So grateful for getting a chance to design the space for these Oscar roundtables. Read and watch the whole story HERE

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Posted March 20, 2019 21:31

Another fun project with Cinema Giants

Posted March 20, 2019 21:08

Finally have updated my animation / graphics reel! Watch it here:


Animation & Motion Graphics Reel from Aygul on Vimeo.

Posted February 10, 2017 20:05

This was a volunteer passion project. I'm grateful that I could help this great organization in some small way. ORC was established late last year by a couple of mothers, who just couldn't stay on the sidelines watching the refugee crisis unfold in Europe. They sprinted into action, raising thousands of dollars in only few months and then hand delivered backpacks, full of necessities, to refugee children arriving to Greece every day. More trips are being scheduled as they recieve more donations.

Learn about the organization at and DONATE.



Posted March 12, 2016 16:39

My hat made for the project is featured in the Edudemic article.

Posted September 22, 2015 17:34

A Baby Shower Invite illustration and design. 

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Posted July 17, 2014 20:41

Here's my submission for MOBY's music video competition on
Made for fun using all the footage I shot out of the plane windows over the years and short bits of animation.
The judging has started. Wish me luck!

Posted December 20, 2013 21:08

Almost forgot that I shot this music video for a Russian R&B artist Airat in 2008 -- the first music video I ever directed, or my first ever video project for that matter.
It was a real guerilla style filmmaking. I had a Soviet-made Super 8mm camera and a small photo camera that also could take videos. We walked around Kazan, Russia, and recorded images spontaneously, to illustrate a crumbling romantic relationship. 

Posted November 16, 2013 17:14

Stumbled upon a picture of a birthday card I made couple of years ago for my screenwriter friend. Love making things like this! Check out more of my illustration/art work on the "Other" page. uploaded image

Posted November 6, 2013 07:25

In the past two months, I got a chance to work at Titmouse animation as one of the lead compositors for "Metalocalypse: Doomstar Requiem" -- a one-hour animated opera special. Catch it on Adult Swim.


Posted November 6, 2013 05:35

The Yahoo web-series directed by and starring Cheryl Hines that I production designed is coming out this fall.
Here's a teaser trailer that was recently released.  

Posted May 20, 2013 04:02

Prop Passports and Space Shuttle passes I designed and created for a sci-fi short film "Skywings" (dir. by Fred Park) last fall. 
That graphic design degree always comes in handy.


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Posted May 15, 2013 11:59

ITVS Futurestates Project is finally releasing Season 4 of their programming on April 24, with one of the short films being "The Living" directed by Julian Breece. I was the Production Designer on the project, with Jaime Moss as the Art Director.

Here's the teaser trailer. 

For photos from the production click here <<<

Posted April 20, 2013 19:53

What to do with all the pebbles I collected along our pacific coast road trip? Draw on them!
This one really looked like a little whale, I couldn't resist.

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Posted April 20, 2013 17:55

Just wrapped on a short film "You" directed by Polina Gorbacheva, which I production designed. We got to shoot on a helipad in the middle of downtown LA. Really enjoyed this project! I got a chance to be creative with designing a somewhat surreal set up on a roof, complete with grass mats and sculptural objects.

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Posted April 3, 2013 18:22

...And here's the video I made for the sweetest couple, from the funnest wedding I've ever been a part of!

Estefi + Javi + Elvis from Aygul on Vimeo.

Posted March 21, 2013 02:53

Last week, my dear friend from Spain married her boyfriend in Vegas! To commemorate their great adventure I decided to give them a little illustration as a gift. This is the result: 

Posted September 5, 2012 18:20

My obsession for miniature things was fulfilled on my recent job as a prop master for Wundur's spec commercial. 
I had to create a miniature version of a leather Ikea chair. So much fun! Too bad I didn't get to keep it in the end.


Posted September 3, 2012 17:20

I recently went to a drawing/fundrasing party for a web-series Agent88 at Meltdown Comics. Had plenty of fun drawing on paper walls:

See photos from the event.


Posted September 3, 2012 17:00

Recently, I realized I have a LOT of footage looking out of airplane windows. An idea came to mind of what to do with that and this was the result. The next morning, I regretted starting it at Midnight, but still pretty happy with how it turned out. Hopefully I'll have time to do more of these little videos.


Posted March 24, 2012 19:45