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Leonid Rozhetskin

Leonid Rozhetskin was born August 4th, 1966 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin is an international financier and lawyer credited with bringing significant financial and legal advances to modern Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin currently co-owns L+E Productions, a movie production company in Los Angeles, California.

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2008 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES JURY MEMBERS Park City, UT—The 2008 Sundance Film Festival announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the Festival, which runs January 17-27, 2008 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The juries collectively are comprised of twenty-four individuals from the global film community, each of whom brings unique perspective and range of experience. Award-winning directors, screenwriters, actors and cinematographers in the Competition categories will be announced on the evening of January 26 at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony at the Park City Racquet Club.

The six juries for the 2008 Sundance Film Festival are:

Dramatic Competition: Marcia Gay Harden, Mary Harron, Diego Luna, Sandra Oh and Quentin Tarantino; Documentary Competition: Michelle Byrd, Heidi Ewing, Eugene Jarecki, Steven Okazaki and Annie Sundberg; World Dramatic Competition: Shunji Iwai (Japan), Lucrecia Martel (Argentina) and Jan Schuette (Germany); World Documentary Competition: Amir Bar-Lev (US), Leena Pasanen (Finland/Denmark) and Ilda Santiago (Brazil); American and International Shorts: Jon Bloom, Melonie Diaz and Jason Reitman; and The Alfred P. Sloan Prize: Alan Alda, Michael Polish, Evan Schwartz, Benedict Schwegler and John Underkoffler

A press conference for the 2008 Sundance Film Festival Juries will be held on Friday, January 18 at 1:00 p.m. at the Press Conference Pavilion at the Yarrow Hotel in Park City.

“This year’s jurors are nothing less than visionaries whose creativity, passion and commitment embody the Festival itself, ” said Geoffrey Gilmore, Director, Sundance Film Festival. “While we look to them to help bring new talent to light, many jurors have a personal connection to Sundance; for many, much of their earliest work was shown at the Festival or developed through our artistic development programs.”

The competitive categories of the Sundance Film Festival have introduced audiences to some of the most intriguing independent films and filmmakers of the past 24 years. At the 2008 Festival, Grand Jury Prizes will be awarded to one U.S. dramatic film and one U.S. documentary film screening in competition. International films screening in competition are eligible for World Cinema Jury Prizes. In addition to the top jury prizes, for the first time this year, World Cinema Competition films are eligible to receive the same range of awards presented to U.S. films screening in competition, including: Directing Awards, Excellence in Cinematography Awards, and Documentary Editing Awards. The Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award will be presented to a U.S. film by the Dramatic Competition Jury, with the World Cinema Dramatic Competition Jury presenting the World Cinema Screenwriting Award.

The Short Film Jury will present the Jury Prizes in Short Filmmaking to U.S. and international filmmakers as well as Honorable Mentions. Additionally, The Alfred P. Sloan Prize will be presented by its jury to acknowledge an outstanding film for the quality of its thematic presentation of science and technology. All films in Competition are eligible for the Dramatic and Documentary Audience Awards.

Dramatic Competition Jury Members:

Marcia Gay Harden – One of film, theatre and television’s uniquely original talents, Marcia Gay Harden won the Academy Award in 2001 for her portrayal of Lee Krasner in Pollock. Harden attended the Sundance Institute Directors Lab in 1991 as an actor on Alison Maclean’s project CRUSH, which went on to screen at the Sundance Film Festival in 1993. Three years later, Harden appeared in CARE OF THE SPITFIRE GRILL, directed by Lee David Zlotoff and winner of the Festival’s Audience Award. In 2007 Harden appeared to wide acclaim in INTO THE WILD, directed by Sean Penn. This year Harden stars in HOME opposite her real-life daughter, Eulala Grace Scheel.

Mary Harron – Mary Harron made her debut as a feature-film writer and director in 1996 with I SHOT ANDY WARHOL. For her performance in the film, Lili Taylor received a Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Harron returned to the Festival in 2000 with AMERICAN PSYCHO, which she adapted from Brett Easton Ellis’s notorious bestseller. For her work on this film, she was nominated for “Director of the Year” by the London Film Critics Circle. Harron served as executive producer on directors’ Sam Green and Bill Siegel’s THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2003. Her most recent film was THE NOTORIOUS BETTIE PAGE for Picturehouse/ HBO Films and Killer Films.

