Dmitrii Frolov

Dmitri Alexeyevich Frolov (Russian: Дмитрий Алексеевич Фролов; born February 27, 1966 in Leningrad, Soviet Union) is a Russian film director in independent experimental cinema and a director of photography. He has won several film awards.

Dmitrii Frolov
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director Dmitri Frolov
Born
Дмитрий Алексеевич Фролов

(1966-02-27) February 27, 1966 (age 54)
Nationality Soviet Union
 Russia
OccupationFilm director, Director of photography, actor
Years active1981-present
AwardsTEFI
Websitehttp://www.dmitrfrolov.narod.ru

BiographyEdit

Dmitry Frolov was born in Leningrad in 1966. In 1990 he graduated from the University of Cinema and Television. From the beginning of the 80s he was shooting author's cinema. A screenwriter, director and cameraman of more than 30 short films that took part in several dozen domestic ones (Kinoshok in Anapa, Pure Dreams in St. Petersburg, CINE PHANTOM FEST in Moscow, etc.) and foreign festivals and the Biennale (in Rotterdam, Stuttgart, Madrid, Hamburg, Cologne, Dresden, Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, Helsinki, Tampere, Sydney, Mexico and others). Author of music videos for the group "Auktsion". The creator of the site about the Independent Cinema - a resource devoted to parallel, experimental, author's cinema, avant-garde. As an operator he co-operates with St. Petersburg film companies ("STV" and others). He worked as the senior operator of the TV channel "100TV"[1]

He is one of the leaders of russian movieavanguard in postperestroika age. He makes esthetic experiments connecting with return to dumb cinema on new level of film language.[2]

Laureate of the National Award "TEFI-2008" in the nomination "Operator of a TV film / series"[3]

FilmographyEdit

Director's worksEdit

FilmsEdit

  • 1987 - Dream
  • 1988 - The Way
  • 1988 - Metamorphosis
  • 1988 - Theater. Afterword
  • 1989 - Act
  • 1989 - Clownery
  • 1990 - Without words
  • 1990 - The Second Birth
     
    Dmitri Frolov in the film
  • 1991 - KARA
  • 1991 - Psycho Attack Over Soviets
  • 1991 - The Leaving
  • 1991 - Beekeeper
  • 1990-1993 - The Big Moon Nights
  • 1994 - Do not august, 1991
  • 1994 - Stairway to the sky
  • 1995 - Above the Lake (silent version)
  • 1995 - Underwater Guest
  • 1996 - Das Es
  • 1997 - Be Careful!
  • 1997 - Ten minutes of silence
  • 1998 - The Little Sotmaid
  • 1999 - Rumba
  • 2000 - Decease
  • 2001 - The Granny's Apocrypha
  • 2002 - Tango Nightingale
  • 2002 - The Two
  • 1991-2003 - Phantoms of white nights
  • 2004 - The daddy's meat
  • 2006 - Above the Lake (version with sound)
  • 2010 - Wellspring
  • 2010 - The Birth of Music
  • 2010 - Conversation
  • 2016 - The Lone
  • 2017 - Last Love
  • 2018 - Winter Will Not Be
  • 2019 - Moonlight People
 
DVD cover of a collection of movies by Dmitry Frolov.

Video ClipsEdit

CinematographerEdit

  • 1993 - The Battle of Leningrad (directed by N. Klyuchnikov)
  • 1994 - The life and adventures of 4 friends (directed by O. Yeryshev)
  • 1994-1995 - A series of documentary reports about Timur Novikov and the New Academy of Fine Arts (directed by L. Chibor)
  • 1995 - The acceptance of fate (directed by L. Chibor)
  • 1996 - Presence (directed by A.Kuklin)
  • 1996 - After 300 years (director G.Novikov)
  • 1998 - Courant (directed by A.Kuklin)
  • 1999 - Artist Gleb Bogomolov (director L. Chibor)
  • 2000 - How "Brother-2" was shot (director V.Nepevny, T. Ober)
  • 2000 - Nobody writes to the Colonel (video clip of the BI-2 group)
  • 2000 - The Wizard of our city (directed by R. Rachev)
  • 2000 - Ugar (directed by G.Novikov)
     
