Mar 28, 2011
Evgeni Tomov, is a Production Designer, Conceptual
Artist, and Illustrator specializing in feature length and short
animated films, and animated TV series. Originally from the
former Soviet Union, Evgeni moved to
Montreal, where he worked
as an Art Director and Illustrator for several advertising agencies.
In 1997, his role as Assistant Art Director on the animated short The Old Lady and the Pigeons was his first collaboration
on an Oscar® nominated film for French animation director Sylvain Chomet.
Evgeni then worked on numerous children's TV series for the Canadian studio CINAR Animation. As Environment Design Supervisor for CINAR, he developed the series Animal Crackers and Mona the Vampire. He then also worked as a background painter for the Cactus Animation series Fennec Le Détective.
Evgeni again worked with Sylvain Chomet as Art Director and Production Designer on the Oscar® nominated French animated feature The Triplets of Belleville.
Evgeni worked at Chomet’s Studio Django in Scotland on film development, including working as development art director for
the Oscar® nominated animated feature The Illusionist, a bittersweet tale of a French magician struggling to survive in a
world that no longer seems to need him.
Evgeni has worked as Production Designer on The Tale of Despereaux and the upcoming Arthur Christmas, a co-
production between Aardman Animations and Sony Pictures.