Animation Films Award Jury Member

Boris Despodov:                    

Was born in 1973 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is a painter, animation artist, film director and producer. In 1997 he graduated from the National Academy of Arts in Sofia and has been involved with film for almost 20 years, he is a member of the EAVE producer’s network. His films have received recognition and have been shown on all major
film festivals. Among the films he produced or/and directed are 2016, Twice Upon a Time in the West /Writer, Director and Producer/Feature film, Bulgaria, 97min.
Starring: Claudia Cardinale, Diana Paskalieva, Alex Brendemühl, Francesc Garrido.
2013, Soul food stories /Producer/ Documentary film, Bulgaria-Finland, 70 min. Dir. Т. Hristov
World sales: Taskovski Film, London. Film was distributed in Poland,
Finland, USA and Al Jaseera.