Periodically the world POPs up information about the fact that some foreign students got the rights to adapt another story of the great master of horror Stephen king. But as it turned out, the Russian novice filmmakers also acquired in the same way the film rights to the famous writer, and it happened more than once.
Even when the Soviet Union was released animated film for 10 minutes under the title “Battle”, created by Director Mikhail Titov in 1986, the story of the king’s “battlefield”.
According to the program Director of the film festival “Dollar Baby Russia” Andrei Popov, king has repeatedly concluded contracts for the sale of rights for $1 to adapt his short works in the cinema of short films for students and schoolchildren from Russia and filmmakers-fans.
And since these works are not intended for commercial use, they cannot be recorded on DVD for sale or broadcast on television, it’s spelled out in the executed agreement, the Krasnodar annually (for 5 years) in October held a special festival to show these films. This is the only way to show the audience the tapes on the big screen.
Currently created 3 Russian “Dollar Baby” film, which is officially certified by the contract “Dollar Dеa”. This is a short film: “the Beach” directed by Marina Ivanova, “Derailed,” directed by Anna Shapiro, “Suffer the little children,” directed Sledge Domogarova Jr. Also signed 2 dollar deals with students of Ufa, Novorossiysk, however, these projects have not yet been implemented.
In total, the project “Dollar Baby” filmmakers from 20 countries filmed over 200 films in the short form.
The next festival “Dollar Baby Russia” will be held in October next year and will be shown Krasnodar cinema “Monitor”.