“Mars Media Entertainment” was founded in November 2011 by Ruben Dishdishyan. The company focuses on producing and distributing TV series and feature films of various formats and genres. In 2012, over 11 film and TV projects were launched, including ‘Star’ by Sundance award-winning director Anna Melikyan. In 2013-2014, more than 50 projects were started, including “Grigory R”, “Catherine The Great”, ‘Confession of a Jerk’, “Seventh Rune”, “Black Cats”, ‘Klinch’. “Mars Media” also produces international projects, the latest of which is ‘The Cut’ by Fatikh Akin, whose films won awards at Cannes and Berlin International Film Festivals.

Ruben Dishdishyan

Ruben Dishdishyan

Ruben Dishdishyan is a prominent Russian filmmaker and founder of the Central Partnership and Mars Media companies, which are industry leaders in movie and TV production.

His filmography consists of more than 200 works, including the films Mermaid, Taras Bulba, The Brest Fortress, Shadowboxing, Two Days, The House, Star, Earthquake, Arrhythmia, Light Up, and T-34, as well as the TV shows Liquidation, Doctor Zhivago, Apostol, The Brothers Karamazov, The Hotel Rossija, Grigory R, Velikaya, and The Golden Horde.

Mr. Dishdishyan has been producing for more than 20 years. In 1995 he founded the production company Central Partnership, and remained its general director for 16 years. Under his management, the company became one of the five largest Russian distributors.

In November 2011 he created Mars Media Entertainment, which produces and distributes movies and TV shows in various genres and formats. Over the past 7 years, the company has produced more than 120 movie and TV projects.

Many of the movies produced by Ruben Dishdishyan have been recognized at Russian and international film festivals in Tokyo, Berlin, Cannes, Venice, Carlovy Vary, Moscow; at Sundance, Kinotavr, and Golden Apricot; and at the national awards Golden Eagle, TEFI, and Nika.

He is a Chevalier of the French Order of Arts and Letters.

In 2011, he was presented with the Movses Khorenatsi medal, the prestigious national award of Armenia.

Our Team

Ruben Dishdishyan


The General Producer of the Mars Media Film Production Company