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The Patient

A mysterious midnight call completely changes the normal life of the old doctor Karapetrov, who has to go and examine his last patient...

  • Kiril Todorov
  • Kiril Todorov (screenwriter)
  • Alexander Karparov (writer)
  • Ivan Grigorov
  • Atanas Atanasov
    Key Cast
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    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Horror, Mystery
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 31, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    700 USD
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  • International Student Film Festival ”New Wave”
    Sofia, Bulgaria
    January 23, 2015
    World Premiere
    Nomination for "Best Bulgarian Fiction Film"
  • Root Film Festival "Zero" Edition
    Athens, Greece
    February 27, 2015
  • #TMFF - The Monthly Film Festival

    February 28, 2015
    Nomination for "Screenwriter of the month"
  • #TMFF - The Monthly Film Festival

    March 31, 2015
  • VIII Международном Молодежном Фестивале Видеофильмов "Славянская Юность: Мечты и Надежды"
    Moscow, Russia
    May 26, 2015
    2nd Place in Fiction
  • Film Festival "В обектива"
    Asenovgrad, Bulgaria
    June 6, 2015
  • International Short Film Festival "In The Palace"
    Balchik, Bulgaria
  • Balkan Film Food Festival
    Tirana, Albania
  • Sofia International Film Festival
    Sofia, Bulgaria
    March 14, 2016
Director Biography - Kiril Todorov

Kiril Todorov was born in 1989 in Burgas, Bulgaria. After graduating from High-school for Roman Languages in Burgas he decided to continue studying foreign languages and entered Sofia University to study Indology. During this time, driven by his interest in video editing and film making, he created a short movie for celebrating the World Day of Hindi – “Imagining Devdas” – a project sponsored by the Indian embassy. After this first real experience with film-making Kiril Todorov decided to study MA in Film and TV Directing in New Bulgarian University. His next movie - “The Patient” - was a project for the Master Class of Georgi Dyulgerov. It was selected in several international festivals and has a prize for second place for fiction film in the VIII International Youth Festival “Slavic Youth: Dreams and Hopes” in Moscow, Russia. His third short movie - “The Medallion” - has been developed in two workshops and the script has won the award “Best script for short movie” in the Festival of the theater and film art Nevena Kokanova. He's currently working on a feature film project and already participated with it in Midpoint screenwriting workshop. Except as a scriptwriter and director, Kiril works as a VFX artist and 2D Compositor in Worldwide FX, Nu Boyana Film Studios in Sofia, Bulgaria. He has experience in editing and color grading also and has worked in several music videos, commercials, TV programs, etc.

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