Evgeniya Radilova is an international award-winning, filmmaker, actress and an acting teacher, who resides in NYC. She successfully started her career in Bulgaria, and after making a name for herself, she moved to New York City.
Evgeniya is the Co-Founder of iDare Productions where she has been producing, writing and directing for the past few years. She started working behind the camera alongside her acting career.
Her first directorial debut the music video, True Paradise, won the Best Music Video award in festivals "Winter Film Awards", "Los Angeles Cinema Of Hollywood", and "Film Miami Fest". One of her films, My Relationship with The Moon, won the Special Recognition Award at the "Cayanne Film Festival".
Meanwhile, she has also written, produced and directed her first short films "Patrik", which won the Gold Award in the "Spotlight Film Awards", and she was featured as one of the Best Filmmakers in the Spotlight for 2018.
Also, the film won for the Best Narrative Short at the "Olympus Film Festival" and got accepted at Dumbo Film Festival. The film will be in festival season all year around.
She wrote, produced and directed her second film "El Cavil" coming out in 2019. She directed a film called "The Burden", coming out in 2019, and Co-Directed a film called "Then and Now" coming out in 2020. She is co-producing and co-directing her first feature film "Bacon" with Michael Tosner this summer 2019.
She also became a proud lifetime member of the Playwrights Directors Unit at The Actors Studio.
She directed the play "Thank You for Letting Me Have Sex with You" by Dave Hanson for Nylon Fusion Theatre Company in NYC.
For the past 6 years, Evgeniya has taught/mentored for Mythic Bridge, a NYC based nonprofit organization that teaches film making to at-risk and homeless youth at no coast.
She has taught acting for film and theatre successfully in China and all over the United States. She excellently directed her Chinese students in 2 films - "Fortune Sticks" & "Marga", and 2 theater productions the Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream", and "Peter and The Star Catcher".
Wrote, directed and produced my own film Patrik, starring Broadway legend Patrik Baldauff
The film won the GOLD AWARD for the Spotlight Film Festival, and I was featured as one of the best filmmakers in the Spotlight for 2018
We aslo won for BEST NARRATIVE SHORT at the Olympus Film festival!
I am planning to co-Direct and Co-Produce my first feature film- Bacon!
- CHINA - This past summer I was invited to teach and direct a play with the students of Chongqing China for a summer theater workshop! This experience changed my life forever in the most positive way! It was a great success!
We launched the Alchemy theater and film workshop and I was just invited back to go back this year for two more workshops. This time in Shanghai and Chongqing and for a film workshop. The students transformation was profound to watch. Biggest compliment I got was after the show when everyone was crying out of joy .....Some of the Chinse teachers said..." How did you do that? None cries in China!"
- Directed, produced and created True Paradise by the fantastic Darja Schabad, which won 2 festivals at the Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood and Miami Film Festival and is accepted at 8 more. Behind the scenes photos. Music Video.
- Directed another music video called Nothing Changed For Me by the amazing Rada And Subject To Change coming out in 2018!
- Directed a film called My Relationship With the Moon and we won the Special Recognition Award at the Cayanne Film Festival
- Wrote, directed and produced my second film Shine, starring the incredible actor Shashwat Bhushan Gupta! Coming out in 2018!
- Co-Directed and produced the film Then And Now, still in production, working with one of the most talented actors I have ever met Ali Arkane, the fantastic cinematographer Michael Tosner, and the sound man Zach Egan.
- I was invited to teach and direct a play (Midnight Summer's Dream by W. Sheakspeare) with the students of Chongqing, China for a summer theater workshop! This experience changed my life forever, and happy to say I just got invited back in February to do 2 film workshops in different towns.
- Co-Founded my production company IDareProductions with my business partner and dear friend Darja Schabad.
- Opened my own entertainment company Evgeniya Entertainment with performers which vary from Cirquedusoleil to NYC's top notch performers as well as the underground life and street performers!
- Co-produced and was Associated Artistic Director for one of the biggest Halloween shows for @NoirIlluminous and @YouAre oLucky
- Starting to create, perform and direct my own entertainment shows at @Magnolia and @Lovage