Diego Luna – The 2002 Sundance Film Festival introduced Diego Luna to worldwide audiences with his starring role in the award-winning Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN, in which he starred alongside life-long friend Gael Garcia Bernal for director Alfonso Cuaron. In 2006, Luna appeared at the Festival in Carlos Balado’s film SOLO DIOS SABE and returned again in 2007 with THE NIGHT BUFFALO (EL BUFALO DE LA NOCHE), directed by Jorge Hernandez Aldana Luna recently made his directorial debut this year with J.C. CHAVEZ, a documentary about the life of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez .

Sandra Oh – Best known to film audiences for her break-out performance role in the feature film SIDEWAYS, Sandra Oh has received a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actor’s Guild Award and two Emmy Award nominations for her role as ‘Dr. Cristina Yang’ on the hit ABC series “Grey’s Anatomy.” Oh’s additional feature film credits include THE NIGHT LISTENER, FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION, THREE NEEDLES and THE RED VIOLIN. The versatile actress recently completed a sold-out run of the world premiere of “Satellites” at New York’s Public Theater.

Quentin Tarantino – The Academy Award-winning Quentin Tarantino has a long and illustrious relationship with the Sundance Institute, dating back to 1991 when he brought his film RESERVOIR DOGS to the Sundance Institute Directors Lab. The film went on to play to wide acclaim at the 1992 Sundance Film Festival. PULP FICTION, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, and for which Tarantino received an Academy Award for Best Screenplay, is part of the official Sundance Collection at UCLA. On January 20, Tarantino will be honored at the Festival with the 2008 Ray-Ban Visionary Award, presented by Ray-Ban and The Creative Coalition.

Documentary Competition Jury Members:

Michelle Byrd – Since 1997, Michelle Byrd has been the Executive Director of IFP, the largest membership organization in the United States dedicated to independent film. Byrd has been selected for Variety’s annual “Indie Impact List: 50 Who Made a Difference” and The Hollywood Reporter’s “Women in Entertainment Power 100.” She is a Mayoral appointee to the NYC Latin Media & Entertainment Commission and the Mayor’s Diversity Task Force.

Heidi Ewing – As a co-owner of the New York-based production company, Loki Films, Heidi Ewing has taken on a wide range of subjects that includes the inner workings of Scientology, ritualistic body modification in Sri Lanka and the labyrinth that is the criminal justice system in the Bronx. Her film DISSIDENT (2003) is about the struggle of Havana-based Nobel Peace Prize nominee Oswaldo Paya. She and her directing partner Rachel Grady, co-directed the documentary THE BOYS OF BARAKA, released by ThinkFilm in 2005. She and Grady are currently working with several other directors on adapting the bestselling book Freakonomics for the big screen.

Eugene Jarecki – Director Eugene Jarecki has been associated with the Sundance Film Festival for the past 15 years. His most recent film, WHY WE FIGHT, for which Jarecki was a Sundance Documentary Fund grantee, was awarded the Festival’s Documentary Grand Jury Prize in 2005 and went on to win the 2006 Peabody Award. Jarecki’s prior film, THE TRIALS OF HENRY KISSINGER, won the 2002 Amnesty International Award and was released theatrically in the U.S. and internationally to critical acclaim. His first short film, SEASON OF THE LIFTERBEES, premiered at Sundance in 1993. Jarecki is currently at work on The American Way of War, a nonfiction book slated for 2008 publication by Simon & Schuster/Free Press.

Steven Okazaki – A three-time Academy Award nominee and an Oscar winner in 1991 for DAYS OF WAITING, director Steven Okazaki looks at troubling social issues and the lives of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary historical events. His 20-year relationship with the Sundance Film Festival spans from his 1987 romantic comedy, LIVING ON TOKYO TIME ,to last year’s WHITE LIGHT/BLACK RAIN, a powerful look at the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Okazaki has produced some of television’s groundbreaking documentaries including Unfinished Business (1985) and Troubled Paradise (1992) for PBS and Black Tar Heroin (1999), Rehab (2004) and The Mushroom Club (2005) for HBO Documentary Films.

Annie Sundberg – A two-time Sundance Documentary Fund grantee, Annie Sundberg co-directed and co-produced with Ricki Stern last year’s THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK, a documentary that exposes the genocide raging in Darfur as seen through the eyes of a former U.S. marine. In 2006 Sundberg and co-director Stern brought to the Festival THE TRIALS OF DARRYL HUNT, the culmination of ten years of research and filming in the racially charged case of a wrongly accused man. Sundberg also produced the independent feature TULLY (2000) and the documentaries In My Corner (1998) for PBS/POV and One Survivor Remembers (1995), a co-production of HBO and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, which received both an Academy Award and Emmy Award in 1996.

