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Nov 27, 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 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.

Arthur Christmas reveals the answer to every child's question about how Santa delivers all those presents in one night - through Santa's ultra-high-tech hidden beneath operation the North Pole and Arthur's family is in a state of comic dysfunction.  Arthur has an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning.