The first "star Factory"
The first "Factory of stars" became a phenomenon in the Russian show-business and instantly gained popularity, especially among teenage audiences. Young people are bored with the same performers moved from one channel to another, the young people wanted to see new faces. Under the guidance of music producer Igor Matvienko was selected 16 people. They settled in the "Star house" and began to turn to Russian pop stars. Not stood in dignity "star" imprisonment, not without scandals. But in the end Russia got new idols.
First place in the project took the group "the Roots", which was Pavel Artemyev, Alexander Astashenok, Alexander Berdnikov and Alexey Kabanov. Second place went to the "Factory", consisting of some of the girls – Maria Alalykina, Irina Toneva, Sati Kazanova, Alexandra Savelieva and. Third place was won by Mikhail Grebenshikov. Later, the group evolved, but they are still working on the stage.
As the project "Factory of stars" was a novelty, the casting had almost the power to lead the participants. Many were mistrusted, auditions were held even in music schools.
"Factory of stars" Year 2003
In 2003, at the peak of popularity of the first show, came two consecutive "idol". The second was the producer Max Fadeev. Under his wing came on the scene, Julia Savicheva, Irakli Pirtskhalava, Pierre Narciss, Elena Temnikova, Elena Terleeva and the winner of the second season – Polina Gagarina, who soon left Fadeeva and have long resided in a separate voyage.
The producer of the third season was Alexander Shulgin, a former coach and husband of Valerie. The winner of the third "Factory" Nikita Malinin did not remain long at the top and quickly went into the shadows. Decayed factory projects "KGB" and "Tutsi". In solo voyage continue to keep only Julia Mikhalchik, Alexander Kireev, and Svetlana Svetikova Irina Ortman.
"Factory of stars". Year 2004
In 2004 came two factories. The head of the fourth was Igor Krutoy. It was he who gave the careers of such artists as Irina Dubtsova (the winner), Dominik Dzhoker, Stas Peha, Timothy, etc.
The fifth "Factory" was, you might say, triumphant. Moreover, its artistic Director was Alla Pugacheva, and producers were two – Max Fadeev and Igor Matvienko. First place was won by Victoria Dayneko, the second was Ruslan masukov, the third divided Natalia Podolskaya and Michael Veselov. In addition, known and working graduates "of the fifth convocation" - Alexandra Balakireva ("Cuba"), Juliana Karaulova (group 5sta family), Elena kukarskogo, Irson Kudikova, etc.
"Star factory-4" first, dubbed the "baby Factory celebrities" - the grandson of Edita, the daughter of Vladimir Kuzmin independently were casting and added intrigue to the project.
"Factory of stars – 6"
After a short break in 2006 came the sixth "Factory" under the leadership of Viktor Drobysh. The winners was Dmitry Koldun, who presented in 2007 Belarus at the contest Eurovision 2007. In addition, notable alumni this season – a group of Chelsea, Zara etc.
"Factory of stars – 7"
In 2007 came the last "star Factory", giving us new stars. This time it was led by brothers Meladze. The winner of the project was Anastasia Prikhodko, second place went to mark Tishman, the third level houses two groups – "Bis" and "Yin-Yang", the latter soon collapsed.
Other "factory" projects
In 2011, on the First channel started the show "star Factory. Return". It was attended by well-known graduates of all factories, except the second and third. Of the twelve participants was won by Victoria Dayneko, a pupil of Igor Matvienko.
In the summer of 2012 released a new "factory" project, which competed among themselves graduates of Russian and Ukrainian show. From Russia was made by Dmitry Koldun, Polina Gagarina, Vlad Sokolovsky, Joker and Victoria Daineko. From Ukraine - "dio movies", Max Barskih, Erika, Eva bushmina and Stas. In the end of the competition won Russian team.