Ajyal Film Festival 2022

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Little Snowman (Снеговичок)

Ajyal Competition, Ajyal at Katara - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Aleksey Pochivalov / Short Narrative / Russian Federation / 2021 / 4 min / Colour / Apple Pro Res 422 / In No Dialogue / (No Subtitles) subtitles / Qatar Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.


A family of musical snowmen live in a snowy valley. Their active little son keeps losing his carrot nose, which is replaced diligently by his mother from her store every evening. But when a rabbit discovers their secret stash, the whole family must find new noses! A bite-sized and ambrosial animated short about the importance of compassion, understanding and forgiveness.

About the Director

Alexey Pochivalov was born in Moscow in 1974. He worked as an artist at the Gzhel Factory and as a sculptor at the Moscow Porcelain Factory. He also runs restoration workshops as well as clay modelling classes for summer camps. He was a participant in the Moscow exhibition ‘Trienale’ and currently works as an artist, animator and director for the studio, Pilot.


Aleksey Pochivalov
Mariya Kostiukevich
Boris Mashkovtsev
Galaktion Prudkovo Orchestra
Aleksey Pochivalov
Production Company
Soyuzmultfilm Animation Studio
Elena Nikolaeva
Soyuzmultfilm Film Studio
Voice: Alexey Almaev, Sergey Almaev, Elena Nikolaeva, Alexey Pochivalov

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