Alimov Sergey Alekandrovich (born April 25, 1938, Moscow) is a Russian animated film artist, graphic artist. Corresponding member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1991) , professor of VGIK (1994), full member of the Russian Academy of Arts (2002); People's Artist of the Russian Federation (1999), member of the Russian Academy of Cinematographic Arts. In 1953-1957 he studied at the Moscow Secondary Art School (MSHSH), in 1957-1963 - at the art-production faculty of VGIK. Trained at the studio "Zagreb-film." His teachers were Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov, Boris Nikolaevich Yakovlev, Ivan Petrovich Ivanov-Vano. In 1962–1974, he worked at the Soyuzmultfilm studio as a production designer, collaborated with Fedor Savelyevich Khitruk, Valentin Aleksandrovich Karavaev. In 1988-1991 years - Secretary of the Union of Artists of the USSR. Since 1994, Professor of VGIK, since 1999 - the main artist of the State Academic Central Puppet Theater. Obraztsova. Art director of a number of performances at the Moscow Theater of Satire, the Moscow Council Theater, the Obraztsov Puppet Theater and other drama and puppet theaters. In his work he applied the technique of transfer. Author of illustrations to more than 100 books, including “Dead Souls” by N. V. Gogol (“Vita Nova”, 2013), “Golovlyov's Lord” M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin, “The Story of a City” by M. E. Saltykov - Shchedrina ("Vita Nova", 2010), "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen". He teaches at VGIK (previously - at the Moscow Art Theater School and the Natalia Nesterova Academy). Social position In 2014, he signed a collective appeal of cultural figures of the Russian Federation in support of the policy of the President of the Russian Federation V. V. Putin in Ukraine and in Crimea.