was born in Moscow in 1965. Aer his graduation as a rocket engineer from Moscow High Technical University in 1988 he studied animation in famous Moscow animation studio Pilot, where later he was working as animator and director. In 1993 he graduated Moscow's film University VGIK as film director. From 1996 until 2003 he was working at Varga Studio in Budapest on many TV series and pilots, including Mr.Bean animation episodes where he was Series Director. From 2004 he has been Creative Director of Studio Baestarts in Budapest. He also works as director, designer, scriptwriter, composer and editor. His animated shorts have won more then 60 prizes and Grand Prix in festivals around the world.