Pashina’s documentary Svetlana About Svetlana premiered at the 2007 NYIIFVF and since then, has scored US/Canada distribution with First Run/Icarus Films as well as airing in Russia and Europe.
Her New York and LA premieres at the NYIIFVF attracted international press from Europe. Pashina says, “The festival was a vehicle to ultimately get distribution for my documentary and it opened the doors for new opportunities. The PR marketing of the festival was amazing and such good exposure.” Pashina is now in pre-production in LA for her first feature Reflections with Das Films. Holistic practitioner and former geologist turned screenwriter Dr. Andrea Levinson is proving she has the goods to become just as successful in the film business. Recently Levinson completed the festival circuit of her first film Death, Taxes… and Chocolate! in Los Angeles, Cannes and New