Julian started his studies at the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts in Sofia but finished them at the Film Academy in Berlin, the DFFB. He paid his way working as a camera assistant and electrician with some of the most prominent DPs in Germany. Julian is known for his filmic approach to shooting commercials and his love of narrative detail. He has been the DP on five feature-length fiction films and over 50 commercials. In 2011 he won the Bulgarian Film Academy Award for Best Cinematography for Kamen Kalev´s feature film THE ISLAND. He has worked in Germany, Bulgaria, France, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Swiss, Sweden, Belgium, England and Romania. Currently Julian lives and works in Berlin and Sofia.