Andrei Yefimov was born in Leningrad on 18 December 1991. He studied in the Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. In 2010, he shot his first short film about Saint Petersburg using the time-lapse photography. In 2011, he made his second short film about Saint Petersburg with the participation of musicians; it would later obtain a Grand Prix of the Italian short film festival Salento Finibus Terrae. This work became also a Vimeo Staff Pick. His two films became a base for the full-length film Hymn to the Great City. At present, according to Youtube, the film fragments have been seen by more than 10 million people from 217 countries. The video was published in many influential media such as National Geographic, BBC.com, Life News, RIA Novosti, ADME.com, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Vedomosti and many others. Film fragments are being actively used at premium events. In 2013, one of the Saint Petersburg videos was used for the opening of the G20 summit in Strelna. They were also used at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, at the Saint Petersburg Law Forum, at the meeting of the Global Club of Saint Petersburg people and at many international events outside Russia where delegations from Saint Petersburg participated. Currently, Andrei Yefimov works on the project of filming 11 Russian cities for the representation at the FIFA-2018 World Football Cup and the Confederation Cup. The founder of the Studio Timelab production (2012).