We invite you to participate in the Third Residency of Khitruk Animation Art Academy arranged within the framework of the AUTEUR ANIMATION AS ART project.

The artistic advisor of the third RESIDENCY, a well-known master of animation, production designer, and director ELIZAVETA SKVORTSOVA, sees the place and the purpose of the residency as an “ASSEMBLAGE POINT” (tochka sborki).
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Stop-motion Residence of Tarusa 2021

The Academy of Animation Art named after F.S. Khitruk announces the recruitment of animators to participate in the first educational project – a residence in the stop-motion technique in Tarusa.

Within the framework of the project, the Academy recruits a team of students from specialized universities and schools, as well as young professionals (18-35 years old), who, under the guidance of experienced curators, make a finished animated film on a common theme invented by the curators, passing all the stages of work from the idea of the cartoon to its production.
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«The Nose» won the Grand Prix at the Suzdal

The full-length film “The Nose or the Conspiracy of Mavericks” by Andrey Khrzhanovsky, a People’s Artist of the Russian Federation and laureate of various state awards, received the Grand Prix of the the Open Russian Festival of Animated Films in Suzdal. The results were summed up on Sunday.

“The jury, which was invited by the organizing committee of the festival, on the basis of a complete viewing of all the films presented in the competition program, awarded “The Nose or the Conspiracy of Mavericks” Read more >

A.Y. Khrzhanovsky’s interview to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”

“Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, from 07.12.2020.
Text author: Svetlana Mazurova (Arkhangelsk region)
At the IV International Arctic Film Festival Arctic Open in Arkhangelsk a creative meeting took place with the classic animator Andrey Khrzhanovsky. It was held online. The audience was in the cinema hall, the director – at his home in Moscow, answering questions live.
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Cinema Foundation Council approved the list of films for funding

On December 1st, the Council of the Cinema Foundation approved the list of films that will receive funding based on the results of the pitch that was held on November 10th. On that day there was organized a public presentation of projects of national author animation films by leading Russian animation directors, and feature films for children and family. In total, 15 works were presented – 3 author films of domestic direction, 5 animated films and 7 full-length feature films.
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