EXPECTATION

The video to the music of the composer Igor Skvortsov “Expectation” tells a life-long story about how important it is to see the light of your dreams in the midst of the hustle and to follow it. After chasing his "star" and overcoming many obstacles, the hero finally understands that the source of his light is in his family.

  • Kseniya SHUTKA
    Director
  • Kseniya SHUTKA
    Writer
  • ARTEM AFANASYEV
    Producer
  • Aleksandr Pertcev
    Key Cast
  • Igor Skvortsov
    Key Cast
  • Anna Gigankova
    Key Cast
  • Igor Skvortsov
    Composer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    EXPECTATION
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 8 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Emerald Peacock International Film Festival
    S Peterburg
    Russian Federation
    February 28, 2022
    Best music video
    Winner
  • Florence Film Awards
    Florence
    Italy
    March 5, 2022
    Best music video
    Honorable Mention
  • New York Movie Awards
    New York
    United States
    March 5, 2022
    Best music video
    Honorable mention
  • Light to the World Film Festival
    Yaroslavl
    Russian Federation
    April 7, 2022
    Best music video
    Finalist
  • Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest
    Bucharest
    Romania
    April 27, 2022
    Best music video
    Winner
  • Best Music Video Award
    London
    United Kingdom
    May 5, 2022
    Best music video
    Winner
  • Film in Focus
    Bucharest
    Romania
    March 31, 2022
    Best music video
    Winner
  • San Francisco Indie Short Festival
    San Francisco
    United States
    May 20, 2022
    Best Composer
    Semi-Finalist
  • Milan Gold Awards
    Milan
    Italy
    June 6, 2022
    Best Music Video
  • Arthouse Festival of Beverly Hills
    Beverly Hills
    United States
    July 2, 2022
    Best Composer
  • SEATLE MOVIE AWARDS
    Seatle
    Australia
    July 10, 2022
    Semifinalist BEST MUSIC VIDEO
  • FLORIDA SHORTS
    Florida
    United States
    July 30, 2022
    Winner Best Music Video
  • BUENOS AIRES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (BUEIFF)
    BUENOS AIRES
    Argentina
    July 21, 2022
    Winner Best Music Video
  • INTERNATIONAL COSMOPOLITAN FILM FESTIVAL OF TOKYO
    Tokyo
    Japan
    August 18, 2022
    Semifinalist Best Music Video
  • SYDNEY INDIE SHORT FESTIVAL
    Sidney
    Australia
    August 20, 2022
    Winner Best Composer
  • INDEPENDENT VIDEO FILM FESTIVAL OF YOUTUBE ART CLUB PAVLOS PARASCHAKIS
    Athens
    Greece
    August 30, 2022
    Audience Award
  • EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARDS
    AMSTERDAM
    Netherlands
    September 10, 2022
    Winner Best Music Video
  • DALLAS MOVIE AWARDS FESTIVAL
    Dallas
    United States
    September 19, 2022
    Best Soundtrack
  • SENSUS FILM FESTIVAL
    Petersburg
    Russian Federation
    March 19, 2023
    Best Music Video
Director Biography - Kseniya SHUTKA

Directed by Ksenia Shutka. Participant and winner of many festivals. In 2013 she participated in the Cannes Film Festival presenting the Russian pavilion from ROSKINO. In 2020, she was shortlisted for the Berlin Music Video Awards in the most bizarre nomination. Also, her videos were twice included in the top ten best clips in the world according to the Drum and Bass Music Awards (London).

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