P e r s o n a l:

Born on March 1st, 1962 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

P r o f e s s i o n a l  e x p e r i e n c e:

  • Graphic Artist and Animator. Studio Zlatenvek. Sofia (2009-present);

  • Animation Director. Rapan LLC. Sofia (1999 - 2009);
    Responsibilities include overseeing the animation work of Rapan Animation Studio. Credits include Microsoft Zoo Tycoon, Microsoft Zoo Tycoon Dinosaur Digs, Microsoft Zoo Tycoon Marine Mania, Bioshock, Dungeons and Dragons: Eye of the Beholder as well as a variety of smaller projects.

  • Free-lance Graphic Artist and Animator. Sofia (1993 - 1999)
    Worked for a number of clients including the Bulgarian Postal Service, Etnoreporter Magazine, AZBUKI Newspaper. Illustrated “Roma Tales” children’s book. Worked on two unpublished independent films – “Dragon’s Bride” and “Siege”.

  • Animation Film Director. Animation Film Studios. Sofia (1990 - 1993)
    Directed and worked on a variety of films. Credits include “The Three Fools”and “The Boy and the Dragon” animated shorts as well as tv series “Papiriuss”. Also directed numerous commercial spots and opening credits.

Last added
films :
– St. Martin’s Summer (1987)
Directed and animated the film. The film was awarded a Gold “Friedrich” at the festival in Balekzberg, Germany.
– Christmas Tale (1990)
Directed and animated the film.
exhibitions :
1995 – Cartoon Exhibition, Sofia
2000 – Individual Exhibition, Plovdiv
2005 – Gabrovo

professional memberships:
Bulgarian Film Artist Society
Bulgarian Fine Art Artist Society
education :
M. A. – National Academy of Film and Theater, Sofia (1990)
Professional degree in Animation Directing. Studied under award winning animation director Donio Donev.
School of Fine Art, Plovdiv (1981)

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