Wizart Animation

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Wizart Animation
Animation studio
Founded 2007; 10 years ago (2007)
Headquarters Voronezh, Russia
Services Computer animation
Website www.wizartanimation.com

Wizart Animation is a Russian computer animation studio headquartered in Voronezh, Russia.[1]

The studio was founded in 2007 by a group of artists from computer games and information technology industry. Their experience changes the animation industry in Russia which allowed them to launch a new type of computer animation studio and involve young artists from different cities of Russia and Ukraine.[2]

In 2011 Wizart Animation created a new business department to promote and sell animation content in Russian and International markets.

The studio's first feature film, The Snow Queen, was released in 2012, earning $14 million worldwide, setting record for a Russian animated feature.[3] In 2014, it was followed by the sequel, titled The Snow Queen 2: The Snow King.[3] The studio's first original film, titled Sheep and Wolves, was released in Russian theaters on 28 April 2016.[3][4]

Filmography[edit]

Feature films[edit]

# Title Year Budget USD Budget RUB Gross
1 The Snow Queen[4] 2012 $7.0 million[5] 200 million RUB $13.4 million[6]
2 The Snow Queen 2: The Snow King[4] 2014 $6.5 million[5] 300 million RUB $15.5 million[7]
3 Sheep and Wolves[4] 2016 $3.4 million[8] 230 million RUB $4.1 million[9]
4 The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice[4][10] 2016 $6.3 million[5] 360 million RUB $10.2 million[11]
5 The Snow Queen 4 2018
6 Sheep and Wolves 2 2018

Television series[edit]

# Title Year
1 The Snow Queen: Friends Forever! TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Russian Animated Film 'The Snow Queen' a Hit With Distributors in Cannes". The Moscow Times. 19 May 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2016. 
  2. ^ The Snow Queen, a Russian 3D Animated Feature, Steroscopy News
  3. ^ a b c Beck, Jerry (8 February 2014). "Teaser: "Snow Queen 2: The Snow King"". Animation Scoop. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Wizart Animation: Proejcts". Wizart Animation. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c Voronezh “The Snow Queen 3” becomes most expensive Russian cartoon in 2016 - RIA Voronezh, 13 December 2017
  6. ^ Snezhnaya koroleva (The Snow Queen) // Box Office Mojo
  7. ^ The Snow Queen 2 // Box Office Mojo
  8. ^ Сергей Калашников, Игорь Сергеев (2016-04-28). "Анимация на экспорт. Воронежские «Волки и овцы» выходят в российский и зарубежный прокат". Ъ-Воронеж. Коммерсантъ.  (in Russian)
  9. ^ "Sheep & Wolves (Volki i ovtsy. Beeezumnoe prevrashchenie)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2017-03-03. 
  10. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (22 November 2016). "Wizart Thaws Out New 'Snow Queen 3′ Trailer". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 29 December 2016. 
  11. ^ he Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice // Box Office Mojo

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