Riki Group, a leading Russian animation holding, together with Petersburg animation studio, creators of Kikoriki animation brand, are working on a new animated feature film
New family adventure, animation comedy “My Friend Finnick” is developed by Riki Development Fund, which is part of Riki Group, in cooperation with a scriptwriter Tim Werenko, who manages US studio 3Beep and who has worked on such productions as “Pokemon”, “Winx Club”, “Polly Robocar” and “Snowqueen 3”.
“My Friend Finnick” is a story of a young spirit of the house named Finnick, who is unlucky, very kind and extremely curious. He becomes visible to humans by accident. He makes friends with a 10-year-old girls Kristen, who has recently moved into his house with her family and feels out of place. Soon all the family falls in love with Finnick and treats him like a family member.
The director of the film is Denis Chernov (Petersburg Animation Studio), the authors are Denis Chernov, Tatiana Belova (Petersburg Animation Studio) and Tim Werenko (3Beep). The producers are Ilya Popov, Ivan Polyakov, Julia Osetinskaya and Diana Yurinova.
“The most thrilling thing in this project is that we are creating and showing to the audience a world, which exists alongside our reality, our routine life, but which is invisible to us. This is a fairytale, which unfolds in our world. To develop this world and to show the creatures, which we have heard so much about, but have never actually seen, although they live side by side with us, is the most exciting thing for me in this project and that’s what makes it unusual”, comments Denis Chernov.