Russia based Riki Group has launched sales for its upcoming animated feature, Finnick, at the European Film Market (EFM), participating as part of the Roskino national Virtual Stand.
Finnick has already received offers from distributors in Baltic States, Latin America, France and Spain, moreover partnership with sales agent for multiple territories currently in negotiation.
Animation Magazine called Finnick in its “Your Don’t Miss List” of upcoming animated features of 2021. The CG-animated comedy follows the adventures of a 13-year-old girl Christine who befriends a Finn, a magical and mischievous spirit who lives in her new house. He knows how to make nasty and funny jokes and he enjoys playing tricks on the people. Finnick and Christine, who are extremely different, will have to team up and work together to solve the mystery of the events and save the city.
This is the studio’s first full-length animated original project, while Kikoriki and The Fixies were based on popular TV series. Additionally, Riki Group is also considering creating a franchise and developing the story of Finnick and his friends in the TV series.
Riki Group also has revealed a new poster for the market that introduces us not only to the main characters, but also to all the Finns – magical creatures that have lived alongside human beings for millions of years helping to give a heart and meaningful memories to their houses. They make a house into a home. Finally you have the opportunity to see them! – reads the official description.
The animated feature is set to premiere next winter, though Riki Group hopes to have an early market screening during the Marché du Film at Cannes.