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List of notable or famous film art directors from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top film art directors born in Russia and even some popular film art directors who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian film art directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These film art directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known film art director from Russia is included when available.

This list below has everything from Sergei Kozlovsky to Boris Leven.

This historic film art directors from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian film art directors of note?" and "Who are the most famous film art directors from Russia?" These prominent film art directors of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian film art directors.

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Boris Leven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Russia
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Boris Leven was a Russian-born Academy Award-winning art director and production designer whose Hollywood career spanned fifty-three years. Born in Moscow in the family of Israel Levin and Zinaida Narkirier. Leven emigrated to the United States in 1927 and became a naturalized citizen in 1938. After ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (1908-1986)

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Film Art Director, Production Designer

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Eduard Nazarov is screenwriter, film art director and film director. ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Film Art Director, Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: Once Upon a Dog

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Leonid Shvartsman is a Russian animator and artist. He spent most of his creative career at the Soyuzmultfilm Studio, in Moscow, where he served as art director on Cheburashka, 38 Parrots, The Golden Antelope, The Scarlet Flower, The Snow Queen and many other cartoons. ...more

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Age: 96

Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Profession: Film Art Director

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Lev Kuleshov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Russia
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Lev Vladimirovich Kuleshov was a Soviet filmmaker and film theorist who taught at and helped establish the world's first film school, the Moscow Film School. ...more

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Age: Died at 71 (1899-1970)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Russia, Tambov Oblast, Tambov

Profession: Film Art Director, Production Designer, Screenwriter, Film Editor Actor, + more

Credits: We from the Urals, Horizon: The Wandering Jew, The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks, By the Law The Backlog!, + more

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Roman Abelevich Kachanov was a Russian animator, one of the founders and leaders of Russian stop-motion animation. Kachanov was the director and screenwriter of the trilogy about Cheburashka, Gena the Crocodile and Shapoklyak. ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1921-1993)

Birthplace: Smolensk, Russia

Profession: Film Art Director, Screenwriter, Animator, Artist Film Director

Credits: Shapoklyak, Gena the Crocodile, Cheburashka Goes to School, Cheburashka The Mystery of the Third Planet, + more

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Serge Sudeikin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Russia
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Sergey Yurievich Sudeikin, also known as Serge Soudeikine, was a Russian artist and set-designer associated with the Ballets Russes and the Metropolitan Opera. In 1926 he prepared artwork for the 1926 Broadway production of Nikolai Evreinov's The Chief Thing. Soudeikine later designed the settings ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1882-1946)

Birthplace: Smolensk, Russia

Profession: Scenic Designer, Film Art Director

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Sergei Kozlovsky


Sergei Kozlovsky was a film art director and production designer. ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1885-1962)

Birthplace: Russia

Profession: Film Art Director, Production Designer

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Sergei Ryabov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Art Directors from Russia
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Sergei Ryabov is a Russian film director, artist, and animator. ...more

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Age: 39

Birthplace: Shchyolkovo, Russia

Profession: Film Art Director, Screenwriter, Animator, Artist Film Director

Credits: The Tiny Fish, Home Alone

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