immagine gff 2022




Category: Edition 2022

A girl and Tiger ride their bicycle through a springtime town to get fresh buns. They are best friends, growing up together, playing together, enjoying their lives till one day, one of them finds the city too small.

Original Title My Friend Tiger
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 7’ 6’’
Production Year 2021
Nationality Russia
Directed by Tatiana Kiseleva
Screenplay Tatiana Kiseleva, Tatiana Pankratova
Animation Andrey Parygin, Tatiana Kiseleva, Igor Makushev, Evgeny Ivanov
Production Design Valentina Barabash
Sound Margarita Basenko
Music Artem Vassiliev

Tatiana Kiseleva photoTatiana Kiseleva

Tatiana was born in 1978 in the Moscow region. In 1998 she graduated from the Lyceum of Animated Cinematography No. 333 as an animation artist. In 2007 she graduated from the oldest film school in the world, the renowned VGIK (Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography), in the art department as an animation and computer graphic artist, under the direction of A. Gorlenko. Since 1998 she has been working as an animator with different Moscow studios. She took part in the creation of more than 40 animated films such as NEW BREMEN, PRINCE VLADIMIR, KU! KIN-DZA-DZA, THE TALE OF PETER AND FEVRONIA. She is a multiple award winner of the Suzdal Festival/Animation competition (2011-2014), winner of the Icarus National Award in the Animator category (2016). She debuted as a director in 2013 with her animated short film, A TIN CAN, produced by Studio School SHAR. Her following animated films, AURORA BEAREALIS (co-directed with Roza Gimatdinova, Soyuzmultfilm) and PERFECTLY NAUGHTY KIDS (School-Studio SHAR), participated in many international festivals. PERFECTLY NAUGHTY KIDS won the Russian Grand Festival of Cartoons (2018), the 2nd Prize in the Best Film for Children category at the Santa Maria Festival in Bulgaria (2018), the Prize for Best Film for Children at the Banjaluka Animation Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2019). Since 2018 Tatiana has been working in collaboration with Soyuzmultfilm Studios. She also worked as studio supervisor for the animation series NEW PROSTOKVASHINO. MY FRIEND TIGER is her most recent short film.

Festival contact
Soyuzmultfilm Animation Studio
Alexandra Sholudko
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