Mediananny provides a concise report of the recent State Film Agency project pitching and the fresh animation projects presented: ‘There is nothing wrong with following the world’s trends and adopting the best of them.
The feature animation scheduled for release in 2016. Directed by Manouk Deloyan, known for ‘Adventures of Good Soldier Svejk’. Art Direction is done by Serhiy Mohylny. Produced by Dmytro Belinsky, Ihor Roma and Iryna Manzhosova.
A series of children animation made in Ukrainian Lviv hits Youtube and Facebook within the English-speaking markets. This could be a new trend in Ukrainian animation as the product is fully designed and produced domestically but with the aim for the bigger foreign markets.
A work for the competition ‘Best Transcarpathia Student 2015’. Produced by Vladyslava Mazur, Solimya Kovalchuk, Tetyana Lyakh and Tamara Dovganych at Erdeli Arts College of Uzhgorod. Soundtrack by an indie rock band ‘Vivienne Mort’.
Panama Grand Prix animation company presents a teaser of a new Ukrainian feature animation Nicky Tanner (Микита Кожум’яка).
A new Ukrainian feature animation ‘Nicky Tanner’ (Микита Кожум’яка) which is being in production for 6 years already, is finally scheduled for release. It should go to theatres in December, 2016 with a promise of Hollywood-like quality.
‘Mavka: A Forest Song’ is a feature animation developed by producer Iryna Kostyuk and Animagrad company. This is an adaptation of Ukrainian classics by Lesya Ukrainka reworked into happy end. The project with an estimated budget of $5M USD is intended for theatrical release in 2017.
The film “Vova Rules” by Ukrainian filmmaker Adrian Sakhuliev was awarded with the diploma for applied and commissioned animation at the KROK Film Festival.
The KROK International Animated Films Festival: The Optional Stop took place in Kyiv this weekend. During three days cinephiles had the opportunity to see the best examples of the competitive program and retrospective show of famous masters such as Koji Yamamura and Michel Ocelot.