The honorary prize in the nomination “Master” was awarded to the artistic director of the School-studio “SHAR”, the film director, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation Andrey Khrzhanovsky on the young but beloved animators of the National Animation Award IСAR.
The Icar Award is existed since 2015 and traditionally takes place on April 8, on the Day of Russian Animation. This year’s ceremony will be dedicated to the 105th anniversary of animation. On April 8, 1912 appeared the first cartoon “Beautiful Lucanida, or the War of Barbel with Stag” by Vladislav Starevich.
The Russian State Symphony Orchestra of Cinematography will decorate the ceremony. Conductor – Sergey Skripka.