Promo "Empire of the tsars: Romanov Russia" for Viasat History

Release date august 2016
Client Viasat

In August Viasat History TV channel will broadcast a cycle of historical programs about the royal Romanov family. British historian, Ph.D., TV presenter, author of programs and documentaries of the BBC channel Lucy Worsley will acquaint viewers with Russian history.

We were assigned to shoot a promotional video that would create intrigue and draw attention to the project.

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We created the video in record time for the industry — less than two weeks passed from the idea to the completed project. 73 people on the filming set, a pyrotechnician, two dogs, and 21 historical images. Simultaneously with the creation of the promo video, a photo session of the actors for the poster of the series took place on the set.



PromaxBDA Global Excellence Promotion and Design Awards silver winner

PromaxBDA Global Excellence Awards is the most prestigious international competition in the field of television design, promo and marketing, held in New York or Los Angeles, USA.

The video received an award in the Key Art / Poster — Campaign category.

Golden Trailer Awards 2017 finalist

The Golden Trailer Awards is an annual film award in which a jury evaluates trailers, posters, billboards and film campaigns. It has been awarded since 1999 in Los Angeles, USA.

The promo video became a finalist in the Best Documentary / Reality TV Series Poster nomination.

Mediabrand gold and silver winner

MediaBrand competition is held once a year as part of the conference of the same name and is intended to identify the best in the field of television promotion and design.

The video won two awards at once: 1st place in the nomination «Best Cable TV Promo»,

2nd place in the nomination «Best promotional video for a documentary, analytical or news program, special issue or special reportage.

Clio Key Art Awards silver winner

The Clio Key Art Awards is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of advertising and promotion of film and television products, which has been presented since 1971 in Los Angeles.

The video received a silver award in the Television / Streaming nomination: Special Shoot Spot or Promo for Documentaries.

18th International Eyes & Ears Awards golden winner

International Eyes & Ears Awards is an international competition for the best works in the field of design, digital, promo and cross-media, held since 1998 in Munich.

The video received a gold award in the category Best on air program spot: Culture & Documentary.

Project team

Sergey Saprygin
Anastasia Gerasimova
Head of production
Irina Pronkina
Production designer
Olesya Petrash
Make-up artist
Ekaterina Ipokova
Costume designer
Oxana Prisyazhnaya
Director of photography
Ivan Pomorin
Alexey Schekochikhin
Alexey Morozov
Yuri Shvetsov-Krutov
Viya Lisitsyna
Vyacheslav Ly
General producer
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