Born in 1950 in Podolsk of the Moscow Region. In 1951 his family moved to Leningrad. In 1976 he
graduated from the Leningrad State University, law department. In 1976-1988 he served in the CID.
Lectured law, wrote articles on war & historical subjects. In 1994-2008 he carried on security
business, revenues from which gave him a chance to spend free time on animation design.
«Nosferatu: Phantom of the Night» is his debut as director, scriptwriter and animator.