On October 3-6, 2019, the sixth Comic Con Russia festival, the largest pop culture festival in Russia, was held in Moscow. At the same time, the fourteenth international interactive entertainment exhibition IgroMir was held. This year, the number of visitors to both events amounted to more than 183 thousand people in four days, and the number of views of the live broadcast of the event exceeded 5 million. More than 200 participating companies, including WDSSPR , UPI, “Twentieth Century Fox CIS” and many others, presented the most anticipated news from the world of cinema, comics and games. Nintendo Showcases New Nintendo Switch Lite Handheld Console and Holds National Super Smash Bros Tournaments Ultimate and Splatoon 2. On 26 thousand square meters of the pavilion No. 1 of the Crocus Expo exhibition complex, 209 stands were built. Sponsors include Mega Drive, MTS, Samsung, and Solar Power. Special guests of the event were actors Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal, Star Wars, Lost in the Ice) and Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Black Mirror, Rubbish). The creator of the cult animated films “The Black Cloak” and “Chip and Dale”, Ted Stones, acted as a guest of the Authors Alley. Within the framework of the convention, the presentation of the first full-length film on Russian comics “Major Thunder: The Plague Doctor” was held, and the cast of the project was announced. Director Fyodor Bondarchuk and leading actors Irina Starshenbaum, Rinal Mukhametov and Yuri Borisov presented the film “Invasion”. The new projects of TV-3, 2×2 channels and others were also shown at Comic Con Russia. Director Yegor Baranov and actress Lukery Ilyashenko presented the fantastic action movie Outpost, and actor Danila Kozlovsky talked about his new directorial project Karamora about the alternative history of Russia. The famous writer Dmitry Glukhovsky presented the upcoming film adaptations of his novels “Metro 2033” and “Text” with Alexander Petrov in the title role, and the famous science fiction writer Nick Perumov shared details about the new book “War of Angels. Great emptiness. ” Director Ilya Kulikov and actress Rina Grishina presented the second part of “Policeman from Rublevka”, which will be released in December this year. On the stage of Comic Con Russia, director Nikita Argunov and actors Rinal Mukhametov, Lyubov Aksenova and Anton Pampushny held a presentation of the fantastic blockbuster KOMA. Producer Alexander Rodnyansky, along with comic book artist Artyom Bizyaev, shared details about the film Ninth. Producer and screenwriter Ivan Kapitonov, known for his work “Queen of Spades. Black Rite ”and“ Mermaid. The Lake of the Dead, ”told the guests of the festival about the Russian horror and his upcoming project“ Yaga. Nightmare of the Dark Forest. ” Actress Yekaterina Ageeva and promotion producer Vladimir Permyakov showed exclusive materials for the fantastic drama “Fairy.” The presentation of the PREMIER movie series was held at the convention. The directors and screenwriters Natasha Merkulova and Alexei Chupov, along with actor Vladimir Yaglych, presented the Call Center, and actor Eldar Kalimulin and scriptwriter Roman Kantor told details about the Epidemic project. The festival’s cinema hall hosted an exclusive show of 10 episodes of a new project by Timur Bekmambetov, the world’s first vertical screenlife horror film shot for Snapchat – “Dead of Night”. As part of the presentation of DISNEY studio novelties, films were shown on the films Maleficent: Lady of Darkness, Star Wars: Skywalker. Sunrise ”and others. At the Comic Con Russia festival, special pre-premiere screenings of the comedy“ Peanut Falcon ”with Shaya LaBeouf and Dakota Johnson and the comedy horror“ Zombieland: Control Shot ”with Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone and Jesse Eisenberg took place. Also, a new project of the classic of modern Japanese anime Makoto Shinkai, the film “Child of the Weather,” was shown.

Results of the festival Comic Con Russia 2019

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