Christo Bakalov, Bac

Christo Bakalov, Bac

Director of photography in New York City, New York

About Christo


C H R I S T O B A K A L O V, B A C
Director of Photography

Christo Bakalov is a cinematographer whose work is distinctive with delicacy and poetic expression.

Mr. Bakalov has been honored several times with “Best Cinematography Awards” for his artistic visual achievements in the field of cinematography.

He works as a cinematographer around the world on different projects, mostly on feature films.

Mr. Bakalov has also been a lecturer in Cinematography at the New Bulgarian University located in Sofia, Bulgaria (1995 -1998).

Christo Bakalov is a member of the Bulgarian Association of Cinematographers (BAC).

Mr. Bakalov is originally from Bulgaria, graduating with a Masters in Cinematography from the National Theatre and Film Academy in Sofia, in 1983.

Mr. Bakalov and his family moved to the US in 1998.

Latest professional experience:
2014 Director of Photography - “On Golden years”, FF, Dir. Trilok Malik., USA.
2013 Director of Photography - “The Ultimate Life”, FF, Dir. Michael Landon Jr., USA.
2013 Director of Photography - “When Calls The Heart”, FF, Dir. Michael Landon Jr., USA.
2013 Director of Photography - “Project 36”, FF, Dir. Kabir Sadanand, India .
2012 Director of Photography - “Briliant Mistakes”, FF, Dir. Paul Brighton, USA.
2012 Director of Photography –“House of Dust”, FF, Dir. Alex Calvo, USA.
2011 Director of Photography –“The Sunning”, FF, Dir. Michael Landon Jr., USA.
2010 Director of Photography –“Tere, Mere, Phere”, FF, Dir. Deepa Sahi, India.
2009 Director of Photography –“All Me, All the Time”, FF, Dir. Doug Tengalia, USA.
2008 Director of Photography –“Colors of Passion”, FF, Dir. Ketan Mehta, India.
2007 Director of Photography –“Americanizing Shelley”, FF, s16mm, Dir. L. Senna, USA.

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Name: Christo Bakalov, Bac

Lives in: New York City, New York

Occupation: Director of Photography


  • The Ultimate Life, FF, Dir. Michael Landon Jr.

    The Ultimate Life, FF, Dir. Michael Landon Jr. (2013)
    Film by ReelWorks Studios Director of Photography


  • Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, CTIFF

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