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Yulia Ruditskaya

Visiting Instructor


Yulia Ruditskaya is an award-winning director, animator, and illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. With over two decades in the industry, her portfolio spans short animated films and works for feature films, documentaries, and television series.

Yulia has also directed, art-directed, and animated a variety of commercials, music videos, and motion design projects. Her client list includes UNICEF, Amnesty International, Adidas, the Webby Awards, Publicis, Netflix, and HULU, among others.

Yulia directed several award-winning animated short films. One of her latest films, AND THE MOON STANDS STILL, was an official selection at over 400 film festivals worldwide and won over a dozen awards, including WIA Independent Prize and ASIFA East Best Design Award. Yulia’s films have been featured at numerous international film festivals, and her latest project, THE WALTZ, is currently making its way through the film festival circuit.

BA and MFA Design and Visual Communications / Belarusian State University

Directing Animated Film / Animated Film School-Studio SHAR Post-Graduate Program

GOBELINS, l’école de l’image. Summer school for Character Animation