“The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice”, an animated film by Voronezh studio Wizart Animation, took the sixth place in world’s box office following the results of the weekend. On the holidays, the cartoon collected 6.9 million dollars, the Press Service of the studio reported on Tuesday, April 10.
“The Snow Queen 3” was released in film theaters in China on April 5. Following the results of the weekend, the animated film took the third place losing only to Steven Spielberg’s film and Indian film “Hindi Medium”. On the first day in box office, the cartoon collected 2.74 million dollars.
The first part of “The Snow Queen” franchise was released in the summer of 2015 making 800 thousand dollars in the ox office. The second part was released on New Year’s holidays gaining 5 million dollars in two weeks in the box-office.
The third part of “The Snow Queen” is a 3D animation cartoon about the adventures of Kai and Gerda. It was directed by Alexey Tsitsilin in co-authorship with Robert Lence who earlier took part in the creation of Disney’s cartoons “Lion King”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Toy Story”, “Shrek” and others.
Animated film “The Snow Queen 3” was made in 2016. The screening rights were sold to 150 countries. Мультипликационный фильм «Снежная королева – 3» сняли в 2016 году. Wizart Animation is currently finishing the production of the fourth part of series “The Snow Queen. Wonderland” once again under the supervision of Alexey Tsitsilin and Robert Lence. The film is planned to be released into the box-office on the New Year’s.
Wizart Animation was founded in 2012 under the auspices of a computer game and application development company. The Voronezh developers decided to switch to creating cartoons and released the “Snow Queen” franchise. In addition, Wizart made full-length animated film “Sheep and Wolves”. The voice-over for main characters of the film was done by actors Sergei Bezrukov, Yelizaveta Boyarskaya and Alexander Petrov. The animation studio is currently working on the creation of the second part of “Sheep and Wolves”. Another project of the studio is animated series “Yoko”. The Wizart animators also shot animated film “Kitten from Liyukova Street 2”.