IS A CONSORTIUM BETWEEN
AND RADIOVISION PLUS
NOVA FILM ltd.represented by Dessy Tenekedjieva
Dessy Tenekedjieva/ www.tenekedjieva.com / is a famous bulgarian actress and producer. She was born in Varna- the sea capital of Bulgaria. Her mother, of Jewish origin and from Kiev, is a French teacher. Her father is an engineer. Very unconventional, Dessy Tenekedjieva has found the right balance between the avant-garde, high -brow, and at the same time commercially successful modern art.
She was only fourteen years old when she made her film debut. Since then she has more than 30 movies, including international productions, and has presented Bulgaria at important world cinema forums and festivals.
As Maria Medici in the film "Il Mеstiere Delle Armi", directed by world famous movie director Ermanno Olmi, Dessy is the first Bulgarian actress to present her country at the most prestigious world film fest in Cannes, with a main role in a movie from the official section of the fest. "Il Mеstiere Delle Armi" receives nine "David di Donatello" awards, the Italian equivalent to the Oscars, including Best Italian Film of the Year.
Some of her
more famous filmsare: "Il Mеstiere Delle Armi" ,director Ermanno Olmi Eyes of Crystal, directed by Eros Puglielli – Official Selection at Venice Film Festival; Killer Rats, directed by Tibor Takach ; The Homecoming by Harold Pinter, directed by Stoyan Kambarev; Ventitre, directed by Duccio Forzano; The Conscience Case, directed by Luigi Perelly; The Most Important Things, directed by Ivan Andonov; Watchman, directed by Ivo Jamabazov.
Dessy Tenekedjieva has participated in some of the cult contemporary
theater spectacles, like: "Three Sisters" by Anton Chekhov, directed by Stoyan Kambarev and "The Master and Margarita" byMikhail Bulgakov, directed by Teddy Moskov, theatre works that have been presented at the most famous world theater festivals - Avignon, Edinburgh, Moscow, Jerusalem... She produces and performs the main part in "LUBOVNIKA.COM" / The Lesson / by Eugène Ionesco.
Dessy Tenekedjieva has a very successful
career in musicas well. Together with Nikolai Ivanov, she is an author and performer in a musical ethno project "INSIDE", based on Bulgarian folklore. Her latest music project is the music album "CRAZY BUTTERFLY" which was released in the end of 2010 /music producer Magga /. All of Her music videos are very original, and climbed to the top of the television and radio charts. Many of them premiered on MTV.
The official acceptance of Bulgaria in the European Union was celebrated with a concert of Dessy Tenekedjieva and her group INSIDE in the official City Hall in Berlin, Germany. The remarkable career of the actress draws the attention of the producers of Deutsche Welle's Euromaxx, one of the most popular television shows in the world, and they arrive for the first time in Bulgaria to do a piece about her.
Since 2000, Dessy and her
production company NOVA Filmhave completed and presented successful musical, theater, cinema and television projects.
Dessy Tenekedjieva is the president of the Stoyan Kambarev Foundation, /www.kambarev.org/ members of which include twenty of the most important Bulgarian personalities from the country's art world. The foundation is created in memory of the late famous theater director and Dessy's husband Stoyan Kambarev. When she was twenty Dessy marries him, a year later her son Yosif is born, a teenager now. The main purpose of the foundation is sponsoring and awarding young artists with unorthodox and original ideas.
Dessy was the face of the fashion house of Jean Paul Gaultier for Bulgaria, and she has an advertising contract with the Japanese giant Suzuki.
Sport is a favorite hobby of Dessy. She has won numerous cups and awards in tennis tournaments, ski and auto rallies. She has trained as a gymnast and tennis player. She has won first places in regional and national math olympiads.
RADIOVISION PLUS ltd.represented by Alexander Metodiev
Alexander Metodievis born in 1952, in Sofia, Bulgaria. He starts his movie career quite early, in 1969 when he's seventeen years old. He spends his first years in Bulgarian Studio For Feature Movies as a stunt player. He mainly does horse stunts. During that time he has the opportunity to double the main actress from the hit Bulgarian movie "The Goat Horn".
In 1978 he gets married to his wife Yuliana Metodieva back than a teacher in literature and now the main editor of "Obektiv", the official magazine of Bulgarian Helsinki Committee. In 78' Metodiev becomes shooting manager and then line producer. Those are the years of production of some very famous Bulgarian tv series like "Captain Petko Vojvoda", "Home For Our Children" and "We Know The Day By Morning".
In 1987, though in his thirties and already with two kids, he enrolls in the University for National and Global Economy where his major is Labor Organization and Economics.
In 1991, two years after the fall of communist regime in Bulgaria is founded the film producing company Radio Vision +.
From 1996 to 2000 backed up by his knowledge and experience in film making A.Metodiev starts teaching in the recently opened New Bulgarian University. During the same years, till 2001, he is also a serious participant in business development of Bulgarian Studio For Feature Movies "Boyana", at that time as manager of the film production department.
Although hard for Bulgaria, the years between the end of 20th and the beginning of 21st century are the best for A.Metodiev as executive producer of many Italian movies shot in Bulgaria and as a supporter in the efforts for development of Bulgarian post-communist cinema. Between 2001 and 2008 the company Radio Vision + realizes some of its biggest projects and co-productions. Among them are the Italian movie "Weapon Craft", the American movie "Spartacus", the Russian mega production "Turkish Gambit" and the two quite successful Bulgarian features "Fly By Rossinant" and "A Farewell to Hemingway".
The figure and activities of Alexander Metodiev have huge impact on Bulgarian film industry which though humble and in long transitional period has the chance to cooperate with great world names like Ermano Olmi, Michael Kakoyanis and Djanik Fayziev.