"Roots and Wings" Interview with Antony Hristov

Updated: May 31

If I had two wishes, I know what they would be: I'd wish for Roots to cling to, and Wings to set me free”

Roots and Wings - Initiative by Rodina Sydney, Bulgarian Cultural and Social not-for-profit Association in Sydney, Australia. In this exciting series of live online interviews, you can hear first-hand the stories of inspiring Bulgarians, who share their journey of turning their dreams into reality. These contemporary “greats” and innovative thinkers bring their message to you from Australia, New Zealand and other parts of the world. The interviews are conducted in Bulgarian.

Our third interview is with Antony Hristov, who has worked in film and animation in Hollywood for over 30 years, the last 18 of which, as artistic director at Pixar. He is "Finding Nemo" Art Director & ARC Academy co-founder His experience as a teacher consisted of 12 years of evening teaching at the AAU (Academy of Art San Francisco) and 8 years at the CCA (California College of the Arts). In 2017, Antoni co-founded IDEA Academy in Italy, Rome, and now brings his experience to Bulgaria, where he and his partners founded ARC Academy.