Universal Pictures Video France, Wizart and KLB are happy to announce their agreement on the third animated movie of The Snow Queen franchise in France, the Principalities of Andorra and Monaco, in the French-speaking territories of Belgium, Switzerland and Luxembourg as well as in the French-speaking territory of Africa.
Universal Pictures Video France has already dealt with home video distribution for the first two movies of the franchise, being sold to over 130 countries worldwide.
The movie release in France is scheduled for the winter 2017/2018.
“At the end of December 2016, with support of the largest global distribution company Universal Pictures, Wizart had a wide release of the animation comedy The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice in Russia. Thanks to the proactive marketing support and especially to the reception of the audience, the movie has had huge success in Russian market. So, it’s a high honor for Wizart to continue cooperation with Universal and to present the new story of Kai and Gerda’s adventures to European viewers” Yuri Moskvin Wizart’s CEO comments on the deal with Universal Pictures Video France.
The screenplay is written by franchise veterans Aleksey Zamyslov, Alexey Tsitsilin, Vladimir Nikolaev (Snow Queen 1 & 2, Sheep and Wolves) and Robert Lence a famous Hollywood screenwriter, who previously worked on Walt Disney’s, Pixar’s and DreamWorks Animation’s projects, such as Beauty and the Beast, A Bug’s Life, Toy Story, Shrek.
The score for The Snow Queen 3 was created by the Hollywood composer Fabrizio Mancinelli. He also created music for Disney’s movie Growing up with Nine Old Men (directed by Ted Tomas), TV show 11th for Hallmark/Feeln (starring Cloris Leachman, an Oscar winner), and the Golden Globe ceremony in 2016. The music was recorded by the Budapest Scoring Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Peter Pejtsik.
Wizart is a Russian company that produces high-quality family animated feature films and TV shows, distributes and promotes its products in Russian and international markets. Wizart is among the TOP 25 World’s Most Promising Animation Companies to Watch list according to the well-known Animation Magazine.