Russian World Vision has received the rights to screen films by Hayao Miyazaki - Kommersant
The Russian film company Russian World Vision (RWV) has become the owner of the rights to 10 animated films of Studio Ghibli by Japanese director-animator Hayao Miyazaki. This was reported by the press service of RWV.
“22 films from the golden library of Studio Ghibli, created by Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata in 1985, were transferred to the Russian World Vision company of producer Konstantin Yolkin. The library includes 10 films by Miyazaki, as well as paintings by other geniuses of Japanese animation. reported press service of the film company.
According to the press service, Russian World Vision has acquired all types of rights and plans to implement them in Russia and the CIS countries, including theatrical re-releases. Ghibli films acquired by RWV include Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, My Neighbor Totoro, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Witch's Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke, and Our Neighbors Yamada. and "The Wind Rises".
RWV CEO Konstantin Yolkin said that films will also be available for viewing in online cinemas. “At the moment we are negotiating with the sites. Whose catalog the library will be in will be known later,” he added.
After the start of the military operation in Ukraine, many foreign film companies suspended their work in Russia, in particular, Warner Bros., Sony, Paramount and Universal Pictures and Disney. On May 25, it became known that Russian online platforms ends the duration of the license to show Studio Ghibli projects, including animated films by Hayao Miyazaki. They will no longer be available on June 1st.
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