FNE at Golden Rose 2020: 18% Grey

VARNA: Viktor Chouchkov’s second feature film 18% Grey will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). It is…

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Wildlings

VARNA: Martin Makariev’s romantic action comedy Wildlings will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020).

FESTIVALS: Golden Rose Film Festival 2020 Announces Lineup

VARNA: A total of 19 feature films and 22 shorts will be screened in the two official competitions of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1…

PRODUCTION: Theodore Ushev Shoots Dystopian Saga in Bulgaria

SOFIA: The Bulgarian-born Canadian animator Theodore Ushev started the shooting of his first feature film, a dark dystopia based on Vladislav Todorov’s novel The Spinning Top. The actual film title…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Dimitar Petkov In Postproduction With The Short Straw

SOFIA: Dimitar Petkov is completing the post-production of his third feature film The Short Straw, a period drama set 40 years ago, putting the head of a provincial police office…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Konstantin Burov in Postproduction with Goodbye, Johnny

SOFIA: Konstantin Burov is in the final stage of the post-production of his second feature film Goodbye, Johnny. The film was screened during the online edition of the 17th Sofia…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Debut German Lessons in Postproduction

SOFIA: Writer/director Pavel G. Vesnakov is in the final postproduction stage of his first feature film German Lessons, a Bulgarian/German coproduction between Moviemento and Heimathafen Film & Media.

SPI International Expands Offering in Bulgaria

WARSAW: SPI International has announced that its lifestyle channel FunBox UHD will be available on NetWorx in Bulgaria.

Till Death Starring Megan Fox Shoots in Bulgaria Under Covid-19 Safety Protocols

SOFIA: The long-awaited shooting of the thriller Till Death by Australian director Scott Dale, starring Megan Fox and produced by Millennium Media, started on 6 August 2020 in Bulgaria. The…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Zornitsa Sophia Preps Duology on Unconventional Motherhood

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Zornitsa Sophia is working simultaneously on two projects united by the theme of motherhood. Mother is in the final stage of financing and its sequel, Three Kilograms…

Sofia Meetings Coproduction Market 2020 Announces Awards

SOFIA: The Sofia Meetings Coproduction Market, which this year took place online 3-8 July 2020 and consisted of 37 projects for first, second and third films, unveiled its winners. Six…

FNE at Sofia IFF 2020: Bulgarian Sister Wins Grand Prix of Sofia IFF Summer Edition

SOFIA: Svetla Tsotsorkova’s second feature Sister (Omega Films / Doha Film Institute) won the Grand Prix in the international competition of the 24th Sofia IFF, which was split into a…

GRANTS: Bulgaria Announces First Production Grants for 2020

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Center decided to allot 1,987,397 EUR / 3,877,000 BGN at its first session for Bulgarian feature films in 2020. Nine films, including two with higher…

Sofia Meetings Coproduction Market Restarts Online

SOFIA: The Coproduction Market which takes place within the 17th edition of the Sofia Meetings, postponed from its initial dates (18-22 March 2020) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is restarting…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Dimitar Kutmanov In Postproduction with Lament for the Silent Fool

SOFIA: The director/writer Dimitar Kutmanov is in postproduction with his feature debut Lament for the Silent Fool. The film was screened during the 17th Sofia Meetings Works in Progress, held…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Victor Bojinov Preps Chamla

SOFIA: Victor Bojinov is preparing his second feature Chamla (aka Kingdom Chamla). The film was to start shooting on 27 April 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic the director…

FESTIVALS: Sofia Film Festival 2020 Announces Restart

SOFIA: The 24th Sofia International Film Fest, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic three days before its official opening on 12 March, will restart earlier than initially announced.…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Ivaylo Penchev in Postproduction With Last Call

SOFIA: The Bulgarian director/producer Ivaylo Penchev is in the final postproduction stage of his comedy Last Call. The film was screened during the 17th Sofia Meetings’Works in Progress, held online…

France’s Memento Films Picks up Kamen Kalev’s February

SOFIA: Memento Film International has picked up Kamen Kalev’s fourth feature February, one of the 56 titles from the Cannes 2020 Official selection. The French/Bulgarian coproduction between Koro Films and…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Ivailo Hristov In Postproduction with Fear

SOFIA: Bulgarian actor/director/writer Ivailo Hristov is completing the postproduction of his newest black and white feature Fear. The film screened during the 17th Sofia Meetings’ Works in Progress held online…