Timur Bekmambetov starts a project on the quarantine

Stories of people experiencing the most large-scale quarantine in the history of the pandemic coronavirus, filmed – in the truest sense of the word. New project Studio “Bazelevs” Timur Bekmambetov will show the world during a pandemic, isolation and forced through the screens of smartphones and laptops – in the format of Screenlife, and ideas for it will collect through the competition.

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the film Almanac about the quarantine of the people’s will to participate can anyone who were in the forced confinement of the house – from industry professionals to ordinary people. The main thing – it’s an interesting story about life in quarantine, told through screen gadgets based on real events or inspired by long hours spent in a confined space. Send it to the contest in any form, from text and video to a professional script in Russian or English on the project website. There are available tutorials and software to make movies with Screenlife, being under quarantine.

“History of quarantine” will consist of separate short films, the geography of the project – international – because the quarantine was put in the same conditions of people from different parts of the world.

“About half the population of the globe was now at home in isolation. Our contest is an opportunity to make a movie not only for the industry professionals who were out of work, but for ordinary people who now spend all their time with gadgets. Is it a global folk epic about the unique time in which we find ourselves, and Screenlife is the only way to talk about it”, – says Director Timur Bekmambetov.

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“We now all live in a little movie,” says co-producer of the project Maria Zatulovskaya. “All major events in our life have moved to instant messaging, video calls, email”s – and if you make a movie about the quarantine, we focus, rather, on the screen of our smartphone or laptop.”

to Film history will begin immediately technology Screenlife reduce production time to a minimum, thereby making the “History of quarantine” is a story about living in isolation live. The best stories will be published every week. The project will run until the end of the quarantine and self-isolation.