Participant profile: Pravda Kirova

It’s dawn in Bulgaria, where we discover Pravda Kirova.

Pravda KirovaPravda is a graduate from the Film Institute in Moscow (Department: Scriptwriting and Criticism for Film and TV), and went on to do postgraduate work in ‘Essential Problems of Dramatic Composition’.

From 1975 – 1991 Pravda was the story editor, commissioning producer and scriptwriter at the Boyana Film Studio, and since 1986 she’s been a scriptwriting reader at the National Academy  for Film and Theatre Arts.

She’s the producer of the television feature films Without family likeness (2004), the documentary film Nikolai Maistorov (2006), and the animation feature Hallo, taxi! (2007).

She’s been the scriptwriter for the following films: Vincit qui patitur (documentary, 2000),  Adventure in the attic (feature film,1987), Slow time (documentary, 1986), Roudolfio (feature film, 1984), Revelation (documentary, 1982), and Talisman (feature film, 1979).

Pravda has been a story editor and drama consultant on more than twenty feature films: The Journey (2004), The Other Possible Life of ours (2003), The Destiny as a Rat (2001), Looking for an extrasensory man (2000), Starting from Zero (1997), Burn, Burn Little fire (1994), Margarit & Margarita (1989), Ivan and Alexandra (1988), Which way now? (1987), Where to do you travel, (1986), 19 m of the Wind (1985), Steppe People (1985), Hotel Central (1982). Many of the films were selected and received awards at prestigious national and international film festivals.

Since 2004 Pravda has been associate professor in Drama Forms for Film and TV at the New Bulgarian University.

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