World Cinema Dramatic Competition Jury Members:

Shunji Iwai – Renowned for his innovative storytelling and distinctive visual style, Shunji Iwai is a film director, video artist and writer. For his film SWALLOWTAIL BUTTERFLY (1996), Iwai teamed with Takeshi Kobayashi, producer of the popular rock group, Mr. Children. In 1998, he released his interactive novel All About Lily Chou-Chou online as an experiment in BBS style participation. Three years later he adapted the novel into an award-winning film. His short film HANNA & ALICE was first released in 2003 online, and then as a feature film the following year. Iwai recently directed FILMFUL LIFE 2006, the story of renowned director Kon Ichikawa.

Lucrecia Martel – Widely acclaimed by the Argentine press for her documentaries and children’s programs with a dark sense of humor, Lucrecia Martel has become well known in the international film arena. In 1999 Lucrecia Martel was awarded the Sundance/NHK Filmmakers Award for her first feature-film script for LA CIÉNAGA (THE SWAMP). The award, supporting new visionary artists in international cinema, was one of many for Martel and her intimate portrayal of a self-pitying Argentine bourgeois family. Among her short films is REY MUERTO (DEAD KING) (1995). LA NIÑA SANTA, produced by Lita Stantic, was screened in Official Competition at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.

Jan Schuette – The unique vision of director Jan Schuette has garnered him numerous awards including the Premio Cinecritica and the Prix François Truffaut. Schuette made his auspicious feature-film debut in 1987 with DRACHENFUTTER (DRAGONFOOD), the story of a Pakistani immigrant struggling to survive in a multicultural German neighborhood. Schuette went on to make WINCKELMANN’S TRAVELS (which premiered at the 1990 Venice Film Festival), BYE BYE AMERICA (which premiered at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival), FAT WORLD (1998), and THE FAREWELL (2000). His latest feature, LOVE COMES LATELY, premiered at Toronto in 2007.

World Cinema Documentary Competition Jury Members:

Amir Bar-Lev – FIGHTER, Amir Bar-Lev’s directorial debut, won Best Documentary at the Newport and Galway Film Festivals, Audience Choice at the Hamptons Film Festival, and Jury Citation at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. It was released theatrically in Fall of 2001. His second film, MY KID COULD PAINT THAT, premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and was released internationally last fall . Bar-Lev has also taught documentary at NYU, produced and executive produced shows for Sundance Channel, VH1, MTV, Spike!, and TWC as well as directed numerous award-winning short films.

Leena Pasanen – As Director of European Documentary Network, EDN, Leena Pasanen is well known to professionals working in documentary film and television. Pasanen started her career at the Finnish News Agency as a reporter and a political commentator. She later joined YLE, Finnish Broadcasting Company, where she held a myriad roles including Head of Documentaries for YLE TV1. Before moving to EDN in 2005, Pasanen was Head of Programs for YLE Teema, a channel focused on culture, science and education. She has been a regular expert, tutor and lecturer for several training programs, including Discovery Campus and EURODOC.

Ilda Santiago – Ilda Santiago is the Executive Director and Head of Programming of Festival do Rio, Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, one of the main cinema events in Latin America. She is one of the founders and is in charge of the international area of Estação Group, the main art house circuit and distributor in Brazil, with more than 300 titles released over the years.

U.S. AND INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION

The Short Film Jury will award prizes based on outstanding achievement and merit in short filmmaking to one U.S. and one international short film playing at the Festival. The short film prizes are presented by Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Short Film Competition Jury Members:

Jon Bloom – With almost four decades in the motion picture industry, Jon Bloom is an Oscar- and Emmy-nominated filmmaker with broad experience as a director, producer, writer, cinematographer and editor. An officer and three-term Governor at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Bloom also is Chair of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch. Additionally, he has created and produced several times for the Academy its annual theatrical trailer promoting the Oscar telecast and created many special montages and tributes for the Academy Awards ceremony, as well as for the Emmys, SAG Awards and other event telecasts.

Melonie Diaz – Actress Melonie Diaz can be seen in four films at the Sundance Film Festival this year: Michel Gondry’s BE KIND REWIND with co-stars Jack Black and Mos Def, Neil Abramson’s AMERICAN SON opposite Nick Cannon, Brett Simon’s ASSASSINATION OF A HIGH SCHOOL PRESIDENT and the comedy HAMLET 2 directed by Andrew Fleming and starring Katherine Keener and Steve Coogan. Past performances include Peter Sollett’s RAISING VICTOR VARGAS, which screened at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and Ditto Montiel’s A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS, which screened at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.

