SOFIA: The 2011 report from Bulgaria's
National Statistics Institute showed that national film production was down
compared with 2010, but cinema attendance rose by 12%.
According to the report the total
number of films produced in Bulgaria was down by 37%, at 91 full-length and
short films. Feature films stayed steady at 21 films, although more films were
produced for cinema release than TV release. Bulgaria has 101 licensed TV
operators, broadcasting 683,000 hours of programmes. The country has 43 cinemas
with 150 screens.