Bazelevs production house was founded in 1994 by Timour Bekmambetov, famous Russian director and producer. During this time high requirements to the quality at each production stage, responsibility and proficiency has enabled our company to become famous and reputable in the world advertising milieu in making commercials, music videos, documentaries and feature films as well.
Big world production houses keep turning to us to be provided with the production service in Russian. Over the last few years we have collaborated with Quad (France) – a run of spots by the director Bruno Avelian, Factory Films (UK) - Nike campaign 2010, Stink (UK), Outcast Pictures (Amsterdam), Directors Alliance (Tokio) and many others.
Our films “Irony of Fate. Continuation”, “Night Watch”, “Day Watch”, “Black Lighting”, “Yolki” are the boxoffice-hits among the top Russian films.
OUR PEOPLE AND FACILITIES
Over this period of time we have brought up 5 solid producers’ teams who have gained high experience and proficiency in making high-quality commercials of all possible genres, filmmaking and many others skills in producing.
Bazelevs has cutting-edge technical facilities at its disposal to meet the most difficult challenge: 4 editing sets, 13 stations for CG, a fully equipped sound studio to cover all stages in production.
Bazelevs is famous for his CG and VFX department. The most ambitious projects in Russian film and advertisement industry were made by our vfx team - "Night Watch" and "Day Watch", "Black Lightning", we made post production for "Wanted" (Universal studios production) etc. TV ads designed by our studio are often noticed at the local CG festivals.
We are convinced that directors are the pivotal point in our job. Bazelevs have collected a unique directors’ database. We’ve spent a lot of years and effort gathering works and still continue discovering new talents. We maintain long-term friendly relationships with foreign production houses and directors’ agents.
Timour Bekmambertov, Leo Gabriadze, Dmitry Kiselev are our in-house directors. Among foreign directors we cooperate with Joachim Back (Gold at Cannes, Gold at Epica, Oscar for short movie), Vesa Manninen (Gold at Epica), Aleksander Bach (Cannes Young Directors Award, New York Festival, Art Directors Club). Also we work on the priority terms with these local directors: Mikhail Lockshin (Silver at Cannes Young Director Awards 2011), Konstantin Maximov, Natalya Pogonichva.
During our long producing activity we have developed solid relations with reliable partners over the world. We constantly shoot in South Africa, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Hungary, Thailand etc.
In 2006 Bazelevs opened its office in Los Angeles to develop relations with productions there and bring new clients.
We have worked with such agencies as Lowe Adventa, BBDO, McCann-Ericksson, DDB, Young & Rubicam, Publicis United, Milk Creative, Grey World Wide, Instinct, MOJO, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, FCB MA, JWT, TBWA, IQ Marketing, Znamenka, PRIOR etc.
Among the clients we can name such international and local Nestle, Oriflame, Heineken, Freeto Lay, Mars, Nokia, Ferrero, HP, Samsung, KIA, Nissan, Mastercard, Nikomed, TNK, GAZ, Multon, Rostelecom, MTS, Beeline, Megafon, Inmarko, Sberbank, Alfa bank, Unimilk.