Jason Reitman – Known for his keen, pitch-perfect satirical commentaries on our society, director Jason Reitman has established himself as an original, smart and funny storyteller. Reitman has had three short films screen at the Sundance Film Festival: GULP, IN GOD WE TRUST and OPERATION. He made his feature film directing debut with the 2006 hit THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, based on the acclaimed novel by Christopher Buckley, which played at Sundance in 2006. It went on to earn an Independent Spirit Award for best screenplay. In 2006, Reitman was named best debut director by the National Board of Review and U.S. Comedy Arts. His most recent feature film, JUNO, debuted at the 2007 Telluride Film Festival.

ALFRED P. SLOAN PRIZE

Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize

Provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, this prize is presented to the writer and director of an outstanding feature film focusing on science or technology as a theme, or depicting a scientist, engineer, or mathematician as a major character.

Alfred P. Sloan Prize Jury Members:

Alan Alda – Five-time Emmy Award winner, six-time Golden Globe winner, Academy Award nominee and best-selling author Alan Alda returns to the Sundance Film Festival in this year’s DIMINISHED CAPACITY, directed by Terry Kinney. He appeared in last year’s Sundance Film Festival in Rod Lurie’s RESURECTING THE CHAMP. In addition to the 11 years he spent on the television series M*A*S*H, Alda also starred in ABC’s The West Wing. He has acted in, written, and directed many feature films and played vital parts in such diverse works as Woody Allen’s CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS (1989) and Martin Scorsese’s THE AVIATOR (2004). An accomplished stage veteran, Alda was nominated for Tony Awards for lead roles in the musical The Apple Tree and the play Jake’s Women. Other plays include QED, Only in America, Fair Game for Lovers and The Owl and the Pussycat.

Michael Polish – Michael Polish made his feature film debut at 1999 Sundance Film Festival with TWIN FALLS IDAHO, which he directed, co-wrote and starred in with twin brother Mark Polish. JACKPOT, the brothers’ second feature film, won the 2001 Independent Spirit Award. Premiering at Sundance in 2003, NORTHFORK, starring James Woods, Daryl Hannah and Nick Nolte, garnered rave reviews. Recounting their artistic rite of passage for aspiring moviemakers everywhere, the Polish brothers wrote The Declaration of Independent Filmmaking, recently published by Harcourt.

Evan I. Schwartz – Author Evan I. Schwartz has published four books, the latest of which is Juice: The Creative Fuel That Drives World-Class Inventors (Harvard Business School Press). Schwartz’s previous book, The Last Lone Inventor: A Tale of Genius, Deceit, and the Birth of Television (HarperCollins) was named by Fortune as one of the 75 best business books of all time. Evan is a former editor at BusinessWeek, where he was part of a team ­that won a National Magazine Award. He has also written for The New York Times, Wired, and MIT’s Technology Review. Most recently, Evan served as a writer and producer for SAVED BY THE SUN, airing on PBS as part of the NOVA series.

Benedict Schwegler Jr., Ph.D., M.ASCE As chief scientist of Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) Research & Development, Benedict Schwegler has been involved in nearly all of WDI’s construction projects over the past two decades. Under his leadership, a team of engineers uses computerized models to design and manage capital projects for the Disney Enterprises, with an emphasis on energy and water conservation. Schwegler is also a Consulting Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University, where he has helped create the first university course on Sustainable Engineering.

John Underkoffler – John Underkoffler is Chief Scientist and co-founder of Oblong Industries, Inc., whose flagship product, g-speak, is the world’s first mature & robust gestural computing platform. He served as science and technology advisor to the MINORITY REPORT (2002), THE HULK (2003), and AEON FLUX (2005), among others. Underkoffler’s engineering and design pursuits in Los Angeles include work for the entertainment, gaming, and music industries, as well as academia. In 2004 he served on a featured panel at Sundance sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, entitled The Perils of Prometheus; Ethics in Science and Film.

Special Jury Prizes

The documentary and dramatic juries may, at their discretion, select films from each of the Festival’s four competitions to receive special recognition for their unique vision or excellence.

