Animation Magic

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Animation Magic Inc.
FateDissolved by Vivendi
Founded1992; 27 years ago (1992)
FoundersIgor Razboff and Dale DeSharone
Defunct2001 (2001)[1]
Number of locations
ProductsVideo games and animation
OwnerCapitol Multimedia
Vivendi (1998-2001)
Number of employees
SubsidiariesООО "АМИ"

Animation Magic (Russian: «Магия анимации», romanizedMagiya Animatsii) was a Russo-American animation company created in Gaithersburg, Maryland, with offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a 100% owned subsidiary located in St. Petersburg, Russia. It developed animations for CD-based software. In 1994 it had 90 employees, including 12 software engineers and approximately 60 animators, computer graphic, background and sprite artists. Its products include Link: The Faces of Evil,[2] Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon,[3] Mutant Rampage: Bodyslam, I.M. Meen,[4] Chill Manor and the cancelled Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans.[5][6]


  1. ^ Игорь Варнавский (Igor Varnavsky) (January 31, 2008). Закрытые страницы истории. Крупные игровые компании в России были еще в 90-е, но мы об этом не знали. Igromania (in Russian). No. 1 (124) (published January 2008). Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "Link: The Faces of Evil". MobyGames. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  3. ^ "Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon". MobyGames. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  4. ^ Brad Cook. "Test of I.M. Meen". Allgame. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "Animation Magic". The Video Animation Company. Archived from the original on August 5, 2014. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  6. ^ "Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans". Archived from the original on January 1, 2013. Retrieved May 22, 2017.