Vladimir Putin congratulated Kikoriki on the 15th anniversary!

On June 1, International Day for Protection of Children, the flagship of modern Russian animation, the Kikoriki project, turned 15 years old. The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, congratulated the project’s creative team on its anniversary.


On May 30 the awards ceremony of specialized animation and licensing industry awards took place at Multimir Festival in Moscow.

Among the nominees were animated feature films and serieses produced in Russia, or localized for the Russian market foreign productions, released in theatres or broadcasted in Russia from January 1, 2017, and licensed products.


Riki Group, a leading Russian animation holding, together with Petersburg animation studio, creators of Kikoriki animation brand, are working on a new animated feature film.

New family adventure, animation comedy “My Friend Finnick” is developed by Riki Development Fund, which is part of Riki Group, in cooperation with a scriptwriter Tim Werenko, who manages US studio 3Beep and who has worked on such productions as “Pokemon”, “Winx Club”, “Polly Robocar” and “Snowqueen 3”.


Four TV channels start broadcasting new edutainment animated 2D series “Tommy the Little Dragon” in the beginning of December this year.

The series is based on the idea of a famous writer, scriptwriter and producer Oleg Roy.