Writer, publicist, philologist
Guitarist, composer, painter
March 15, 1959, Kazan, (USSR) is a Russian television and film producer.
In 1995 he established the Russian film company "Central Partnership", he was the
general director of which until 2011. In November 2011, he established the
company "Mars Media Entertainment", the priority direction of which is film and
In 1981 he graduated from the Architecture and Construction Department of
the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute, after which he had worked for seven years in the
specialization. In 1988, he founded a cooperative in Yerevan on architectural and
In 1991 he moved to Moscow, where he took up entrepreneurial activity. In
1996, he founded and headed the film-production company "Central Partnership",
which he left in 2011. In 2011 he established the film company ''Mars Media
In 2005 he entered the top five most promising film producers in Russia
according to the Forbes magazine.
In 2007 he was awarded the Grand Prix of the awards "Media Manager of
Russia 2007" for his contribution to the development of the film industry, as well
as the main personal prize and the title "Producer of the Year" at the XI awards
ceremony in the field of film business "Blockbuster".
Knight of the Order of Literature and the Arts (France).
In 2010, he was selected as the producer of the year by the magazine GQ.
In 2011, he was awarded the Movses Khorenatsi medal, the national award
Under the direction of Ruben Dishdishyan in 2010, the company "Central Partnership" was included in the number of eight studios that received in 2010- 2011 state support for the production of films from the Federal Fund for Social and Economic Support of National Cinematography. In 2009, the company became the official distributor in the territory of Russia and CIS countries (except Ukraine) of the film company Paramount Pictures International. Twice - in 2010 and 2011 - the company has become the leader of the Russian film distribution market.
From 1998 to 2011, Ruben Dishdishyan has produced 137 projects, including:
30 full-length films of wide hire with aggregate box office of more than 135 million US dollars;
15 full-length films of limited rentals;
72 television serial films for 685 hours of broadcasting;
20 television full-length films.
At the Golden Eagle Film Prize in 2012, the films produced by Ruben Dishdishyan were presented in eleven nominations and received prizes in five of them (''Two Days'', ''Home'').