Based in Brooklyn, New York, born in Minsk, Belarus, Yulia Ruditskaya's whimsical style of animation and illustration have been screened at festivals from Portugal to Japan, gaining wide recognition around the world.

Since 2002, Yulia has worked as а director, animator, illustrator and designer for various independent projects for brands, musicians, educational and non-profit clients. Her work has included music videos, artistic and independent passion projects that fulfill her creatively.

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Awards


Best Design Award at 48th ASIFA EastAnimation Festival 2017

Excellence in Animation Filmmaking Award Women In Animation Independent prize2017

Best 2D Animation Award at 10th Banjaluka International Animation Festival 2017

Best Belarusian Animated Film Award at 20th Animayouka International Animation Festival 2017

Best Animation Work Award at 15th Santa Cruz International Film Festival 2017

AfterDark Award for Best Dark Narrative at AfterGlow Film Festival 2017

Best Animated Film Award at 11th VisionInternational Short Film Fest 2017

Winner Best Animation Short Film, GoldenDragonfly International Short Film Festival, 2017

Special Jury Prize  at 21st AVANCA 2017 International FilmFestival, Portugal

Special Jury Award, 21st Thai Short Film and Video Festival, 2017

Finalist and Nominee Best Animated Film at Heartland International Film Festival 2017

Nominee Best Animated Film at Soho International Film Festival 2017 New York, NY

Nominee Best Animation for the GOLDEN GOBLET AWARD SHORT FILM at the 20th Shanghai International Film Festival 2017

Award Winner Animation at 22nd IndieGathering International Film Festival 2017, Ohio

Platinum Remi Award at WorldFest Houston 2017

The Songs of Old Europe - Ancient Belarusian Folk Songs

Director and Producer - Volya Dzemka

My role: animation director, art-director and animator of the animation episode of the film and the animated title sequences.

Best Animation or Animated Sequence at International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema LONDON 2016

Cesium and a Tokyo Girl feature ( directed by Ryo Saitani).

My role: animation director, art-director and animator of one of the animation sequences.

Best Feature Documentary The Songs of Old Europe - Ancient Belarusian Folk Songs in the Canadian Creation International Film Festival 2016

Director and Producer - Volya Dzemka

My role: animation director, art-director and animator of the animation episode of the film and the animated title sequences.

GRAN PRIX in category TV/Cinema Advertising ADNAK! Belarusian Advertising Festival 2011

Winner in category Web Advertising/ Web Site Advertising ADNAK! Belarusian Advertising Festival 2011 for project «Folk Tales For Kids»

2nd place in category TV/Cinema Advertising ADNAK! Belarusian Advertising Festival 2014 for project «The Sixth Covenant»

GOLD for Animation at Kyiv International Advertising Festival 2012

BRONZE for Directing at Kyiv International Advertising Festival 2012

BEST ANIMATION at One Short Film Fest 2012, Minsk

Winner in category Social Advertising at White Square International Advertising Festival 2012

3 prizes for Best Weekly Short at СINEMADAMARE International Short Film Festival 2011, Italy

Uzupis International Film Festival 2011 SPECIAL AWARD

Tashkent International Festival "Golden Guepard" 2011 Special Jury Mention

SICAF 2010 SEOUL Best Animated Short for TV AWARD

Special Jury Mention, at Suzdal Open Animation Festival 2010

4th Animfest Athens 2009 Special Jury AWARD

Kinogran Festival Minsk 2009 Best Music Video AWARD

MIAF 2009 Melbourne Australia Best Music Video AWARD

IN THE PALACE 7th International Short Film Festival Bulgaria 2009 Best Music Video AWARD

Animofest Bratislava 2009 Best Short Animation AWARD

SHNIT International Short Film Festival Bern 2008 “SMARTJOE” AWARD Best Short

Best Art Directing for Film at Zolotoy Vityaz International Film Festival Moscow 2008

Animator International Animated Film Festival 2008 Festival Special AWARD

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