Tchavdar Georgiev

Tchavdar Georgiev

Director, Producer, Writer, Editor, Post Production Supervisor


Tchavdar Georgiev is a renowned Bulgarian film director, producer and screenwriter. He was born on December 15, 1955 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia in 1979, and has been making films ever since.

Georgiev’s directorial debut was the 1980 movie “The White Meadows”. This film earned him critical acclaim and his first of seven Golden Rose Film Festival awards. His next films were “The Monument” (1984), “Time of Violence” (1987), and “The Snake’s Dream” (1990). Each of these films explored complex themes of Bulgarian identity, morality, and social unrest.

In 1994, Georgiev directed the acclaimed drama film “The Goat Horn”. This movie earned him the prestigious International Film Critics Award at the Venice Film Festival. His next few films, including “The Wall” (1998), “Shelter” (1999), and “Kiss of Life” (2000), further cemented his reputation as a brilliant director.

In 2002, Georgiev released the drama “The Three Suns”. This film won him the Best Director Award at the Monte Carlo International Film Festival. His next two films were the 2004 drama “The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner” and the 2007 comedy “Mission London”.

Georgiev’s most recent films include the 2008 drama “Eastern Plays”, the 2009 war drama “Krai”, and the 2012 comedy “The Color of the Chameleon”. In 2013, he released “The Judgement”, a drama about a Bulgarian family dealing with the aftermath of the communist era.

Throughout his career, Tchavdar Georgiev has proven himself to be a masterful filmmaker. His films explore complex themes and have earned him numerous awards and accolades. His influence in the world of cinema continues to be felt today.