Sergey Vladimirovich Kapkov

Sergey Vladimirovich Kapkov

Film director, screenwriter, producer
Member of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation
Four-time Winner of the Award of the Russian Guild of Film Critics “White Elephant”
Laureate of various international film festivals for his documentary and animation projects

Born on June 29, 1972, in Moscow.

In 1995 Kapkov graduated from the Mendeleev Russian Chemical-Technological University.

Since 1991 he has been published in newspapers and magazines with his articles about cinema. In 1995-1998, Kapkov worked on the “Echo of Moscow” radio. In 1998-2017, he worked on television as an editor, editor-in-chief and presenter.

From 2017 to the present, chief editor of the “Soyuzmultfilm” Studio.

Initiator and Artistic Director of the “Ikar” National Animation Prize (since 2014).

One of the creators and editor-in-chief of the website “” (since 2000), press attaché of the International Festival of Animated Films “KROK” (2000-2018), member of the State Attestation Commission of VGIK in Directing Animated Films specialization (since 2010).

Screenwriter and director of concerts of the Russian State Symphony Orchestra of Cinematography (since 2011).

Author of the books “These different, different faces”, “Comrade of His Highness”, “Kings of Comedy”, “Episodes”, “Visiting a Tale”, “Alexander Pilot Tatarsky” and others. Compiler of the “Encyclopedia of Russian Animation”.

Screenwriter for about eighty documentaries and serials, film director of documentaries “PaniMalkina – Cheshskaya Ranevskaya” (2008), “Elena Driatskaya. In full voice” (2012),“Cats, bears, Chizhikov” (2012), “Animation on knees” (2013), “Symphony of the screen” (2014), “On the road with Bremers” (2014), “Comrade of His Highness” (2015) and others.

Producer of the animated films “Gentle Owls” (2015), “Popcorn” (2016), “Animatango” (2017), etc.