We provide a unique filmmaking program for children to develop Emotional Intelligence(?)
We empower young people to discover their inner talents.





We proudly share with you some of our students film works.

We are very happy to observe our student`s growth during the program:



Masha`s mom

“We are very happy and thankful for this film program for kids because our children became a team. At the end they presented their work and honestly all parents were excited, also we appreciate the professionalism of teachers and the way they were working with our kids and creating this friendly and positive really creative environment, thank you and i hope to see you next year.”

Ksusha`s mom

“I want to thank you guys for giving this incredible opportunity for our kids to feel and experience a little of hollywood. I mentioned changes of my daughter, she became more open minded and she started to act freely in front of the audience, our family when it comes to telling some poems or any performance, she started to look different at literature in general and picked up this passion for reading and learning new books and then perform in front of us, we also made new friends and I’m really thankful for your work and love you provide to us.”

Arina`s dad

“First of all I would like thank you for the work that has been done with kids, I was watching a little bit the learning process and every day I’ve been receiving new information from my daughter who has been telling me about interesting things that they were doing. I’m glad you help kids find their talents and its really wonderful that they can forget about their regular school routine and focus on creativity, thanks again for amazing work!”

Yana`s mom

“I want to thank you for your work, professionalism, love, you gave to our children, they learned a lot of interesting things, they became more brave and sencere, made new friends and i think your love is the most powerful force so thank you very much and good luck next year.”

Your First Film – filmmaking school for youngsters based in Los Angeles and Orange counties.


Tigran Mutafyan

Program Creator

  • Tigran is an award-winning filmmaker with over 20 years of experience.
  • Tigran graduated from one of the best filmmaking universities – Saint Petersburg State University of Film and TV in Russia, Saint Petersburg.
  • Tigran got his MFA from New York Film Academy in USA, New York.
  • Tigran has over 50 projects under his belt.
  • He is the founder and co-owner of Glasscore Entertainment.
  • He created and currently teaches the “Basics of Directing: movie language as a method of life observation” master class at the academy using his unique methodology of film directing.

Evgeniya Ulasevich


  • Evgeniya is a professional actress from Russia, Moscow.
  • She graduated from B. Schukin Theatrical Academy, one of the oldest and famous acting school.
  • In 2011 she graduated from Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute.
  • She has more than 30 projects behind her back working as an actress at such famous theaters as Vakhtangov Academic Theater, Stanislavskiy Academic Theater, Film Actors Theater and in other numerous TV shows and movies.
  • Today Evgeniya works as a producer and filmmaker. Also, she is doing psychological and self-realization studies which are an essential part of every project she creates.

Artsiom Sinitski


  • Artsiom is our technology and business strategy guru
  • He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and minor in Business
  • Artsiom has over 9 years of IT and business consulting experience
  • Also, he tutored young students in various fields of Math and that experience has sparked his passion to make the present day educational system more relevant, engaging and purposeful
  • In his spare time Artsiom enjoys photography, reading books and traveling the world

Evgeniy Savchuk


  • Evgeniy is a film and theater actor, director and producer
  • He has more than 30 roles in theatre, cinema and TV shows
  • Evgeniy is a cofounder and the CEO of “KinoOstrov” – children cinema school. Also, he is the founder/creator of the network of cinema studio schools network, casting agency, cinema camps and Russian Children Cinema Festival
  • Since 2009 more than 3,000 children have participated in the “KinoOstrov” projects. Many have successfully graduated from specialized universities – in Russia and abroad – and now are working in different fillmaking companies all over the world
  • Today “KinoOstrov” has the status of Russian Children Cinema Academy and is the member of ECFA (European Children`s Film Association) and member of The Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation

Olesia Saveleva


  • Olesia is a professional cinematographer
  • She has a BA in Economics (Cum Laude) from the Ural State University and MFA in Cinematography from the American Film Institute
  • Olesya took master classes of Emmanuel Lubezki (Oscars for Gravity, Birdman and Revenant), Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi, Oblivion, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Robert Elswit (Oscar for There Will Be Blood),  Mitch Dubin (Saving Private Ryan, Lincoln)
  • Her films premiered at Euro Fest, Moscow Film Festival, Indie Fest Film Awards, L.A. Short Awards, Cannes Film Festival
  • Olesia is passionate about inspiring young people to tell their stories through the art of filmmaking


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