Ralitza Petrova
Director , Scriptwriter , Cinematographer



Born in Bulgaria, Ralitza lives and works between England, Bulgaria, and France. In early life, she studied Fine Art, and later Fiction Directing at the UK’s National Film & Television School. Her films have won acclaim at film festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, San Sebastian and Karlovy Vary, as well as on numerous art platforms, including the Centre Pompidou, Paris. She was previously awarded the Prix UIP, Best European Short Film at the Berlin IFF, and nominated for the European Film Awards. Her most recent film, By the Grace of God, which premiered at Cannes Film Festival, is currently on DVD release at the British Film Institute, Tate Modern, and the Institute of Contemporary Arts. Ralitza has recently been selected for Creative England’s Elevator Programme 2013, Le Groupe Ouest 2013, and TorinoFilmLab’s FrameWork 2013.



With the support of the Eurimages Fund of the Council of Europe


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