Olga Khodatayeva was a soviet director, screenwriter, production designer. Graduated from the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Worked as a graphic artist. From 1924 works in animation. Whilst in a team of an animation workshop with GTK, participated in the work on the film «Mezhplanetnaya Revolutsiya» (Interplanetary Revolution), then worked in the factories of «Mezhrabpom-Rus', «Sovkino» («Soyuzkino», «Mosfilm»). In 1936-1960 is a director of the film studio «Soyuzmultfilm». Made many films in cooperation with artist and director Petr Nosov. Was a member of the artistic council of «Soyuzmultfilm». Director of over 30 animated works.