Ivan Bogdanov (1973) and Vessela Dantcheva (1975) are a team of authors working together for the past 15 years. Both graduates of the Willem de Kooning Academy of Art in Rotterdam in 2002, they work as directors, animators and illustrators. They have made countless short animated films and commercial projects. In 2004 they founded the animation studio FinFilm and in 2008 the Compote Collective production company, located in Sofia. The films they did together, especially Father (2012) and Anna Blume (2009), screened at many festivals and earned them numerous awards and honours.