Bulgarian Animation Artist Wins Daytime EmmyCulture | June 20, 2012, Wednesday // 15:54| views
The Penguins of Madagascar is an American CGI animated television series airing on Nickelodeon. Photo by http://youmoviesz.blogspot.com
Bulgarian animation artist, living in Los Angeles, Christo Stamboliev, has won the daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program.
Stamboliev shares the directing award for Nickelodeon's "The Penguins of Madagascar" with David Knott, Supervising Director, the other 2 Animation Directors, Shaun Cashman and Steve Loter, and Voice Director, Lisa Schaffer.
The Penguins of Madagascar is an American CGI animated television series airing on Nickelodeon. It stars nine characters from the DreamWorks animated film Madagascar, whose part 3 is currently on the top of the US box-office.
Stamboliev was born in 1971 in the northern Bulgarian city of Lovech and is a graduate of the National Academy for Theater and Film Art (NATFIZ) in Sofia. He works in Los Angeles since 1998, after one of his animation films received high marks at several international festivals, TV7 informs.
There, Stamboliev has been part of the teams producing animation series such as Making Fiends, Squirrel Boy, Rocket Power, All Grown Up, and animated film Too Loud a Solitude.