The Kremlin has also said it will create a production hub in Moscow and lighten the tax burden on animation companies based in Russia.
Nine days after its release, ‘Cheburashka’ was already the highest-grossing Russian film ever. Now it’s more than doubled that total.
Svislotski worked for numerous studios including Russia’s first non-state-run outfit Pilot Studio, and on American series such as “Duckman” and “Rugrats.”
Fresh off his Oscar nomination for Boxballet, Anton Dyakov has released a new short film.
Cartoon Brew spoke with Dyakov about how he structured his short film, the differences between animating boxing and ballet, and why he chose to include a single word of dialogue in an otherwise silent film.
The festival, however, has said that it will continue to support anti-war filmmakers who live in the country.
“There is no way to justify this terror the war has brought to peaceful Ukrainian people on our behalf,” say Russian animators.
Let Putin have it – in animation.
The conference’s organizer says that it is “immediately suspending business relations with Russian-based companies.”
Disney is also pausing the release of all future theatrical releases in Russia.
“There is no justification for bombing and killing,” says the animation community.
This year’s animated feature nominees were predictable. The short ones certainly weren’t.
Here are films from Austria, Estonia, Taiwan, Russia, and Indonesia …
Yuri Norstein and Francheska Yarbusova have been working on the feature since 1981. A new video essay retells their tale of creative ambition and frustration.
The shift marks the end of Soyuzmultfilm’s 85-year history as a state-owned animation studio.
This study of undervalued women animators from Russia and the Soviet Union doubles up as a good primer on the history of animation in the region.
The Russian studio’s “Secret Magic Control Agency” topped Netflix’s chart of most-viewed films earlier this year.
The Oscar-qualified “The Nose or the Conspiracy of Mavericks” won the top feature prize.
The Russian government says “Out” violates its law against the distribution of “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships” among minors.
Soyuzmultfilm, Russia’s venerable state-owned studio, is behind the initiative.
A highly improbable crime caper concerning classic Soviet animation.
The studio, which produced the recent 2d feature “Ginger’s Tale,” didn’t provide a reason for the closure.
Meanwhile, Studio Ghibli’s “Earwig and the Witch” took $132,768 in five days in North America, and “The Croods: A New Age” remains one of the top releases in the U.S.
More than 60 years after the deaths, there has been a breakthrough in the case — and Disney was involved.
This weekend, animated films topped the box office in many major territories with a functioning theatrical sector.
There’s much, much more to this year’s race than “Soul” and “Wolfwalkers.”
These upcoming animated features are from Asia, South America, and Europe.
Here are the contending animated features at this year’s European Film Awards, set to be presented virtually on December 12.
Prokhorov co-founded the Soviet Union’s first private animation studio and created the hugely successful series “Kikoriki.”
The six-minute video, which was produced at Malaysia’s Animasia Studio, has racked up 12 million views and counting.
Seven of the ten shorts on the shortlist for the 2020 Academy Awards were made outside of the United States.
A video is dedicated to the lives of endangered bird species.
Showrunner Anton Vereschagin shares the pipeline and tech challenges that come with producing a high-quality cg series in Russia.
Today’s Short Pick is “Sketches,” a funny piece of experimental cg from Russia.
Watch the third episode of our new limited series about animation production around the world.
“The Snow Queen: Mirrorlands,” the fourth installment in the popular Russian animation franchise, is due to open in Russian theaters on January 1, 2019.
An experimental film that explores the behavior of artificial light and color in digital environments.
By mixing abstraction, collage, drawing, and animation the author invites us into a spontaneous and unsystematic research of potential of the animation and leads us into the world of irrepressible imagination.