Svetla Tsotsorkova was born in Burgas, Bulgaria in 1977. In 2004, she graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia. After graduation, Tsotsorkova predominantly worked as a producer and actress. The short film Life with Sophia marked her directorial debut in 2004. It has been screened and awarded at various notable international film festivals. Thirst is her feature film debut.
Source: Crossing Europe 2016