Kalin Ivanov is an award-winning cinematographer, producer, photographer and video artist. He has many film and television credits as a director of photography, producer and editor (The Date, The Gift, Feeling to Dive and Other Stories, Houben Paints Money, The Gates of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Irish Writers in America, Theatre Talk, Canapé, Nueva York, Art or Something Like it, Sloan at 75 etc.).

Kalin is the recipient of 3 Emmy® Awards for his work at the cultural magazine show Nueva York (CUNY TV) and the educational program Study With The Best (CUNY TV).

His work was also distinguished with a Telly Award and several Communicator Awards for Canapé, Theatre Talk and the documentaries Sloan at 75 and UFT.

Kalin’s photographs have been selected for various exhibitions (Soho 20, NY) and private collections. His 9/11 photographs were selected for the permanent exhibition of 9/11 Memorial.

As a video artist Kalin has created original video artwork for numerous contemporary dance-theater productions amongst which Urban Tao, Ecocentric, X-STREAM and most recently BeeHave, presented at illustrious NY venues such as NY Live Arts, BAM Fisher, Brick, Alvin Alley etc. 

Kalin holds a B.A. and M.F.A. in Cinematography (NATFA Sofia, Bulgaria) and M.F.A. in Television Production (Brooklyn College, New York).

 Before relocating to USA in 1998, Kalin has worked in his native Bulgaria with “Coo-Coo” and “Kanaleto” – two emblematic TV shows. While in Bulgaria Kalin shot numerous TV commercials, music videos and experimental films.