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A car thief (Oleg Maltsev) wakes up, after a night out, in a car he stole. He is tied up and locked in the car. He can’t even imagine how big of a surprise is waiting for him; because every car has an owner.

A short film written, directed and edited by Nikita Ovsyannikov. The song is called Odinokaya garmon. The film was shot on a Canon HV20 with the Twoneil 35mm adapter, using only one source of light.

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Soviet Union, the year is 1967. A space mission is about to start; a foreign spy is there to make it not happen; and an awkward scientist is about to save the day. Or not?

Zoudov is a short animated film made by three students of Supinfocom: Clement Bolla, Aurélia Vernhes, Laurent Gillot.

The music came from the soundtrack (composed by Jonh Barry) for two James Bond films: From Russia with Love and Goldfinger.

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1000 Times No

This short animation is a promo for the book 1000 Times No by Tom Warburton, published by Harper and Collins.

It was made by Mr. Warburton and Dave Rasura and produced at Curious Pictures.

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EGOR ABRAMENKO – Polaroid Love


The world seems to be more beautiful seen while listening to Starless, or thru the eyes of the one you love. Or, perhaps, thru the lens of a Polaroid camera.
Polaroid Love is a short movie written and directed by Egor Abramenko, previously here with The Collector.
Cast: Yaroslav Zhalnin, Natalia Rusinova, Aleksey Bochenin, Ivan Sokolov, Olga [...]

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EGOR ABRAMENKO – The Collector

Murder Death Kill!

Jars are useful tools to take care of your collection. That is, until your specimens become too big.
The Collector is a short film by Egor Abramenko. Produced By Egor Abramenko and Maksim Rojkov at Cinex Film.
Cast: Yaroslav Zhalnin, Natalia Rusinova, Anna Zariankina, Anton Sorokin, Andrey Bogdanov.
Director of photography: Michail Kelim. Music by Ivan [...]

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Oleg Chubykin – The Tourist

A short découpage animation in the style of Larry Jordan made “with old postcards of Vladivostok.”
The song is called Турист (The Tourist) and that is pretty much all I know.
Directed by Oleg Chubykin himself, if I’m not mistaken.
A short découpage animation in the style of Larry Jordan made “with old postcards of Vladivostok.”
The song [...]

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AnJ – Gorbachev

HD Video available in the underneath links.

Mikhail Gorbachov: the music video. Bigger and russianer! I was just wondering about something similar with Silvio Berlusconi…
The video “it’s half Russian History allegory as told through an old zombie movie made in the Soviet Union, and half animated Soviet Propaganda posters.”
AnJ (formerly: АнЖ) is a Russian trash metal [...]

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Lyapis Trubetskoy – Capital

In my left hand is a SnickersIn my right hand is a Mars.My PR manager is Karl Marx.

We live in a time of the perennial happy hour: we take things we like from every where, the rest instantly becoming garbage, and we put those things together (pizza with tomato, caviar and chocolate). And if those [...]

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St. Petersburg is More than Twice as Little as Moscow

Already posted this here, here and here, but it deserves another share of airtime.
An insanely funny animation project realized by 18 Russian animators, who made the entire film out of Post-it Notes.
The mind behind this animated frenzy is Andrei T. Bakhurin of the Bloody Circus of Scary Dolls.
The song is by Oppa Novy God [...]

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Very creepy Flash music video, whose narrative revolves around a woman giving birth to a child that is somehow fated…
The song is by “gothic trip-hop” Russian band Theodor Bastard, featuring Театр яда and Verba.
The video has been realized by Art-Hur. You could read more about him here. Eheheh…
Inquietante video in Flash, la cui storia [...]

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Some days ago, someone made a post on M&C about a new active combat vehicle called Trophy. That reminded me of this short.
A scientist builds a tank that is piloted by enemies’ thoughts (for defending purposes) and fears (to attack) and shows it to the generals. But maybe, he’s not exaclty aiming at helping Mother [...]

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I guess there’s a political message under the superficial comedy layer of this short. Not that I care too much about it…
Gagarin (orig. Гагарин) is the story of a caterpillar who yearns to fly before the right time has come. The result will be catastrophic for the poor guy; laughable for anyone else.
This animated short [...]

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It took a long time but in the end I managed to find a clip of the movie without encoding glitches. It’s a bit blocky (it’s the standard for MPEG-1) but viewable.
Poumse… (orig: ПУМПС) sees a trader arriving on a tropical island and selling his stuff to the natives. This will make happy not only [...]

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IVAN MAXIMOV – Wind Along the Coast

Wind along the Coast (orig. ВЕТЕР ВДОЛЬ БЕРЕГА) is a lyrical and funny story about the hard life of a seaside village, suffering from very strong wind that scrapes the coastline.
Ivan Maximov is a well known Russian animator. Upon graduating from the Filmmaking and Scriptwriting course in 1988, he produced a number of animated films [...]

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