Assoc. Prof.
Rositsa Ilieva

Assoc.prof. Rossitza Ilieva has her Master Degree in Film and TV Editing from the Film Faculty /FAMU/ of the Academy of Fine Arts /AMU/ in Prague, Czech Republic.

From 1988 to 1991 she worked at Boyana Film Studios as a film editor. Since 1991 and as a freelance motion picture editor and consultant she has worked on several professional and student features and documentaries projects some of which received awards.

In 1995 she was nominated for Best Film Editor by the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers for the film “Dum Spiro Spero”/dir. Christo Christov/.

 Between 2004 and 2009 she has been a member or a Chairman of the selection commissions or Juries of several Bulgarian and International Film and TV Festivals like the “Golden Chest” International Festival in Plovdiv.

She is a member of the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers /UBFM/ since 1990, of the governing body of the Film Editors’ Guild since 2007 and Head of the Guild since 2013.

In 2008, she was a member of the National Commission for feature film scripts at the National Film Centre, the agency supporting the creation, distribution and exhibition of Bulgarian films and co-productions both in the country and abroad.

She is also member of the Bulgarian Film Academy since 2010.

 For the last twenty years, she has been working also as a teacher of Theory and Practice of Film and TV Editing at the Faculty of Screening Arts of the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts/NATFA/.

Since 2002 as a full time Associate Professor of the Academy, she has been in charge of   Film Editing Classes.

As a supervising tutor, consultant, organizer of seminars and discussions, she already has the experience of successfully completed projects financed by EU in partnership with Belgium, Czech Republic, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Lithuania and Turkey in various social, educational and professional art projects. Some of them have been supported by the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of foreign affaires and the Cultural centers of the participant countries in Sofia.

Being fluent in several European languages and besides the art of film, dance, music and drama language, she is familiar with the advantages of multilingual knowledge for the educational, professional and economic opportunities created by an integrated Europe.

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