The most scary animal (2008)

  • Director Dmitry Rezchikov
  • Script Dmitry Rezchikov
  • Art-director Dmitry Rezchikov
  • Producer Liubov Gaydukova
  • Technique drawn
  • Duration 5 min
  • Aspect ratio 4:3
  • Language Russian
  • Subtitles English
  • Color color
  • Audience children, any
  • Date of completion 2008


Loosely based on a Brazilian folk tale. A story of a hare who was a coward, but also very clever, and who managed to trick all the animals in selva by means of walking about with a jaguar behind his back…

Film was shot with the financial support of the Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography of Russian Federation.



  • Film was the participant of 15 international festivals, including:
  • Stuttgart’s Inteational Festival of Animated Film (Germany, 2009)
  • International Animation Festival Animacor (Spain, 2009)
  • International Animated Film Festival Cinanima (Portugal, 2008)
  • International Animation Festival Anima Mundi (Brazil, 2010)
  • Brisbane Asia Pacific Screen Awards (Australia, 2008)
  • Zlin Film Festival (Czech Republic, 2010)


  • Golden Prize in categories «The Best animation Children Film», « The Best Direction», International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! (Poland, 2009)

Dmitry Rezchikov
Liubov Gaydukova

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