    Director experimental cinema Dmitri Frolov
  • 2001 - Dark Night (directed by O. Kovalov (samples)
  • 2001 - Daughter of Albion (directed by K.Kasatov)
  • 2001 - Fairy Tales (directed by B.Gorlov, K.Kasatov)
  • 2002 - Song (directed by L. Yunina)
  • 2002 - Mozart. Fantasy in the cafe (director G.Novikov)
  • 2003 - "Adjacent Rooms" (directed by K.Seliverstov)
  • 2003 - Kira (directed by V.Nepevny)
  • 2004 - Living in History (directed by G.Novikov)
  • 2004 - Children of corn (director M.Zheleznikov)
  • 2004 - Merry plumber (director V.Nepevny)
  • 2005 - Light in August (director G.Novikov)
  • 2005 - "School of Baba Yaga" (directed by A.Chikichev)
  • 2007 - "The color of time" (directed by K.Kasatov)
  • 2008 - "Children of the Siege" (directed by A.Chikichev)
  • 2008 - "Autograph of Time" (directed by A.Chikichev)
  • 2008 - "Hello, the land of heroes!" (Directed by A.Chikichev)
  • 2009 - "My contemporaries" (directed by A.Chikichev)
  • 2009 - "For Home Viewing" (directed by M.Zheleznikov)
  • 2010 - "Vasily Turkin. The book about the fighter "(directed by S. Lyalkin)
  • 2010 - "The Seasons" (directed by S. Lyalkin)
  • 2013 - "A Successful Visit" (directed by L. Galkin)
  • 2017 - "Unknown Leningrad Region" (directed by S. Lyalkin)
  • TV: 1996-1999 - series of programs "Line of Cinema" (ORT-1 channel) (prize of the festival "White pillars" in 1999)
 
Cover of DVD to Dmitry Frolov's films "Dream" and "Way"

ActorEdit

  • 1983 - Borodino Battle - Adjutant of Kutuzov, Bagration
  • 1987 - Dream - a character, a mime
  • 1988 - The Way - 1st Comrade
  • 1988 - Metamorphosis - Figure
  • 1989 - Clownery - Daniil Harms
  • 1993 - The Bigmoon Nights - A Man with an Accordion
  • 1993 - Shatanger Aylok - Unutor Flor
  • 2002 - Tango Nightingale - The Male

