|Born||in Vratza, Bulgaria|
Mini Bio (1)
Tonislav Hristov (b. 1978) is a filmmaker born in Bulgaria, based in Finland and Bulgaria. He directed his first documentary Family Fortune (2008) for YLE and the Bulgarian National Television . His feature debut Rules of Single Life (2011) found its way into both Finnish and Bulgarian distribution, winning Best Documentary at the Sofia IFF and screening at a variety of other fests (e.g. Jihlava IDFF, Sarajevo IFF). Hristov's next three projects earned him great success and a rich festival career: Soul Food Stories (2013) was nominated for best documentary in the medium-length competition at Amsterdam's IDFA, while Love and Engineering (2014) screened at New York's Tribeca and Toronto's Hot Docs, opened Visions du Réel in Nyon, Switzerland, and won audience award at Doc Point, Helsinki. His last documentary: Once Upon a Dream - A Journey to the Last Spaghetti Western (2015) premiered at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Andrea Stanoeva