Digital MIPTV welcomes 38 Russian companies participating in the event and 12 of them presenting newest projects within the distribution market.
In total, representatives of 38 companies from Russia will participate at Digital MIPTV, 12 of them will present their projects within the distribution market. Among them are the Central Partnership, GMP ETV (Gazprom media – Entertainment Television), NTV, the official distributor of Russia Television and Radio’s content Sovtelexport, Art Pictures Distribution, 1-2-3 Production, TV channel Friday, Odin-Media, Signal Media, as well as animation companies Soyuzmultfilm, Riki Group, and animation studio Platoshka.
“Within the last years Russian TV series have been following key international trends without losing unique storytelling that appeals to global viewers. Since production in Russia hasn’t paused for too long, having resumed last summer with Covid-19 safety measures to be respected, this year Russian producers are able to present brand-new projects at MIPTV,” says Alexandra Modestova, CEO of Expocontent (official representative of MIPTV and MIPCOM in Russia, Ukraine and CIS).
Key projects of SMF Studio are 3D musical series “Rockoons” and animated series “Meow Magic”. SMF also plans to find co-production partners for TV series “Umka and his Friends”, “Beware, monkeys!”, “The Farm”, the full-length 3D project “The Formula for Water” and “The Golden Beehive”.
Riki Group top offerings are animated series “Tina&Tony”, “The Fixies”, which became prime hits on Chinese streaming platforms in 2020, “Kikoriki”, “Babyriki”, “PinCode” as well as the newest projects “Beardy Bodo” and “Panda and Krash”, co-produced with Chinese CCTV and sold to Brazil, Germany, Croatia and Montenegro. Within MIPTV Riki together with its sales agent APC Kids plans to announce several deals on “Dinocity” project with France and Middle East in particular. The company also plans to finalise deals with Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia and Germany.
Moscow-based animation studio Platoshka announces the launch of musical series “Beadies”, as well as projects ready for co-production – 2D series “Agatha: Queen of the Garden” and “Cat Been-In-Use” and 3D series “Antron”.