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Vadim on a walk

Sasha Svirsky
Russia 2021 / 7’57” / v.o. sott. ita / national preview

Finally, Vadim goes out of a tight square space where he has been used to sitting. He embraces the brave new world and his renewed life.

Direction: Sasha Svirsky
Scriptwriter: Sasha Svirsky
Animation: Sasha Svirsky
Sound: Alexey Prosvirnin
Production: Andrey Khrzhanovzky, Nikolay Makovsky, School-Studio SHAR

Sasha Svirsky

Sasha Svirsky was born in 1980 and graduated from Grekov Art College in Rostov-on-Don, Russia with a painter diploma. A self-taught animator, in 2008, he began work as an independent animation film director. During this time, he created more than 30 animation shorts. He develops his own artistic language by mixing media and continues to make graphic artworks, painting and collages. In his animation, he uses a method of improvisation and challenges stereotypes. Since 2013 he has worked in collaboration with his partner and wife Nadezhda Svirskaia. Currently, he is based in Moscow.