Boris Akimovic Akulinichev (born October 31, 1939, Moscow, USSR) - Soviet and Russian director and art director of animated films, cartoon artist, illustrator. Member of the Guild of Russian Film Directors. Boris Akulinichev was born on October 31, 1939 in Moscow. In 1959–1960 he studied at the courses of artists — multipliers at the Soyuzmultfilm studio. In 1962-1968 he studied at the art department of the Moscow Polygraphic Institute. Since 1969 - assistant art director ("Soyuzmultfilm"). Since 1970 - art director, from 1975 - director and art director at the studio "Multtelefilm" TO "Ekran". In 1994–1999 he worked for Soyuzmultfilm. Illustrator of a number of books.