Credits

Forgive

2015 Short Film

Composer

“Forgive” is a poetic short story of a broken dream. When you cannot change the past – the only remedy is forgiveness.

Screenings, concerts, awards

In the Palace International Short Film Festival, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yXYlU4nN-o

http://www.petchanska.com/forgivethefilm/

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4313228/

http://www.letsceefilmfestival.com/film-detail2015-de/items/forgive.html

The Pin

2014 Feature

Composer and sound designer

…uses sound, composition and careful patience to create a contemplative mood of memory, loss and magic.”

-The New York Times

Oct 25-31 at The Lincoln Plaza,

Broadway, New York,

Oct 25-31 at The Royal Laemmle

Theater,Best music award at WJFF, 2015

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2262289/

http://variety.com/2013/film/reviews/the-pin-review-1200824864/

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/25/movies/the-pin-a-romance-set-in-world-war-ii.html

http://www.fmvmagazine.com/?p=16989

http://www.wjff.pl/en/2014/awards/david-camera

The Boy Who Was a King

2011 Documentary

Music producer and composer

Recounting the rise and fall of communism in Bulgaria and the struggle for democracy through the life of Tsar Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Bulgaria’s former King and recent Prime Minister.

Toronto International Film Festival; BFI London Film Festival; International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.

http://variety.com/2011/film/markets-festivals/the-boy-who-was-a-king-1117946190/

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2044019/

https://www.idfa.nl/en/film/f36c0e44-3535-4986-b7a2-ade9c5b254c3/the-boy-who-was-a-king

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6lzGxt7OJ8

Saturnia

2011  Documentary

Composer and sound editor

Remembering Italian immigration in Canada through four characters who arrived with the ship Saturnia.

OMNI Television

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1950338/

https://www.ontariohistoricalsociety.ca/index.php/45-ohs-news-blog/173-saturnia-documentary-captures-personal-stories-of-italian-canadian-immigration

http://www.iictoronto.esteri.it/iic_toronto/en/gli_eventi/calendario/2011/10/proiezione-del-documentario-saturnia.html

Three Mothers

2010 Short film

Composer

A trio of intersecting stories gives perspective on the maternal instinct and how profoundly a mother’s love, or lack thereof, shapes a child’s destiny.

Canadian Film Centre-Worldwide Short Film Festival, Krakow Film Festival.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Fp2tBXs_Dw

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1671499/

http://www.clermont-filmfest.com/index.php?m=136&c=3&id_film=200016582&o=

Sorcery Quest

2010 Video game

Composer and orchestrator

Multilevel online game.

 

War on Ninja

2010 Video game

Composer, orchestrator, audio recording, editing and post.

Multilevel online game

http://www.warofninja.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jN6HCQOyzyQ

Three Sisters and Andrey

2009 Short animation

Sound designer, foley and field recorder

Time has passed, but nothing has changed in the home of Prozorovs. Andrey takes care of his sisters as usually. Everything is about to change when a mosquito appears in the November sky.

Sofia Film Festival, JAMESON SHORT FILM AWARD.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1446499/

http://www.vdff.lt/en/festival/2011/program/andrey-paounov-retrospective%20/movie/Three-Sisters-and-Andrey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylE2CNsNRLk

The Twilight Express

2009 Short film

Composer, audio recording and editing.

Fantasy set in the beginning of last century.

Montreal World Film Festival

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1362515/

http://www.berlinale-talents.de/bt/project/profile/35809

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1ksGh3sf4k

The Mosquito Problem And Other Stories

2008 Documentary

Composer

Examining Bulgarian labour camps under communism.

Alternately delightful and disturbing.” Variety

Festival de Cannes, Toronto IFF, HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD Saraevo FF; GRIERSON AWARD London FF.

http://www.documentary-campus.com/newsItem/id__50/

2000: A Documentary Science Fiction

2008 Short film

Sound Designer

If an amateur socialist film club in the 70’s made a sci-fi about the 2000’s what would it look like?

Kapital: 15th anniversary film omnibus.

http://www.vdff.lt/en/festival/2011/program/andrey-paounov-retrospective%20/movie/2000-A-Documentary-Science-Fiction%20

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1517141/

See You at the Eiffel Tower

2008 Documentary

Music producer and composer

The sentimental journey of a contemporary Bulgarian film crew through Eastern Europe following the trail of famous Dutch documentary filmmaker Joris Ivens and scriptwriter Marion Michelle from 1947-1949.

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1344343/

https://www.idfa.nl/en/film/95908d8f-1f2f-4996-a9f0-ce066e763b45/see-you-at-the-eiffel-tower

Lightchasers

2007 Short film

Composer

Explores archetypes and evocative imagery to capture the awakening in life. It brings us to a road accident in which three human stories collide.Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema;OURENSE International Film Festival ;MICROCINEFEST toronto;Krakow Film Festival.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1095471/?ref_=nm_flmg_com_9

Tick Tack

2005 Short animation

Composer

Humorous, creepy animated film underscored entirely with a strings and winds septet

Ottawa AFF.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CelWiu6gZo

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0490500/

https://www.animationfestival.ca/archives/2005/montreal/index.php

Georgi and the Butterflies

2004 Documentary

Music producer and composer

The incredible adventures in capitalism of psychiatrist Dr. Georgi Lulchev.  Exploring the dire conditions of a Bulgarian institution for mentally disabled men.

SILVER WOLF AWARD, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam,  Vancouver IFF; THE DON QUICHOTE AWARD, Krakow FF.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0439586/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83-kq6Q0q6U

https://www.idfa.nl/en/film/72fae17a-a761-49fa-87e3-799ab37e19f0/georgi-and-the-butterflies

Luci Tsak Tsak

2001 Documentary

Sound design

Homage to a person who claps the slate before each take of a film. Lucy has over 382 hours of her image on film – without appearing in a single motion picture, until now.

BEST VERY SHORT FILM,Venice ISFF; SPECIAL MENTION, Biennial of Moving Images, Geneva.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0336780/

https://www.fullframefest.org/film/lucy-tsak-tsak/

Projects

ACID FOLK FIVE

Jazz Quintet: June 2008 to Present

Members: I. Paunov(winds), E. Angelova(vocal), G. Petrov(piano), V. Paunov(bass), P. Ernsting(drums)

Using Bulgarian traditional motives, pop and funk, composer Ivo Paunov and folk singer Ekaterina Angelova have created a unique personal sound. Acid Folk Five brings together five extraordinary performers from different backgrounds.

Recording for Bulgarian National Television and Radio, Studio 1; Spirit of Bourgass; Sofia Live; Sudio 5, Sofia; Live Zara Jazz, Stara Zogora.

AFRODISIAC

Jazz Quartet: 1996 to 2007

Members: I. Paunov(winds), A. Apostolov(guitar), V. Paunov(bass), D. Kobylarz(drums),

World music, jazz, folk.  Released two albums: Ugomania and Special Delivery.

Toronto Jazz Fest; Ontario Place; Harboufront Center; Nathan Phillips Square; Queen’s Park.