Market Showcase: Mirsand Ltd.

Valeria Dobrolyubova Head of sales Mirsand Ltd. distribution company Valeria Dobrolyubova is currently Head of sales at Mirsand Ltd. distribution company that handles the rights for ... Continue Reading →

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Cannes: Animation Is a Rare Bright Spot for Russian Film Industry Russki toon franchises Snow Queen, Kikoriki and Masha continue to net strong sales worldwide. The Children’s Media ... Continue Reading →

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Russia Plans Tax Cut for Local Animation Industry The international success of Russian produced toons like the Snow Queen movies, Kikoriki and Masha and the Bear have spurred government ... Continue Reading →

‘Snow Queen 2′ Bests Big Studios at Slovakia B.O.

Russian studio Wizart is celebrating a box office triumph as its CG fantasy adventure The Snow Queen 2 is topping the charts in Slovakia in its second week of release. According to ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Writer, Storyboarder Robert Lence Joins ‘Snow Queen 3′

Veteran Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks filmmaker Robert Lence has joined Wizart Animation’s The Snow Queen 3 as writer. In cooperation with director Alexey Tsitsilin, Lence is set ... Continue Reading →

Wizart Signs New Territories for Film Slate

Russian toon house Wizart Animation has closed out a successful visit to the American Film Market, closing new deals for its completed and upcoming CG feature films. Presented at the ... Continue Reading →

‘Cloudy 2′ Storms Its Way to DVD, Blu-ray

The weather forecast is for hunger this week, with the Blu-ray and DVD release of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (Sony Pictures, $30.99 DVD; $40.99 Blu-ray combo pack; $45.99 3D ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s ‘Frozen’ to Warm Hearts This Week

The ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s ‘Frozen’ to Premiere at N.Y. Children’s Festival

Disney’s much-anticipated animated feature Frozen will premiere at New York Children’s Festival on Sunday, November 10 at 11 a.m. (at the Village East Cinema). Directed ... Continue Reading →

First Glimpse at Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Toon fans will no longer have to speculate about the final look of Disney’s upcoming CG feature Frozen based on years-old concept art: the Mouse House has offered its first glimpse ... Continue Reading →