Rumen Petkov

Rumen Petkov was born in 1948 and is a Bulgarian animator and comic creator. His influence spawned a new generation of young Bulgarian comic book artists as Vladimir Nedialkov, Koko Sarkisian, Ivan Kirjakov and others. He was one of the main artists of the comics magazine ‘Rainbow’, which was the most popular comics for several generations of Bulgarian children. His most popular cartoon is ‘The Adventures of Choko the Stork and Boko the Frog’, which was popular in Bulgaria during 1970s and 80s. Other famous animated films he directed are ‘Friends of Gosho the Elephant’ and ‘Treasure Planet’. He has won the Grand Prize at the Ottawa Animation Festival and the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Recently Rumen Petkov has worked as a writer, storyboard artist, animation director and director on some episodes of Tom and Jerry Tales, Johnny Bravo, Dexter’s Laboratory, Cow and Chicken, The New Woody Woodpecker Show and other series.

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