Sofia Meetings Kicks Off With 25 Projects


SOFIA: The 14th edition of the Sofia Meetings coproduction market will host 25 project of first, second and third films. The event is set to take place within the 21st Sofia International Film Fest, from 16 to 19 March 2017.

The Second Film Projects segment of the Bulgarian main industry platform comprises seven new projects, five of them coming from CEE countries. The Plus minus One Projects segment counts eight projects, three of which are Bulgarian. From the total of ten projects in the Projects in Bank segment, half are Bulgarian.

Over a hundred guests are expected to attend the Sofia Meetings special events.


Second Film Projects

Bedridden (Mongolia)
Directed by Byamba Sakhya
Produced by Guru Media (Ariunaa Tserenpil)

Dust (Bulgaria)
Directed by Ralitsa Petrova
Produced by Aporia Filmworks, Screening Emotions (Poli Angelova)

Gingko (Hungary)
Directed by Gábor Rohonyi & Mónika Mécs
Produced by Andras Muhi

Gaumarjos (Georgia)
Directed by George Varsimashvili
Produced by Vars-Studio (George Varsimashvili)

Love Your Neighbor (Israel)
Directed by Sharon Bar Ziv
Produced byTransfax Film Production (Marek Rozenbaum)

Nobody Likes Me (Czech Republic)
Directed by Tomáš Weinreb & Petr Kazda 
Produced by Arizona Productions (Guillaume De Seille), Black Balance, Frame Group

One And a Half Prince (Romania)
Directed by Ana Lungu
Produced by Mandragora (Anca Puiu)

Plus Minus One Projects

Black Money For White Nights (Bulgaria)
Directed by Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov
Produced by Abraxas Film

Going Blind (Turkey)
Directed by Haci Orman 
Produced by Praksis Film, Sade Cinema (Nermin Aytekin)

Hold (Iceland, Spain)
Directed byMikel Gurrea
Produced by Askja Films (Eva Sigurdardottir), Irusoin (Xabier Berzosa)

Nights And Days (Bulgaria)
Directed by Konstantin Bojanov
Produced by Contrast Films (Katya Trichkova)

O Vassilis O Arvanitis (Greece)
Directed by Eirini Vachlioti & Panagiotis Kleitharas
Produced by View Master Films (Costas Labropoulos & George Kyriakos)

Protected Species (Bulgaria)
Directed by Hristo Simeonov 
Produced by Contrast Films (Katya Trichkova)

Sincerely Mine (The Diary Of My Holidays In Sicily) (Italy-France)
Directed by Alfredo Covelli
Produced by Meproducodasolo, TBC Productions (Dominique Marzotto)

The Tentmaster’s Daughter (United Kingdom)
Directed by Isabel Anderton 
Produced by Patchwork Productions (Christine Hartland)

Projects in Bank:

Ana Indiana (Bulgaria)
Directed by Neda Morfova 
Produced by Wonderland (Maria Metodieva)

Balkan Samurai (Bulgaria)
Directed by Petko Gyulchev
Produced by Izograph (Galina Shtyrbeva)

Burn With Me (Bulgaria)
Directed by Andrey Andonov
Produced by Egregore Films (Jana Karaivanova)

From Space With Love (Bulgaria)
Directed by Yassen Genadiev 
Produced by Menclips (Gergana Stankova)

January (Bulgaria)
Directed by Andrey Paunov
Produced by Portokal (Vanya Rainova)

Nocturnal (United Kingdom)
Directed by Nathalie Biancheri
Produced by Rickshaw Entertainment (Colin Day)

Plague (Czech Republic)
Directed by Jan Tesitel
Produced by Sirena Film (Petra Oplatkova)

Radio 1 (Czech Republic)
Directed by Benjamin Tuček
Produced by Golden Dawn (Daniel Tucek)

The Wind Seeker (Romania)
Directed by Mihai Sofronea
Produced by Libra Film Productions (Tudor Giurgiu)

Twisted World (Bulgaria)
Directed by Marius Kurkinski 
Produced by Ars Digital (Ivan Tonev)