The Golden Palm winner of Cannes Slav Bakalov died Impressio.dir.bg
Distinguished by numerous awards, the most prestigious of which is the Golden Palm by Cannes, for the film "Marriage," he created remarkable works marked by individual artistic style and originality, the union recalls.
In the history of Bulgarian animation Slav Bakalov will remain as an unsurpassed master whose bright talent has inspired generations of young artists and captured the imagination and hearts of the audience.
He was born on July 6, 1945 in Sofia. He graduated from the Sofia High School of Art (1964) and majoring in "Painting Animated Films" at the National Institute of Cinematography in Moscow (1974). He runs the Cadance Studios he founded for animation at the Boyana Film Center from 1988 to 1990, where he created over 55 films.