Petya Angelova was born on February 4, 1975.
She graduated from the Plovdiv Language School in 1994 with professional qualification as translator and correspondent in German and English.
She studied International Economic Relations at the Economic Academy ‘DA Tsenov’, Plovdiv branch.
She obtained a Master degree in Film and TV direction from the New Bulgarian University in Sofia. Her Master degree’s work was the film My life is music (documentary about Vasil Vasilev).
Between 1995 and 1997 she produced for Channel of the Bulgarian National Television the national competition for young folklore singers called Zlaten Slavey (Golden Nightingale). She has worked with Laska Mincheva, Bocho Bochev, Lyubomir Tsvetkov, Borislav Gerontiev, Nadka Karadzhova, Silviya Lulcheva and many others. She is the agent of folklore dance ensemble Chinari.
She took part to the shooting of the International Music Festival Varnensko Lyato.
Between 1997 and 2001, she was the President of Angatan Ltd, a company involved in the production and making of films and TV productions.
She worked on different projects with Vasil Petrov, Avgust Popov, Ivan Laskin, Toncho Tokmakchiev, Doni, and Vladimir ‘Vladi Vargala’ Karamfilov.
During her studies she had the opportunity to work on various projects with Ivan Georgiev-Gets, Prof. Mariyana Evstatieva-Biolcheva, Prof. Lyudmil Hristov, Prof. Bozhidar Manov, Aleksandar Metodiev, and so on.
In 2002/2003 she worked as advertising producer for Radio FM+. She worked with actors from the Drama Theater and the Puppet Theater in Plovdiv.
In 2003 she directed for Evrokom TV shows like Labirint (The Maze), Otblizo (Close-up), Faces of Bulgaria, Takovata (That Thing), and the Gamers Show. She has also directed live broadcastings of concerts from the Plovdiv Amphitheater and of the military celebration of the Bulgarian Unification Day for which she was praised by Vasa Gancheva.
Between 2004 and 2012 she wrote, directed and hosted two programs on TV SAT COM. The first of them, Cheren Hayver (Caviar) made more than 350 documentary portraits of artists, actors, politicians and other interesting and important personalities. The other one, 45 minutes, was the first sexual education program broadcasted in Bulgaria and created in collaboration with the sexologist Dr Zlatko Iliev.
2011: writer and director of a film about Eurobuilding, a construction company
2012: writer and director of a film about the city of Plovdiv
In 2012 she directed the project Anastas for the National Film Center, which was produced by Penko Rusev and written by Plamen Asenov.
Shooting in the USA of the film Dandelion Wine, a documentary inspired by Ray Bradbury’s book with consultant Prof. Lyudmil Hristov and music composed by Michael Lamb.
2017-2018: director, writer and producer of Dandelion Wine, a film that has already been sent to festivals in London, Washington, Leipzig, etc.
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