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Veselka Kiryakova

Veselka Kiryakova

Bulgaria

Production

TFL

Decision Maker 2019

biography

Veselka Kiryakova was born in Bulgaria. She graduated at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she studied Film Editing. She is an editor of many Bulgarian and international shorts and documentary movies. Her first feature movie as a producer was ALIENATION (2013), conceived and directed by Milko Lazarov. The premier of ALIENATION was at Venice'70 in the offical selection of Venice Days and it won two awards there. Ága (2018), the second movie by the director Milko Lazarov, produced by Veselka Kiryakova, premiered as closing movie of the Official Competition (out of competition) during Berlinale 2018 and won more than 35 awards around the world.