FNE Country Report 2015: Bulgaria

Various events celebrating the 100th anniversary of Bulgarian cinema have marked 2015. They started on the official Day of Bulgarian Cinema, 13 January 2015, and went on throughout the year.…
16-12-2015

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month, Yanaki Dermendzhiev, "Lucky" Home of Cinema, Plovdiv

This month we speak with Yanaki Dermendzhiev, the co-owner and manager of "Lucky" Home of Cinema from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. For a long time a city as big and important as…
15-12-2015

Bulgarian National Film Archive Joins Cultural Protests over Funding

SOFIA: The staff of the Bulgarian National Film Archive has joined the protests against the on-going underfunding of the cultural sector, which started on 24 November 2015 in Bulgaria.
27-11-2015

FNE at Connecting Cottbus: Sugar Kid

COTTBUS: The first animated children’s film to be pitched at Connecting Cottbus is a coproduction from Macedonia, Serbia and Bulgaria.
10-11-2015

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Odeon, Sofia

This month we speak with Vladimir Trifonov, the programmer of Kino Odeon from Sofia, Bulgaria, a new member of Europa Cinemas.
16-10-2015

Bulgarian National Film Center Appoints Acting Director

SOFIA: The longstanding head of the EU Media Desk in Bulgaria Kamen Balkanski was appointed as acting director of the Bulgarian National Film Center at the beginning of October.
14-10-2015

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2015: Losers Wins the Top Prize in Varna

VARNA: Ivaylo Hristov’s feature film Losers took three awards including Best Film at the 33rd Golden Rose Film Festival. The Bulgarian Critics Guild also awarded his ironical black and white…
12-10-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: Twice Upon a Time in the West

VARNA: Boris Despodov’s debut feature Twice Upon a Time in the West will screen in the main competition of the 33rd Golden Rose NFF (6-11 October 2015). The film will…
05-10-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: The Petrov File

VARNA: Award winning documеntary director Gueorgui Balabanov’s feature debut The Petrov File was originally scheduled to compete at the Golden Rose NFF in 2014, but because of technical reasons the…
05-10-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: Losers

VARNA: Acclaimed actor/director/writer Ivaylo Hristov’s feature film Losers will screen in the main competition of the 33rd Golden Rose National Film Festival (6-11October 2015). The film premiered at the 37th…
05-10-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: Family Relics

VARNA: Ivan Cherkelov’s new feature Family Relics will have its world premiere in the main competition of the 33rd Golden Rose NFF (6-11 October 2015). The date of the domestic…
02-10-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: Barter

VARNA: Award winning documеntary director Atanas Kiryakov’s feature film Barter will vie in the main competition of the 33rd Golden Rose NFF (6-11October 2015). The film will be released domestically…
02-10-2015

PRODUCTION: I Want To Be Like You Wrapped Bulgarian Shooting

SOFIA: Konstantin Bojanov’s first English-language film, I Want to be Like You, wrapped the Bulgarian shooting and is currently shooting in Belgium until 12 October 2015.
01-10-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: Snow

VARNA: Ventsislav Vasilev’s debut feature Snow will vie in the main competition of the 33rd Golden Rose National Film Festival (6-11October 2015). The first Bulgarian/Ukrainian coproduction was also selected for…
01-10-2015

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2015: Face Down

VARNA: Kamen Kalev’s third feature Face Down will have its world premiere in the main competition of the 33rd Golden Rose NFF (6-11October 2015). The theatrical release of this French/Belgian/Bulgarian…
01-10-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: The Woman of My Life

VARNA: Antoniy Donchev’s debut feature The Woman of My Life will vie in the main competition of the 33rd Golden Rose National Film Festival (6-11 October 2015). Domestic release is…
30-09-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: Corpse Collector

VARNA: Dimitar Dimitrov’s debut feature Corpse Collector will vie in the main competition of the 33rd Golden Rose National Film Festival (6-11October 2015). Domestic release is planned for the beginning…
30-09-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: 11th A Grade

VARNA: Michaela Komitova’s debut feature11th A Grade will have its world premiere in the main competion of the 33rd Golden Rose National Film Festival (6-11October 2015). Domestic release is planned…
29-09-2015

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival: Viktoria

VARNA: Maya Vitkova’a debut feature Viktoria was originally scheduled to screen in the competition of the 32nd Golden Rose Film Festival in 2014 but as the president of the jury…
29-09-2015

FNE at Golden Rose Film Festival: Thirst

VARNA: Svetla Tsotsorkova’s debut feature Thirst will compete in the main competition at the 33rd Golden Rose National Film Festival (6-11 October 2015). The film had its world premiere in…
28-09-2015