Theodore Ushev

Theodore Ushev

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1968-02-04 (53 years old)

22 Movies

Also Known As: Теодор Асенов Ушев

Biography

Theodore Asenov Ushev (Bulgarian: Теодор Асенов Ушев, born February 4, 1968) is a Bulgarian animator, graphic designer, illustrator and multimedia artist in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is best known for his work at the National Film Board of Canada, including the 2016 Oscar-nominated Blind Vaysha. Chevalier (knight) of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) of France.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie
National Film Board of Canada / 60th Anniversary - Annecy Festival

National Film Board of Canada / 60th Anniversary - Annecy Festival

2021
The National Film Board of Canada wishes a happy birthday to the Annecy Festival.

2020.

3 Movies
Living in a Box

Living in a Box

2020
Theodore Ushev is in a box.
Apocalypse Is Under The Blanket

Apocalypse Is Under The Blanket

2020
An animated film painted on emergency thermal safety blankets, featuring the state of emergency declarations of Trump, Macron, Putin, Merkel and many others. The harshness of the contrast between livi...
The One-Minute Memoir

The One-Minute Memoir

2020
When Academy Award®–winning animator and painter Joan Gratz asked eleven filmmakers if they would contribute to an omnibus film, she wasn’t sure what to expect—after prompting them to make a “one-minu...

2019.

2 Movies
The Physics of Sorrow

The Physics of Sorrow

2019
Tracks an unknown man's life as he sifts through memories of his youth in Bulgaria through to his increasingly rootless and melancholic adulthood in Canada.
Barcelona Burning

Barcelona Burning

2019
Hot wax painting on a Barcelona directory; a palimpsest reflecting the violence and madness of the riots that shocked Spain in October 2019.

2018.

3 Movies
8' 19"

8' 19"

2018
8 minutes and 19 seconds – that’s all the time we have until the news about the death of the sun reaches us. That's what it takes for the light to travel from there to here. And then the darkness come...
VIVAldi VVinter

VIVAldi VVinter

2018
A deep dive into a snowstorm of structural chaos and a blizzard of exploding gestural animation.
The Subject

The Subject

2018
An animator dissects his own body, extracting memories, emotions and fears that will nurture his work. As he cuts into his skin, various symbolic objects recalling his past emerge. Reaching the heart,...

2017.

2 Movies
Blood

Blood

2017
Made with the filmmaker’s blood, a testament to the ideals that we fight and die for.
2017 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animation

2017 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animation

6
2017
Short films are nominated for the Academy Awards. Canada's Blind Vaysha is called Vaysha l'aveugle. In the US, borrowed time is 7. Pear Cider is sold in Canada and the UK. Pearl is from the US.

2016.

1 Movie
Blind Vaysha

Blind Vaysha

2016
She was a very special girl from the moment she was born. She can only see the past with her left eye, and the future with her right. The past is safe and the future sinister. There is a blind spot in...

2015.

1 Movie
Blood Manifesto

Blood Manifesto

2015
Director Theodore Ushev uses his own blood to animate struggles with injustice in the world.

2014.

1 Movie
Third Page from the Sun

Third Page from the Sun

2014
Three books: a film festival catalogue, a dictionary, the Bible. Three works whose materiality has become obsolete by the digital dematerialization. A commentary on the fragility of culture.

2012.

2 Movies
Demoni

Demoni

2012
Animated short from Theodore Ushev
Reflection

Reflection

2012
Reflection is an exploration of Montreal through an abstract lens. Director Sylvie Trouvé examines how reflected images pervade our surroundings, how our senses filter out these ghost images and, fina...

2010.

2 Movies
Lipsett Diaries

Lipsett Diaries

2010
A descent into the maelstrom of anguish that tormented Arthur Lipsett, a famed Canadian experimental filmmaker who died at 49. A diary transmuted into a clash of images and sounds charting a prodigiou...
Yannick Nézet Séguin: No Intermission

Yannick Nézet Séguin: No Intermission

2010
From the NFB: He is a young man; an optimist drawn to dark music and the themes of death and suffering. Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin has gained a reputation for his dedication, musicality and charis...

2008.

1 Movie
Drux Flux

Drux Flux

2008
Comprised of fast-flowing images showing modern people crushed by industry.

2007.

1 Movie
Tzaritza

Tzaritza

2007
This animated short by Theodore Ushev combines warmth, humour and magic in a story about a young girl who misses her grandmother. When Lili finds a tzaritza (magic shell) along the seashore, she hatch...

2006.

1 Movie
Tower Bawher

Tower Bawher

2006
This animated short by Theodore Ushev is like a whirlwind tour of Russian constructivist art and is filled with visual references to artists of the era, including Vertov, Stenberg, Rodchenko, Lissitsk...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Phi 1.618

Phi 1.618

Female sex and procreation have become obsolete in a future where a nation of bio-titans has been created. As the Earth turns toxic, the bio-titans are eager to colonise the cosmos on board a huge spa...
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