Festivals & Awards
Sofia International Film Festival
Veneta Androva (born in Sofia) is a visual artist who obtained a degree in History of Art and Philosophy from Humboldt University Berlin and also graduated in Fine Arts from Weißensee Academy of Art Berlin. In her work she is combining diverse media and sources such as archival and documentary material with paintings, all related through animation in simulated environments. She took part in numerous shows in Germany and Bulgaria, as well as Austria, Argentina, Brazil, Poland, Czech Republic and in Israel, where she did part of her study at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in 2016-2017. Androva is also the recipient of several scholarships, such as Mart Stam Scholarship (2015), Artist Scholarship from Cusanuswerk (2016) and was nominated in 2020 for German Short Film Award with her film ‘From My Desert’. Her works have been selected to screen at numerous international film festivals, including: International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (DE); MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival (PR); FILE Electronic Language International Festival (BR); European Media Art Festival EMAF, (DE); Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival (DE), Go Short – International Short Film Festival (NL).
She is currently based in Berlin.