Савченко, Анатолий Михайлович
Animator, graphic artist, art director
Born Novocherkask, 30 July 1924
Died Moscow, 18 August 2011
Savchenko graduated 1953 from the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography. From 1953 to 1990 he was the art director of the largest Soviet animated film studio Soyuzmultfilm. His most popular Soviet animated film was Karlson. He illustrated also children's books.