ALGOUS studio

Algous Studio is based in Saint-Petersburg (Russia) and creates experiences that inspire, inform and entertain. A creative and highly professional force in visual effects, Algous Studio has brought artistry and technology to more than 50 motion pictures. Our top-level visual effects appear in commercial and honored art-house films, which received many prizes at festivals. By working with major film companies and taking part in production and post-production processes we've successfully claimed ourselves to be a reliable partner on Russian and international markets.

T-342019

Director: Aleksey Sidorov

Producers: Ruben Dishdishyan, Nelly Yaralova, Leonard Balavatnik

Cinematographer: Mikhail Milashin

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

LOOKING UP2019

Directors: Chao Deng, Baimei Yu

Producer: Leng Yi

Production: China

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

THE MYSTERY OF DRAGON SEAL: THE JOURNEY TO CHINA2019

Director: Oleg Stepchenko

Producers: Sergey Selyanov, Aleksey Petrukhin, Ruslan Ustinov

Cinematographer: Ivan Gudkov, Man-Ching Ng

Production: Russia, China, USA

Our work: VFX-production

GATEKEEPER OF THE GALAXY2019

Director: Dzhanik Fayziev

Producers: Sergey Selyanov, Dzhanik Fayziev, Anton Zlatopolskiy

Cinematographer: Maksim Osadchiy

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

STORM2019

Director: Boris Khlebnikov

Producers: Ruben Dishdishyan, Eduard Iloyan, Irina Sosnovaya

Cinematographer: Alisher Khamidkhodzayev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

ILYINSKY RUBICON2019

Director: Vadim Shmelev

Producers: Igor Ugolnikov, Igor Furmanuk

Cinematographer: Andrey Gurkin

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-superviding, VFX-production

BEANPOLE2019

Director: Kantemir Balagov

Producers: Alexander Rodnyansky, Sergey Melkumov, Michel Merkt

Cinematographers: Kseniya Sereda

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

WHY DON'T YOU JUST DIE2019

Director: Kirill Sokolov 

Producers: Sofiko Kiknavelidze

Cinematographer: Dmitriy Ulyukaev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

TO PARIS!2019

Director: Sergey Sarkisov

Producers: Sergey Sarkisov, Aleksandr Zhizhnevskiy, Rustam Yusipov, Valeria Kolesnik

Cinematographer: Vladimir Klimov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising, VFX-production

ZULEYHA OPENS HER EYES (TV-series)2019

Director: Egor Anashkin

Producers: Aleksandr Kushaev, Irina Smirnova

Cinematographers: Shandor Berkeshi, Alexey Fedorov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

SAVING LENINGRAD2019

Director: Alexey Kozlov

Producers: Alexey Kozlov, Arkady Fateev, Elena Gromova

Cinematographers: Gleb Vavilov, Alexey Doronkin

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

THE TOLSTOY DEFENSE2018

Director: Dunya Smirnova

Producers: Sergey Selyanov, Viktoria Shamlikashvili, Natalya Smirnova

Cinematographer: Maksim Osadchiy

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

CORE OF THE WORLD2018

Director: Nataliya Meshchaninova

Producers: Sergey Selyanov, Tatyana Bonakova, Natalya Drozd

Cinematographer: Evgeniy Tsvetkov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

TWO TICKETS HOME2018

Director: Dmitriy Meskhiev

Producers: Dmitriy Meskhiev, Sergey Garmash, Anton Zlatopolskiy

Cinematographer: Vladimir Bashta

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising, VFX-production

PUSHKIN HILLS2018

Director: Anna Matison

Producers: Sergey Bezrukov, Maria Karneeva, Natalia Lavrova

Cinematographer: Sergey Trofimov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

BERYOZKA2018

Director: Aleksandr Baranov

Producers: Aleksandr Kushaev, Ilya Papernov, Irina Smirnova

Cinematographer: Egor Surovtsev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

