The new Director of «Soyuzmultfilm» wants to make the Studio profitable

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in fotobanka the Studio Soyuzmultfilm. Archival photoThe new Director of «Soyuzmultfilm» wants to make the Studio profitable© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

The new Director of the Studio «Soyuzmultfilm» Boris Mashkovtsev your post wants to make the Studio profitable, turn it into a base for the development of domestic software and start production of up to seven series, the press service of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation on Friday.

Earlier, the Ministry of culture ended the contest for the position of Director of FGUP TPO «Soyuzmultfilm». The unanimous decision for the position of Director of the Studio assigned Mashkovtsev, who on 26 April this year, he held the post of acting Director.

«As noted in his presentation Boris Mashkovtsev, the main goal is to make the Studio economically viable in a market economy. This year the Studio plans to start production of five to seven pilot projects designed for children. This is «Pestilence» and «Orange cow», has released the series «Bogatyrya» and «Zebra in the box,» and «Buttermilk.» Also in the plans from the Studio «revive» the animated series «Parrot Kesha» and «Kitten named woof», — stated in the message.

In addition, in November 2018 will be completed on feature-length animated film «Suvorov», which is produced together with the Gorky film Studio. In addition, currently in the final stage is a puppet cartoon «Hoffmanniana». Also «Soyuzmultfilm» will pay sufficient attention to the creation of short animations, specified in the material.

It is noted that one of the main directions of the future work of the Studio is the creation on its basis of Technopark, which will be located in Moscow. «Animation in Russia has a relatively small number of people – 2 to 3 thousand, so we can’t produce a lot of content. In the domestic market it is a 20% niche, so the Technopark — one of the forms, which will allow you to scale the industry and the number of projects that can be produced in Russia», — said Mashkovtsev, quoted in a press-service.

He explained that in the «Soyuzmultfilm» small Studio on preferential terms to rent production facilities, and the Studio itself can act as a co-producer of many projects. Also «Soyuzmultfilm» can become a basis for creation of domestic software for the production of animated films, is added to the message.


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