In 1968 Garri Bardin graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School-Studio, the course of P.V. Massalsky. Worked as a dramatic actor in the theater of Gogol, was shot in the movies. In 1974, together with V. Livanov wrote a play "Don Juan", and was invited by Sergei Obraztsov as a director in the Moscow Puppet Theater. In 1975 he began to work as a director-animator at the Soyuzmultfilm studio, where for 15 years he made 15 films marked by numerous prizes both at home and abroad. In his luggage Bardin had four "Nika", "Golden Palm Branch" of the Cannes Film Festival and a host of other prestigious prizes collected by his films around the world. Garri Bardin has won recognition and success, using in his films a variety of techniques and materials: these are the matches in the "Conflict", and the ropes in the "Brace", and the wire in "Freaks," and origami in one of the latest films - "Adagio." In addition, the author uses both traditional dolls and clay. Almost in all of his films, Garri Bardin is the author of the scripts. In 1991, together with his group, Bardin founded his own studio "Stayer", where he still works.