GIRLS DON'T GIVE UP2018

Directors: Sergey Krasnov, Maria Kravchenko, Artem Nasybulin

Producers: Darya Legoni-Fialko, Irina Smirnova, Alina Krupnova

Cinematographers: Sergey Komarov, Sergey Komarov jr., Mikhail Orkin, Aleksey Morozov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

LILI2018

Directors: Anton Chizhikov, Ilya Chizhikov

Producers: Anatoly Chizhikov, Sergey Kulikov, Elena Gosman

Cinematographer: Alexey Timm

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

ANIMATOR2018

Directors: Anton Chizhikov, Ilya Chizhikov

Producers: Anatoly Chizhikov, Sergey Kulikov, Elena Gosman

Cinematographer: Anton Zhabin

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

SALYUT-72017

Director: Klim Shipenko

Producers: Sergey Selyanov, Yuliya Mishkinene, Bakur Bakuradze

Cinematographers: Sergey Astakhov, Ivan Burlakov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

THE ORDEAL (TV series)2017

Director: Konstantin Khudyakov

Producers: Timur Vainshtein, Yury Sapronov, Irina Bark, Susanna Muazen

Cinematographer: Maksim Shinkorenko

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

CANDIDATE (music video by Leingrad)2017

Director: Anna Parmas

Producers: Natalya Smirnova, Tatyana Bonakova

Cinematographers: Aleksandr Polishchyk, Anton Drozdov-Schastlivtsev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising, VFX-production

MATHILDE2017

Director: Aleksey Uchitel

Producers: Aleksey Uchitel, Aleksandr Dostman, Vladimir Vinokur

Cinematographer: Yury Klimenko

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

ECSTASY (music video by Leingrad)2017

Director: Anna Parmas

Producers: Natalya Smirnova, Tatyana Bonakova

Cinematographer: Anton Zhabin

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising, VFX-production

TORGSIN (TV series)2017

Director: Dmitry Petrun

Producers: Aleksandr Kushaev, Irina Smirnova

Cinematographer: Egor Suvortsev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising, VFX-production

SKLIFOSOVSKY2017

Director: Yulia Krasnova

Producers: Aleksandr Kushaev, Irina Smirnova

Cinematographer: Aleksandr Gorulev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

Z2017

Director: Vasily Sigarev

Producers: Sofiko Kiknavalidze

Cinematographer: Maksim Zhukov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising, VFX-production

FIVE MINUTES OF SILENCE2017

Director: Aleksey Prazdnikov

Producers: Rodion Pavluchik, Pavel Babin, Igor Marin

Cinematographer: Aleksandr Burtsev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

THE ICEBREAKER2016

Director: Nikolay Khomeriki

Producers: Igor Tolstunov, Sergey Kozlov, Alexander Kozlov

Cinematographer: Fedor Lyass

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

PETERSBURG. ONLY FOR LOVE2016

Directors: Aksinya Gog, Natalya Nazarova, Oksana Bychkova

Producers: Sergey Selyanov, Eduard Pichugin, Natalya Smirnova

Cinematographers: Kseniya Sereda, Kirill Bobrov, Alisher Khamidkhodzhaev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

 

BATALON2015

Director: Dmitriy Meskhiev

Producers: Ilya Avramenko, Igor Ugolnikov, Evgeniy Ayzikovich

Cinematographer: Ilya Averbakh

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production, Second unit director

