Thursday, 19 February 2009

The Russians are Coming: New Wave Flash Animation Via Moscow

Webphemera is a huge fan of online animation, whether it be flash or anything else for that matter. The important element is that thought and creativity have been applied to produce the animation. Here are a selection of what is coming out of Russia at the moment. Often dark and bleakly humorous this is animation for grown ups.

From the article:-
A new wave of Russian flash animation is evolving the form. When an offshoot becomes a genre is debatable, but the Russian school is stretching the boundaries - most certainly in subject matter if not the animation itself. Serious minded animation for those who want to see Flash used for more than just e-cards and Christmas sing-alongs.

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