AwardsEdit

  • 1999 - Special Jury Diploma for the film "Psycho Attack Over Soviets" Festival festival of Nations, Austria [4]
  • 2000 — Festival Diploma for the film "The Leaving" at the festival of Nations in Austria[5]
  • 2005 - Special prize "Through the thorns to the stars" for the film "Clownery" at the International Festival of Independent Cinema, St. Petersburg [6]
  • 2006 - "TEFI" "For innovation and creative search" of the program "Itozha", TV channel "STO"
  • 2008 - "Golden Pen 2007" in the nomination "journalism" for the documentary series "Children of the Blockade", the TV channel "100 TV"[7]
  • 2008 - National Award "TEFI" "The Best Operator of a TV documentary / TV series" for the film "The Children of the Blockade", the TV channel "100TV"[8]
  • 2011 - "TEFI 2010" for the project "Reading Chekhov" in the nomination "Television and Life: Special Project"[9]
  • 2019 — Best Trailer (gold) and Best experimental film (silver) for "Last Love " at 12 Months Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, January 2019[10]
  • 2019 — For the film "Last Love" DMOFF AWARD-Official Selection March 2019, JURY AWARD[11]; TOP 10 weeks (2nd place) of week 9 of 2019; TOP 10 weeks (4th place) of week 10 of 2019; TOP 10 weeks (3rd place) of week 12 of 2019; TOP 10 weeks (3rd place) of week 13 of 2019; TOP 10 weeks (5th place) of week 14 and 15 of 2019 [12]
  • 2019 - for the Best Short Experimental Film "Above the Lake". Light and future international film festival, Houston, USA, March 2019[13]
  • 2019 - London international film award for the film "Last love" - LIMPA, May 2019, United Kingdom-semi-finalist[14]
  • 2019 - the film "Last Love", Galata Frame International Film Festival, may 2019; finalist [15]
  • 2019 - for the film "The Birth of Music" DMOFF AWARD-Official Selection June 2019, TOP 10 weeks (5th place) 22nd week 2019, TOP 10 weeks (5th place) 23rd week 2019, TOP 10 weeks (6th place) 24th week 2019[16]
  • 2019 - Best Soundtrack for the film "Last Love", international film festival in Buenos Aires, June 2019 [17][18]
  • 2019 - International Film Festival in Buenos Aires, the film "Last Love" semi-finalist, June 2019 [19]
  • 2019 - International Film Festival in Buenos Aires, The Best Poster for the film "Moonlight People", September 2019[20]
  • 2019 - Lisbon film Rendezvous, film "Moonlight People" - finalist, October 2019
  • 2019 — Istanbul international Experimental film Festival, the film "Moonlight People" - finalist, November 2019
  • 2019 — for the film "Above the Lake" DMOFF AWARDS - Official Selection of October 2019; TOP 10 weeks (5th place) 40th week 2019; TOP 10 weeks (5th place) 41st week 2019; TOP 10 weeks (5th place) 42nd week 2019; TOP 10 weeks (6th place) 43rd week 2019; TOP 10 weeks (8th place) 44th week 2019; TOP 10 weeks (7th place) 45th week 2019; TOP 10 weeks (3rd PLACE) 46th Week 2019[21]
  • 2019 — Istanbul international Experimental film Festival, "Moonlight People" - Best Fresh Air Award, November 2019
  • 2019 — Einstein Buddha international film Festival, Rishikesh, India, for the film "The Birth of Music" - Best Screenplay Award, November 2019
  • 2019 — AltFF Alternative Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, December 9, 2019, "Moonlight People" - Semi-Finalist[22]
  • 2019 — Best experimental film for "Moonlight People " at 12 Months Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, November 2019[23]
  • 2019 — "Above the Lake" - WINNER, Festival Internacional de Cine Silente, Mexico, December, 2019
  • 2019 — "Last Love", Short Cinefest, December, 2019, AWARD: Best Experiment Film[24]
  • 2019 — for the film "The Granny's Apocrypha" DMOFF AWARD - Official Selection December 2019, TOP 10 of Week (10th Rank) of 50th Week of 2019, TOP 10 of Week (8th Rank) of 51st Week of 2019, TOP 10 of Week (3rd Rank) of 52nd Week of 2019[25]
  • 2019 — Award Winner (BEST CONCEPT AWARD) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival 2019 (film "The Birth of Music"), december, 2019[26]
  • 2020 — for the film "Wellspring" DMOFF AWARD-official selection January 2020, TOP 10 of the week (5th place) of the 5th week of 2020; TOP 10 of Week (2nd Rank) of 6th Week of 2020; TOP 10 of Week (5th Rank) of 8th Week of 2020[27]
  • 2020 — for the film "Last Love", Love Film festival, Barcelona, Spain, February 2020, AWARD: Best experimental film[28]
  • 2020 — for the film "Last Love", Rome Independent Prisma Awards, Rome, Italy, March, 2020, Semi-Finalist[29], Finalist[30]NOMINATION[31]
  • 2020 — for the film "Last Love", AltFF Alternative Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, March, 2020, Semi-Finalist
  • 2020 — for the film "Last Love", Europa Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain, March, 2020, SPECIAL MENTION[32]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ on art-house
  2. ^ International Film Festival Rotterdam
  3. ^ TEFI-2008
  4. ^ / IMDb
  5. ^ / IMDb
  6. ^ Inoye KINO
  7. ^ KINO Sovet Union
  8. ^ TEFI-2008
  9. ^ TEFI-2010
  10. ^ / IMDb
  11. ^ DMOFF prize Page
  12. ^ festival film Page
  13. ^ winners Page
  14. ^ London International Motion Pictures Awards-LIMPA
  15. ^ "Galata Frame International Film Festival". Archived from the original on 2019-07-17. Retrieved 2019-11-24.
  16. ^ DMOFF festival film Page
  17. ^ official page of the festival in Facebook
  18. ^ Information portal on higher and additional education in Russia ACADEMICA.RU
  19. ^ Official Facebook Page
  20. ^ Official Facebook Page
  21. ^ festival film Page
  22. ^ winners
  23. ^ 12mff WINNERS
  24. ^ Shortcinefest
  25. ^ festival film Page
  26. ^ festival website
  27. ^ page of the film Wellspring at the festival
  28. ^ Love Film Festival
  29. ^ Semi-finalists page
  30. ^ Finalists page
  31. ^ Certificate of nomination
  32. ^ Festival Facebook

External linksEdit

 
Poster creative meeting with Dmitry Frolov and show the film "Clownery" in April 1991