21-05-2012

Bulgaria Reports Film Production Decrease

By FNE Staff

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.