Iskra Valtcheva - Director of Photography

A native of Bulgaria, Iskra Valtcheva is a passionate cinematographer with a versatile approach, unique perspective on visual storytelling, and excellent work ethic. Her cinematography credits include a 2008 Student Academy Award nomination (Red Wednesday, dir. Nazanin Shirazi), and a semi-finalist (Love, Sadie, dir. Naiti Gámez). Iskra was nominated for the 2007 John Alonzo, and the 2009 Bud Stone ASC Student Heritage Awards in Cinematography. She has worked on award-winning projects that screened on PBS (Tattooed Under Fire, dir. Nancy Schiesari), KLRU (UT Performing Arts Centre Campaign, dir. Samuel Jørgensen), and at numerous festivals worldwide. Iskra holds a B.A. in Art from Williams College, MA, and an M.F.A. in Film Production from the University of Texas at Austin.