Trick for Kids from Russia

Tricks for Kids from Russia

Presented by Big Cartoon Festival Moscow

Programm curated by Dina Goder

The Witch & the Baby

An ageing witch needs a baby for a spell to make her young again. But when she brings home an infant princess, things don’t go according to plan.

Evgenia Golubeva
2020 Russian Federation

The Princess and the Bandit

Once a princess fell in love with a bandit …


Mikhail Aldashin, Mariya Sosnina
2020 Russian Federation

A Bird Girl

It is a Summer day, birds are singing, the sun is shining brightly. A girl wants to go for a walk. But she is sick again. What can save her from boredom? This film is about the importance of companionship. It is about love and understanding in the family.


Ekaterina Nevostruyeva
2019 Russian Federation
2D digital Animation

The 7 Kids

A funny trick story based on “The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats” fairytale.


Marina Karpova
2020 Russian Federation
2D digital Animation

Big Little Dream

While being small, a man dreams big and then suddenly stops doing so, since it is necessary for him to engage in serious, reasonable, mundane affairs. But a man can’t be happy without a big dream. This film is about a child letting his Mom dream again.


Nina Bisyarina
2019 Russian Federation
2D digital Animation


This is a story about a princess whose life is not so easy because of her giant height. The King arranges a ball in an attempt to marry off his daughter. But all the suitors run away in horror. Despair and a coincidence lead the princess to the place where she finds her happiness.


Anastasia Zhakulina
2020 Russian Federation
2D hand drawn Animation

The Lucky Ticket

Big city is full of cars and hurrying people. Nobody cares about a stray dog. But what luck! There is a kind soul among this general indifference. And now the dog has a mistress and the girl has a good friend.


Svetlana Andrianova
2019 Russian Federation
2D digital Animation

Beginning of the Light

The story is based on a tale about the creation of the sun and the moon. The world is in twilight. There is no light and no shadow. The twins, a brother and a sister, plant a tree and one day the first leaf appears.


Anastasia Melikhova
2020 Russian Federation
2D digital Animation

Between the Lines

A Zebra finds she is completely alone in a world where everyone has a partner. So she searches for her love, despairs but finally finds another Zebra. These two match each other perfectly in their abstract love dance.


Maria Koneva
2017 Russian Federation
2D digital Animation


A story from the animation collection “Multi-Ditties”, issue № 2.


Konstantin Golubkov
2019 Russian Federation
2D digital Animation, Cut Out

A Good Heart

In one primeval forest lives one primitive family. Mom is strict, wild and gloomy in this family. All she wants is that everyone be full and healthy. But one day everything changes when her son brings a puppy home …


Evgenia Zhirkova
2018 Russian Federation