"Mosfilm's history is a huge layer in the history of Russian cinematography. Great Mosfilm masters created the best Russia films, many of which are known all over the world. Real film stars popular with millions of people were born here.
Today the success of Russian cinematography depends not only on contemporary powerful film industry, technical achievements and novelties but also the talent and professionalism of filmmakers. Mosfilm's remarkable team shows vivid examples of such solid creative work," reads the President's telegram.
In November 2003 Vladimir Putin visited the Mosfilm studios.