Born in 1978 in the former Soviet Union, Alexei Proger immigrated with his family to Israel in 1990. He excelled in drawing from a young age, and wanted to be a pilot. In his early 20’s Proger worked as an auto mechanic, truck driver, and security guard. In 1992, he came with his family to Canada, at which time he seriously dedicated himself to developing his career as an artist and animator. In 2002, he received a diploma in computer animation, and has continued refining these skills at Sheridan College. Proger currently works from a home-based studio in Georgetown, Ontario. He is an excellent chef and enjoys fabricating and customizing cars.