Finnik directed by Chernov was named Best Russian Cartoon of the Year at the Icarus Prize
Cartoon “Finnik” from the Russian director Denis Chernov Named Best Film of the Year, it received the National Animation Award “Icarus” in the “Full Length” category. The award took place in Moscowinformed CASS.
Additionally, “Sunflower” was recognized as the best animated short. Natalia Chernycheva. The ceremony took place at the Moscow Theater “Modern Acting School” on the Day of Russian Animation. Note that this year the ceremony is dedicated to cats, which are often found in cartoons.
“This award is absolutely unique. And the fact that the animation community itself started celebrating through this award on April 8 finally pushed all of us to make it our official award,” said the general director of the film studio Soyuzmultfilm. Boris Mashkovtsev.
Varya Yakovleva and his work “Vanlove” were recognized as the best Russian director. Winner in the Screenplay Category Vadim Mikhailov And Andrei Bakhourin for the screenwriters of the film “Alien Bread”.
The Prix Icare was first awarded in 2015. The awards are divided into 16 categories.