Known as the beautiful muse of her extravagant film director husband Andrei Slabakov, Ernestina Shinova visibly advanced her career with portrayals of two characters in his long-awaited Hindemith.

The recent 49th Thessaloniki IFF (http://www.filmfestival.gr/) turned out to be most profitable for Bulgarian filmmakers.

Thessaloniki IFF (www.filmfestival.gr) has selected a number of Bulgarian projects and films for the forthcoming Agora Film Market and the Balkan Survey program.

The 22nd Cinemania World Film Panorama kicks off November 7 in Sofia with Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones film Shine a Light.

The Bulgarian National Film Council, working with the National Film Center and the Ministry of Culture, will more than double support for films in 2009, increasing from 3.5 million to 8 million euros.

Producer/writer/director Kiran Kolarov's Innocently Yours has begun filming in Bulgaria,

The fall kicked off with the first success of a modern distribution style for new Bulgarian films.

Seven years after the filming of Hard Cash, Val Kilmer returns to Bulgaria for a six week shoot on his newest movie Fake Identity.

Adding to his popular series of Open Classes, Sofia-based French producer Patrick Sandrin organized the 11th edition on producing, featuring director general of Arte France Cinema, Michel Reilhac.

Born as a natural continuation of his background as an economist and a film critic, Stefan Kitanov founded Bulgarian distribution company Art Fest in 2001.

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