Vladimir Antonovich Golovanov (born December 11, 1939) - Soviet and Russian playwright, screenwriter, poet. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (2002). In 1963 he graduated from VGIK (screenwriting faculty). In 1970 - Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Directors at VGIK (directing department). Debut in animation - "Film, film, film" (director: Fedor Khitruk). Created scripts for many films and cartoons. Golovanov - one of the founders of the Open Russian festival of animated film, known as "Tarusa", later - Suzdal. In 2007, Vladimir Golovanov was awarded the Vyacheslav Mayasov Prize for his contribution to the development of the Suzdal Festival. Head of the Animators Club at the Moscow Cinema Museum. Vladimir Golovanov starred in the documentary series “Factory of Miracles”, film 2 “Screenwriter”.