Born in 1956 in Moscow.
Graduated from Moscow Automobile and Road Institute (1978), the Ail-Union Institute of Further Education of Mass Media Workers (1987), Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Directors (1992, workshop of F.Khitruk, E.Nazarov).
Worked as newspaper, magazine and book illustrator.
From 1997 to 2001 worked at the Atelier of Animation Cinema in Annecy (France).
Since 2004 teaches at the School studio "SHAR". Winner of the national awards "GOLDEN EAGLE" and "NIKA"forthe best animation film (2011).