Petar Valchanov(1982, Plovdiv, Bulgaria) graduated in 2008 as a film and television director from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Art in Sofia, Bulgaria. The documentary Parable of Life (2009) marks the beginning of his directing cooperation with Kristina Grozeva. Their film Jump (2012) is the first Bulgarian short film to be nominated for the European Film Awards. The Lesson (2014) is their first feature. In addition, he has directed several television series.
Source: Brussels Film Festival 2015