Georgi Gitis

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Georgi Gitis
Georgi Gitis in Moscow, 2011
Born Georgi Kel'manovich Gitis
(1977-03-02)March 2, 1977
Moscow, USSR
Occupation Animator

Georgi Kel'manovich Gitis (Russian: Георгий Кельманович Гитис; born 1977) is a Russian animator, director and producer.

He is graduate of the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography in 2001. There he completed his first animated film SemsOrochek (Russian: СемьсОрочек) in cooperation with Liza Skvortsova. In 2002-2004 he worked as a director and animator in the animation TV series Dyatlovy (REN TV Channel), which has won several awards at the Russian animation films festivals.

In 2008-2009 he has worked at Paradise Studio as the director of the animated feature film Priklyuchenya Alenushki i Eremi (which became the first Russian 3D animation film in wide release) and its sequel Novye priklyucheniya Alenushki i Eremy. His Novye priklyucheniya Alenushki i Eremy won the Best Animation Award at the Kinotavrik-2010.

Since 2012 he has worked as executive producer and director at CTB Studio (animated feature films Ku! Kin-dza-dza, Kak poymat pero Zhar-Ptitsy).


  • SemsOrochek (СемьсОрочек, 1999); director
  • Dyatlovy (Дятловы, 2002-2004); director
  • Za sokrovischami (За сокровищами, 2004-2005); director
  • Lullabies of the World (Колыбельные мира, 2005-2009); writer
  • Priklyuchenya Alenushki i Eremi (Приключения Алёнушки и Ерёмы, 2008); director
  • Novye priklyucheniya Alenushki i Eremy (Новые приключения Алёнушки и Ерёмы, 2009); director
  • Vse - pobediteli (Все - победители, 2013); director, executive producer
  • Ku! Kin-dza-dza (Ку! Кин-дза-дза, 2013); executive producer
  • Kak poymat pero Zhar-Ptitsy (Как поймать перо жар-птицы); director, executive producer

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