Animation for Export: International Cooperation, Challenges and Outlook for the Future

08 Jun , 12:00–13:15
BRICS Creative Business Forum
pavilion G, conference hall G5

The animation industry is one of the most innovative and dynamically developing creative industries today. There has been a steady increase in the number and quality of Russian animated features and series, moving the industry towards the goal national sovereignty in the creation of content for kids and families. Animated content has significant potential for international humanitarian expansion, the formation of a positive cultural agenda, and the transmission of national spiritual values. Russian animation is beating out the competition and overcoming the restrictions on global markets, winning international acclaim and influencing the global cultural landscape. Which countries are the most promising and attractive today for the distribution and co-production of animation projects? What new formats and areas of cooperation with the BRICS countries can potentially grow the export of animated content? What government support measures for the animation industry, including for the export of animated content, are most effective?

Irina Mastusova, Director, Russian Animated Film Association

Svetlana Barabanshchikova, Director of International Business Development, STV Film Company
Nikita Gusakov, Chief Executive Officer, EXIAR; Senior Vice President, Russian Export Center
Albina Mukhametzyanova, General Director, General Producer, "Yarko" Animation Company
Vladimir Nabatov, Screenwriter, Producer; Co-founder, First Project; Co-author, Lev’s Truck Project
Yulia Nemchina, General Director, Riki Group
Ruben Oganesyan, Director for Digital Transformation, MEDIA1 Group of Companies
Kim Si Woo, Representative, Korea Creative Content Agency for Russia
Vadim Sotskov, General Director, Producer, KinoAtis
Mohammad Hamedani, Producer, Founder, SkyFrame Animation Studio
Feng Qian, Chairman, Ori Group