Peter Weir set to film The Way Back in Bulgaria

Australian director Peter Weir plans a two month shoot on The Way Back in Bulgaria beginning in March, 2009.
15-12-2008

Two Bulgarian film projects awarded in Thessaloniki

The recent 49th Thessaloniki IFF (http://www.filmfestival.gr/) turned out to be most profitable for Bulgarian filmmakers.
25-11-2008

Bulgarian chain to build more cinemas

The Arena chain of cinemas in Bulgaria plans to add 13-15 new cinemas in the next four years.
21-11-2008

Bulgarian producers tempted by Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki IFF (www.filmfestival.gr) has selected a number of Bulgarian projects and films for the forthcoming Agora Film Market and the Balkan Survey program.
12-11-2008

Cinemania 2008 brings big titles to Sofia

The 22nd Cinemania World Film Panorama kicks off November 7 in Sofia with Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones film Shine a Light.
05-11-2008

Bulgaria doubles public money for film

The Bulgarian National Film Council, working with the National Film Center and the Ministry of Culture, will more than double support for films in 2009, increasing from 3.5 million to…
26-10-2008

Innocently Yours films in Bulgaria

Producer/writer/director Kiran Kolarov's Innocently Yours has begun filming in Bulgaria,
23-10-2008

Distribution of Bulgarian films gains traction

The fall kicked off with the first success of a modern distribution style for new Bulgarian films.
21-10-2008

Farewell Hemingway, hello Bulgaria

Svetoslav Ovtcharov's A Farewell to Hemingway is the latest piece from Bulgaria, which in the last five years has pulled itself out of cinematic oblivio.
19-10-2008

Diema channels see advertising growth

Bulgaria's Diema channels were responsible for a 494,000 euro profit for British owner Apace Media in the first half of 2008.
07-10-2008

Val Kilmer: Back to Bulgaria

Seven years after the filming of Hard Cash, Val Kilmer returns to Bulgaria for a six week shoot on his newest movie Fake Identity.
05-10-2008

Cable TV's get green light to merge

Bulgaria's two largest cable TV operators have had a merger approved by the Competition Protection Commission.
05-10-2008

New cable TV channels to launch in Bulgaria

Megalan Network, a Bulgarian internet provider, announced it will launch cable TV service by the end of the year, and Vi-Vesta Holding announced plans for an eco TV channel.
05-10-2008

Sandrin brings Arte to Bulgaria

Adding to his popular series of Open Classes, Sofia-based French producer Patrick Sandrin organized the 11th edition on producing, featuring director general of Arte France Cinema, Michel Reilhac.
28-09-2008

Bulgarian distributor Stefan Kitanov, Art Fest

Born as a natural continuation of his background as an economist and a film critic, Stefan Kitanov founded Bulgarian distribution company Art Fest in 2001.
23-09-2008

Dzift selected for Oscar entry from Bulgaria

Javor Gardev's provocative neo-noir debut Dzift, which won a best director prize at the Moscow fim festival, is Bulgaria's bid for an Oscar nomination.
21-09-2008

News Corp may sell Central European stations

The Bulgarian news service Novinte reports that Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will likely sell its Bulgarian station bTV by the end of 2008.
28-08-2008

Bulgarian crew detained

Three members of a Bulgarian National TV crew were arrested in Macedonia while filming in the town of Bitola on August 15.
18-08-2008

Sweden's MTG buys Bulgarian channel Nova TV

Sweden's Modern Times Group, MTG (STO: MTGA, MTGB), announced the purchase of Bulgarian commercial channel Nova TV for 620 million Euros.
03-08-2008

CME acquires two Bulgarian stations

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. ("CME") (Nasdaq/Prague Stock Exchange: CETV) announced the purchase of an 80% interest in two Bulgarian television channels, TV2 and Ring TV, for $172 million (110…
03-08-2008