Number of shots: ~ 500

WAR PIGS2015

Director: Ryan Little

Producers: Luke Daniels, Brad Scott, Chad A. Verdi

Cinematographer: Ty Arnold

Production: USA

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 70

CATHERINE THE GREAT (TV series)2015

Director: Igor Zaitsev

Producers: Ruben Dishdishyan, Elena Denisevich, Aram Movsesyan

Cinematographer: Goran Pavichevich

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, Second unit director

THE LAST FRONTIER2015

Director: Sergey Krasnov

Producers: Aleksandr Kushaev, Irina Smirnova

Cinematographer: Vladimir Volodin

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 200

BATTLE FOR SEVASTOPOL2015

Director: Sergey Mokritskiy

Producers: Egor Olesov, Natalya Mokritskaya, Ulyana Saveleva

Cinematographer: Yuriy Korol

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

THE OTHERS (TV series)2015

Director: Aleksandr Yakimchuk

Producers: Daria Fialko, Aleksey Rybin, Igor Gudkov

Cinematographer: Garik Zhamgaryan

Production: Russia

Our work: Color correction

LUBOV SPEAKS (miniseries)2015

Directors: Andrey Libenson, Victor Tatarsky

Cinematographer: Garik Zhamgaryan

Production: Russia

Our work: Color correction

I WON'T COME BACK 2014

Director: Ilmar Raag

Producers: Natalya Drozd, Sergey Selyanov, Riina Sildos

Cinematographer: Tuomo Hutri

Production: Kazakhstan, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Belarus

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 40

 

VASILISA2014

Director: Anton Sivers

Producers: Andrey Smirnov, Yury Sapronov, Mikhail Vavilov

Cinematographer: Ilya Avebakh

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 350

VIY2014

Director: Oleg Stepchenko

Producers: Aleksandr Kulikov, Ruslan Ustinov, Aleksey Petrukhin

Cinematographers: Vladimir Smutny, Yaroslav Pilunsky

Production: Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Great Britain, Czech Republic

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 130

FORT ROSS: IN SEARCH OF ADVENTURE 2014

Director: Yury Moroz

Producers: Dmitriy Kharatyan, Sergey Shushanyants, Yury Moroz

Cinematographers: Nikolay Ivasiv

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 350

YOLKI 32014

Directors: Olga Kharina, Dmitry Kiselev, Aleksandr Kott

Producers: Timur Bekmambetov, Iva Stromilova, Mikhail Kitaev

Cinematographers: Sergey Trofimov, Mikhail Milashin, Andrey Vakorin

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising

EXPRESS "MOSKOW-RUSSIA"2014

Director: Igor Voloshin

Producers: Denis Rodimin, Sergey Svetlakov, Igor Voloshin

Cinematographer: Dmitry Yashonkov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 350

INQUISITOR (TV-series)2014

Director: Yury Moroz

Producers: Igor Tolstunov, Sergey Kozlov, Anna Kagarlitskaya

Cinematographer: Nikolay Ivasiv

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 250

STAR2014

Director: Anna Melikyan

Producers: Ruben Dishdishyan, Anna Melikyan, Aram Movsevya

Cinematographer: Alisher Khamidkhodzhaev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 150

SNOW AND ASHES (TV-series)2014

Director: Aleksandr Kirienko

Producers: Rodion Pavluchik, Nikita Shumakov, Igor Marin

Cinematographer: Andrey Vorobiev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

22 MINUTES2014

Director: Vasily Serikov

Producers: Aleksey Sidorov, Maria Kozhurinicheva, Maria El

Cinematographer: Dmitry Yashonkov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 900

RED MOUNTAINS (TV-series)2013

Director: Igor Zaytsev

Producers: Denis Frolov, Aleksandr Malinkovich

Cinematographer: Ivan Burlakov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising

ТОТ ЕЩЕ КАРЛСОН2012

Director: Sarik Andreasyan

Producers: Georgy Malkov, Sarik Andreasyan, Gevond Andreasyan

Cinematographer: Anton Zenkovich

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-prodiction

Number of shots: ~ 400

AUGUST. EIGHTH2012

Director: Dzhanik Fayziev

Producers: Dzhanik Fayziev, Ilya Bachurin, Fedor Bondarchuk

Cinematographer: Sergey Trofimov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-prodiction

Number of shots: ~ 30

METRO2012

Director: Anton Megerdichev

Producers: Igor Tolstunov, Sergey Kozlov, Anna Kagarlistkaya

Cinematographers: Sergey Astahov, Sergey Shults

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-prodiction

Number of shots: ~ 100

GAGARIN - FIRST IN SPACE2012

Director: Pavel Pahromenko

Producers: Oleg Kapanets, Dmitry Murin, Anthony Waller

Cinematographer: Anton Antonov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-prodiction

