Alexey Evstigneev was born and raised in Shatura, Russia. He studied at the VGIK (Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography), under the tutelage of Viktor Lisakovich and Alexey Geleyn. He made social and political films, reflections of today’s Russia. His film The Track (14’) was selected as a world premiere at Dok Leipzig in 2019. His second documentary The Golden Buttons (19’) won the Talent IDFA Award at Visions du Réel in 2020, before being selected and awarded in many international festivals.
CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.