Director,
Writer,
Production Designer,
Animator
Born in 1956, USSR (Russia)
 
 
Irina EVTEYEVA
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Ирина ЕВТЕЕВА
Irina EVTEEVA
Filmography (extracts)
 
Director
2023 - Nutcracker, Piano and Dandelion wreath (Щелкунчик, пианино и венок из одуванчиков) [animation, 23 mn]
2020 - The Melody of a String Tree (Мелодия струнного дерева) [animation, 78 mn]
2015 - Arventur (Арвентур) [fiction, 80 mn]
2010 - Little tragedies (Маленькие трагедии) [animation, 40 mn]
2006 - Faust (Фауст) [animation, 17 mn]
2006 - Theseus (Тезей) [animation, 11 mn]
2004 - Demon (Демон) [animation, 11 mn]
2003 - Petersburg (Петербург) [animation, 52 mn]
2002 - Clown (Клоун) [animation, 10 mn]
1994 - Elixir (Эликсир) [fiction, 50 mn]
1991 - Loshad, skripka i nemnozhko nervno (Лошадь, скрипка и немножко нервно) [animation, 30 mn]
 
Writer
2023 - Nutcracker, Piano and Dandelion wreath (Щелкунчик, пианино и венок из одуванчиков) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 23 mn]
2020 - The Melody of a String Tree (Мелодия струнного дерева) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 78 mn]
2015 - Arventur (Арвентур) from Irina EVTEYEVA [fiction, 80 mn]
2006 - Faust (Фауст) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 17 mn]
2006 - Theseus (Тезей) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 11 mn]
2004 - Demon (Демон) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 11 mn]
2003 - Petersburg (Петербург) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 52 mn]
 
Production Designer
2023 - Nutcracker, Piano and Dandelion wreath (Щелкунчик, пианино и венок из одуванчиков) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 23 mn]
2020 - The Melody of a String Tree (Мелодия струнного дерева) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 78 mn]
2004 - Demon (Демон) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 11 mn]
2003 - Petersburg (Петербург) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 52 mn]
2002 - Clown (Клоун) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 10 mn]
 
Animator
2010 - Little tragedies (Маленькие трагедии) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 40 mn]
2003 - Petersburg (Петербург) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 52 mn]
2002 - Clown (Клоун) from Irina EVTEYEVA [animation, 10 mn]
 
Sites : IMDb, animator.ru

Author :

Awards :
Nutcracker, Piano and Dandelion wreath :
Best Animation film, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2023
The Melody of a String Tree :
Best Animation film, "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2021
Arventur :
Special Jury prize, Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2015
Little tragedies :
Best directing, Festival ''Cinema and literature'', Gatchina (Russia), 2010
Clown :
Best Short Film, Venice International Film Festival, Venice (Italy), 2002
Petersburg :
Prix du public au Festival de Moscou, 2004
Prix spécial au Festival littérature et cinéma de Gatchina, 2004
Theseus :
Jury Special Prize, XIII International Film Festival Literature and cinema,Gatchina (Russia), 2007

Biography
Renowned director and animator Irina Evteeva was born in St Petersburg and graduated from the film department of The Theatre, Music and Film Institute in 1980. In 1989 she got her PhD in history of the arts. She is a senior researcher at Russia’s Institute of the History of the Arts and a professor at the State Film and TV Institute. She is a film director at Lenfilm Studios. Her films have been awarded prizes at multiple international film festivals.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
- Irina Evteeva: The Melody of String Tree (Melodiia strunnogo dereva, 2020) Laura PONTIERI, 2022, Kinokultura