Wild Kids Animation Studio

Supported by

 - is a unique Jerusalem-based educational project, where kids (age 6-18 years old) create an animation films


  • We combine continuous and open-end development of each participant based on age psychology and methodology of the interdisciplinary creative development (Animation Pedagogy*).

  • The Studio aspires is to encourage personal growth through animation, fine arts, and engagement in various artistic projects and exhibitions as a mean of expression and socialization.

  • WILD KIDS inspire breakthroughs in kids’ perception of the world to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

  • We fostering relationships among children, professional artists, parents and educators from different social backgrounds, religions and communities. 

  • Our OBJECTIVE is be the creative space for children’s expression and live dialogue.  

The team of Wild Kids Animation Studio consists of professional artists and educators providing instruction in Hebrew, English and Russian. Apart of the courses and consulting, the Studio lends its working platform for emerging specialists from art and educational academies, as well as for any other creative individuals, regardless of previous experience and specialization.

*Animation pedagogy - developed in the last decades of the 20th century by Yuri and Lina Krasny, became the departure point in formation of the Studio's concept. However, the multicultural reality of Jerusalem participated in further definition of the concept, turning Wild Kids Studio into a dynamic creative laboratory open for any social groups. 

Our Team

Max Epstein

Co-founder, art-director of Wild Kids Animation Studio in Jerusalem 

Interdisciplinary artist and educator


Vasil Sribny

Co-founder of the Wild Kids Studio. Decd.

Karina Hananeia

Art- director of Sarigim studio of WK

Dancer, photographer, animator


Olga Goltser

Educator at WK

Sand artist, stop-motion animator, designer,

Teach animation at Minshar School of Art, Tel Aviv  


Natalia Kopelyanskaya

Museologist, curator, art manager

MA in Museum Studies and Cultural Management
WK Public Program producer

Tal Pesses

Documentary film director and producer

Ilya Kreines

Artist and educator

Animator and designer  

Studied at Bezalel Academy 

Etty Chlenov

Artist and educator

Ceramics, sculpture, theater and animation 


Neta Zaidel

Studied at animation Bezalel Academy 


Sheli Renan

An artist in the field of video-dance, animation and documentary film