A native of Bulgaria, Iskra Valtcheva is a versatile cinematographer with a unique perspective on visual storytelling, and excellent work ethic. Her cinematography credits include award-winning projects that have screened on HBO (Southern Rites, dir. Gillian Laub), PBS (Tattooed Under Fire, dir. Nancy Schiesari), the Sundance Channel (Kids Green the World, dir. Amy Grappell), and at numerous festivals worldwide including Cannes and SXSW (Love, Sadie, dir. Naiti Gámez). The short Fatakra, dir. Soham Mehta, won the 2011 Student Academy Award, and Red Wednesday, dir. Nazanin Shirazi, was a 2008 AMPAS nominee.