30 September 1943 |
|Years active||1970 - present|
Georgi Djulgerov (Bulgarian: Георги Дюлгеров) is an award-winning Bulgarian film director, screenwriter, producer, and professor at the Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts. Born in Burgas, Bulgaria, on September 30, 1943. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Since graduating the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography [VGIK] in Moscow in 1970, Georgi Djulgerov has directed numerous feature films and several documentaries, many of which have been shown in the competition or parallel programs of the international film festivals in Berlin, Locarno, Oberhausen, Avellino, Palermo, Rotterdam, Montreal, San Francisco, Batumi (Georgia), Mons, Mannheim-Heidelberg, and Sarajevo. His movies have also been screened in special programs in Warsaw, Paris, New York (Museum of Modern Art), London, Frankfurt-am-Main, Moscow, Kiev, Vienna, Los Angeles, La Rochelle, Riga, Bratislava, Fujisawa, Genoa.
In 2005 his film Lady Zee received the Audience Award for best film at the Montreal Film Fest, The Best Film Award and the C.I.C.A.E. Award of the International Confederation of European Art Cinemas at the Sarajevo Film Festival, the FIPRESCI Award at the XIII International Film Festival "Love is Folly" in Varna. The film also received in 2006 the first-time Awards of the Bulgarian Executive Agency "National Film Center" for best film of the year (feature, documentary and animation) and the Award of the Central European Initiative for a film which best represents the reality of contemporary life in Central and Eastern Europe at the 17th edition of the Trieste Film Festival, "for portraying contemporary life in Bulgaria, at the same time realistically and poetically." At the 10th edition of the Sofia International Film Fest, Lady Zee received The FIPRESCI award and The Kodak award for best Bulgarian film. It later received two more awards: Best actor award for Ivan Barnev-Awards of the Bulgarian Film Makers Union; Tolerance Award given by International Jury Of Critics at XIII European Film Festival Palic. Lady Zee was selected among the 49 films competing for the European Film Awards in 2006.
Djulgerov has also staged theatre productions and directed several TV projects. He is a full-time professor in Film and TV Directing at the Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria, and a voting member of the European Film Academy.
He was a member of the jury of the 45th Berlin International Film Festival, and member of the Jury of the 20th Moscow International Film Festival in 1997 and the Molodist International Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine, in 2005.
|1970||The Cooper||Бондарь||Grand Prize, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen|
|1971||The Test||Изпит||Youth Jury Award, Locarno International Film Festival|
|1973||And the Day Came||И дойде денят|
|1974||The Wardrobe (TV)||Гардеробът (TV)|
|1977||Advantage||Авантаж||Laceno d'Oro at the Neorealism Film Festival in Avellino, Italy;
Silver Bear for Best Director, 28th Berlin International Film Festival
|1981||Measure for Measure||Мера според мера|
|1975||About Neshka Robeva and Her Girls||За Нешка Робева и нейните момичета|
|1986||About the Girls and Their Neshka Robeva||За момичетата и тяхната Нешка Робева||Golden Knight, Palermo International Film Festival|
|1994||Chasing Away the Plague (TV)||Прогонване на чумата (TV)|
|1996||Paid Compassion||Платено милосърдие|
|1996||BG — Unbelievable Stories About a Contemporary Bulgarian (TV)||BG - Невероятни разкази за един съвременен българин (TV)|
|1996||The Miracle (TV)||Чудо (TV)|
|1997||The Black Swallow [EN] / L'hirondelle noire [FR]||Черната лястовица||Young European Jury Award, Mons International Festival of Love Films|
|2000||Ad Libitum||Ad Libitum|
|2004||You Are So Pretty, My Dear||Хубава си, мила моя|
|2005||Lady Zee||Лейди Зи||Jury Prize and C.I.C.A.E. Award, Sarajevo Film Festival;
FIPRESCI Prize and Best Bulgarian Feature Film, Sofia International Film Fest;
CEI award, Trieste International Film Festival
|2007||Recollections of Sea Fishing (four movies)||Спомени за океански риболов|
- "Berlinale 1978: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-08-05.
- "45th Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-12-29.
- "20th Moscow International Film Festival (1997)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-03-22.