Choo Choo : First Prize at ICF “Golden Fish”, Moscow, 1998.
Prize for the best film at ICF of children's films “Kid's Movie” (Italy),1998.
Jury Prize at ICF in Zlin (Czech Republic), 1998.
Prize for the best animation film at 7th Vyborg Russian Cinema Festival “Window to Europe”, 1999.
Adagio : Grand Prix of 8th Russian Cinema Festival “Window to Europe” in Vyborg, 2000.
Prize “Vyborgsky Schyot”, 8th Russian Cinema Festival “Window to Europe” in Vyborg, 2000.
Prize of Russian-European Cinema Association at 8th Russian Cinema Festival “Window to Europe” in Vyborg, 2000.
Grand Prix of International Human Rights Festival “Stalker”, Moscow, 2000.
Special Jury Prize in Matita (Italy), 2000.
Grand Prix of ICF in Rouen (France),2001.
Jury Prize of ICF in Teheran (Iran),2001.
Prize of CF in Kaiary (France), 2001.
Break : First Prize for original conception and screen expression, Tenth All-Union Festival of Sports Films, 1985.
«Golden Dove» ICF of documentary films, Leipzig (Germany) 1986.
Special Prize of Jury, Prize of TV IF of sports films in Rennes (France)1986.
Jury Prize Gold Medal of All-Union Festival in Riga, 1986.
Fioritures : Honorary Diploma of IF of short films in Krakow (Poland),1988.
Jury Prize of IF in Shanghai (PRC),1988.
First Prize of Association of Cinema Critics at IF in Los Angeles (USA) 1989.
«Golden Palm-Branch» of ICF in Cannes (France) 1988.
Puss in Boots / The Cat in the Boots : First Prize at BBC ICF in London (England), 1995.
Jury Prize at ICF of animation films in Annesy (France),1996.
Jury Prize at ICF in Hiroshima (Japan),1996.
Jury Prize at ICF in Espinio (Portugal),1996.
Grey Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood : Grand Prix, Prize of the Ministry of Culture, “ The person of the year” Prize of the audience of animated film festival in Annecy ( France), 1991
First Prize of Jury at ICF in Los Angeles (USA), 1991
Garri Bardin was born in 1941 in the city of Orenburg. After the graduation from V.I.Nemirovich-Danchenko Drama School under M.Gorky MKHAT USSR he worked as actor in Gogol Theater, was in the films.
In the year 1974 he composed jointly with V.Livanov a play “Don Juan” and was invited by Sergei Obraztsov to Moscow Puppet Theater as a producer. In the year 1975 Garri Bardin started to work as an animated cartoon director at “Soyuzmultfilm” Studios where he made 15 films within 15 years, that earned him many prizes both at home and abroad. His films have won him three “Nica” awards, “Golden Olive-Branch” of the Cannes Festival and many other most prestigious prizes from around the world.
In the year 1999 Garri Bardin was honored with the State Prize of the Russian Federation.
Garri Bardin owes his recognition and success to a variety of techniques and materials used such as: matches in “Conflict”, ropes in “Marriage”, wire in “Freaks”, or origami in one of his recent films “Adagio”. Besides, the author makes use of traditional puppets and plasticine as well.
In the year 1991 Garri Bardin and the group started his own studio "Stayer", where he has been working up to now.