Bulgaria back in Berlinale

Corridor #8 directed by Boris Despodov is the first Bulgarian film in six years to enter the official selection of the Berlin International Film Festival. The film will have its…
08-02-2008

International talent agency sets up in Bulgaria

Four film professionals have established an international talent agency to meet a growing demand for representation in the Bulgarian film industry, and they have plans to unite talent throughout Central…
06-12-2007

David Lynch does his TM bit in Bulgaria

Award-winning cult director David Lynch came to Bulgaria this week to open a transcendental meditation university - with time out to attend Cinemania 2007, Sofia's biggest autumn film festival.
13-11-2007

Nu Boyana expansion program under way as Banderas films

Hollywood heartthrob Antonio Banderas is in Sofia this month shooting the $25 million crime thriller The Code directed by Mimi Leder at Nu Boyana Film Studios, which itself is in…
12-11-2007

Bulgarian film wins international documentary award

A Bulgarian film, A Movie Buff at the Turn of the Century by director Petar Odadjiev, was named best international documentary at the New York Independent Film and Video festival,…
08-11-2007

Bulgaria sets aside funds to preserve film archive

Bulgaria's government is earmarking an additional 440,000 leva (€226,000) to finance restoration of films in the Bulgarian National Film Archive. The money will be used to restore and transfer the…
05-11-2007

Bulgarian Oscar pick is second accolade for young filmmakers

Warden of the Dead, Bulgaria's candidate for an Oscar nomination by Iliyan Simeonov, is the second serious recognition of a young Bulgarian filmmaker in the last year.
25-10-2007

Bulgaria gains recognition for proEuropean work with two Erasmus awards

The woman responsible for gaining two Erasmus EuroMedia Awards in 2007 from the Vienna-based European Society for Education and Communication says the last two years have been of great benefit…
22-10-2007

Bulgarian film among 10 docs nominated for European Prix Arte

The Bulgarian film Divorce Albanian Style by Adela Peeva is among the 10 documentaries nominated for the European Film Academy's 2007 Prix Arte competition for documentary films.
10-10-2007

Morgan Freeman, Antonio Banderas team up for Bulgaria shoot

Actors Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas will come to Bulgaria in mid-October to shoot “The Code,” a crime thriller about two jewel thieves directed by Mimi Leder.
01-10-2007

MGM Channel to launch in Bulgaria

MGM Networks will launch a Bulgarian version of The MGM Channel beginning next month as the result of an agreement with Eurocom, the largest cable operator in the capital Sofia.
26-09-2007

Cinema City makes third multiplex investment in Bulgaria

IT Sofia BV, a subsidiary of the Netherlands-based Cinema City International NV, has signed an agreement to purchase a 60,000-square-meter plot in Russe, Bulgaria, to build a trading center that…
27-07-2007