St Petersburg International Media Forum closes inaugural edition with world premiere of Serena.
Wizart Animation will be in Cannes selling its animation feature films Wolves and Sheep and The Snow Queen 2, the latter set to have its theatrical premiere in the UK as The Snow Queen: Magic of the Ice Mirror by Signature Entertainment on December 11 ahead of the Russian release by Bazelevs on January 1, 2015.
Wizart’s Yuri Moskvin revealed in the Cinema Showcase in St Petersburg that preparations are already underway for a sequel of Wolves And Sheep for release in 2017 as part of a strategy to create a new international franchise.
Wizart Animation has closed new deals during Toronto International Film Market (TIFF) at Russian Cinema Stand. The Snow Queen has been sold to Australia, New Zealand and Africa (excl. South Africa rights).
Wizart’s projects - The Snow Queen (2012) and The Snow Queen 2 (2014) will be released by Universal Pictures in Australia and New Zealand following an acquisition by Odin’s Eye Entertainment for all territorial rights. Snow Queen (2012) will be released on October 30th 2014 with a theatrical release with Odin’s Eye planning a theatrical release for The Snow Queen in Q2 2015.
"Odin’s Eye and Universal are very excited about the prospects for this animated franchise in Australia and New Zealand. With great storytelling and world class animation, we are extremely confident on the ability of The Snow Queen to reach a wide audience over many years" Said, Michael Favelle, CEO, Odin’s Eye Entertainment.
TWC (Transworld Television Corporation) has acquired the distribution rights for The Snow Queen for Africa (excluding South Africa).
We are glad to invite you at our stand during Licensing World Russia from 16 to 18 September 2014 to discuss licensing opportunities and international potential. This exhibition will bring together players of the Russian and International licensing market: brand owners, international licensing agencies (seeking for the new sales channels), existing and potential licensees (seeking for the new opportunities for the development of their products).
To set up a meeting please contact Sergey Davydov - email@example.com
Concept art from “The Snow Queen 2: The Snow King.”
Russian movie poser of “The Snow Queen 2: The Snow King” from the Wizart Animation Facebook page.
From visionary producer Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Night Watch) and Wizart Animation comes the perfect festive family treat as Signature Entertainment proudly presents THE SNOW QUEEN: MAGIC OF THE ICE MIRROR, in cinemas from December 11th, 2014.