Bogdan Theodor Olteanu is an Romanian independent filmmaker. He has written and directed several shorts, one feature and one theatre play. Without any formal arts education Bogdan followed a convoluted path to filmmaking. He was a rugby player at a top club in Romania, an investigation journalist at a leading daily newspaper, a sports marketing consultant, a political communication consultant. Meanwhile he wrote short stories and collaborated with a culture magazine - SUB25. His works deals with the ever changing landscape of urban youth. He observes generations of young people in search of identity, caught between extreme libertarian values and Balkan's history and society. His most recent film SEVERAL CONVERSATIONS WITH A VERY TALL GIRL screened at Transilvania IFF 2018.