Number of shots: ~ 45

VYSOTSKY: THANK GOD I'M ALIVE2011

Director: Petr Buslov

Producers: Anatoly Maksimov, Konstantin Ernst, Nikita Vysotsky

Cinematographer: Igor Grinyakin

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-prudiction

Number of shots: ~ 150

YOLKI 22011

Directors: Dmitry Kiselev, Aleksandr Baranov, Aleksandr Kott

Producers: Timur Bekmambetov, Iva Stromilova, Olga Kharina

Cinematographers: Levan Kapanadze, Maksim Shinkorenko, Andrey Makarov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-prodiction

Number of shots: ~ 35

SHADOW BOXING 3. THE FINAL ROUND 2011

Directors: Aleksey Sidorov

Producers: Aleksey Sidorov, Ruben Dishdishyan, Mikhail Kitaev

Cinematographer: Dmitry Yashonkov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, VFX-prodiction

Number of shots: ~ 400

ROBINSON (TV-series)2011

Director: Sergey Bobrov

Producers: Anastasiya Tarlakyan, Dmitry Meskhiev, Oleg Lubev, Yury Sapronov, Andrey Smirnov

Cinematographer: Yury Shaygardanov, Igor Klebanov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-prodiction

SALAMANDRA'S KEY2010

Director: Aleksandr Yakimchuk

Producers: Sergey Matvienko, Katerina Vetrova, Vadim Finkelshtein

Cinematographers: Edgar Zhamgaryan

Production: Russia, USA, Netherlands

Our work: VFX-production

I WON'T TELL2010

Director: Igor Kopylov

Producers: Sergey Skomorohov, Sergey Koshonin

Cinematographers: Dmitry Mass

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

FAUST2010

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov

Producer: Andrey Sigle

Cinematographer: Bruno Delbonnel

Production: Russia, Germany, USA, France, Japan, Great Britain, Italy

Our work: VFX-supervising

BUNRAKU2010

Director: Guy Moshe

Producers: Ram Bergman, Keith Calder, Nava Levin

Cinematographer: Juan Ruiz Anchía

Production: USA

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 150

RED SKY2010

Director: Mario Van Peebles

Producers: Yakov Bentsvi, Sergey Bespalov, Russel Gray

Cinematographer: Ronald Hersey

Production: USA, Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising

Number of shots: ~150

YOU'RE NEXT2010

Director: Adam Wingard

Producers: Simon Barrett, Keith Calder, Kim Sherman

Cinematographer: Andrew Droz Palermo

Production: USA, Great Britain

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 6

M+W (I love you)2009

Director: Aleskandr Chernykh

Producers: Anna Melikyanm, Ruben Dishdishyan

Cinematographer: Oleg Kirichenko

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising

LIGOVKA2009

Director: Aleskandra Butko, Aleksey Molochnik

Producers: Anstasiya Torlakyan, Evgeny Grigoriev, Aleksandr Oleynikov, Vlad Ryashin, Rodion Pavluchik, Alidzhan Ibragimov, Igor Marin, Olga Kochetkova

Cinematographer: Aleksey Orlov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

TAMING OF THE SULLEN ONES2009

Director: Igor Kalenov

Producers: Igor Kalenov, Evgeny Grigoriev, Rodion Pavluchik

Cinematographer: Andrey Vorobiev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

MILITARY SPY AGENCY2009

Director: Aleskey Prazdnikov

Producers: Rodion Pavluchik, Igor Marin, Olga Kochetkova

Cinematographer: Stepan Kovalenko

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

GOLD OF TROYA (TV-series)2008

Director: Igor Kalenov

Producers: Igor Kalenov, Evgeny Grigoriev

Cinematographer: Andrey Vorobiev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, action director, action editor

THE GAME2008

Director: Aleksandr Rogozhkin

Producers: Aleksey Uchitel, Sergey Titinkov

Cinematographer: Aleksandr Smirnov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~30

GITLER KAPUT!2008

Director: Maryus Vaysberg

Producers: Sergey Livnev, Bohdan Graczyk

Cinematographer: Irek Khartovich

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing

WANTED2008

Director: Timur Bekmambetov

Producers: Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Adam Siegel, Marc Silvestri

