Meet-the-artist event with Yuri Norstein dedicated to the release of his book “Snow on the grass” in the publishing house Vita Nova will be held within the literary programme of the festival.
Yuri Norstein is a famous animation artist, director of animated films. People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, laureate of the USSR State Award, laureate of the award “Triumph”, the Andrey Tarkovsky award and many other awards.
Since 1961 he has worked at the studio “Soyuzmultfilm”. He is the director of cartoons “Hedgehog in the Fog”, “Tale of Tales”, “The Fox and the Hare”, “The Heron and the Crane” and others, the author of title sequence of TV programme “Good Night, Little Ones!”. As an artist, he has worked on such films as “38 parrots”, “Cheburashka”, “Shapoklyak” and many others.