Lisa Skvortsova


Was born in Moscow in 1978. Graduated from an art school in Moscow and the All-Russian State Institute of Cinema (VGIK), Faculty of Fine Art, Department of Computer Graphic and Animation.While studying in the Institute, performed three academic works - The Rain (1998), 7-40 (1998) and Youll Better Wait (2002).
2003-2009 director of the big animation project "World Lullabies" which consists of sixty films, 2010-2011 director of three films in animaton series Lucky!, 2012 director of animated project ''Letter Stories'' (33 films about letters of Russian alphabet) Since 2009 delivers animation workshops for children in Russia and abroad.
The diploma film ''Youll Better Wait'' and the "World Lullabies" series have won many awards all over the world. Some of them are: Golden Eagle National Award, National Press Award White Elephant, Grand Prix at Window to Europe Festival in Vyborg, 2nd Prize Best Shot (Animadrid 2006), Best Non-Fiction (Malescorto 2006). Films participated in Balkanima, Dok-Lepzig, Annecy, Arcipelago, Krakow IFF, etc.


1999 - The Rain, VGIK, 4 min. 30 sec
1999 - 7-40, VGIK, 1 min. 30 sec
2002 - Youll Better Wait, VGIK, 7 min. (diploma film)
2005-2009 - World Lullabies (60 3-minute films), MetronomFilms
an African one , a Jewish one
2010 - Fish Day (animation project Lucky!)
2011 - Late Guest (animation project Lucky!)
2011 - Love Story (animation project Lucky!)
2011 - a music video for the song ''Sea'' by Petr Nalich's Music Collective
2012-2014 - animation project "Letter Stories"

Alexei Alexeev

Director, art-director, animator, scriptwriter, composer and editor

He has worked at Varga Studio in Budapest as a director on many TV series and pilots, including Mr. Bean series, Kipper and Baby Blues. From 2004 he has been a creative director at Baestarts Studio in Budapest. His animated shorts have won over 60 prizes and 15 grand-prix in festivals around the world including Annecy 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, Hiroshima, Zargeb, Seoul, New York, Shanghai, Chicago. Based on his recent short KJFG No.5, Alexei produced the animation series Log Jam which was sold to Nickelodeon International and Canal Plus France. Alexei was a member of selection committees including Annecy 2009, Jury member at 20 festivals in cluding ones in Stuttgart, Karlovy Vary, Utrecht and others. He also delivers workshops and lectures in Bulgaria, Switzerland, Denmark, Croatia, France, etc.

Selected filmography:

2014 - A Song About Summer
2014 - Ant and Ant-eater
2014 - International Film Festival for Children and Teenagers CAT trailer
2013 - About Birds
2012 - Green Arrow, 8 min
2012 - Big Cartoon Festival trailer, 30 sec
2011 - Goo Goo Babies, animated film, 2 min
2011 - Klassiki, animated film (pilot), 1 min
2011 - Cartoon Network Bumbers, 8x40 sec
2008-13 - Log Jam, animated series for Nickelodeon Worldwide and Canal+, 14 x 1 min
2007 - KJFG No.5, animated film, 2 min
2007 - HUHU - Pole Hole, animated film, 2 min
2006 - Mondokak, animated series, 26x2 min
2004 - Pro Vorona, animated film, 13 min
2003 - Sesame Street, animated films, 3x2 min
2003 - Aliens, animated film, 3 min. 30 sec
2001-03 - Mr. Bean, animated series for Tiger Aspect, 52x 10 min
2001 - King's Moon, animated film (pilot), 5 min
2000 - Colin Vs the World, for Cartoon Network, 10 min
1999 - Baby Blues, animated series for Warner Brothers, 2x22 min
1998 - Kipper, animated series for Hit Entertainmet, 13x10 min

Ekaterina Sokolova


Graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute, in 1995-97 studied at the Higher Courses for Directors and Scriptwriters, workroom by Fedor Khitruk, Yuri Norstein, Eduard Nazarov, Anrey Khrzhanovsky. In 2008, made an artwork for the children book Khruntic-Mamuntic by Olga Sedakova (pub. TeamPartners), and created pictures for the Mamas&Papas magazine in 2009. Her films were awarded at mane Festivals worldwide including KROK, Molodist IFF (Minsk, Belarus), Suzdal AFF, etc., also shes got a Special UNESCO Prize.


2010 - Sweetheart, 12 min., drawing animation
2008 - Silly, 13 min., drawing animation
2004 - animated bumper for the film Night Watch by Timur Bekmambetov
2002 2005 - social bumpers for Greenpeace, 6 trailers
1999 - Autumn Has Come, 8 min., drawing animation