Vesela Kazakova is a Bulgarian film director, screenwriter, and producer. She is best known for her work in the recent critically acclaimed movies The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner and The Judgement.
Kazakova was born in Bulgaria in 1975, and showed an interest in filmmaking from a young age. She graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia in 1998, where she studied directing and screenwriting.
After graduating, Kazakova began her career making short films, which earned her several awards. Her first feature film, The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner, was released in 2004 and was an immediate success. The film was an international hit, and it earned Kazakova several prestigious awards, including the Silver St. George at the Moscow International Film Festival.
Kazakova’s next film, The Judgement, was released in 2008. The film was a critical success, and it earned Kazakova her second Silver St. George at the Moscow International Film Festival.
Kazakova is currently working on her third feature film, The Silence, which is set to be released in 2021. In addition to her work as a director, Kazakova has also produced several films, including The Last Train and The Last Night.
Kazakova’s work as a director and screenwriter has earned her widespread critical acclaim. She is considered one of the most important Bulgarian filmmakers of all time, and her films have been praised for their innovation and style.
Kazakova continues to be a major force in Bulgarian filmmaking, and her work has been recognized by critics and audiences alike. She is an inspiration to aspiring filmmakers, and her films continue to be celebrated around the world.