Tomorrow the premiere of the first Ukrainian feature-length cartoon “Nikita Kozhemyaka” will be held in Ukraine. Manuk Depoyan is a director of this animated film.

This cartoon is about the adventures of Nikita Kozhemyaka. He is a son of Kirill Kozhemyaka, the Ukrainian legendary fairy tale hero. Nikita dreams to become such strong and courageous as his famous father. For this case, he turns to the world of magic and sorcery.

This cartoon is based on the book “Nikita Kozhemyaka” by Anton Siyanika.

The shooting of this animated film had been lasting for 10 years because of the problems with the financing.

This cartoon was presented at the cinematographic festival at Cannes. And 15 countries have signed the contracts with the State Film Committee of Ukraine for its hire.

The trailer of this animated film you can already watch.

The heroes are voiced by the famous Ukrainians: Vasil Virastjuk, Ruslana Pysanka, Viktor Andrienko.