Architect. The director and screenwriter of animated films. Illustrator of children's books and magazine for children "Kukumber." Member of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia. Member of the Film Academy "Nika". Born in 1955 in Moscow. In 1978 he graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute. In 1984 he graduated from the Higher Courses of Scriptwriters and Directors. From 1985 to 1998 - director of the film studio "Soyuzmultfilm", from 1998 to 2006, he worked at the film studio "Argus".