School-studio “SHAR” was founded in 1993 by leading filmmakers Fyodor Khitruk, Eduard Nazarov, Yuri Norshtein and Andrey Khrzhanovsky.
The main activities of the School-studio are:
– professional training of directors and animators;
– production of animated films;
– consultations of masters on all aspects of animation production.
The studio is focused on the production of author films, as well as films for children.
In 2018 the School-studio “SHAR” celebrated its 25th anniversary. Over this years, a lot of young directors has been released into professional life and more than 80 films have been created.
Films of the School-studio “SHAR” were repeatedly awarded with prizes of Russian and international festivals, nominated for prestigious prizes.
Most of the graduates of the School-studio “SHAR” are now famous animators, laureates of international and Russian festivals.