It has always been Ekaterina Doldjeva’s dream to tell stories through still and motion images. Well, her growing career in cinematography and her passion for photography and computer science made her dream come true. Ekaterina has been working in the film industry for just years but she has so much to be proud of. She is the 2011 winner of Best Creative Film Jury Award for her piece, Two-Headed Boy in the Take 1 Film Festival. In the space of two years, Ekaterina shot more than 50 short films and have helped developed several creative film projects at the ABC, NBC and FOX studios.
Ekaterina received formal training in Film and Video Cinematography at the Columbia College. Prior to that, she completed an Associate degree program in Transfer Studies at the College Of Canyons in Valencia California. Ekaterina is among the fortunate upcoming filmmakers since she gained experience by working in the entertainment industry while studying. Within her first two years of education, Ekaterina worked as a technical director and camera operator on Channel 20 television newscasts.
She was also the still photographer at the Associated Student Government while attending College of Canyons and a Graphics Intern at Big Shoulders Digital Video Productions while attending Columbia College.
She is currently the Facility Technician at the Media Productions Center at the College and also Rental Technician at Daufenbach Camera. Ekaterina is proud of the strides she has made so far in the film industry. It is not an easy road for this native of Bulgaria but she is driven by her passion for photography and film. Furthermore, she is a computer science genius with good skills in camera operations and video editing. Ekaterina is on her way to mastering cinematography as she competently utilizes the Super 16, 35 mm and the Professional Digital camera.