Rumen Petkov is a cartoon and animation artist and director. He graduated from Sofia Art School in 1967 and in Bulgarian Studies from the University of Sofia in 1977. Animator, artist and director at Sofia Animation Film Studio. Since 1989 he lives in the US. He has received Grand Prix at the International Festival of Animated Film, Ottawa (Canada) and Palme d'Or in Cannes 1985; directed the TV series The Adventures of Choko and Boko, very popular with children in the 1980s. Rumen Petkov has worked as a writer, storyboard artist and director of many episodes of TV series, such as Tom and Jerry, Rugrats, Johnny Bravo, Dexter's Laboratory, Cow and Chicken, etc.