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).