Vlado Trifonov

Sofia, Bulgaria


Vlado Trifonov is a Bulgarian journalist, writer and documentary filmmaker. He has graduated from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, Film & Theater Sciences. Later V.T. specialized in mass media and creative writing.

Film, TV and Theater critic who writes for Bulgarian and foreign language journals; publicist, author of books and some dozen documentaries as Paradise with Two Faces, Messages on Call, Black Foot-White Hand, Dead Zone, Tale of Stone and Wood, White Town, From The Top Of The Mountain... His films won awards at European film and TV festivals.

Translator - Summer Meditations by Vaclav Havel, Pavel Kohout’s plays, etc.

Author of the novel VANITY, VANITY ("Sueta, sueta"), THE WRITER – 15 DAYS WITH FANI POPOVA MUTAFOVA ("Pisatelkata –15 dni s Fani Popova Mutafova"), LIMPING ANGELS ("Kuci Angeli – 29 moderni razkazi i edna piesa") and some dramas, nominated in the first and fifth edition of the playwriting competition New Drama 2017/2021, published in Play Anthology of New Bulgarian University (NBU).

The Austria Press Agency Recognition Award owner (Writing for Central and Eastern Europe) as well as owner of prestigious prizes in prose and poetry competitions, EU video and photography contests.

Author of the story The Barrister from the Dolli Bar, selected for publication in the American literary magazine "Words Without Borders".