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Love in Time of Tourism

Vessela Dantcheva
Bulgaria 2020 / 5’ / National preview

Festive observation of tourist delight – swirling in abundance of food, flags, music, flesh, alcohol, lust and desire. And all this spiced up with Mexican flavor. The film is based on the poem ‘Love in Times of Tourism’ by Petar Tchouhov and it is part of the animation poetry collection ‘Mark and Verse’.

Direction, Production, Animation: Vessela Dantcheva
Writer: Petar Tchouhov
Animation: Iva Tokmakchieva, Vessela Dantcheva
Sound and Music: BigBanda Soundscapers

Vessela Dantcheva

Vessela Dantcheva is a professional animator since her graduation in 2002. She is a co-founder of Compote Collective production studio. During the past 12 years she has developped, directed and produced independent animation films, many of which are highly valued in the international animation industry. She is often a jury member at international festivals and pitching events. She is a lecturer in animation studies at National Academy of Arts and New Bulgarian University, Sofia.