Variety reports that Russia’s WizArt Animation has landed several international distribution deals at the Cannes Film Festival:
- The Snow Queen was acquired for China by Flame Node Entertainment. Suraya has the rights for distribution in Malaysia and the Philippines. Itafilm has theatrical rights in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, while Phase 4 Films has TV rights in French-speaking Canada.
- The Snow Queen 2 went to Kino Swiat in Poland and Film House in Israel. China’s Flame Node Entertainment also acquired rights to this movie.
- Sheep and Wolves has gone to Star Films in Peru, Colombia, Bolivia and Ecuador, and to MT Entertainment in Indonesia.
The Snow Queen is based on the original Hans Christian Andersen folktale, which also inspired Disney’s Frozen.