Yin and Yana. Forbidden food(2015)

  • Director Oleg Uzhinov
  • Script Vladimir Sakhnovsky
  • Art-director Anton Dyakov
  • Producer Lyubov Gaidukova
  • Technique cut-outs animation
  • Duration 11 min 00 sec
  • Aspect ratio 16:9
  • Language Russian
  • Subtitles English
  • Color color
  • Audience children, any
  • Date of completion 2015


The series are based on the literary project by Lyudmila Ulitskaya

Educational entertainment series for the whole family.

A story about girl Yana and her new friend, a little alien Yin, who arrived to Earth in search for the most precious and necessary for him resource – for information. In every episode Yin and Yana explore our planet and learn much about traditions and customs of different peoples and cultures.

Seemingly, what harm may there possibly be in swapping your food with your friend? Yet there may be harm! By eating one wrong sandwich you break a strict rule… By eating another – you break another one! And everything goes wrong!

Film was shot with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation.


  • Bucheon International Animation Festival BIAF (South Korea, 2015)
  • International Animation Festival ReAnimania (Аrmenia, 2015)
  • Suzdal Animation Film Festival (Russia, 2015)


  • Diploma «The Best Animation Series», Suzdal Animation Film Festival (Russia, 2015)

Oleg Uzhinov, Vladimir Sakhnovsky, Anton Dyakov
Lyubov Gaidukova
cut-outs animation

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