Very Lonely Cock
2015 6'00 Russia


It is a hard day for the very lonely cock. Perhaps tomorrow it'll be better. Who knows? Anyway, it can't get any worse. Or can it? Not only is the production of eggs at stake for the very lonely cock, in this strange world everything is getting stranger by the minute.

Cine Court Anime Festival, Roanne, France - jury prize, 2016
Insomnia animation festival, Russia - 2nd jury prize, 2015
London International Animation Festival, UK - Audience award, 2015
Children's Film Festival Seatle, USA - Best Animated Shord by Children's Jury, 2016
Animation Festival in Suzdal, Russia - 3rd place in professional rating, 2015
Leeds international film festival, UK - special mention, 2015
Zagreb International animation film festival - official selection, 2016
ANIMA, the Brussels Animation Film Festival - official selection, 2016 International Short Film Festival in Clermont Ferrand, France - official selection, 2016
Holland Animated Film Festival, Netherlands - official selection, 2016
Odense International Film Festival, Denmark - official selection, 2015
Anima Mundi, Brazil - official selection, 2015

CREW Production: SOYUZMULTFILM / Direction: Leonid Shmelkov / Script: Leonid Shmelkov / Art: Leonid Shmelkov / Sound: Vadim Kruglov / Animation: Leonid Shmelkov / Executive producer: Marina Popova

My Own Personal Moose
2013 16'30 Russia


Misha, a little boy, spends his weekends with his dad. Misha has a dream: that is to meet a moose. A real moose in flesh and blood. But somehow it just won't happen. The moose is somewhere close by, but you wish it were a bit closer.

The Berlinale, Generation Kplus program
    - Special prize as a best short film, 2014

NIKA, Russian national film award - Best animated film, 2015
White Elephant, Russian film critics's prize - Best animated film, 2015
Moscow film festival "Svataya Anna" - Best animation film, 2014
Animation Festival in Suzdal - Best animation film in professional rating, 2014
International film festival "Okno v Evropu", Russia - Special prize from the jury, 2014
FANTOCHE animation festival, Switzerland - Audience prize, 2014
BIG CARTOON FESTIVAL, Moscow - 2nd place according audience voting, 2014

CREW Production: MetronomeFilms / Direction: Leonid Shmelkov / Script: Leonid Shmelkov / Art: Leonid Shmelkov / Music: Tatiana Shatkovskaya-Eizenberg, Oleg Litvishko / Sound: Vadim Kruglov / Voice: Vadim Medvedev, Mark Skvotsov, Liza Skvortsova / Animation: Leonid Shmelkov, Alexandra Evseeva / Executive producer: Alexander Sharapanovskiy

Supported by Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

2012 5'00 Russia

HOPFROG (Pryg-skok)

Non scientific observations of the jumping fellows life

Oberhausen shortfilm festival, Germany - Special mention, 2013
AniFest animation festival, Chezh republic - Special mention, 2013
Silhouette short film festival, Paris - Young audience award, 2013
Chicago International Children's Film Festival - Best film for young children (ages 2-5)
Big cartoon festival, Moscow - 1st Audience prize
Festival Europeen du Fillm Fantastique de Strasbourg, France - Animation prize
Ozu Film Festival, Italy - Special mention, 2013
Clermont-Ferrand short film fetival - opening program, 2013
LUCAS international children film festival - opening program, 2013
Flatpack film festival, Birmingham - Colour box award, 2014
Interfilm short film festival, Berlin - EJECT competition, audience award, 2014
The participant of more than 30 international festivals

CREW Production: Leonid Shmelkov/ Direction: Leonid Shmelkov / Script: Leonid Shmelkov / Art & character design: Leonid Shmelkov / Music: Tatiana Shatkovskaya-Eizenberg / Sound: Leonid Shmelkov / Animation: Leonid Shmelkov, Roman Efremov

Dog-walking ground
2009 8'00 Russia


About the frequenters of the ground for dogs. Like their masters they are so queer and different...

Grand Prix of Moscow Short Film Festival, 2009
Prize for the best sound solution on Animation Festival in Suzdal, Russia, 2010
Anim'est festival, Romania, 2010 - diploma
ANIMA animation festival, Belgium, 2011 - diploma
Third place in the student competition ANIMFEST, Greece, 2011
Official selection of Annecy animation festival, Leipzig DOK festival, Stuttgart Trickfilm festival, Krakow film festival and etc.

CREW Production: School-studio SHAR / Direction: Leonid Shmelkov / Script: Leonid Shmelkov / Art & character design: Leonid Shmelkov / Music: Alexandra Shadrina, Maxim Fedorov / Sound: Alexander Retin / Animation: Leonid Shmelkov, Roman Efremov / Producer: Lyubov Gaidukova / Production manager: Valentina Kuleshova

Supported by Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

Fortunately you can watch my animated films on vimeo and youtube

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