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MAXIM BESSMERTNY, FOUNDER AND CEO

Maxim Bessmertny (b. 24th December 1988, Soviet Union) is a Macau and Hong Kong based director, screenwriter and producer. He is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of The Arts with an MFA in Film Production. Maxim’s narrative short film 'Tricycle Thief' World Premiered at Toronto International Film Festival, won the 2015 Kodak Gold Award for best short film and has played at numerous festivals worldwide.

He has worked with numerous clients on commercials and advertisements including Zouk Singapore, Pacha Macau, City of Dreams and Wynn Resorts.

Maxim’s latest documentary effort is a partnership with a creative company organised to produce 'What's Your Art?', a mini-documentary series focused on eccentric characters living in Asia.

His first solo exhibition show was held in last year and showcased creative works and short films from the past few years. Sampan, his latest short film, world premiered at Pacific Meridian International Film Festival in September 2018.

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Solo Exhibition:

Degustation, Films by Maxim Bessmertny - ART SPACE, Taipa Village Cultural Association, Apr-May 2018, Macau https://www.taipavillagemacau.com/event/degustation-films-maxim-bessmertny/

 

Narrative Short Films and Documentary Filmography

Dirty Laundry | Comedy | Macau, 2018 | EVA 1 | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor

Douro Boys | Documentary | Portugal, 2018 | SONY A7Sii | Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor https://vimeo.com/274448783

What’s Your Art? | TV Pilot | Macau, 2017 | RED | Co-Writer, Director, Co-Producer, Editor | CCIF 2017 | Best Supporting Actress https://www.facebook.com/WhatsYourArtMacau/videos/1645393875517438/

Sampan | Drama | Hong Kong, 2017 | ARRI 416 | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor | World Premiere Pacific Meridian IFF 2018 https://vimeo.com/ondemand/sampan

The Great Debt | Comedy | Macau, 2017 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VL9xDa3Lm_k

Death of a Parrot | Neo-Surrealism | Macau, 2017 | Director, Producer, Editor

Tricycle Thief | Noir Mystery Thriller | Macau, 2014 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor | World Premiere TIFF 2014 | Kodak Gold Award 2015 https://vimeo.com/pontusmaximus/tricyclethieff

The Ninth Wave | History Drama | Singapore, 2013 | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.viddsee.com/video/the-ninth-wave/fqv5n?locale=en

Chin and the Mountain | Documentary | Vietnam, 2013 | Cinematographer, Director, Producer, Editor https://vimeo.com/70632974

Wonton | Drama | Singapore, 2012 | ARRI 16mm | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://vimeo.com/56203863

Proposition | Neo-Surrealism | Macau, 2012 | Writer, Director, Producer | Shanghai Museum of Art Selection 2012 https://vimeo.com/44860544

Jog | Silent Film | Macau, 2012 | Writer, Director, Editor | Rush 48, Macau Cut Association

Live | Drama | Macau, 2011 | Writer, Director, Editor | Rush 48, Macau Cut Association

Delirium | Psychological Drama | Hong Kong, 2011 | Writer, Director, Editor

Looking for Monument | Documentary Short | Hong Kong, 2011 | Writer, Director, Editor

 

Selected Commercials and Music Videos

Brazilian Device | Music Video | Singapore, 2015 | ARRI ALEXA | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor | Sound and Image Challenge 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcLXs2vtwQk

Tasting Room City of Dreams Macau | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvzPltVt6ZA

Wave, City of Dreams Macau | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC30pW94M3aq1Hvr70Ct61eA/videos

Shinji, City of Dreams Macau | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rN4EnB6-HZQ

Jade Dragon, City of Dreams Macau | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDIYR-8tY6g

T for Tapas, City of Dreams Macau | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSVLw8k6j3I

Jin Ying, City of Dreams Macau | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCbApkSkW-Y

Tenmasa, Altira Macau | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC30pW94M3aq1Hvr70Ct61eA/videos

Ying, Altira Macau | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMwNRq4AOI0

Aurora, Altira Macau | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUo3zevE4Ac

Southern Comfort, Whatever’s Comfortable | 2015 | RED | Writer, Director, Producer, Editor | Creative Review UK 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVbk6mKOgaM