Kalina Ivanov | About

Production designer KALINA IVANOV most recently collaborated on the upcoming film "Wonder" directed by Stephen Chbosky. Prior to that she earned an Emmy and Art Director’s Guild awards for her designs on Michael Suscy’s film “Grey Gardens”, produced by HBO. She also designed Michael Sucsy’s next film “The Vow" and designed the Golden Globe nominated television show “Smash” (season II). She has had a long collaboration with director Robert Redford culminating in his epic historical drama “The Conspirator” and her designs were featured in Perspective magazine.

Other notable film designs include the Oscar nominated “Little Miss Sunshine”, as well as "Max", "Poltergeist", “Rabbit Hole”, "The Book Of Henry", “Made Of Honor”, “Brown Sugar”, “Smoke” and many others. For television she designed the series “Kings” and the pilot for “Person Of Interest” amongst many.

Kalina Ivanov owes much gratitude to her early mentors, Nestor Almendros and Jonathan Demme, who gave her the opportunity to storyboard such films as "Billy Bathgate", "The Manchurian Candidate" and "The Silence Of The Lambs". She is also a co-founder of THE PRODUCTION DESIGNERS COLLECTIVE and on the board of the SOFIA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL.

Kalina Ivanov is a proud member of AMPAS.