Ilja Bereznickas was born January 1, 1948 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Director, producer, illustrator, Professor at Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts. Among his animated and directed films are "Ginny. Little Red Riding Hood" (2018), "The Goat Luck- Bad Luck“ (2017), "Boomerang“ 2012 and others. Through his life he created many illustrated books and caricatures. From 1973 onwards he has participated in exhibitions of cartoons worldwide. Individual exhibitions were held in Vilnius (1980, 1997, 2005) and abroad.