2008 Sundance Film Festival Sponsors

The 2008 Sundance Film Festival sponsors help sustain Sundance Institute’s year-round programs to support independent artists, inspire risk-taking, and encourage diversity in the arts. This year’s Festival Sponsors include: Presenting Sponsors – Entertainment Weekly, Volkswagen of America, Inc., HP, and Adobe Systems Incorporated; Leadership Sponsors – American Express, Delta Air Lines, DIRECTV, and Microsoft Corporation; Sustaining Sponsors – 360 Vodka, Blockbuster Inc., ChaCha, L’Oréal Paris, The New York Times, Ray-Ban, Sony Electronics, Inc., Stella Artois®, Turning Leaf Vineyards, Utah Film Commission, and ZonePerfect® Nutrition Bars. Sundance Channel is the Official Television Network of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival is the premier showcase for U.S. and international independent film. Held each January in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah, the Festival is a core program of Sundance Institute, a nonprofit cultural organization founded by Robert Redford in 1981Presenting dramatic and documentary feature-length films in nine distinct categories and approximately 80 short films each year, the Sundance Film Festival has introduced American audiences to some of the most innovative films of the past two decades. Since 1984, the Festival program has evolved to include music, art, and dialogue. Beyond the streets of Park City, the official website of the Sundance Film Festival, http://www.sundance.org/festival shares the Festival experience with a global audience with short films, filmmaker interviews, video episodes, podcasts, photos, news stories, and more.

Sundance Institute
Dedicated year-round to the development of artists of independent vision and to the exhibition of their new work, Sundance Institute celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2006. Founded by Robert Redford in 1981, the Institute has grown into an internationally recognized resource for thousands of independent artists through its Film Festival and artistic development programs for filmmakers, screenwriters, composers, playwrights, and theatre artists. The original values of independence, creative risk-taking, and discovery continue to define and guide the work of Sundance Institute, both with U.S. artists and, increasingly, with artists from other regions of the world.

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Leonid Rozhetskins movie Hamlet2 produced by L+EProductions and listet in

the Premiers Category of the Sundance Film Festival is now up on the official Website!

http://www.sundance.org/festival/film_events/alphabetical.asp?alpha=g-i

In a coffee shop at the edge of Austin; on a South Bronx sun-baked sidewalk; in a cabin nudged inside of nowhere. Every year, groundbreaking stories begin in places far away from here. Every year they’re cultivated and crafted, rolled along their production path with the vision and gut and grit of their storytellers. And every year they come together in a mountain town in January.

This year, no matter how far from Utah you may find yourself, you’re always just a click away from the mountain. During the Festival, enjoy free short films, panel podcasts featuring industry leaders, exclusive filmmaker interviews, Live @ Sundance daily video highlights, news, feature stories, box office info and all the film, music, art and dialogue of the full Park City experience. Check back any time for the latest content.

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Everybody is excited about the Sundance Festival

Sundance Alert: Who Wants to See ‘Hamlet 2′ As Bad as I Do?

Dec 20, 2007, 11:33 AM | by Marc Bernardin

Categories: Advance Advancement, Film, Sundance Film Festival

Hamlet_l Looks like I’m not going to the Sundance Film Festival this year. (I know, I can hear all the tiny violins playing.) And I’m bummed. Not because I’m going to miss the raucous parties, thin air, and swag by the metric ton. It’s because I’m not going to get to see the greatest idea in the history of independent cinema.

Hamlet 2.

I don’t know anything about this world premiere besides what the press release says: “In this rambunctious comedy, a high school drama teacher injects love and passion for theatre into his students by creating a musical sequel to Shakespeare’s Hamlet.” And the to-die-for cast includes Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Shue, Amy Poehler and David Arquette.

Of course, it could suck. This is Sundance, after all. But the only thing that could make me more curious would be if it was called Hamlet 2: Dane Harder. Or Hamlet 2: Electric Boogaloo. (But I’d see anything that ended in “Electric Boogaloo.”)

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You know I have been rubbing shoulders with Hollywood producer Leonid Rozhetskin. Well, it looks like Leonid Rozhetskin and L+E Productions does a fine job of selecting scripts and projects because I got some breaking news: the Sundance Film Festival selected L+E Productions’ Hamlet II in its premiers category. Via Because the Medium is the Message, Chris Abraham, Memes.org and Friendster

“The Sundance Film Festival nomination of Hamlet II is not up on the Sundance website, but here’s some information about the Premiers Category: To showcase the diversity of contemporary cinema, the Sundance Film Festival’s Premieres program offers a selection of the latest work from established directors and world premieres of highly anticipated films. This is not a competitive category. It’s L+E Production’s first Sundance selection.” (More about Hamlet II)

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Being a Very-Minor-Almost-Imperceptible-Celebrity, I sometimes get to hang out with Very-Major-Totally-Obvious-Celebrities such as the Hollywood mogul and movie producer Leonid Rozhetskin of L+E Productions. What a cool dude. Via Chris Abraham OnlineRead the rest of this entry »

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December 18th, 2007

View Leonid Rozhetskins Profile on the NY-Times Website!

