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Ivan Petrovich Ivanov-Vano

Ivan Ivanov-Vano, USSR Film director.

Background

  • Ivanov-Vano, Ivan was born on February 8, 1900.

  • Education

    • Graduated from VKHUTEMAS, 1923.

    Career

    • One of the first animated film directors of the early Soviet cinema. Stage designer on the first Soviet animation film, Kitai v Ogne, 1925. Made remarkable films, which are now considered classics — Sen’ka Afrikanets, 1927, Pokhozhdeniia Miunkhgauzena, 1928, Strekoza i Muravei, 1935, and Kotofei Kotofeevich, 1937.

      With Iurii Norshtein, made Vremena Goda and Secha Pri Kerzhentse, 1969-1971, and with L. Mil’chin, Skazka о Tsare Saltane, 1984. Taught at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography from 1939. Most of his films have been shown abroad, receiving international prizes.
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    Born February 8, 1900
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