Kiev’s international conference “Film business: challenges, features, opportunities”

MGAP organizes panel discussion: “Co-production as a profitable venture – reality or fiction?” as part the Conference.

Sergei Grachev, MGAP Managing Partner, acted as discussion moderator, gave a presentation on legal support in co-production.

Taking part in the discussion were: Peter la Terriere (Vice President of International Production, Universal Pictures International, London), Dr Martin Smith, (Special Adviser, Ingenious Media Investment Fund, UK), Rick McCallum, (film producer, USA), Michael Schlicht (CEO, Monumental Pictures, Russia), representatives of major international insurance broker AON and representatives of the Russian and Ukrainian producer community.

The panel discussion was the first event of its kind in Ukraine for professionals to discuss co-production legal matters and it attracted much interest. In 2012 MGAP took part in the conference as speakers, this year more actively it initiated and organized the discussion.