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Mavka. The Forest Song Made It to Best European Projects at Cartoon Movie Pitching in Bordeaux
On March 9, producers Iryna Kostyuk and Anna Eliseeva, director Aleksandra Ruban and pitching consultant for the project Lyubov Krokhmalna (MRM) presented an animation feature Mavka. The Forest Song at the 20th Cartoon Movie forum (Bordeaux, France).
Mavka on a new level: the cartoon with “in development” status was selected to Cartoon Movie pitching in Bordeaux, the most prominent animation forum in Europe
The project was selected for the second year in a row – in 2017, Mavka. The Forest Song was presented in “In Concept” category and became the forum highlight. This year, the film made it to the pitching in the following category, “In Development.”
Mavka. The Forest Song Ukrainian animated film Became the Only Animated Project Selected for Co-Production Forum in Brussels
Producers of Mavka. The Forest Song project have been invited to Belgium to present the animated film at pitching session of the second co-production forum to take place on December 19-20 under the aegis of Be Film Festival (December 19-24).
Animagrad presented their line of theatrical projects for 2018-2020 on the OIFF Winter Film Market
Film market participants and accredited press were presented with seven feature films, most of which are screen adaptations of Ukrainian and world literature. The line included animation films The Stolen Princess and Mavka. The Forest Song (produced by Animagrad), historical films The Rising Hawk, Gareth Jones and Anna de Kiev (produced by Kinorob) and feature films Felix Austria and Crazy Wedding (produced by FILM.UA Group).
Mavka On the Silk Road: Iryna Kostyuk, producer of Mavka. The Forest Song attended the main events of Chinese film industry
At the seminar, Iryna presented her report about Animagrad studio and its projects, told about opportunities and positioning of Ukrainian animation industry and shared plans about the development of Mavka. The Forest Song project which even now in the development stage exhibits potential to grow from an animation film into a full-scale cross-platform brand.
Miss Earth International Beauty Pageant Finals to Feature Diana Mironenko, Participant from Ukraine, As Protagonist of Mavka. The Forest Song Animation Feature
In the competition finals, which will take place on November 4, Diana will enter the stage wearing a dress from MAVKA capsule collection made by Olga Navrotskaya, Ukrainian fashion designer and costume artist for Mavka. The Forest Song. The environmental mission the Ukrainian contestant took up to compete for Miss Earth 2017 title was also inspired by Mavka project.
A New Power Player in the Global Market: Iryna Kostyuk was Invited to Report on Animagrad at the World Animation and VFX Summit in Los Angeles
On October 30, Iryna Kostyuk (FILM.UA Group), the producer of the animated feature film “MAVKA. The Forest Song” (Animagrad, FILM.UA Group), will take part in the panel discussion “New Global Power Players”.
WWF in Ukraine Now Partner of Mavka. The Forest Song Animated Film
A partnership agreement between Animagrad studio and the Fund branch in Ukraine, Danube-Carpathian program, was signed in the Vienna office of WWF.
Mavka’s Image Through Your Eyes: Guests of LINOLEUM International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival portrayed their own vision of Protagonist for Mavka. The Forest Song
From September 28 till October 1, Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Center hosted LINOLEUM, a festival of actual animation and media arts.