Stefan Valdobrev
Composer , Actor-Actress



Stefan Valdobrev was born on May 20, 1970 in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. He is a Bulgarian actor, film/theatre composer, singer-songwriter and filmmaker. He received classical training at the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia. Valdobrev rose to prominence in the early 1990s, mainly with his hit songs, which made him extremely popular and gained him idol status on the Bulgarian music scene, twice being awarded as best male artist at the National Music Television ceremonies. In 2000 he received the Golden Rose film award for debut for the Dog's Home original movie soundtrack featuring Arabel Karajan. In 2008 he composed the music for Stefan Komandarev's highly acclaimed film The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner, a Bulgarian-German co-production with Miki Manojlovic in the lead role, which won a considerable number of international awards and reached the Short List of The Academy Awards 2010 for Foreign Language film. Stefan Valdobrev is known for The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (2008), My Mate Manchester United (2011) and Izpepelyavane (2004).


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

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