born: July 5, 1982, Moscow
married, 2 children

Born and presently lives in Moscow, Russia.
In 1990/1991 lived in Cape Verde, Africa.


1994 — 2006
Engaged in the children drama school. Participated in the expedition to create short film on the Kola Peninsula.

1995 — 2000
Trained in several Moscow studios of drawing and painting, as well as separately took lessons of illustration and font art.

2000 — 2005
Graduated from Moscow State University of Printing, Faculty of Graphic Arts. During the study took courses in graphic design, painting, composition and drawing.

First part of my fraduation project was a series of lithographs of the book of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen under the title «The Golden Boy». And the second part of my graduation work was animated film «The Tale about Little Shrimp».

My graduation supervisor was known worldwide book artist Boris Diadorov. And a book of fairy tales by Andersen with my illustrations were later published a Moscow publishing house, and illustrations themselves participated in several book illustration exhibitions.

2006 — 2009
Studied at the Studio School «SHAR» in the specialty director of animated films and animator. In the training process there were included courses of classical animation, drawing, drama, directing, script writting, editing and pantomime.

After the study I have made my first graduation animated film «Dog-walking ground» that was selected for many international festivals and was awarded with several prizes and diplomas. My graduation supervisor was famous russian animator Ivan Maximov.


1998 — 2006
Worked as a freelance designer, web-designer and online project developer

2004 — 2006
Worked as a designer and illustrator in the Moscow publishing house «U Nikitskih vorot». Design the promotional materials, as well as several books and periodicals.

2006 — 2008
Drew illustrations for the children magazine «Kukumber».

2006 — hitherto
Collaborated with various publishers as an illustrator. During this time, issued about 10 books (see illustration)

2006 — hitherto
Conducted workshops, commonly based on those books that I have illustrated (in libraries, art studios, the Jewish Museum, on the great festival of cartoons, Tretyakov Gallery). In total I spent about 20 master classes in drawing, developing imagination and animation for children and adults.

2007 — hitherto
Composed in the commonwealth of young artists «Magic Saw» and participated in several exhibitions.

2009 — 2014
Participated in the creation and operation of the animated series for children «VEZUHA!», Studio «MetronomeFilms». As the director I have made 5 series (5 minutes each). At the same time worked as an artist and animator. Later I took up the post of art supervisor on this project. I coordinated the work of artists and directors, monitored the quality.

I have made several animation shorts for PepsiCo Russia, Communication and Engagement department.

Simultaneously I've made my second independent short animated film «HOPFROG» (Pryg-skok) in 2012. The film was selected for more than 30 international festivals and was awarded with several prizes, and also was distributed by several european companies.

2009 — hitherto
As a filmmaker, artist and animator in collaboration with different advertising agencies I have made several animated commercials. The most significant — social animated short «The Hedgehog» with agency "MOV!E" about the problems of child adoption. This work received several awards at Russian and international advertising festivals. And also the seria of animation shorts "Babushkalogia" with agency "AnyBodyHome". It's social advertising for TV about dementia - common disease of older people.

I've made my next animated film «My Own Personal Moose». The film was also selected for a large number of animation and film festivals, including being shown in the Berlin Film Festival, where he was awarded the prize as the best short film in the Generation Kplus program.

I've finished my next film «Very Lonely Cock» at Soyuzmultfilm studio in Moscow. It was selected for a great deal of festivals, including Clearmont Ferrand shortfilm festival, Stuttgart Trickfilm festival and others

I worked as a teacher of animation and directing at school-studio SHAR. And simultaneously I've conducted several master-classes about animation, story development and motivation of an artist in Moscow, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod and etc.

Other activities

2002 — 2009
Together with my sister I have organized nonprofit internet project — independent online magazine about culture life in Russia. I have designed and developed the project, as well as a journalist attending cultural events and wrote articles about the latest movies, performances, exhibitions, etc.

2009 — 2010
I was nominated for the prize of the Bosch Foundation with my project "My life in brief". Within that for two times I went to Germany and attended lectures about development and presentation projects. Also in 2010 attended the Berlin Film Festival, where I have participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus.

Personal skills

Mother tongue: Russian

Other languages: English (C1)

Computer skills: Advanced user of the most common MAC and PC software, in particulary, connected to 2D animation, film editing, motion, art and sound design. Moslty: Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Sony Vegas, Final Cut, Adobe Illustrator, Toon Boom Studio.

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