Four Ukrainian short films became available for free viewing online: “Vanya” by Oksana Artemenko “Not less than 50 kg” by Marina Artemenko, “Journey” by Yevgenia Kirakosyan and “Yin, and what to do with it ” by Miroslava Khoroshun.
“Vanya” is a ten-minute social drama, the debut short film by Oksana Artemenko. This is a story about the strict and sometimes cruel rules of life in society, the model of which in the tape is an orphanage and children who live in it.
Vanya is an orphan. He has an alarm clock. He believes that when his mother comes, she will recognize him by them. But the children from the orphanage decide to play an evil joke on Vanya.
The film was written by Oksana Artemenko and Ivan Timchenko, who is the operator of the tape, and the film’s producer is Olga Zhurzhenko. Starring: Nikita Ivchenko, Anna Alexandrova, Timothy Antropov.
Work on the film was completed in 2012, after which the film toured many festivals and received a dozen and a half awards. The total budget of the feed is 308,000 UAH.
Not less than 50 kg
“Not less than 50 kg” — a twelve-minute film by Ukrainian Director Marina Artemenko, which touches on the serious problem of excess weight for a significant part of the female half of humanity. The film was shown at more than 80 film festivals in Ukraine and around the world.
The heroine of the picture decides to rebel against the prevailing stereotypes in society. And she begins to struggle with her weight in a very different way than you might think — she begins to gain pounds strenuously…
Marina Artemenko is the Director and screenwriter of the film “Not less than 50 kg”, which has also become available for viewing and is included in this selection of “new short films online”. Starring: Victoria Kulik, Valery Astakhov, Irina Rozhdestvenskaya, Lesya Lipchuk, Yaroslav Gerus, Ruslan Nikonenko, Nina Radkevich, Sergey Besedin.
The film was created by the film company “Директорія кіно”. The total budget of the film is 1.3 million UAH.
“Journey” is a seven-part animated philosophical drama by Yevgenia Kirakosyan that tells the story of a little girl.
The heroine begins her incredible journey into the world of the artist’s imagination, getting into difficult situations and overcoming various obstacles, trying to find a lost value-a part of herself.
The short animated film was produced by “Інсайт Медіа”. The Director of photography, script writer and art Director is Yevgenia Kirakosyan. the Director of photography is Andrey Suyarko. The film is produced by Alla Ovsyannikova and Vladimir Filippov.
In 2017, the film took part in the international film festival REX Animation Festival in Stockholm in Sweden, the international film festival “Відкрита ніч”–2017, the XIV international festival of animated films “Крок–2017: У рідній гавані” and others.
Yin, and what to do with it
This selection of “new short films online” also includes a сomedy melodrama directed by Miroslava Khoroshun “Yin, and what to do with it” about finding yourself and restoring the balance between work and family. The duration of the film is 29 minutes.
The husband of the circus Director, a tough “self-made” lady and a ruthless Manager, falls ill with a strange disease-it looks like a coma, but the tears flow. The doctor’s prescription shocks the emancipated lady: in order to save a man, she must regain her femininity.
The film is written by Anna Kostyleva, and produced by Maxim Serdyuk (“Ноосфера Філмз”). Starring: Natalia Lukeicheva, Andrew Motrenko, Alice Guryev, Aleksey Tritenko, Andrei Sereda. The total budget of the picture is 1.5 million UAH.
In 2014, the film took part in the following festivals: Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival in Germany, International Film and Television Festival “Golden Eye” in Georgia and Short Film Corner of Festival de Cannes in France.