Festival "HERO"

Special guests

Irina Mastusova

Education: Graduated from the Faculty of Theory and Composition of the Leningrad State Conservatory with a degree in musicology, teacher, lecturer. Graduated from the Moscow International School of Translators, the School of Cultural Policy and Cultural Managers at the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation, the Higher School of Socio-Economic Sciences, Master of Arts (Political Science) from the University of Manchester, UK, graduate school at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences - Sector of Philosophy of Politics and Law.

Work experience: Extensive experience in organizational and management activities, working with socially significant and non-profit projects, projects in the field of culture and art. Since its founding (since 2003), she has worked in the team of the largest Russian animation project “Smeshariki”. Since 2008, General Director of the Foundation for Support of Initiatives in the Field of Family and Childhood "National Children's Fund", also since 2012 - Executive Director of the Animated Film Association.

Igor Shibanov

General Director of the children's channel "SuperHeroes", producer, public figure, co-founder of the distribution company MovieGo.

He worked as a producer at the TNT television channel, creative director of the Super Reality company, and general producer of the Luxema Film company.

Member of the Union of Journalists of Russia, the audit commission of the Animated Film Association. Winner of TEFI KIDS 2022, “Big Number 2023” and “Golden Ether 2023”. Member and participant of the all-Russian movement “Inspirers”, the club of entrepreneurs “Headliners”.

Vsevolod Kazantsev

Theater and film actor, laureate of international and all-Russian film festivals, student of Konstantin Khabensky’s theater studio “Live in the North”.

Alexandra Kazantseva

Theater and film actress, laureate of international and all-Russian film festivals, producer of the creative association "ApartTheater".

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