FNE at Golden Rose 2020: The Short Straw

VARNA: Dimitar Petkov’s period drama The Short Straw (ARS Digital Studio) will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October…
22-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Blessed are the Meek

VARNA: Blessed are the Meek by Gueorgui Stoyanov and Wojciech Todorow will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October…
21-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: 18% Grey

VARNA: Viktor Chouchkov’s second feature film 18% Grey will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). It is…
21-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Wildlings

VARNA: Martin Makariev’s romantic action comedy Wildlings will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020).
21-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Golden Rose Film Festival 2020 Announces Lineup

VARNA: A total of 19 feature films and 22 shorts will be screened in the two official competitions of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1…
17-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Theodore Ushev Shoots Dystopian Saga in Bulgaria

SOFIA: The Bulgarian-born Canadian animator Theodore Ushev started the shooting of his first feature film, a dark dystopia based on Vladislav Todorov’s novel The Spinning Top. The actual film title…
11-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Dimitar Petkov In Postproduction With The Short Straw

SOFIA: Dimitar Petkov is completing the post-production of his third feature film The Short Straw, a period drama set 40 years ago, putting the head of a provincial police office…
09-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Konstantin Burov in Postproduction with Goodbye, Johnny

SOFIA: Konstantin Burov is in the final stage of the post-production of his second feature film Goodbye, Johnny. The film was screened during the online edition of the 17th Sofia…
04-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Debut German Lessons in Postproduction

SOFIA: Writer/director Pavel G. Vesnakov is in the final postproduction stage of his first feature film German Lessons, a Bulgarian/German coproduction between Moviemento and Heimathafen Film & Media.
20-08-2020

SPI International Expands Offering in Bulgaria

WARSAW: SPI International has announced that its lifestyle channel FunBox UHD will be available on NetWorx in Bulgaria.
14-08-2020

Till Death Starring Megan Fox Shoots in Bulgaria Under Covid-19 Safety Protocols

SOFIA: The long-awaited shooting of the thriller Till Death by Australian director Scott Dale, starring Megan Fox and produced by Millennium Media, started on 6 August 2020 in Bulgaria. The…
10-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Zornitsa Sophia Preps Duology on Unconventional Motherhood

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Zornitsa Sophia is working simultaneously on two projects united by the theme of motherhood. Mother is in the final stage of financing and its sequel, Three Kilograms…
05-08-2020

Sofia Meetings Coproduction Market 2020 Announces Awards

SOFIA: The Sofia Meetings Coproduction Market, which this year took place online 3-8 July 2020 and consisted of 37 projects for first, second and third films, unveiled its winners. Six…
13-07-2020

FNE at Sofia IFF 2020: Bulgarian Sister Wins Grand Prix of Sofia IFF Summer Edition

SOFIA: Svetla Tsotsorkova’s second feature Sister (Omega Films / Doha Film Institute) won the Grand Prix in the international competition of the 24th Sofia IFF, which was split into a…
08-07-2020

GRANTS: Bulgaria Announces First Production Grants for 2020

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Center decided to allot 1,987,397 EUR / 3,877,000 BGN at its first session for Bulgarian feature films in 2020. Nine films, including two with higher…
06-07-2020

Sofia Meetings Coproduction Market Restarts Online

SOFIA: The Coproduction Market which takes place within the 17th edition of the Sofia Meetings, postponed from its initial dates (18-22 March 2020) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is restarting…
03-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Dimitar Kutmanov In Postproduction with Lament for the Silent Fool

SOFIA: The director/writer Dimitar Kutmanov is in postproduction with his feature debut Lament for the Silent Fool. The film was screened during the 17th Sofia Meetings Works in Progress, held…
30-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Victor Bojinov Preps Chamla

SOFIA: Victor Bojinov is preparing his second feature Chamla (aka Kingdom Chamla). The film was to start shooting on 27 April 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic the director…
22-06-2020

FESTIVALS: Sofia Film Festival 2020 Announces Restart

SOFIA: The 24th Sofia International Film Fest, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic three days before its official opening on 12 March, will restart earlier than initially announced.…
17-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Ivaylo Penchev in Postproduction With Last Call

SOFIA: The Bulgarian director/producer Ivaylo Penchev is in the final postproduction stage of his comedy Last Call. The film was screened during the 17th Sofia Meetings’Works in Progress, held online…
12-06-2020