Vladislav Starevich was the first Russian animator. In 1912 Starevich produced a documentary film about horned beetles, in particular —the fight of two horned males for the female. The film shot by him was the first puppet animation film in the world.
The import technology enclosed to the traditions of Russian culture promised a high rise of the Soviet animation. In 1936 the studio called ”Sojuzmultfilm” (“The union of animations”) was created in the USSR.
Though the plot of our serial was copied from Disney’s “Tom and Jerry”, it’s much more kind, and there are some moral principles. The wolf - aggressor is always punished, the hare revenges nobody. The wolf, in essence, is quite a nice animal, sometimes even it reconciles with the hare. But Tom is always beaten, he always suffers greatly from Jerry’s pranks. Let's compare!!!
"Cheburashka and the Crocodile Called Gena" Cheburashka was an official symbol for the sportsmen during the Winter Olympiad in Turin last year.
It was released in 1980 by Vladimir Popov. Such famous people as Maria Vinogradova, Oleg Tabakov, Lev Durov gave sound to the cartoon. Prostokvashino" in "The Vacations