Bogdan produced and directed his first short film in 2012, based on his own script, «Half Shaved» (2012, drama, 12’). It won the Audience Award at Anonimul IFF Sf. Gheorghe (Romania) and was shown in festivals in Montreal, Cinequest, Cleveland, Reykjavik, York, Oaxaca, Maremetraggio, Lille, Reggio.
In 2016, Bogdan finished his next short called «Spid». In the same year, a short art film «Negruzzi 14» was showcased at the National Museum of Contemporary Art.
In 2017, the short animation called «The Magician» was undergoing pre-production while the short fiction «The Christmas Gift» was shot in March. “The Christmas Gift” won Best Film Award at the European Film Awards and was Top 10 Finalist at the Oscars 2020.