Born in 1976 in the city of Obninsk, Kaluga Region. In 1998 he graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the St. Petersburg State Pedagogical University. A.I. Herzen In 1998-2002, he studied in graduate school in the specialty "methods of teaching fine arts," defended his thesis on the theme "A poster in the system of training the artist-teacher." In 1999, he graduated from animation courses at the Mill studio, where he worked as an animator in 1999-2002. From 2002 to 2004, he worked at the animation studio PACEO. He performed animations and titles for the feature film “Depicting a Sacrifice” (dir. K. Serebrennikov, 2006), video installation for the play “Intimacy” (dir. E. Novikova, 2008). Directed by a series of projects "Smeshariki" and "Pin Code".