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Sharks Bay

Milana, a young woman, tries to find her new home. Her adventurous journey in a small touristic town on the shores of the Red Sea writes her fate. Or maybe fortune. Will her mind search for the stability in safe bay or her desperately seeking for love heart will sink in the Sharks Bay?

Two passionate hearts meet, it seems as passion harbor, they have to save their love from an envy eye and overcome strong circumstances for the sake of their future! Fresh innocence and beauty strike the heart of one of the most powerful men in town, but can love blossom in money making kingdom?

  • Elena Selim Mazanova
  • Elena Selim Mazanova
  • Edward Challita
  • Ashley Elgindy
    Key Cast
  • Elena Jaanivald
    Key Cast
  • Irina Vasileva
    Key Cast
  • Amir Fayed
    Key Cast
  • Efthalia Papazoglou
    Key Cast
  • Katerina Honcharenko
    Key Cast
  • Saif Borey
    Key Cast
    "Gangsta Boss"
  • Mina Besada
    Key Cast
  • Edward Challita
    Key Cast
  • Svitlana Kolinko
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Television, Web / New Media, Other
  • Genres:
    Romance, Drama, action
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 22 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 15, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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    XAVC S 4K
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Director Biography - Elena Selim Mazanova

Elena Selim Mazanova is an independent filmmaker leaded by passion for cinematography as unique way to put images and feelings into solid masterpiece. Elena graduated from International Relations Lobachevsky State University Faculty, she learned filmmaking by herself watching the movies and trying herself in different kinds of art just following her dream!

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Director Statement

Sharks Bay is special art creation which took place in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt back to March, 2022. Edward Challita, SAG member, actor meets a writer Elena and becomes a producer for her script and their new ambitious project called Sharks Bay is born. Due to realistic approach and experience in filmmaking industry Edward Challita creates a space for creative people to work and collaborate. On the movie set people from different countries and with various background unite. Despite the political events people from Russia and Ukraine work together and other countries as Estonia, Greece, Luxembourg, England, Egypt. Sharks Bay is a outstanding debut of talent and great example of belief in film-making art. This project shows how to despite the consequences people can unite for realizing the art dream into reality and win over the limits and push the boundaries. The film-making art becomes available due to grounding support of Edward Challita and many talents emerge at the Sharks Bay set.
As a director Elena says : "Movie has to be romantic, beautiful as an amazing dream. It should give you happiness and real inspiration to live! Even if I want to talk about serious things I will definitely spice my story with humor and a lot of beauty and love!" Enjoy watching!