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Overview

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Leonid Rozhetskin had to select a film, produce it, and finance it, but I was trying to make that “How do you get to Carnegie Hall” joke. You know I have been rubbing shoulders with Hollywood producer Leonid Rozhetskin. Well, it looks like Leonid Rozhetskin and L+E Productions does a fine job of selecting scripts and projects because I got some breaking news: the Sundance Film Festival selected L+E Productions’ Hamlet II in its premiers category.

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Portrait of Leonid Andreev

Leonid Andreyev

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Portrait of Leonid Andreev

Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev often also in Latin transcription Andrejew (Russian: ?????? ?????????? ???????, August 9, 1871September 12, 1919) was a Russian playwright and short-story writer who led the Expressionism movement in the national literature. He was active between the revolution of 1905 and the Communist revolution which finally overthrew the tsarist government.

Leonid Borisovitch Kogan

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Leonid Kogan in performance

 

Leonid Kogan in performance

Leonid Borisovitch Kogan (14 November 192417 November 1982) was a violin virtuoso.

He is one of the 20th century’s most famous Soviet violinists. Together with David Oistrakh, Leonid Kogan ranked among the best representatives of the Russian-Jewish tradition of violin playing. Kogan shunned publicity, and as a result his career became overshadowed by his good friend David Oistrakh who was strongly promoted by Soviet authorities.

Leonid Feodorov

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Photograph of Leonid Fedorov

Photograph of Leonid Fedorov

Leonid Ivanovich Feodorov (Russian: ?????? ???????? ???????; 18791935) was a bishop and Exarch for the Russian Catholic Church, in addition to being a survivor of the GULAG. After painstaking investigation, he was beatified by Pope John Paul II on June 27, 2001.

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Leonid Rozhetskins Production Company L+E Productions is currently producing the new Bogbuster “Boogie Woogie”Click here to view the discription on IMdB

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Danny Moynihan (novel)
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Other Movies produced by L+E Productions

“Electric Slide”

Leonid Rozhetskin Produced Electric Slide

Leonid Rozhetskin Produced Electric Slide to come out in 2008. “The story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious “the gentleman bank robber”, who robbed a series of banks during the ’70s and ’80s. ” Via Leonid Rozhetskin on IMDB

” Hamlet 2″

Leonid Rozhetskin produces Hamlet 2 !!

L+E Productions presents: Hamlet 2

High school drama teacher tries to save the Drama Department with an original play he has written, the sequel to William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Via Leonid Rozhetskin on IMDB

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Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

The entrance to the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Cap-Ferrat.

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Invitation to the Bal des Fluers 2006. The event, organized by the Rozhetskin Foundation,
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Date of Birth 4.August 1966, St. Petersburg, USSR

Birth Name Leonid B. Rozhetskin

Trivia

In 2007, he co-founded a movie production company, L+E Productions, with Eric Eisner. Eisner is the son of Michael Eisner, the former Chief Executive Office of The Walt Disney Company. L+E Production’s mission is to finance and develop feature-length films.

He is also a board member and founding shareholder of City A.M., London’s first free daily business newspaper which covers news on the markets, global and local business as well as contemporary lifestyle features. City A.M. is read by over 100,000 professionals throughout London.

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Leonid Rozhetskin on Wikipedia´s Film Producers List:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Film_producers

Leonid Rozhetskin, born in St. Petersburg, Russia, was raised and educated in the United States.

As an international entrepreneur, venture capitalist, lawyer and former contributing newspaper columnist, Rozhetskin has been at the helm of some of the most successful and groundbreaking financial advances in modern Russia, including co-founding the third largest cellular company in Russia.

Rozhetskin was part of a group that founded Renaissance Capital, which remains Russia’s largest and most successful domestic investment bank. He co-founded an independent venture capital firm, LV Finance, and served as the Executive Vice Chairman of Norilsk Nickel, Russia’s largest mining company.

Once featured on the cover of Forbes (Russian Edition, June 2004), Rozhetskin holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree from Columbia University. He has served as a clerk for a
federal judge in Los Angeles and an attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell and White & Case.

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Leonid Rozhetskin´s latest rewievs on NewsFromRussia.comNorilsk Nickel’s Board Appoints Executive Officers

The board of directors of Norilsk Nickel Mining Company has appointed the company’s executive officers, the press service of Norilsk Nickel reported. They are Mikhail Prokhorov, general director of Norilsk Nickel, who was appointed chief executive officer, Johnson Khagazheyev, senior deputy CEO, and Dmitry Zelenin, deputy CEO. In addition, the new executive board included Leonid Rozhetskin, who is also an advisor to the director general, and Maxim Finsky, deputy director general.

