About – IGOR TOLSTUNOV`S PRODUCTION COMPANY (PROFIT)
PROFIT Ltd is one of the leading Russian film making companies, producing full length feature films and TV series, founded and headed by Igor Tolstunov
The Production Company of Igor Tolstunov (an abbreviation – PROFIT Ltd) was founded in April, 1995. The company´s debut was the film «Three stories», director Kira Muratova,
In October, 1995, PROFIT Ltd entered into partnership with NTV Channel and set up a film company "NTV PROFIT". In 2005 “The Production Company of Igor Tolstunov” withdrew from "NTV PROFIT".
PROFIT Ltd produced more than 40 full length feature films. Among them such well-known and award-winning films as "The Thief" (the Academy Award Nominee), “The East-West” (the Academy Award Nominee) “The Rifleman of the Voroshilov Regiment”, "The Mother", “The Russian rebellion” (XI Open Russian Film Festival "Kinotavr" Award, XIII Open Russian Film Festival "Kinotavr" Award, the Nika Award) «The Father» (XVI Moscow International Film Festival Award), “The Driver for Vera" (XV Open Russian Film Festival Award)", “The St. Pete FM", “The trip with pets” (XXIX Moscow International Film Festival Award), «Everybody dies, but me» (The 61st Cannes Film Festival Special Award), “New Year Tariff Rate” and many others.
PROFIT Ltd produced more than 600 episodes of the TV series on the request of top-rank TV channels of the country, including screen versions of novels by D. Dontsova and T. Ustinova (CTC), "The School" (Channel One), "The Gromovs" (Rossiya), “Bourgeois’s Birthday” etc.