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.
Zelensky voiced the cg-animated bear in the Ukrainian version of both “Paddington” and “Paddington 2.”
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.