4 - 8 October 2016

"Motion Picture For Development"

Bunny, Getting to Know Dad

A very strict powerful father provides an oppressive environment for the daughter he raises alone. His little girl needs to hide her moments of dreaming and imagination. One days he finds a mysterious key and discovers a secret. Perhaps her father is not just an overbearing businessman, perhaps he finds time to be a child himself!

Director Biography

Musician, director, screenwriter, novelist, artist, animator.
Tatiana studied harp at the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory. After earning her degree, she performed with several Russian philharmonic orchestras and theatres and continued her education at the distance learning school of the Petrozavodsk State Glazunov Conservatory. Tatiana graduated from the Herzen State Pedagogical University with a degree in Fine Arts. In 1992, she joined the Artists Trade Union of Russia.
Tatiana’s work has been displayed at national and international exhibitions since 1988.
Since 2011, she has taken part in numerous international film festivals and walked away with several top prizes.
Awards and accolades
2011 – Master of Film Award at the 19th International Master Class Arts Festival, awarded by the Committee on Culture of the Russian State Duma, the Russian Academy of Arts, and the Administration of St. Petersburg. (Face 2 Face art video project)
2012 – Lotus Flower Award for Best P.A.V. (Praticas Artisticas em Video) Film, Festival ArtDeco de Cinema, São Paulo, Brasil. (Living Pictures animated feature)
2013 – Best Animated Feature at the 19th Sedona International Film Festival, Sedona, Arizona, USA. (Bunny, Getting to Know Dad animated short)
2013 – Official selection of the 24th Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr. Shorts Competition. Bunny, Getting to Know Dad.
2014 – Grand Prix for Best Animated Feature at the New Horizon International Film Festival in Voronezh. (The Tale of a Donkey animated short) 
Official selection of the Short Film Corner programme of the 66th Festival de Cannes, France. (The Tale of a Donkey) 2014 – Special Jury Award at the 10th NYC Downtown Short Film Festival, New York, USA. (Bunny, Getting to Know Dad)
2015 – Best Animated Feature Award at Cinevana Hollywood, USA, 2015. ( Living Pictures)
2015 – Official selection of the Best of Fest Children's СFFS 2015 Around The World programme, Seattle, USA. (Visitor)
2016 – Official selection of the Best of Fest Children's СFFS 2016 Around The World programme, Seattle, USA.
Tatiana’s three films, Living Pictures, Visitor, and Bunny, Getting to Know Dad, were added to the Multimedia Director curriculum of the Faculty of Information Technology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education.