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Lyubo Yonchev

Lyubomir Yonchev was born on 16.02.1983 in Pleven, in the family of economists. Since early age he has been interested in cinema and at the age of 14 he gets involved with it for the first time when his grandmother takes him to an animation studio. Impressed by the way the pictures come to life on the screen, he starts to go to the studio every day after school and to observe the process of creating the movies. After finishing high school he studies Acting and Directing in New Bulgarian University and he graduates with the short-length movie ‘They Are Waiting…’, which participates in more than 70 film festivals all over the world in about 2 years. He takes part in the production of Americans’ favorite TV series for the American comedy channel ‘Comedy Central’. In 2010, Lyubomir Yonchev becomes a member of the Film Directors’ Guild which is part of Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers and Bulgarian Film Academy. In the same year, his graduation movie competes in the Academy’s official annual awards program. In the end of 2010, he is assigned by an order of the Cabinet of Ministers as a member of a work group responsible for creating a strategy for long-term movie industry development. In 2011-2012 he participates in the realization of many music videos and several short-length movies and at the same time he works for several big TV formats. In 2012, he is accepted to study a Master degree in Film and Television Arts in New Bulgarian University.

Short film credits

Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Editor, Sound Designer
Image from Gaia


Bulgaria | Jul 2010 | 0:30
In Greek mythology, Gaia is Mother Earth
Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Editor, Sound Designer
Image from Love Drops

Love Drops

Bulgaria | Apr 2010 | 0:30
Hot wet bodies and drops of pure love
Image from Parallel


Bulgaria | Mar 2010 | 4:00
A man who lives with his fears in his dreams and parallel with reality.
Is he going to escape from his paranoia or is it going to chase him forever? ...
Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice, Editor
Image from They Are Waiting...

They Are Waiting...

Bulgaria | Jul 2009 | 11:19
In Eastern Europe, adults are forced to live under bad conditions, the young generation is forced to emigrate and the children are living with the dre...


Bulgaria | May 2008 | 1:52
Birdy is a cute little bird but what's bothering it?
Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 2 Apr 2013