Russia National Academy of Cinematographic Arts & Sciences Announces Golden Eagle Nominees

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Since 2002, the National Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Russia has been annually holding the Golden Eagle National Award Ceremony in the field of cinematography. Entries are considered from across all visual mediums.

The following were considered for the 2020 Prize: Russian films first publicly shown in Russia from November 1, 2019 to December 01, 2020 (as well as all films of the previous year that, for one reason or another, were not considered for the award at the end of 2019).

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TV films and series, the first showing of which was completed in the period from September 1, 2019 to November 01, 2020; Foreign films released in Russia from November 1, 2019 to December 01, 2020.

At the end of the year, the Expert Council recommended for voting: 57 full-length feature films, 21 non-fiction films, 32 short films, 16 mini-series (up to 10 episodes inclusive) and 11 series (10 and more episodes) from the premieres of the 2018-2019 season, 37 animated films, and 23 foreign fiction films in Russian distribution.          

The National Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Russia sums up the results of the first round of voting and presents the nominees for the Golden Eagle Award for 2020.

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Best Movie

BLOCK DIARY - Producers: Andrey Zaitsev, Olga Granina. Director: Andrey Zaitsev.

DEAR COMRADES! - Producers: Alisher Usmanov, Andrey Konchalovsky. Director: Andrey Konchalovsky.

ICE 2 - Producers: Mikhail Vrubel, Alexander Andryushchenko, Fyodor Bondarchuk, Anton Zlatopolsky, Alina Tyazhlova. Director: Zhora Kryzhovnikov.

UNION OF SALVATION - Producers: Anatoly Maksimov, Konstantin Ernst. Director: Andrey Kravchuk.

STRELTSOV - Producers: Alexey Uchitel, Rafael Minasbekyan, Vadim Vereshchagin, Anton Zlatopolsky, Leonid Vereshchagin, Nikita Mikhalkov, Director: Ilya Uchitel.

Best TV Movie or Mini-Series (up to 10 episodes)

DIPLOMAT - Director: Yuri Kuzmenko - Producers: Konstantin Ernst, Denis Evstigneev.

MAGOMAEV - Director: Dmitry Tyurin, Roman Prygunov - Producers: Leonid Bdavatnik, Nelly Yaralova, Petr Anurov, Danila Sharapov.

ODESSA STEAMER - Director: Sergei Ursulyak. Producers: Anton Zlatopolsky, Maria Ushakova.

Best TV Series (10+ episodes)

PROVENERS - Director: Vladimir Kott - Producers: Alexander Tsekalo, Vladimir Kott, Ivan Samokhvalov.

TRIGGER - Director: Dmitry Tyurin. Producers: Alexander Tsekalo, Alexandra Remizova, Ivan Samokhvalov.

MESSING STUDENT - Director: Vladimir Nakhabtsev. Producers: Maya Toidze, Alexander Ivankin, Sergei Titinkov.

Best Non-Fiction Film

SPACE VERSE BORIS SLUTSKY - Director: Victor Tkachev.

STANISLAVSKY: LUST FOR LIFE - Director: Julia Bobkova.

SHAMAN - Director: Andrey Osipov.

Best Short Film

ONE MANGO, PLEASE - Director: Nadezhda Mikhalkova.

THE END OF THE WAR - Director: Sergey Ramz.

SCENES BY THE SEA - Director: Oksana Degtyareva.

Best Animated Film


IVAN TSAREVICH AND THE GRAY WOLF 4 - Director: Konstantin Feoktistov.

MISTRESS OF COPPER MOUNTAIN - Director: Dmitry Geller.

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Best Director

Andrey Zaitsev - BLOCK DIARY.

Andrey Konchalovsky - DEAR COMRADES!

Zhora Kryzhovnikov - ICE 2.

Best Screenplay

Andrey Zaitsev - BLOCK DIARY.

Andrey Konchalovsky, Elena Kiseleva - DEAR COMRADES!

Nikita Vysotsky, Oleg Malovichko - UNION OF SALVATION.

Best Actress in a Movie

Olga Ozollapina - BLOCK DIARY.

Julia Vysotskaya - DEAR COMRADES!

Stasya Miloslavskaya – STRELTSOV.

Best Actress in a Television Role

Svetlana Nemolyaeva – DIPLOMAT.

Chulpan Khamatova - ZULEIKHA OPENS EYES.

Tatiana Cherdantseva - MESSING STUDENT.

Best Actor in a Movie

Yuri Borisov – KALASHNIKOV.


Alexander Petrov – STRELTSOV.

Best Performance by an Actor in Television

Alexander Lazarev – DIPLOMAT.

Maxim Matveev – TRIGGER.


Best Supporting Actress

Maria Aronova - ICE 2.

Nadezhda Mikhalkova - ICE 2.


Best Supporting Actor

Alexander Domogarov - UNION OF SALVATION.

Ivan Kolesnikov - UNION OF SALVATION.

Alexander Yatsenko – STRELTSOV.

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Best Cinematography

Mikhail Milashin - ON THE POINT.

Igor Grinyakin - UNION OF SALVATION.

Fattah Morad Abdel – STRELTSOV.

Best Production Designer

Irina Ochina - DEAR COMRADES!


Sergey Tyrin – STRELTSOV.

Best Costume Design

Ekaterina Khimicheva - BLOCK DIARY.

Ekaterina Shapkaits - UNION OF SALVATION.

Vladimir Nikiforov, Natalia Siditskaya – STRELTSOV.

Best Film Score

Yuri Poteenko - DOCTOR LISA.

Dmitry Emelyanov - UNION OF SALVATION.

Savva Rozanov – STRELTSOV.

Best Film Editing

Alexander Koshelev, Ekaterina Pivneva - ON THE POINT.


Alexander Koshelev, Dmitry Korabelnikov – STRELTSOV.

Best Sound Engineer

Alexander Fedenev - ON THE POINT.


Pavel Doreuli – STRELTSOV.

Best Makeup & Plastic Special Effects Artist

Natalia Krymskaya - BLOCK DIARY.

Ekaterina Shakhvorostova – INVASION.

Tatiana Vavilova - UNION OF SALVATION.

Best Visual Effects

GOALTENDER OF THE GALAXY - Main Road Post featuring Film Direction FX, Trehmer Film, Green Light, Online VFX, Studio Cubic, Mofac Creative Works, Kinopost, Algous Studio, Green FX, Carboncore, Postmodern Digital, Ural Digital.

INVASION - Main Road Post.


Best Foreign Film at the Russian Box Office

1917/1917 – UPI.

Pinocchio / Pinocchio – Volga.

FASSBINDER / Enfant Terrible - Rocket Release.

The Golden Eagle Award Ceremony will be held on January 22, 2021 in the 1st pavilion of the Mosfilm.

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