The sudden death of the nominee at the Cannes film festival shocked his family


Внезапная смерть номинанта Каннского кинофестиваля шокировала его близких Young writer, Director max shavkin, which gave great promise, was suddenly drowned in St. Petersburg. Close figure the film can’t believe that he passed away. They organized a fundraiser to help the family Savkina.
Внезапная смерть номинанта Каннского кинофестиваля шокировала его близких

Today it became known that on Tuesday, may 23, in St. Petersburg died an aspiring writer, Director max shavkin who participated in a special program at the Cannes film festival and in the festival. It is reported that the young man drowned.

Information about the death of activist cinema appeared in the magazine “Session” the social network “Facebook”. The editors condolences to his family and friends. The circumstances of the death of a young person are not specified.

“Yesterday in St. Petersburg drowned Director, graduate of the Moscow school of new cinema Maxim Shavkin, the author of the film “14 steps” winning short films competition 36 MIFF. Exactly two years ago this film was shown in the program of the cinéfondation of the Cannes film festival. We grieve together with everyone who was dear Maxim and what he did” – this message appeared on the page of the magazine devoted to cinema.
Внезапная смерть номинанта Каннского кинофестиваля шокировала его близких

Internet users joined in the condolences to his family and friends. “Oh no! How” “I can’t believe it”, “Horrible, what happened?” “Horror”, “Discouraged and depressed. It was a very talented man,” “unbelievable,” wrote those who were familiar with the activities Savkina.

Friends of deceased Director organized a fundraiser to support his parents as well as for the organization of farewell to the young man. “Killed Maxim Shavkin. And die today expensive. You can help with money and organizational … Farewell will be held in Moscow, most likely, day after tomorrow,” wrote film critic Alexey Artamonov.

Writer Maxim Trapo noted that the sad news of the death of a colleague.

“Some horror and nonsense around Savkin… Maxim – a very young talented guy, a student Dima Mamulia. Two years ago in MSNK together with a student of our operator course Anton Thunderous, he directed his first film “14 steps”, which participated in the official competition of Cannes and became the winner of the short competition of the festival. Today comes word from Peter – drowned. The head does not fit… the Horror and nonsense… condolences to the family and loved ones”, he shared in social networks.

Producer Ilya Sherstobitov said that he is hoping to see new pictures of Maxim Shavkin. “Complex, interesting”, – with these words, the man described the novice Director.

We will add that Maxim Shavkin was born in 1987 in Moscow. In 2012 he was awarded the diploma of the festival of young Directors “Artkino” for the painting “Just do”. Then a young man entered the Moscow school of new cinema. Among other works Savkina films “Silence” and “14 steps”.