Russian projects to participate at TIFFCOM in Japan

More than 60 titles, including feature films, TV series, documentaries, and animation are being presented by Russian companies from October 25 to 27.


"The Challenge" and "Beadies"


More than 60 Russian titles, including feature films, TV series, documentaries, and animation are being presented at the TIFFCOM international content market from October 25 to 27, as part of the 36th Tokyo International Film Festival. Thirteen companies will be represented at the Russian Content Worldwide (RCW) stand, organized by Roskino.

Central Partnership International is confident of the success of the space drama "The Challenge" (the second highest-grossing film at the Russian box office in 2023); the adventure blockbuster "Lord of the Wind", the thriller "Syndrome", and the adventure film "Guest from the Future".

Art Pictures Distribution is counting on the success of two new international projects: the Russian-Chinese co-production "Red Silk", an adventure detective story about the congress of the Chinese Communist Party in the Moscow region in 1928, and the Russian-Mexican comedy "Vasiliy".

CTB Film Company plans to present a range of content at TIFFCOM 2023, including the fairytale "The Wish of the Fairy Fish", the disaster drama "Three Minutes of Silence", and the full-length animated films "Moonzy. Homecoming", and "The Barkers—Team".

The highest-grossing Russian film, the family comedy "Chebi:My Fluffy Friend" about the adventures of the beloved cartoon character, also popular in Japan, will be presented by All Media (a START company). The company will also present the series "Container", "The Vampires of Midland" and other projects.

The official distributor of Russia Television and Radio, Sovteleexport, will present the large-scale historical drama "Chaliapin"; the premiere project and fourth season of the historical saga about Catherine the Great, "Ekaterina: Favorites"; popular documentaries about space; and a series of historical documentaries.

Odin-Media is betting on high-quality documentaries about space ("Mysteries of Space"), history ("Mysteries of History"), and environmental protection ("Invisible Hope"). In addition, a new season of the mystical thriller "Psychic" and a 16-episode historical drama "Margarita Nazarova: The Queen of Tigers"–dedicated to the most famous tiger tamer in the Soviet Union–will be presented.

Planeta Inform Film Distribution is participating in the Japanese film market with the fantasy drama "Anna's Feelings", the thriller "Centaur", the adventure drama "Lost in the North" and the military action film "Wings Above Berlin". The projects from K’Levafilm at the TIFFCOM market include two thrillers: "Zoskina’Gazstation" and "FIZFAK" (Physics Faculty), and the comedy "One Chance".

SMF Animation will present a whole range of animated series and films for different ages from preschool to adolescence. This is an animated film "Detective Chirp & the Golden Beehive" and the animated series "Rockoons", "Monsikids", "The Secrets of Honey Hills", "I’ll get you! Holidays", and "The Adventures of Peter and Wolf."

This year at TIFFCOM, Voronezh Animation Studio is presenting the fifth part of the Snow Queen franchise: "The Snow Queen & The Princess", which was previously sold to Mongolia, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, and China. International representatives will get to know the new project, "The Steel Family: Brotherhood vs Gold", for teenage audiences and a feature film in development "Arctic Heroes", for which the company is ready to negotiate on co-production.

Platoshka Animation Studio is presenting Asian buyers the educational musical animated series "Beadies" for children under 4, created with the participation of child development experts and Riki Group will present a number of animated series "The Fixies", "Tina and Tony", "Beardy Bodo", "Babyriki", and the full-length animated film "Finnick."

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