Russian animation studios will present their projects at the American Film Market 2020
Twenty-five Russian content producers will present films, TV series and animation at one of the largest film markets AFM 2020, which is held online from 9 to 13 November.
‘Russia is a long-time participant of the American Film Market. Many more Russian companies are participating in AFM this year, compared to 2019, and content makers are presenting international buyers with a wide range of new projects from different genres, from superhero movies to mystery thrillers and dramas. In addition to feature films and series, the package from Russian content producers includes documentary projects and animation’, says Evgenia Markova, ROSKINO CEO.
Among the activities planned at the AFM, there is a presentation with Evgenia Markova Spotlight on Russia. Meet Russian content. And a round table The wow-effect of Russian movies’ marketing localization with representatives from key Russian content makers Central Partnership, Planeta Inform, TV3, Wizart.
Russian animation as is traditional, will be strongly represented at the American Film Market.
Soyuzmultfilm will show an animated feature film, a unique art project Hoffmaniada. In addition, the company will launch pre-sales for the newadventure film Suvorov that will be released in Russia in the spring 2021. This is a romantic story set against the backdrop of an outstanding military campaign led by Field Marshal Suvorov. Two new titles in development will be also presented at the market. These are The Golden Hive and Water formula. Soyuzmultfilm expects to find coproduction partners for these projects.
Wizart will show the full-length animation movie The Snow Queen: Mirrorlands (in the top 3 best grossing Russian films abroad in 2019); Sheep and Wolves: Pig Deal and Fantastic Return to Oz. The latter will be presented at the screening, where the company plans to find distributors. Wizart also expects to sell Fantastic Return to Oz to the US, Canada and Latin America.
KinoAtis animation studio will present Space dogs. Tropical Adventure, the third film in the animated franchise about the adventures of the astronaut dogs, and the animated comedy series Planet Ai.
RG Bros Studio will show its Beeography animated stories.