Dimitar Kotzev – Shosho

Dimitar Kotzev – Shosho is a novelist, translator, producer, script writer and director. He has directed the documentary TV series “The Other Bulgaria” and “Open Dossiers”. He’s the author of the short films “Voodoo Calendar” and “Shopping”. He was awarded the Debut Prize at the Bulgarian National Film Festival in Varna in 1995 for the short film “Reflection”. He has produced, written and directed the feature films “Lora from Morning till Evening” and “Monkey” (Audience Prize, Sofia Film Fest 2016), as well as the TV series “Fourth Estate” (Awards for Best screenplay and Best TV series of the Bulgarian Film Academy). Producer and director of the stage play “Live” starring Alexandra Sarchadjieva. Author of the novels “Lora from Morning till Evening” and “Shrimp”. He has published nimerous short stories and essays in newspapers and magazines such as “Literary Paper”, “Ah, Maria”, “Pulse”, in the collections of short stories “Dads never leave” and “Stories from the 90’s”, as well as Columbia University’s Council for European Studies. Editor of “Ah, Maria” magazine, editor-in-chief of “Kamikaze Gazette” magazine. Author for “L’Europeo” since 2017.

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