The Witch & the Baby
by Evgenia Golubeva
4:45 Russian Federation
An ageing witch needs a baby for a spell to make her young again. But when she brings home an infant princess things don't go to plan.
Evgenia Golubeva is an award winning animation director and screenwriter. Evgenia’s storytelling skills are combined with a great understanding of animation production thanks to her work as an animation director on a number of TV series for children and short films. Evgenia has lived in many countries and worked across different cultures which helps her create stories that can be understood all over the globe.
Her clients include Disney, Nick Jr, Simon & Schuster and Studio AKA. She’s written for TV shows like HEY DUGGEE (Studio AKA, Cbeebies), BECCA'S BUNCH (Jam Media), DIGBY DRAGON (Blue Zoo), YOKO (Somuga, Wizart animation) and NINJA EXPRESS (Frogbox, Entertainment One). Evgenia completed work on MOMOLU AND FRIENDS with Ferly Ltd and is working with Ritzy Animation for a project with Sky Studios, a script and bible for Disney, and further scripts with Watch Next Media, Obki and Wyndley Animation. Evgenia also develops her own IP for kids TV and books. I'M NOT A MOUSE is her upcoming childrens book published in February 2020 by Child's Play International. Read more here:
One of her TV shows THE QUESTION CLUB, was acquired by The Riki Group and is currently in production and will TX in Winter 2020.
Evgenia writes mostly for preschool but can write for 6+ (BEST BUGS, Disney) and 8+ (ALISA KNOWS WHAT TO DO, Bazelevs).
Evgenia has written and directed a number of award-winning short films which have been screened internationally at film festivals. Her current Short Film THE WITCH AND THE BABY co written with Myles McLeod, has just entered into its first competition at Stuttgart Animation Festival. Among her awards are the UNICEF Award at Cartoons on the Bay, the Audience Award at Indie Junior Allianz and the Czech TV Award at Zlin Festival.
Evgenia loves writing comedy. She is fascinated by folklore, pine cones and ghosts.