CATALOGUE
2018

Lola The Living Potato

LEONID SHMELKOV / SHAR, AMOPIX / ANIMATION / RUSSIA, FRANCE / 2018 / 17’

Lola, a six-year-old girl, lives with her mother, four month old brother and their dog, in a very old country house. Lola live sin a world of her fantasies. Everything changes when she finds out that the house is on sale.




Leonid Shmelkov
Was born in Moscow in 1982. In 2005 he graduated from the Moscow State University of Printing Arts with a degree in book illustration, in 2009 - the animation school- studio "SHAR".
In his animated films, Shmelkov acts both as a writer-director and as an artist. He won the Nika and Crystal Bear awards at the Berlin Film Festival for the film My Personal Moose (2013).
He also showed himself as an illustrator - he constantly participates in art exhibitions, publishes drawings in children's magazines.

Filmogtaphy
Room with a sea view (2020)
Lola the Living Potato (2018)
My Own Personal Moose (2013)
Dog-walking Ground (2009)