Velislava Gospodinova, born 1986 in Sofia, Bulgaria, is a radiant, cheerful person with dark imaginative mind and crazy twisted dreams. That, combined with her different interests in various art forms, made her chose the path of the limitless animation universe as a vehicle of creative, mental and emotional self-expression. She graduated with master degree in Animation Directing at New Bulgarian University in Sofia. Her graduation film from 2009 – “The Lighthouse” (“Farat”) has been screened to more than 100 international film festivals, has been certified with numerous awards and has succeeded to win the attention and the recognition of renowned film professionals and critics nationally and internationally. “The Blood” (“Kravta”) – 2012, is her debut film. It is supported by the Bulgarian National film center and it had recently ended its successful festival run, very well received, with couple of awards and already more than 30 screenings. For over 10 years now, Velislava also works commercially in the field of visual effects and 2D compositing. She is a freelance art director, compositor and animator. 2010 she was selected and participated in the prestigious Berlinale Talent Campus. 2012 she took part in a prominent Producers’ Masterclass in London, where her interest in film producing arose. 2014 she founded her own production company in Sofia – “Red Stroke Ltd.” and at the moment is in production of her new short animation film.