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Notes From The New World


Los Angeles, USA… In the process of preparing for the leading role in a play based on Dostoevsky’s Notes from the Underground, a young actor is drawn into a world of intrigue, romance, and murder.


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Directors: Vitaly Sumin Writers: Vitaly Sumin Producers: Vitaly Sumin and VM Productions Key cast: Rebecca Sigl Light, Nathanael Theisen, Natasha Blasick, Devorah Lynn Dishington, Jerry Prager

Screenings / Awards: 

-Winner of the 13th International Festival of Detective Films – Moscow, Russia – April 2011

- Best Innovative Screenplay and the Golden Pegasus Plaque of Recognition by the Office of Corinth Major – 2nd Corinthian International Film Festival, Greece (December 3-10, 2011) -

- Diploma- Official Selection – Marbella International Film Festival, Spain – October 2012 –

- Special Prize of the Organizing Committee – "For artistic achievement and the courage to adapt one of the most profound and complex works of world literature" -- Notes From the Underground, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- for the screen. --16th International Film Festival Brigantine, Ukraine – June 2013!.html

- Bronze Award - Los Angeles Neo Noir Novel, Film & Script Festival: May 2016

- Official Selection - Singapore World International Film Festival: September, 2016

- "Best Artistic Contribution -Overall Grand Jury Award" - Los Angeles World International Film Festival: October, 2016 -

- Finalist - Cinema New York City Film Festival - New York: December 2016 -

- In Competition - Bodhisattva International Film Festival - Patna, India - February 2017  -,_2017

- Official Selection - Eurocinema Film Festival, Geneva: 2017

- Official Selection - Cinemagic, London-UK: 2017

- "Best Mystery Film" - Vancouver FilmDance International Festival - Canada, April 2017---,_2017

-  Official Selection - Selected screenings - French Institute - Beijing, China - July 2017---,_2017

- Official Selection - European Film Festival (mainstream & Underground)  -  Moscow, Russia - September 14, 2017

-  Best International Film - 4th Brazilian International Film Festival, Rio De Janeiro - October 17-21, 2017 - -

-  Alternative Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, September 25th, 2017: Feature film Category - Nominated for "Best Mystery/Thriller/Suspense" & "Best Director":

- Award Winner - the 5th Headline International Film Festival, Canada - November 2017

- Official Selection - AFG Global Festival - Kolkata, India  November 2017

- Best Gagarin Trailer (for "Notes from the New World") - Moscow Indie Film Festival - Russia - January 2018

- Finalist - Nominated; Best Feature Drama Film - 3rd I Filmmaker International Film Festival - Marbella/Malaga - Spain - February 2018

-Official Selection - Tlanshana International Film Festival, Mexico - April, 2018


Directed by: 
Vitaly Sumin
Writing credits: 
Vitaly Sumin
Natasha Blasick, Rebecca Sigl-Light, Nathanael Theisen, Devorah Lynn Dishington, Jerry Prager, Nick Tereshenko, Landall Goolsby..
Produced by: 
Vitaly Sumin & VM Productions
Music by: 
Gerardo Perez Giusti
Cinematography by: 
Film Editing by: 
Skip Spiro
Casting by: 
Rich Crater
Production Design by: 
Brad Lublin
Art Direction by: 
Brad Lublin
Set Decoration by: 
Noelle Paul
Costume Design by: 
Christina Kim
Makeup Department: 
Marianne Parise, Lisa Malcolm
Production Management: 
Matt Leikam, Taesung Yim, John Day
Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
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