Tsvetana Paskaleva is a well-known Bulgarian journalist, director, scriptwriter and operator of her own films.
She was born in Bulgaria. After finishing school she went to Sofia where she enrolled in the Department of Directing of Theatrical University and a few years later she participated in the contest and entered GITIS (Moscow). Upon her return to Bulgaria she worked in the theatre for four years and as a documentary director at a TV station for a year.
Beginning form 1991 she authored a number of documentaries on Karabagh issue, including: Heights, Hopes (1991), Will There Ever Be Morning in Karabagh? (1992), My Dear Living and Dead (1993), Wounds of Karabagh (1994), Soldiers of Their Land (1994), Silence (1995), Faith and Spirit (2001).
In 1995-1997 she was the director and host of the Russian-language My Dear Living and Dead and in 1998-2000 she was the host of program series Aspect.
Tsvetana Paskaleva is a member of the International Association of Cinematographers; she has the rank of a Colonel of Artsakh Defense Army.
Currently she is the author and host of the Beam.