 2, 2000;
  • Adventures in the Emerald City/ Priklyucheniya v izumrudnom gorode: Serebryanyye tufel'ki , 1999, TV,
  • Checkpoint/ Blokpost, 1998;
  • Mama, ne goryuj, 1998;
  • Silver Heads/ Serebryanye golovy, 1998;
  • Peculiarities of the National Fishing/ Osobennosti natsionalnoj rybalki , 1998;
  • Of Freaks and Men/ Pro urodov i lyudej, 1998;
  • Sergei Eisenstein: Mexican Fantasy/ Sergei Eisenstein. Meksikanskaya fantasiya, 1998;
  • The Brother/ Brat, 1997;
  • Operation Happy New Year/ Operatsiya 'S novym godom', 1996, TV,
  • The Arrival of a Train/ Pribytiye poyezda, 1995, segment "Trofim", (also screenwriter)
  • Secrets Shared with a Stranger/ Ispoved neznakomtsu, 1994; (executive producer)
  • Not Yet a Time for Sorrow/ Vremya pechali yeshchyo ne prishlo, 1994; (also director and screenwriter)
  • The Castle/ Zamok, 1994; (screenwriter only)
  • Whit Monday/ Dukhov den' , 1990; (director and screenwriter only)
  • Saint's Day/ Den angela, 1988; (director only)