KALINA IVANOV most recently collaborated on the upcoming film The Tender Bar, directed by George Clooney and starring Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe, and Christopher Lloyd. Prior to that, she designed the award-winning HBO series Lovecraft Country, created by Misha Green, and produced by Jordan Peele and JJ Abrams, for which she received her second Art Directors Guild Awards nomination. Prior to that, she earned a Primetime Emmy Award and Art Directors Guild Award for designing the HBO film Grey Gardens, directed by Michael Sucsy.
In addition, Kalina has lent her talents to the films Wonder, directed by Stephen Chbosky; Long Shot, directed by Jonathan Levine; and the Emmy-winning Netflix series Seven Seconds, created by Veena Sud. Her long collaboration with director Robert Redford culminated in designing the period drama The Conspirator. Her other notable films include the Oscar-nominated Little Miss Sunshine, Max, Poltergeist, Rabbit Hole, The Book Of Henry, Made Of Honor, Brown Sugar, The Best Man, Smoke, and many others. Her designs have been featured in prolific publications including Architectural Digest, Perspective Magazine, Variety, IndieWire, Entertainment weekly, Awards Daily, and People Magazine.
Kalina owes much gratitude to her mentor, Jonathan Demme, who gave her the opportunity to storyboard his film The Silence Of The Lambs and cinematographer Nestor Almendros, who helped her finish her documentary The Longest Shadow for POV/PBS. She is a co-founder of the Production Designers Collective and on the board of the Sofia Independent Film Festival. She is a proud member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and she's currently on the Design branch executive board.
Kalina is represented by CLAIRE BEST & ASSOCIATES: