Vlado Trifonov


Public bio

Vlado Trifonov is a Bulgarian journalist, writer, documentary filmmaker and photographer. He has graduated from Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Philosophy - Film & Theater Sciences. 

Film, TV and Theater critic who writes for Bulgarian and foreign language journals; publicist and scriptwriter, author of 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, etc. His films were nominated and won awards at European film and TV festivals.

Translator - Summer Meditations (Letni Razmishlenija) by Vaclav Havel, Pavel Kohout's plays etc.

The author of Limping Angels (Kuci Angeli) - "(...) Thirty contemporary stories written in a brilliant way...".

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

Vlado Trifonov has received the Austria Press Agency Recognition Award - Writing for Central and Eastern Europe, as well as prestigious prizes in EU video and photography competitions.

Languages: Bulgarian (native), English, Czech...