Cinematographer. Member of Bulgarian Association of Cinematographers and The Syndicate 7

Owner of O1 visa for USA

Kodak Vision Award for Best Cinematography at Slamdance 2012

My last feature documentary has been selected for the competitions of Camerimage 2019, Sundance 2019 and Berlinale 2019.

So far I have shot 5 feature films,  episodes of 9 prime time TV series and 4 feature length documentaries, as well as over 200 commercials, several short films and more than 30 music videos.

I have conducted several cinematography workshops in the Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences in Finland.

Awards and Nominations:

The Magic Life of V Finland, Bulgaria, 2019

  • Directed by Tonislav Hristov
  • Produced by Kaarle Aho (Making Movies Oy)
  • Camerimage 2019 – Documentary Competition
  • World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance Film Festival 2019
  • Berlinale Generation Competition  2019
  • Winner Best Documentary Film – Sofia International Film Festival 2019

Faith, Love and Whiskey Bulgaria, USA – 2012

  • Directed by Kristina Nikolova
  • Kodak Vision Award for Best Cinematography at Slamdance 2012
  • Bulgarian Film Academy Award for Best Cinematography 2013
  • Grand Jury Prize – Dallas International Film Festival 
  • Best Debut Feature – South East European Film Fest Los Angeles
  • Best Debut Feature – National Bulgarian Awards “Golden Rose”
  • Best Emerging Filmmaker – 21st St.Louis International Film Festival
  • Best European Film Prize – 29th Festival International du Film d’Amour de Mons 


 Alexander’s profile at IMDB