Koktebel Film Company was founded in 2003. In the ten years of its existence, Koktebel has developed a reputation based on a number of outstanding projects. Its films Roads to Koktebel / Koktebel (2003), Free Floating / Svobodnoe plavanie (2006), Simple Things / Prostye veshchi (2007), Help Gone Mad / Sumasshedshaya pomoshch (2009), Wolfy / Volchok (2009), How I Ended This Summer / Kak ya provel etim letom (2010), and Living / Zhit (2012), have largely shaped the face of new Russian cinema. These films have all represented the country at prestigious Russian and international film festivals, receiving well-deserved awards. Koktebel Film Company introduced the world to the talented directors Boris Khlebnikov, Aleksey Popogrebskiy, and Vasili Sigarev.