The leading Ukrainian companies of film and TV industries, FILM.UA Group and Ukraina TV channel, announced the beginning of work on a comedy feature with a working title "In Nature".
Ukraina TV channel will become a co-producer of a theatrical film for the first time and for FILM.UA Group, "In Nature" will also become a new co-production experience with a TV channel in making a theatrical feature.
“The strengthening of TV channel’s presence on the territory of entertainment content is among our strategic tasks.Yes, we are leaders of series production and actively expand our genre range – e.g., we are preparing for a sitcom premiere in the new season, Lusya the Intern. Our super-successful MASK allowed us to loudly announce ourselves on the territory of prime-time TV shows. The next step is to execute our ambitions in production of entertaining theatrical films. Co-production with FILM.UA will be the first experience for the TV channel in this direction. FILM.UA Group is a partner we’ve had many successful projects with in the production of TV content as well as signature media partnerships with feature films like 'The Rising Hawk', 'Mr Jones and Battle for Sevastopol', and we see great potential in the TV channel’s entry to the market of features in cooperation with them,” said Viktoria Korogod, director at Ukraina TV channel.
“We are delighted that the Ukraina TV channel will be exploring new territories with our company. This is actually a part of our long-term strategy – expanding cooperation on the market and increasing the number of collaboration cases between the industries via pooling resources and experience. Such cooperation logically continues the course of development for Ukrainian cinema market, and we are its active player,” said Viktoria Yarmoschuk, CEO at FILM.UA Group.