Ivan Petrovich Ivanov-Vano
Russian: Иван Петрович Иванов-Вано
8 February (O.S. 27 January) 1900, Moscow – 25 March 1987, Moscow.
Was a Soviet animation director, animator, screenwriter, educator, professor at VGIK. One of the pioneers of the Soviet animation school, he is sometimes called the "Patriarch of Soviet animation".