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Norilsk Nickel reasons withdrawal from project in New Caledonia

Russian mining and smelting company Norilsk Nickel announced its decision to withdraw from the Nakety/Bogota project in New Caledonia, the Pacific Ocean. According to deputy CEO Leonid Rozhetskin, exploration operations demonstrated that the cost effectiveness of this project would be much lower compared to incumbent projects in Norilsk, Russia, where the main resources of Norilsk Nickel are concentrated.

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Norilsk Nickel to run US mining company

The board of directors of the Stillwater Mining Company (USA) purchased by the Norilsk Nickel Mining and Metallurgical Company, will include five representatives of the Russian company, deputy CEO of Norilsk Nickel Leonid Rozhetskin reported at a press conference.

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Leonid Rozhetskin was born August 4th, 1966 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin is an international financier and lawyer credited with bringing significant financial and legal advances to modern Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin currently co-owns L+E Productions, a movie production company in Los Angeles, California.

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Leonid Rozhetskin was born August 4th, 1966 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin is an international financier and lawyer credited with bringing significant financial and legal advances to modern Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin currently co-owns L+E Productions, a movie production company in Los Angeles, California.Read the rest of this entry »

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Ben Aris / For MT Leonid Rozhetskin says Norilsk stock should trade at prices similar to foreign metal majors.He may not know much about mining, but sharply dressed banker Leonid Rozhetskin says he does understand investors.Leonid Rozhetskin was hired by Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium, to fix the company’s image troubles and boost its share price in December. Norilsk is hoping to get rid of the discounts at which its stock is traded by convincing investors the company is committed to good corporate governance and that its management can be trusted.

“In terms of production, we stand shoulder to shoulder with many of the leading mining companies in the world, and we deserve to be valued at the same level as our competitors,” Leonid Rozhetskin, deputy chairman of Norilsk’s executive board and adviser to the CEO, says in his cozy downtown Moscow office.

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Leonid Rozhetskin is Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Norilsk Nickel, a world-leading producer of nickel and platinum group metals. He is responsible for strategic development, corporate governance, and investor relations. Via Sachs Forums and Tumblr and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Mr. Leonid Rozhetskin is the founder of LV Finance. Prior to LV Finance, Leonid Rozhetskin was the founding partner of Renaissance Capital, a Moscow based investment bank, where he headed the Investment Banking Department. Before, Renaissance Capital, he ran Rozhetskin & Associates, a corporate and securities law firm in Moscow. Prior to forming his own practice, Leonid Rozhetskin practiced law at White & Case in Moscow and Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, working in the corporate law and securities, respectively. Leonid Rozhetskin graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he received his J.D., and received his Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics from Columbia University. Via Business Week and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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In 2007, Leonid Rozhetskin co-founded a movie production company, L+E Productions, with Eric Eisner. Eisner is the son of Michael Eisner, the former Chief Executive Office of The Walt Disney Company. L+E Productions’ mission is to finance and develop feature-length films. Via L+E Productions and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Leonid Rozhetskin was born August 4th, 1966 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin is an international financier and lawyer credited with bringing significant financial and legal advances to modern Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin currently co-owns L+E Productions, a movie production company in Los Angeles, California. Via Flugpo.com and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Leonid Rozhetskin was born August 4th, 1966 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin is an international financier and lawyer credited with bringing significant financial and legal advances to modern Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin currently co-owns L+E Productions, a movie production company in Los Angeles, California. Via Memes.org, About Leonid Rozhetskin, and rozhetskin.netRead the rest of this entry »

