VIOLETA M. VALCHEVA
Film maker / Creative Producer / Choreographer
DANCE / PERFORMANCES
Violeta M. Valcheva is a director, writer, creative producer and video & sound designer, working with an interdisciplinary approach. She is the co-founder of the collective Diverted Traffic and the founder of VVs Productions. Her current focus is primarily film. As an artist, Violeta’s body of work varies greatly in scale; she operates across a contrasting range of formats, from ascetic solos to group concepts, from dance to theatre, site-specific performances to video and AR installations. As well as choreographing her own performances, she worked as a dancer and curator in Berlin. She often collaborates with designers and performers for both commercial, as well as community and independent productions. Violeta has worked in diverse productions in Berlin (galerie gerken, Reinbeckhallen Berlin, Gallery Weekend Performance Event 2019, Alte Münze, Theatermitte), London, Italy (Polverigi & Ancone) and Tokyo (CSM x TUA Artistic Project). Her latest short film ''Fade & Float'' (2021) was selected for numerous festival and won Gold Laurel for Best Shorter Short at the London Short Film Festival.
Parallel to her creative path, Violeta also works commercially as a creative producer and artistic advisor, with focus on branding, curating, post-production and creative storytelling. Violeta is a highly communicative, Adobe skilled and motivated individual with an integrity, a strong editorial head and a proficient multi-linguist. She has lived and worked in Germany, Japan, United Kingdom and Italy. She can assist individuals and companies in organising and creating narratives for their individual purposes and translate them into visual concepts and cultural actions.
Interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration are the way forward, according to Violeta. Throughout her life, Violeta has lived in different countries and is fluent in multiple languages, thus greatly informing her way of devising and working. She speaks fluent Bulgarian, English, German, Italian, Spanish and good French and Portuguese.
She graduated with Distinction in MA Performance Design & Practice at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. Currently Violeta is working on a pre-production of a new experimental documentary; as a community artistic leader at DoinGud, Barcelona; and as a freelance artistic advisor for brands and companies. She practices meditation and yoga everyday, is certified Vinyasa flow yoga teacher (200hr) and occasionally gives master classes / workshops.
Berlin - London - Barcelona
Upon request a portfolio and a CV can be sent.