The first festival of the television series «Pilot» was launched in Ivanovo region

© Photo : press service of the Ivanovo region government, the Opening of the first festival series Pilot in the Ivanovo regionThe first festival of the television series «Pilot» was launched in Ivanovo region© Photo : press service of the government of Ivanovo region

. The first festival of the television series «Pilot» was opened in Ivanovo region, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the regional government.

The peculiarity of the festival «Pilot» that the jury will evaluate the paintings, which have not yet been released. The start of the festival gave the General producer of the festival Svetlana Kicking and Advisor to the President of Russia on culture, member of the Board of Trustees of the festival Vladimir Tolstoy. Opening ceremony with participation of stars of Russian cinema and well-known figures of television and film production took place in Ivanovo on Wednesday, said the spokesman.

As noted at the ceremony, Svetlana Kicking, TV series — the fast-paced format of today’s television. Such forum is held for the first time, and organizers are looking for a form for this festival that he liked the audience and the guests.

At the opening of the festival the audience saw the pilot episode of the series «Transfiguration». All in all, the competition program of the «Pilot» includes 20 paintings. The jury will define winners in nominations «the Best script of the pilot of the television series», «Best actress» «Best actor» «Best Director» and «Best producer of the pilot TV series». «Best pilot of the television series» by voting will determine an audience. The festival will be held master-classes, presentations, lectures, discussions, organized the program «Series on the square».

The festival was organized by the Foundation «Russian television Academy», Association of producers of film and television, as well as the government of the Ivanovo region. The President of the festival «Pilot» is a film Director, screenwriter and producer Valery Todorovsky, Director of the festival, member of the Russian television Academy, the television producer Eteri levieva.