FNE at the 2016 Golden Rose National Film Festival: Eighteen

VARNA: Atanas Hristoskov’s low-budget second feature film Eighteen will screen in the main competition of the 34th Golden Rose National Film Festival (19-25 September 2016).
19-09-2016

FNE at the Golden Rose National Film Festival: Inches above the Ground

VARNA: Maxim Genchev’s historical thriller Inches above the Ground will screen in the main competition of the 34th Golden Rose National Film Festival set to take place from 19 to…
16-09-2016

FNE at the 2016 Golden Rose National Film Festival: Holiday Makers

VARNA: Ivaylo Penchev’s seaside comedy Holiday Makers will screen in the main competition of the 34th Golden Rose National Film Festival, set to take place from 19 to 25 September…
15-09-2016

Bulgaria Selects Losers as Oscar Bid

SOFIA: Losers by Ivaylo Hristov has been selected as Bulgaria’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards. The film was chosen by a commission gathered by…
14-09-2016

FNE at the Golden Rose National Film Festival: Labyrinths of Love

VARNA: Vladimir Shterianov’s Russian/Bulgarian coproduction Labyrinths of Love will screen in the main competition of the 34th Golden Rose National Film Festival running from 19 to 25 September 2016. The…
14-09-2016

FESTIVALS: Bulgarian Golden Rose Film Festival Announces Lineup

VARNA: Twelve feature films will be screened in the national official competition of the 34th Golden Rose National Film Festival from 19 to 25 of September 2016. Three of them…
13-09-2016

PRODUCTION: American Action/Adventure Category 5 Starts Shooting in Bulgaria

SOFIA: Action/Adventure Category 5 by Rob Cohen (The Fast and the Furious, Mummy 3) started shooting on location in Bulgaria on 29 August 2016. Shooting will wrap in 11 weeks-time…
05-09-2016

PRODUCTION: Egle Vertelyte in Postproduction with Miracle

VILNIUS: Lithuanian writer/director Egle Vertelyte is in postproduction with her first feature film Miracle, a Lithuanian/Bulgarian coproduction.
23-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Bojan Vuletic in Postproduction with Requiem for Mrs J

SOFIA: Serbian writer/director Bojan Vuletic is in postproduction with the dark comedy Requiem For Mrs J, a Serbian/Bulgarian/Macedonian coproduction. Famous Serbian actress Mirjana Karanovic is Mrs J, a middle-aged widow…
19-08-2016

FESTIVALS: Bulgarian Godless Wins Locarno Film Festival

LOCARNO: Ralitza Petrova’s Godless won the Golden Leopard and Radu Jude’s Scarred Hearts the Special Jury Prize at the 69th edition of Locarno Film Festival held 3-13 August 2016.
15-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Rouzie Hassanova in Postproduction with Radiogram

SOFIA: Rouzie Hassanova is in postproduction with her debut feature, Radiogram, a Bulgarian/Polish/Turkish coproduction. Based on personal memories, the film follows a father who walks almost 100 km to buy…
15-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Andrey Chertov in Postproduction with Silent Movie

SOFIA: Andrey Chertov is completing postproduction on Silent Movie, a feature film based on many documentary elements. The story follows the life of the famous Bulgarian composer, jazz performer and…
12-08-2016

Increased Popularity of Bulgarian Short Films Portal

SOFIA: Bulgaria’s independent online portal NoBlink! Media, focusing on short films, is enjoying a growing interest among audiences. It has released over 40 fiction, documentary and animated short films since…
08-08-2016

Be For Films Picks up King of the Belgians

SOFIA: The Bulgarian minority coproduction King of the Belgians has been acquired by Be for Films. The film directed by Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth landed a slot in the…
01-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Kiran Kolarov Preps Melodrama

SOFIA: Bulgarian writer/director Kiran Kolarov will start the shooting of his twelfth feature film Melodrama on 6 August 2016.
25-07-2016

PRODUCTION: Maria Veselinova Starts Filming Smart Christmas

SOFIA: Bulgarian actress Maria Veselinova will start shooting her debut feature Smart Christmas on 26 July 2016. The film is a fantastic fairy tale dedicated to the young audience.
13-07-2016

PRODUCTION: Ivaylo Penchev in Postproduction with Holiday Makers

SOFIA: Bulgarian director/producer Ivaylo Penchev is in postproduction with Holiday Makers, a seaside comedy intended for a wide audience.
08-07-2016

OBITUARY: Ani Bakalova

SOFIA: Beloved Bulgarian film and theatre actress Ani Bakalova passed away on 3 July 2016 at the age of 76. 
05-07-2016

PRODUCTION: Stephan Komandarev’s Compatibility Gets Coproduction Support

SOFIA: The Macedonian Film Agency decided to support Compatibility, the new low budget film by writer/director Stephan Komandarev, with 55,400 EUR (3 400 000 MKD). This is the second minority…
04-07-2016

PRODUCTION: Bulgaria Supports Georgian Film Brighton 4th

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Center decided to support Brighton 4th, the third feature film by acclaimed Georgian director Levan Koguashvili, which will be a Georgian/Russian/Bulgarian/French coproduction.
20-06-2016