Evgenia Golubeva is an award-winning animator and director who is currently working as a writer at Walt Disney Animation in London. Evgenia took my animation short course, and has since forged a career as a writer and independent film-maker, entering her animated films in festivals around the world and winning international prizes for her work.
Evgenia starting working in January 2019 as a writer at London-based Blue Zoo Animation, bringing her talent as an animator and storyteller to the commercial world of TV cartoons, before making the leap to Disney.
Evgenia has made a number of successful independent animated films, including the award-winning short "I am not a Mouse", a story about a little girl called Lucy, who is nicknamed "Mouse" by her Mother.
"I Want To Live in the Zoo"
In 2018 Evgenia's short film "I Want To Live in the Zoo" was accepted into the Annecy Animation Film Festival Official Selection, arguably the world's most competitive animation festivals.
|The Witch and The Baby|
Most recently, her short film "The Witch & the Baby" won the Audience Choice Award at the Flatpack Festival.
Evgenia has also expanded into books, publishing her children's book "I am not a Mouse" based on her short film.
Webinar and Q&A
During the webinar, we talked to Evgenia about her work, in particular how she made the leap from studying animation to becoming a writer at Disney Animation. We also left plenty of time for questions at the end. Evgenia offered many insights into how to succeed as writer in the animation industry, including how to get your first script noticed, and how to establish yourself as a newcomer in the world of professional writers.
|Artwork by Evgenia Golubeva|
You can see Evgenia's writing and directing credits at the IMDB here.
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