Keynote Speaker

PROF. DR. EMILY STOEVA

 Lecturer, professor, director of photography 

Career experience:

2015- present Honorary President ‘Association of seniour academics Academika 21” in Bulgaria

2003-present Professor

1990 – 2003 - Lecturer and then Associated Professor in National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Bulgaria (Classes include Photography, Commercial and Music Video cinematography and Feature film cinematography)

1996 – 2003 – Coordinator international relations, NATFA 

1990 – 1995 – General Manager in Commercial Company 

1979 – 1990 – Director of photography of over 30 documentary, and Scientific films

Education: 

1996 - Associate Professor 

1991 - Ph.D in Arts, Academy for Theatre and Film Arts 

1979 – M.A., Academy for Theatre and Film Arts 

1972 – Secondary school with cinema techniques specialty

Experience abroad:

2006 – Participation in Symposium at 4th International Student Triennial, Istanbul (Lecture on the topic of “Specifics of Television and its relation to Documentary Cinema in the Global Society”) 

2015 – Erasmus lecturer in Port, Portugal, Art University

2012 – Presented a paper at the conference ‘Film education, traditions and innovations, VGIK Moscow

2011 – Erasmus lecturer in Lithuania, Art University

2010 – Member of the Jury Next Real film festival Singapore

2009 – Participant in Artesnet project, QUA expert training

2006 – Lecture on the “Bulgarian Student Films and Education” at Bratislava Bulgarian Cultural Centre 

2005 – Lecture on “Documentary Cinema” at Bratislava Bulgarian Cultural Centre 

2005 – Organizer of “An evening with Bulgarian Cinema” at CTV2, Bratislava 

2003 – Representative of NATFA and member of Jury at the International film festival New York University, USA 

2000 – Presented lecture “The Pedagogy of Film and TV Making” – Tel Aviv Student Festival 

1997 – Organized of the 50th Anniversary of NATFA 

1995 – Participation at International Festival Karlovy Vary 

1992 – Member of Jury for Documentary and Animation film festival, Germany 

1991 – Participation at documentary and Animation Film Festival, Leipzig 

1990 - Participation at documentary and Animation Film Festival, Leipzig 

1989 – Leader of student delegation in HFF “Conrad Wolf” – Berlin 

1988 – Member of delegation in FAMU – Prague 

Participation in more distinguished cultural events 

2007 – Fifth Art Readings, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Lecture on the topic of “Simbiosis between Digital and Photochemical Image and their challenges” 

2006 – Member of Jury at the 4th International Short Film Festival, Balchik 

2006 – Member of Jury at the Tourist Films Film Festival, Veliko Turnovo 

2005 – The Bulgarian Cinema and the World Film Process, National Culture Palace, Lecture: ”From the reportage to the artistically transformed facts” 

2005 – Publication “The experiments of Vittorio Storaro”, part of the Collection of Theoretical Essays, NATFA 

2005 – Lecture “Documentary Filmmaking – Boundaries and Experiments”, Second International Conference, Blagoevgrad 

2005 – Organizer seminar with American director/actor Michael Corey Davis 

2004 – Publication “The stock archives and open cinema” part of the Collection of Theoretical Essays, NATFA 

2004 – Organizer seminar on TV Producing, lecturer Hans Werner Honert 

2004 – Fourth Art Conference, lecture “The old moviemaking and the new technological temptations”, National Cultural Palace 

2004 – International Atelier for Photo and Video Journalists, lecture “Visual Road in front of the Intercultural Dialogue” 

2002 – Organizer Cinematography Seminar for students from NATFA 

2002- Organizer seminar at French Cultural Institute with Vastine Cont 

1998 – Organizer student film festivals, Sofia

Publications:

Over 40 articles in magazines and newspapers (mostly in the film oriented magazine KINO). Topics include on the problems of documentary filmmaking, student filmmaking and cinematography. 

2010 - 2001 – English – Bulgarian vocabulary of photo, video and film terms and definitions. A book including 5000 terms, bilingual (extendedn edition)

2009 – Book “Visual marriage between digital and film”

2006 – Multimedia book “The Image of Documentary Cinema” which includes excerpts from six Bulgarian documentaries. 

2001 – English – Bulgarian vocabulary of photo, video and film terms and definitions. A book including 5000 terms, bilingual. 

1995 – Research paper “Parameters in the development of modern documentary filmmakers” 

1992 – Book “The Images in Documentary Filmmaking”