Kirill Khachaturov is a Russian director, animator and designer. Born in 1984 in Khabarovsk in the Russian Far East, he studied directing at the Moscow School of New Cinema. He is a laureate of many international design festivals such as D&AD, EDA, etc. The world premiere of his debut short film Protocorba took place at the Annecy festival in 2019 and it was shown at many international film festivals. The film also received a special mention by the jury at the Message to Man festival.