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“Norilsk Nickel believes the purchase of a 20 percent stake in Gold Fields, with its world-class gold mining assets, to be an excellent investment. We think particularly highly of Gold Fields’ management. This share acquisition is wholly consistent with Norilsk Nickel’s strategy to increase our position in the gold mining industry,” Norilsk vice chair Leonid Rozhetskin said in a statement. Via iAfrica and Rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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“We are examining possible candidates … to audit the deposits. We hope to have the results by year-end,” Leonid Rozhetskin, deputy chief executive officer of Norilsk, said in a statement. The step-by-step declassification of information on Norilsk’s reserves and production is seen as a prerequisite for its full integration into the world financial markets. In September, Norilsk published base metals output figures for the first time in five years. Via Find Articles and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Presentation by Leonid Rozhetskin, “Giants of Global Emerging Markets” — Presentation by Leonid Rozhetskin, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at UBS Conference “Giants of Global Emerging Markets” in London. Via NorNik and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Leonid Rozhetskin was born August 4th, 1966 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Rozhetskin is an international financier and lawyer credited with bringing significant financial and legal advances to modern Russia. Rozhetskin currently co-owns L+E Productions, a movie production company in Los Angeles, California. Via Library Thing and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Leonid Rozhetskin was born August 4th, 1966 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Rozhetskin is an international financier and lawyer credited with bringing significant financial and legal advances to modern Russia. Rozhetskin currently co-owns L+E Productions, a movie production company in Los Angeles, California. Via Leonid Rozhetskin Site on Multiply and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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In 2007, Leonid Rozhetskin co-founded a movie production company, L+E Productions, with Eric Eisner. Eisner is the son of Michael Eisner, the former Chief Executive Office of The Walt Disney Company. L+E Production’s mission is to finance and develop feature-length films. Via Leonid Rozhetskin Profile on Shelfari and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Leonid Rozhetskin was born August 4th, 1966 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin is an international financier and lawyer credited with bringing significant financial and legal advances to modern Russia. Leonid Rozhetskin currently co-owns L+E Productions, a movie production company in Los Angeles, California. Leonid Rozhetskin was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1966. Rozhetskin’s family immigrated to the United States in 1980. He attended high school in New York City. In 1987, Leonid Leonid Rozhetskin received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Columbia University with distinction. In 1990, he graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School. Via RateItAll.com and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Leonid Rozhetskin was born August 4th, 1966 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Rozhetskin is an international financier and lawyer credited with bringing significant financial and legal advances to modern Russia. Rozhetskin currently co-owns L+E Productions, a movie production company in Los Angeles, California. Leonid Rozhetskin was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1966. Leonid Rozhetskin’s family immigrated to the United States in 1980. He attended high school in New York City. In 1987, Leonid Rozhetskin received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Columbia University with distinction. In 1990, he graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School.Read the rest of this entry »

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Eurasian Metals interviews Leonid Rozhetskin: When the mining-and-metallurgical company Norilsk Nickel acquired a controlling stake in the Stillwater Mining Company, an American producer of palladium, Russians called it “the deal of the year”. Eurasian Metals asked Leonid Rozhetskin, the deputy chairman of the Norilsk Nickel managerial board, to share his views on the deal. Via Eurasian Metals and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Norilsk Nickel not mulling Noranda acquisition – MOSCOW. June 18 (Interfax) – Norilsk Nickel is not thinking about buying into Canadian mining company Noranda, Leonid Rozhetskin, the Arctic mining and smelting giant’s deputy CEO, told Interfax. Western media reports have said Noranda, which mines zinc, nickel and copper, is considering offers to buy its shares. Via Gateway to Russia and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Interview with Leonid Rozhetskin – NorNick`s image consultant /specially to “Vladivostok News”: “In terms of production, we stand shoulder to shoulder with many of the leading mining companies in the world, and we deserve to be valued at the same level as our competitors…” Via meta.com.ru and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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“Norilsk Nickel believes the purchase of a 20 per cent stake in Gold Fields, with its world-class goldmining assets, to be an excellent investment,” Leonid Rozhetskin, vice-chairman of the management board, said. “We think particularly highly of Gold Fields’ management.” Via smh.com.au and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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In 2007, Leonid Rozhetskin co-founded a movie production company, L+E Productions, with Eric Eisner. Eisner is the son of Michael Eisner, the former Chief Executive Office of The Walt Disney Company. L+E Productions’s mission is to finance and develop feature-length films.Leonid Rozhetskin has one son and divides his time between London and Los Angeles.

Leonid Rozhetskin was awarded for the 1989-90 academic year, a Certificate of Distinction in Teaching from Harvard University for his special contribution to teaching the undergraduates of Harvard University and Radcliffe Colleges.


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Interview with Leonid Rozhetskin – NorNick`s image consultant /specially to “Vladivostok News”: “In terms of production, we stand shoulder to shoulder with many of the leading mining companies in the world, and we deserve to be valued at the same level as our competitors…” Via meta.com.ru and rozhetskin.comRead the rest of this entry »

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Biopic on charmer, Eddie Dodson, who ran a Melrose art deco store owner as a cover for his exploits as a bankrobber. In 1984, Dodson robbed 64 banks in less than a year. Arrested, Dodson served a 12-year sentence and once released, went on to work as caretaker for Jack Nicholson’’s Malibu home. Eventually, though, Dodson was again arrested in 1999 for bank robbery and died at the age of 54 due to a failed liver. Produced by Leonid RozhetskinRead the rest of this entry »

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