Vanya Rainova



Vanya Rainova is a writer and producer, supporting emerging talent and established filmmakers in the development, production, and distribution of their author-driven films. She has written and/or produced several award-winning shorts and documentaries, which competed in Locarno IFF, Rotterdam IFF, Clermont-Ferrand ISFF, HotDocs, Vision du Reel and many others. Bringing that experience into featurelength fiction, she produced Andrey Paounov’s debut feature January, which was developed at TorinoFilmLab 2016, and premiered at Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2021. Yana Titova’s second feature, Dyad just opened at Warsaw IFF, followed by Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2023. Vanya holds an MFA in creative writing from The University of San Francisco. She is a graduate of Eurodoc (2015), EAVE (2016), MIDPOINT Feature Launch (2019) and Biennale College Cinema (2021). In 2023 she was selected by the European Film Promotion for the Producers on the Move programme at Cannes IFF.

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