FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: Resonance

COTTBUS: One of the two Bulgarian projects showcased at the 25th anniversary edition of connecting cottbus (8 – 10 November 2023) is the Bulgarian/Greek coproduction Resonance. The slightly larger of…

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: Mather

COTTBUS: Bulgarian production company Activist 38 returns to Cottbus with their project Mather, which was presented at the 25th edition of connecting cottbus, held 8-10 November 2023. The film is…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Lybomir Mladenov in Postproduction with Facing the Sun

SOFIA: Bulgarian writer/director Lyubomir Mladenov is in postproduction with his third feature film Facing the Sun, which is produced by Screening Emotions with support from the Bulgarian National Film Center.

FNE at 41st Golden Rose FF: Dyad and Blaga’s Lessons Share Best Film Award

VARNA: Stephan Komandarev’s Blaga’s Lessons and Dyad by Yana Titova shared Best Film Award at the 41st Golden Rose National Film Festival, which was held in Varna 20 - 28…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Stanislav Donchev Shoots Before I Forget

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Stanislav Donchev is currently shooting his fourth feature film Before I Forget with support from the Bulgarian National Film Centre. Donchev’s production company Dynamic Arts, which is…

FESTIVALS: Golden Rose Film Festival 2023 Kicks Off in Bulgaria

VARNA: A total of 12 feature films, 25 short fiction films and three fiction TV series will screen in the three official competitions of the 41st Golden Rose National Film…

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Bulgaria Selects Blaga’s Lessons as Oscar Candidate

ZAGREB: The Bulgarian/German coproduction Blaga's Lessons / Urotcite na Blaga directed by Stephan Komandarev has been selected as Bulgaria’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences…

Sofia Animation Lab Announces Call for Bulgarian Projects

SOFIA: Sofia Animation Lab has announced a call for Bulgarian projects for the second edition of the Annecy-Bulgaria Animation Pitching Workshop 2023, which will be held in Sofia 30 October…

PRODUCTION: Boris Despodov in Postproduction with Documentary The Sinner and the Saint

SOFIA: Bulgarian director/producer Boris Despodov is in postproduction with his new documentary The Sinner and the Saint. This Bulgarian/German/Serbian coproduction has been selected for the CineLink Work in Progress 2023,…

PRODUCTION: Indiegogo Campaign for Dimitar Kotzev’s Feature Film The Answer to All Questions

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Dimitar Kotzev is in postproduction with his third feature film The Answer to All Questions, which he is independently producing through Kontraplan. An Indiegogo fundraising campaign launched…

GRANTS: Bulgaria Announces Production Grants

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Center has allocated 2,435,000 EUR to six feature film projects in the first production call of 2023. The grants have not been distributed because of…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Yana Lekarska Wraps Shooting Debut Feature Because I Love Bad Weather

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Yana Lekarska has just finished shooting her first feature film Because I Love Bad Weather, for which the production company Invictus Ltd is open to coproducers.

PRODUCTION: Boyko Boyanov Shoots Bulgarian Feature Film Class 90

SOFIA: Boyko Boyanov is currently in production with his debut feature Class 90, supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center. The production company Miramar Film is open to coproducers at…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Feature Film Wild Strawberries Starts Shooting in July

SOFIA: Tatyana Pandurska will start shooting her debut feature Wild Strawberries on 7 July 2023. The film is inspired by Ekaterina Tomova’s book Forgotten by the Heavens, which is a…

The Art of Falling Receives Best Film Award at Vasil Gendov Awards

SOFIA: The Art of Falling by Оrlin Milchev received the Best Feature Film Award at the closing ceremony of the second edition of the National Film Festival “Vasil Gendov” -…

FNE at Cannes 2023: Bulgarian Cinema in Cannes

Bulgarian Film Center will represent the country at Cannes Film Market - We are pleased to inform you that again this year Bulgaria will have its place on the film…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Eliza Petkova Shoots Documentary Silent Observers

SOFIA: Eliza Petkova is currently in production with her new documentary Silent Observers, which is a Bulgarian/German coproduction between Red Carpet and Wood Water Films. The film explores life in…

FESTIVALS: Anniversary Sofia Meetings Announces Awards

SOFIA: The 20th edition of Sofia Meetings, which was held within the 27th Sofia IFF 23 -26 March 2023, announced its awards. Six prizes were decided after the event, and…

FNE at Sofia IFF: Mexican/Italian Red Shoes Wins Grand Prix at 2023 Sofia IFF

SOFIA: Carlos Eichelmann Kaiser’s debut feature Red Shoes received the Sofia City of Film Grand Prix of the 27th Sofia IFF. The same film also won the FIPRESCI Award as…

FESTIVALS: The 20th Anniversary Sofia Meetings Announces Selected Projects

SOFIA: The 20th anniversary edition of the Sofia Meetings coproduction market has announced its selected projects. Bulgaria‘s most important film industry event will be held entirely onsite 22 – 26…