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More than 30 Russian features bereleasedworldwide following Toronto film market

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More than 30 Russian features bereleasedworldwide following Toronto film market


Photo: Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark Forest screenshot

New Russian films, series and animations to be shown in cinema theaters and online in the US, Latin America, Asian countries and other parts of the world. Russian producers have signed up distribution agreements at the Toronto International Festival (TIFF). Leading film professionals have taken part in that event, Rossiyskaya Gazeta informs.

Russian studious have presented more than 30 projects in different levels of readiness. The festival called success for Russian producers, according to the Moscow Export Center, the organiser of the Created in Moscow forum in the frames of TIFF. Russian films and animations were purchased by many countries.

For example, a flick Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark Forest based on Russian folklore to be screened in the US, Latin America and Asia, Germany and Baltic countries. Distributors have shown very significant interest to such features as The Horizon, The Outpost. The Dyatlov Pass series, although not completed yet, is going to be purchased for online screenings in different countries.

Interest for already popular features in Russia, such as The Invasion, The Ice 2 continues unabated.

Note, Wizart Russian cinema studio has sold screening rights to the The Snow Queen and Wolves and Sheep animations in 60 countries.

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