Anatoliy Kokush, born in Kerch, is a Ukrainian film engineer. In 1986, he founded Filmotechnic firm specializing in professional film equipment for panoramic shots and filming motion to get a picture of higher quality. In 2006, Kokush was wawrded with two Oscars in the Scientific and Engineering Award category. One was for the concept of the Autorobot also known as the “Russian Arm,” while the second award was for the concept and development of the Cascade series of motion picture cranes. Hundreds of films were produced thanks to these innovations, namely Titanic, War of the World, King Arthur, Ocean’s Twelve as well as Transformers and Iron Man 2.
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