Kostadin Bonev is a director, who has received a number of national and international awards; member of the International Documentary Association (IDA). Bonev is born in 1951 in Tryavna. He graduated from the Higher Institute of Economics in Sofia and studied theater at the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts in 1980. He specialized further in film and TV direction under the guidance of Georgi Diulgerov at the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts in 1990. His film Letters to the Underworld won two prizes in Varna and a prize for the best film in St. Petersburg in 1995. The critics gave special awards to Under a Cloud and The Patience of a Stone at the Festival „Golden Rhyton” in Plovdiv. The latter film was awarded the „Silver Vityaz” in Kiev.
1991 Dreams’Hunters (Lovtsi na sanishta) – doc.
1994 Letters to the Underground (Pisma do dolnata zemya) – doc. short
1995 The Temple’s Spirit (Duhat na hrama) – doc. short
1996 Divine Service (Sluzhenie) – doc.
1997 Underneath the Cloud (Pod oblak) – doc.
1998 Patience of the Stone (Tarpenieto na kamaka) – doc.
1999 1934 – doc.
2002 Warming Up Yesterday’s Lunch (Podgryavane na vcherashniya obed)
2005 The Ships Are Full (Korabite sa palni) – doc.
2008 War Correspondent (Voenen korespondent)
2010 Europolis – The Town of the Delta (Evropolis – gradat na deltata) – doc.
2010 Classification of the Memories (Klasifikatsiya na spomeni) – doc.
2013 Vaptsarov, Five Stories About an Execution (Vaptzarov, pet razkaza za edin razstrel) – doc.
2014 The Sinking of Sozopol (Potavaneto na Sozopol)
2017 Uprooting (Izkorenyavane) – doc.
2018 Away From the Shore (Dalech ot brega)