The film company Proline Film was founded by the film composer and producer Andrey Sigle in 2004.
The studios have worked with many independent European producers, large film funds, film studios and television channels amongst included "Eurimages", "Le Canal+" (France), "Downtown Pictures" (Italy), "Mact Productions" (France), "Rezo Films" (France), "Barrandov" (Czech Republic), "Sagafilm" (Iceland), "Generator Post", “Illume” (Finland).
The company through its work aims to promote Russian art cinema making it better known throughout the world. The first work of the studio was the Alexander Sokurov film “The Sun” which was to represent Russia for the first time in five years at the Venice International Film Festival. The films “The Sun” and “The Ugly Swans” by Konstantin Lopushansky (based on the Strugatsky Brothers novel) set the high artistic benchmark for further works.
In 2006 the studio released with a French co-producer the project «Serko» directed by Joel Farges and starring Alexei Chadov and Jacques Gamblin. In 2007 Alexander Sokurov’s film "Alexandra" produced by Proline Film took part in the competition of the 60th Jubilee Competition of the Cannes Film Festival. The main role in the film was played by the opera diva Galina Vishnevskaya. A year later the audience was to see a new film by Sergei Ovcharov «The Orchard », a film inspired by the well-known play by Anton Chekhov, “The Cherry Orchard”.
In 2010 at the Berlin Film Forum Russia was represented by a new film of the Proline Film Studios «Missing man», the debut film by the director Anna Fenchenko.
2011 was marked by the outstanding victory of the film “Faust” at the Venice International Film Festival. The picture by Alexander Sokurov received the highest award of the festival- the “Golden Lion”.
In 2013 the film company released Konstantin Lopushansky’s film “The Role” starring Maxim Sukhanov in the leading role. The world premier was held during the competition of the Moscow International Film Festival.
In 2014 Proline Film Studios worked on three pictures – the documentary film “Galaxy” by Anna Dranitsyna , the feature film "Night Owl" based on Hans Christian Anderson’s story "Ole Lukøje" and the fantasy film "Arventur" by Irina Evteeva.
In 2015 "Arventur" was awarded the Silver George at the Moscow International Film Festival and was given the title of best Asian film by the International Organisation NETPAC.
In May 2015 the feature film “Kharms” took place – the debut work of the director Ivan Bolotnikov. The film is now in a stage of post-production. In parallel with the shooting of “Kharms” Alina Rudnitskaya has been working on a documentary film “Fatei and the Sea” and the animated project «Online», devoted to the subject of child safety on the internet.
The ASDS Film Studio was founded in 2002 by the famous cinematographic tandem from Saint Petersburg: producer and composer Andrey Sigle and director Dmitry Svetozarov. The ASDS Film Studio is engaged in realization of the various cinema and TV projects ("Crime and Punishment", "Love Without Rules," "Guide", "Dealer", "Dancer" etc.) for the leading Russian TV channels.
One of the recent works - TV series "Mother and Stepmother" were shown at Channel One Russia and became a big hit. At the present moment ASDS studio is working on television series "Indian summer" by Dmitry Svetozarov for Channel One Russia (post production). Leading actors: Yury Stoyanov, Alyona Hmelnitskaya, Alexandra Kulikova.