The goal of the festival "A Movie in Hand" is popularising the independent film work by using contemporary mobile technologies.
Alexander Donev Angelov was born on June 6th, 1961. He graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in 1988. He was the editor of the Cinema magazine, published by the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers and later as a director of „National Culture“ Publishing house.
From 1997 to 2001 he was a director of Sofia Film Ltd that managed state cinemas in Sofia until they were privatised. He also worked as a Deputy Programme Director of BNT and as an Executive director of the National Cinema Centre.
At present, he is the Executive director of Audiovideo Orpheus Ltd. He has experience as a producer in Camera Ltd (2005-2007) and Audiovideo Orpheus Ltd (2012-2015) and film distributor in Sofia Film (1998-2001), Alexandra Groupholding LTD (2002-2003) and Bulgarian Distribution Company Ltd (2006-2008). He has many publications as a film critic from 1984 till present. He is having his Doctor’s degree at the Institute for Arts Studies at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. He is a lecturer at New Bulgarian University and serves as a member of the European Film Academy from 2010.
Lecturer at Episkop Konstantin Preslavski Shumen University, an artist
"He was born in 1957 in Devnya. In 1984 he graduated from the National Academy of Arts in Sofia, Drawing major. In 2006 he specialised in Paris. In 2008 he became a professor. From 2009 he teaches the art of painting at the Faculty of Arts at St. St. Cyril and Methodius Veliko Tarnovo University. ".
He participated in numerous individual and group exhibitions, plein air paintings and art projects. He won multiple prizes among which are: Varna prize given by the Municipality of Varna for art and culture in 2007; Drawing Award from the International Triennial of Drawing, Sofia in 2007.
|1.||The Grand prize of the mayor of Shumen Mr Lubomir Hristov|
|2.||Feature Film Award|
|3.||Documentary Feature Award|
|5.||Award for a film of social importance|
|6.||Telenor – 5 tablets|
|7.||Award of the Community Centres Union|
|8.||Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts Award|
|9.||Award of the University of Library Studies and Information Technologies|
|10.||Episkop Konstantin Preslavski Shumen University Award|
|11.||Award of the Audience|
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