Ilya Popov - biography, date of birth, place of birth, filmography, clips, Producer.
Born on February 8, 1978, Leningrad, USSR - General Producer.
Graduated from the St. Petersburg State University of Technology and Design with a degree in Interior Design, as well as the Modern Humanitarian University with a degree in Enterprise Management. Gruvemuvestart
1998 to 2000 - General Director of the St. Petersburg division of the Center for Advanced Development (development of children's educational games) .
In 2000, he took the position of CEO of Fun Game, a company engaged in the development of game entertainment and educational products for children and game accompaniment to educational programs and textbooks. In a short period of time, the company has become one of the leaders in the development and creation of games and products for children. For 3 years, more than 400 projects have been prepared for production by order of large Russian publishing houses and manufacturers of children's goods. In 2001, the educational travel game "I live in Russia!" was awarded the Golden Quality Mark at the All-Russian competition “Only the best for children!”
Since 2003, Ilya Popov has been the General Producer of the Smeshariki project and heads the Petersburg Animation Studio - today one of the largest in Russia. Smeshariki became the first super-successful modern Russian animation project and won more than 100 national and international awards, including: Grand Prix at the China International Cartoon and Digital Art Festival (China, Guangzhou, 2005), Audience Award at the Cartoons on the Bay (Italy, 2005), brand building awards Brand of the Year / EFFIE 2007 and Brand of the Year / EFFIE 2008 and others. The Smeshariki project has many letters of thanks from various government and public organizations, including: from the President of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation,
Since 2004 Ilya Popov has been the CEO of Marmelad Media, the first multi-brand licensing agency in Russia.
From 2010 to the present time - General Producer of Riki Group, a leading Russian company in the field of creation, management, licensing and promotion of animation media brands for a wide family audience in Russia, the CIS countries and the European Union. The structure of Riki Group of Companies allows to carry out a full cycle of work on the creation, promotion and commercial operation of media brands, allowing you to minimize costs, build effective interaction in all areas of development, and significantly reduce the time frame for project implementation and approval. Since its inception, Riki Group has produced more than 10 major projects, including: Smeshariki, Fixiki, PINKOD, Malyshariki, Tim and Tom, Alisa knows what to do! Seals, go ahead! "," Kingdom M "and others.
In 2012, Ilya Popov became one of the initiators of the creation of the Animated Film Association non-profit partnership and the president of the organization. Today AAKR unites more than 40 largest Russian animation film studios. The purpose of the organization is to form the animation film industry in Russia, to attract public and private investments, to participate in legislative initiatives for the development of the industry, to increase the level of training of professional personnel, to contribute to the material and technical re-equipment of studios, to promote the achievements of domestic animation in Russia and abroad.
On June 17, 2016 Ilya Popov took part in the panel session “Cartoons from Russia. A new global champion? ", Held within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
In 2016, the Smeshariki brand, headed by Ilya Popov, of the Riki Group of Companies was nominated for the RBC 2016 Award in the Breakthrough of the Year category .
In 2016, Ilya Popov was included in the rating of the 100 best top managers of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, formed by the newspaper "Delovoy Peterburg", and became the owner of the diploma "The best media manager of the year."
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