Cinematographer: Mitchell Amundsen

Production: USA, Germany

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 6

ALEKSANDR. BATTLE OF THE NEVA2008

Director: Igor Kalenov

Producers: Rustam Ibragimbekov, Igor Kalenov, Nadezda Grishina

Cinematographers: Valery Martynov, Andrey Vorobiev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing, VFX-supervising, action director, action editor

MORPHINE2008

Director: Aleksey Balabanov

Producers: Sergey Selyanov

Cinematographer: Aleskandr Simonov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 15

 

MERMAID2007

Director: Anna Melikyan

Producers: Ruben Dishdishyan, Bohdan Graczyk

Cinematographer: Oleg Kirichenko

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising

MUSKETEERS OF EKATERINA2007

Director: Aleksey Karelin

Producers: Vladimir Dostal, Evgeny Grigoriev

Cinematographer: Valery Mahnev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising

NIRVANA2007

Director: Igor Voloshin

Producers: Sergey Selyanov, Irina Pavlova

Cinematographer: Dmitry Yashonkov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-producing

Number of shots: ~ 200

18-142007

Director: Andres Puustusmaa

Producers: Aleksandr Rodnyansky, Sergey Melkumov, Natalia Gorina

Cinematographer: Yury Raysky

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 30

ALEKSANDRA2007

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov

Producer: Andrey Sigle

Cinematographer: Aleksandr Burov

Production: Russia, France

Our work: VFX-production, consultant

MONGOL: THE RISE OF GENGHIS KHAN2007

Director: Sergey Bodrov

Producers: Stefan Arndt, Bob Berney, Sergey Bodrov

Cinematographer: Rogier Stoffers, Sergey Trofimov, Rafik Galeev

Production: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 50

DAY WATCH2006

Director: Timur Bekmambetov

Producers: Varya Avdyushko, Konstantin Ernst, Aleksey Kublitsky, Anatoly Maksimov, Leonid Petrov, Aleksey Borisov

Cinematographer: Sergey Trofimov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 30

TWILIGHT2006

Director: Artem Antonov

Producers: Benny Drechsel, Igor Kalenov, Aleksandr Rodniansky, Karsten Stöter, Evgeny Grigoriev

Cinematographer: Andrey Vorobev

Production: Russia, Germany

Our work: VFX-supervising

KHOTTABYCH2006

Director: Petr Tochilin

Producers: Konstantin Buslov, Sergey Dolgoshein, Sergey Selianov

Cinematographer: Maksim Drozdov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

Number of shots: ~ 15

GOLDEN JELLYIFISH2005

Director: Stanislav Mareev

Producer: Nikolay Suslov

Cinematographer: Konstantin Goryachev

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-production

THE SUN2005

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov

Producer: Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre, Marco Mueller, Viviana Queirolo-Bertoglio

Cinematographer: Aleksandr Sokurov

Production: Russia, Italy, Switzerland, France

Our work: VFX-supervising

RUSSIAN SPETSNAZ 22004

Director: Stanislav Mareev

Producer: Nikolay Suslov

Cinematographer: Dmitry Kazakov

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising

SPETSNAZ 22003

Director: Andrey Malukov, Vyacheslav Nikiforov

Producers: Konstantin Ernst, Anatoly Maksimov, Nikolay Suslov

Cinematographers: Vladimir Sporyshkov, Kirill Goretsky

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising, cameraman

RUSSIAN SPETSNAZ2002

Director: Stanislav Mareev

Producer: Nikolay Suslov

Cinematographers: Kirill Goretsky, Nikolay Gorsky

Production: Russia

Our work: VFX-supervising, cameraman

СПЕЦНАЗ (мини сериал)2001

Режиссер: Андрей Малюков

Продюсеры: Константин Эрнст, Анатолий Максимов, Николай Суслов

Оператор: Владимир Спорышков

Производство: Россия

Наша работа на проекте: VFX-супервайзинг, cameraman