Animated series "Fantasy Patrol", created for Digital Television Russia children's channels, became the owner of the National Animation Award "Icarus".
April 8 – Russian Animation Day - the ceremony of presenting the III National Animation Award "Icarus" was held. Representatives of the main domestic animation studios - directors, sound producers, artists, and composers - gathered in the multifunctional ZIL Cultural Center and presented awards to the best animated films and series.
This year, the third episode of the popular animated series "Fantasy Patrol" - "Everybody dance now!" - was recognized by the authoritative jury of the “Icarus” Prize as the breakthrough of the year and became the winner in the category "Best Startup".
"We are happy to receive such a prestigious award. For us, it is especially important that professionals in the field of animation highly appreciated "Fantasy Patrol". The audience immediately liked our first multi-series cartoon for schoolchildren, and the recognition of animated cartoon creators confirmed the high quality of the project ", - says the main producer of “Fantasy Patrol” animated series Tatiana Tsyvareva.
The animated series "Fantasy Patrol" tells about four young fairies - Valery, Mary, Helena, and Snowy. Their task is to observe the behavior of fairy-tale characters, help them and protect the peace of the city, providing the balance between the world of fairy tales and the world of people. In the third episode, Helena and Snowy fight in a dance battle with a real genie and save their friends from captivity.
The popularity of the animated series "Fantasy Patrol", created by “Parovoz” animation studio by order of Digital Television Russia children's TV channels, is rapidly raising. The premiere took place in May 2016 on the "Moolt", ANI and "Tlum HD" TV channels.
The cartoon became one of the main hits of the year in Youtube! The project "Cartoon in the cinema" attracted millions of coevals, who follow the magical adventures of young fairies in more than 200 cities of Russia. The television audience of the “Fantasy Patrol” is estimated at tens of millions of people.