Since 1957 he worked at the studio Soyuzmultfilm first as an animator and then as an art director with V. Y. Bordzilovsky, M. A. Botov and V. D. Degtyaryov and then from 1970 till 1991 as the director. He is one of the founders of "Studio 13" and worked there as a director during the period 1991-1994. He was also an organizer and founder of the film schools in Zee Institute of Creative Art (ZICA) in India (also a teacher and director in the period from 1995 to 1999) and Tarbiat Modares University in Iran from 2000 till 2004.Vladimir Tarasov (Russian: Владимир Тарасов; born 7 February 1939 in Moscow) is a Russian animator and animation director. He studied at the Moscow Polygraphic Institute (Moscow Fine Art and Design University) from 1965 until 1970.
He has worked with artists M. S. Zherebchevsky, V. Peskov, N. I. Koshkin, S. P. Tyunin and others. He received the title Honored Artist of the RSFSR in 1989.