Chelyuskin. The Emperor's task
Челюскин. Задание императора
Year of production: 2023
Production country: Russia
Production company: Central Partnership, SOVA Film Studio
Director: Andrey Tymoshenko
Producer: Georgy Ryumin, Andrey Tymoshchenko
Screenwriter: Nikita Sutyrin
Composer: Ruslan Prosvirin, Sergey Efimenko
D.O.P.: Andrey Tymoshchenko, Kirill Zhukov, Elena Kabanova
Editor: Elena Kabanova, Kirill Zhukov
Sound Director: Konstantin Omelchak
Film category: Documentary
Rating: 12+
Length: 4 episodes of 55 minutes each
Serial is a journey through the Russian Arctic and the achievements of Russian explorers. Together with modern adventurers, viewers will embark on a unique expedition following the path of the great explorer Semyon Chelyuskin.
A team led by the renowned mountaineer, Dmitry Botov, will ski with a kite, covering 1,200 kilometers from Khatanga to Cape Chelyuskin and back, but the tundra will impose its own rules on the brave adventurer.
Selected festival history
  • ORIGINAL+Doc - Documentary Content Festival of Streaming Platforms (winner of the competition)
  • All-Russian Youth Film Forum (participant in the competition program)
Andrey Tymoshenko
Andrey Timoshenko was born on 11 July, 1987, in Novorossiysk. He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy at Kuban State University in Krasnodar, and has a PhD in Philosophy. Since 2000, he has been a documentary film cameraman, as well as a climber and an extreme cameraman. As a high-altitude cameraman, he worked on filming several documentaries. During the filming, he successfully climbed to the top of Mount Elbrus with his camera twice. He has participated in many documentary filming expeditions, including the Elbrus Region, Lake Baikal, the White Sea, the Caucasus Reserve, the Barguzin Reserve, the Kandalaksha Nature Reserve in Russia, Yellowstone National Park in the United States, and the Ararat Mountains in Turkey. He has also filmed in the Pacific Ocean on Vancouver Island in Canada, spending 74 days in total filming there.

2023 – Chelyuskin. The Emperor's task
2022 – Evdokimych, or how to treat a deer
2017 – Life with bacteria