* ArtShift
* DoingItForTheArt
* GloriousMotherRussia: most were made there.
* LeFilmArtistique: Some of the Russian animated shorts fit this trope, lacking any spoken dialogue, having many symbolic/poetical scenes and using many experimental techniques, both in the narrative and the visual aspect.
* NoExportForYou: The Cold War may causes this.
* {{Rotoscoping}}: was used in Soviet Union studios extensively in the 40s and 50s, but by the 60s it was dropped entirely.
* TearJerker
* WartimeCartoon