The message reads, in part:
“Another cinema season has come to a close and the highly qualified jury members find themselves before the difficult task of reviewing the year’s work and naming the winners of what is one of Russia’s most prestigious and well-known creative awards. Experienced professionals and talented young newcomers all dream of winning the prestigious Golden Eagle award. For Russia’s filmmakers, this award embodies success and recognition and opens up new opportunities for taking part in interesting projects with bright prospects ahead.
I am sure that this ceremony will be as memorable a celebration as ever, acquaint all those present with the Russian film industry’s latest achievements and help to consolidate the professional community.”