Tchavdar Georgiev is a documentary filmmaker and editor. He is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts and holds an undergraduate degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has edited a number of award-winning fiction and non-fiction films as well as television programming for HBO, PBS, History Channel, National Geographic, Channel 1 Russia and MTV Russia. These include We Live in Public which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and the Russian feature Bastards which won the MTV Russia award for best film of the year.
He wrote, produced and directed the documentary The Desert of Forbidden Art with Amanda Pope. The film won the Cine Golden Eagle Award and Best Documentary at the Palm Beach International Film Festival and was broadcast on PBS Independent Lens in 2011. The film was also nominated for an Emmy award for Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming in 2012.