The paper focuses on the screenplays by V. Brusov. Significantly, they have not been published and are kept at the Russian State Library and at the V. Brusov’s Fund. The author highlights that cinematic terms also appear in certain texts and titles by V. Brusov. The writer’s widow noted that V. Brusov had intended to write a series of historic short stories entitled «Cinema of the Centuries», «Films of the Ages», etc. The author also emhasizes that V. Brusov was the first to appreciate the need for establishing a Higher Educational Institution for film industry workers. The corresponding document is kept at the RSFSR Central State Archive.