Russian short film festival “Koroche” – is an annual meeting, held in Kaliningrad. This festival is a fast track for young enthusiasts and cinema professionals to show their talent and works to leading Russian producing companies.
Festival guests are young film directors, eminent public persons, directors and actors. This year, the meeting took place from 22nd till 24th of August and was visited by Sergey Selyanov, the Festival President, Aleksey Tolstunov, Chairman of Judges, journalist and TV presenter Aleksey Pivovarov with his wife Anna Schneider, film director Petr Buslov, play-writer and director Evgeniy Grishkovets, actor Viktor Sukhorukov, European elite representative – Gloria Princess von Turn und Taxis and many other remarkable persons.
“Proxy Centre” took an active part in the festival preparation and carrying out. Our company performed participants and guests’ accreditation, delegate-management work, supervised security services.
In advance of the event, we made on-line registration for three guests’ categories: participants, media and Organizing Committee. To accomplish this, specifically-tailored internet-portal was developed, into which our IT-specialists entered guests’ personal data. Moreover, we brought about range of works, concerning elaboration and reconciliation of accreditation badges, ribbons and accreditation desks’ design layout. Our specialists also worked out festival badges’ protocol.
Two professionally equipped Accreditation Desks were allocated in Kaliningrad: in the “Moskva” and “Chaikovskiy” hotels. Accreditation outfit included sublimation printers, laptops with essential software and other necessary equipment. We always pay special attention to personnel’ training. That event wasn’t an exception: etiquette and specialized “Proxy Centre” software training for accreditation staff were delivered together with role-playing game, familiarizing personnel with Festival working procedures.
Since 22nd till 24th of August 331 people were accredited, among them are: 113 participants, 95 media representatives, 45 artists, performing on the concert programme, 15 security officers and 63 Organizing Committee representatives. Besides, we made emergent registration and accreditation for guests and distributed hand-outs. Alongside with traditional duties, Accreditation Desks functioned as Information Desks.
Within the framework of delegate-management, “Proxy Centre” specialists were engaged in several kinds of activities. Meet-and-greet service of important guests and accompanying persons was provided in VIP-hall in the Kaliningrad airport. During this process, our delegate-managers were taking care of successful registration procedures, informing VIP-hall staff about guests’ requests.
Constantly staying in touch with participants, our staff coordinated guests’ chauffeured cars, negotiating logistics, conducted organizational support on the meeting venues, efficiently informing about all the programme changes and assisted participants in familiarizing with the city.
Upon the guests’ requests, delegate-managers provided additional cultural programme, such as visiting local places of interest: World Ocean Museum, Lake Superior, uptown village Yantarniy, Kaliningrad amber plant and Svetlogorsk city.
Finally, our company supervised security services work, including general coordination and completing non-typical security tasks.