Victoria Films is a development and production company with offices in the UK and Russia, that sets up to tell unique stories for a worldwide audience.
The company was founded in 2015 by Anna von Dziembowska and Maxim Dashkin, former classmates at the prestigious NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Victoria Films focuses on character driven content with strong commercial appeal. From contemporary topics to historical events, the company is producing stories across a range of different genres such as drama, comedy and biopics. By now Victoria Films has developed a diverse slate of projects that have received awards at key film festivals including Venice and Cannes.
THE PENCIL, a feature film by Natalya Nazarova, is in post-production and has been has been selected for the 16th Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum. FAR FRONTIERS, written by award winning screenwriter Boris Frumin, is to be shot in 2018 with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Russia. THE LONGEST BIRTHDAY, from Israeli writer Savion Einstein and funded by the German Federal Film Fund, will go into production in early 2019. A recently attached THE FLIGHT OF THE WASP tells a story of the inventor of the World-famous scooter Vespa, and is being developed as a UK / France / Italy co-production within EAVE producers´ workshop.
Born in Moscow, Nastya read political science at university then studied screenwriting and directing at a renowned Russian film school. She has over five years’ experience as a producer and assistant producer, helping bring to life international projects exploring the richness of the world and its people. Credits include a documentary with the most successful crowdfunding campaign in Russia Altai.Happy People, a Brazilian music documentary Danado de Bom and the first Russian-Brazilian co-production Vermelho Russo. Nastya joined Victoria Films in 2016 as development assistant and is looking for emerging talent and outstanding stories around the world.