Igor Kokarev, Ph.D.
3100 Neilson Way #307
Santa Monica CA 90405
— Freedom Support Act Fellowship in Contemporary issues, USIA, NYU, 1997
— Clark Atlanta University, Community Development Institute, intern. 1996
— Thunderbird University, School of Intern. Management, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 1994
Ph.D. (1973) – Academy of Social Science, Moscow, RF
M.A. (1969) VGIK (All Russia State Institute of Cinematography), Moscow,
M.A. (1962) – Odessa High Marine School of Engineering
ESL – Odessa State Language College
— International Order of Saint Stanislav, 2010, Los-Angeles, CA
— 850 of Moscow Anniversary Medal, Moscow Government Award, 1997
— Gold Medal “200 years Anniversary of the Bolshoi Theatre”, 1982
— Numerous Diplomas, Awards for Best Publication, for outstanding contribution to teaching in the field of cinema, community development, and municipal consulting.
— Chapman University, Willington college of SS, Ajunct Faculty Orange, CA, USA 2010/2011
— Chapman University, Dodge college of Film and Media Arts, Adjunct Faculty Orange, CA, USA 2011/2012
— State University Higher School of Economics, Public Policy Faculty, Professor, 2004/2010
— Film Business School, Founder/Lecturer, Moscow, 1990-1992
— US and Canada Studies Institute, Senior Research Fellow, Moscow, 1973/1991
— Social Sciences Academy, Senior Research Fellow, Moscow, 1969/1973
— Bolshoi Theater, Adult Education University, Professor, Moscow 1972/1985
— VGIK (All Russia State Institute of Cinematography), Professor Moscow, 1970/1993
— Weekly Talk Show “Russia in my Heart”, Russian Radio “Vmeste”, Chicago, USA, 2016
— Asian World Film Festival, Member of the Board, Jury member 2015
— Monaco Charity Film Festival, Jury member, 2011, Advisory Board member, 2012
— 3DTV Vision, Member of the Board, 2011/2014
— InnoFilm, Member of the Board, 2009/p.t.
— Animation on DVD: SOVIET ANIMATED PROPAGANDA, 2001, Film by Jove, USA. Narrator.
— Filmmakers’ Union of Russia Weekly trade paper “SK-News”, Chief editor, 1998/2001
— Electoral campaigning technologies. DVD by Igor Kokarev and Vl. Zharikhin. NDI, Moscow. 1994
— Russian National Television talk show: «HOLLYWOOD and BEHIND», Anchorman, 1990/1991
— Soviet/American Entertainment Summit II, Executive Director, Moscow, Russia, 1988
— American/Soviet Film Initiative (ASFI), Moscow/Los Angeles, Vice-President, 1987/1992
— STALIN, HBO, 1992, producer Mark Carliner, starring Robert Duvall. Idea, assistance and consulting
— «Americans on Soviet Screen (1920-1987)», Documentary, Director, 1987
— PROC — Professional Club of Moscow International Film Festival, Vice-President, 1987.
— International Hartley/Merrill Best Script Annual Award, director 1989/1992
— Film Critics Guild, Co-Chair Moscow. 1991/1992
— Filmmakers Union Research Center, Director. 1986/1989
— Filmmakers Union of Russia, member, 1982/present
American Russian-Speaking Association for Civil & Human Rights, USA , member
Institute of Modern Russia, USA, Advisory Board member, 2010/pr.time, USA
— Open Russia, Khodorkovsky Foundation. Expert and consultant, Russia, 2002/2004
– TACIC Project “Promoting Democracy through NGOs”. Expert/Trainer, 2002/2004
— National Community Development Centre “Citizens Foundation”, CEO and President, Moscow 1994/2002 (Russian/American joint project, sponsored by US AID, Ford Foundation, Ch.S. Mott Foundation, Eurasia, CAF, Bradley Foundation, and Moscow Government).
— Local communities in the USA. Field research from coast to coast (21 cities. 2000/2001
— Partnership project with British Federation of Tenants and Residents Association (KFTRA, 2001-2002): People participation in strategic planning and social services in Great Britain.
— Community Centre «Neopalimovka», Moscow, Chairman of the Board. 1993/2002.
— Citizen Initiative Development Council (CIDC), NY, USA, President. I991/1998
PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS (in russian)
— Confession of the “Foreign Agent”, 450 pages, in Russian, 2017, IgorKokarev.com
— Film as a Business and Politics. Aspect Press, Moscow, 2009, Russian
— Local Power and Neighborhood Communities: Technologies for Partnership. Moscow, MONF, 2008, Russian
— The Way to Civil Society. Mir, Moscow, 2005, Russian
— Building Civil Society in Post-Soviet Russia. CF, Moscow, 2004, Russian
— Neighborhood Communities and Democracy in Russia. CF, Moscow, 2001
— Russian Film Industry Between Past and Future. Moscow, Russian Panorama, 2000
— How to Build Local NGO. CF, Moscow, 1996
— Neighbourhoods, Communities and Housing Coops. CF, Moscow, 1998
— Film as a Business. 1991, Minsk, Vademacum
— USA on the Threshold of 1980s: Hollywood and Politics. Moscow, Iskusstvo, 1989
— Dialogues on PROC at Moscow International Film Festival. Moscow, APN, 1988;
— America on Screen. Compiler and writer, Moscow, Progress, 1978
TRANSLATor into Russian:
— Marc M. Howard, “The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe”, Aspect Press, Moscow, 2009