Teodora Temelkova was born in Bulgaria and moved to Italy with her family at the age of twelve.
She graduated from the Art Academy in Frosinone, Italy, in 1998 and has been pursuing her passion for the arts and cinema ever since. This led to her meeting with the Italian producer Remo Angioli and participating in several movie productions under his guidance. Starting in 2001, she worked as an assistant to the accomplished Bulgarian photographer Temelko Temelkov and she led the production of many ad campaigns for global and brands such as Nestle, M-tel, Zagorka, fashion photography for top Bulgarian magazines, and music videos for various Bulgarian artists.
She founded a casting agency in 2006 which grooms and casts actors for advertising productions and photo shoots.