Film Critic, Bulgaria
Film critic and journalist. Born in Sofia, Bulgaria (1947). Dean of the Cinema Faculty at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia (2011-2013). Lecturer in the New Bulgarian University. Member of the National Film Board, Bulgaria (2008-2012; 2018-2020). Board member of the National Fund “Culture”, Bulgaria (2005-2009; 2020-…). Member of European Film Academy.
Multiple president and member of international juries at film festivals in Berlin, Cannes, Venice, Thessaloniki, Istanbul, Busan, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian, Locarno, Palm Springs, Wiesbaden, Dubai, Cairo etc.
Author of books: Theory of the Cinema Image (1996), Digital Audiovision (2000), The Digital Element (2003), Non-Fictional Child (2004), Festival Meetings (2007), Cinema and Other Temptations (2008), Evolution of the Screen Image (2004, 2012), Festival Meetings 2 (2020).