PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Popzlatev Shooting Wreckage

SOFIA: Award-winning director Peter Popzlatev is completing shooting on his new feature film Wreckage.

PRODUCTION: Iglika Triffonova in Postproduction With Lift For Patients

SOFIA: Award-winning director Iglika Triffonova is in postproduction with her new film Lift for Patients, a modern psychological drama. Written by Triffonova herself, the script was rated first at the…

National Palace of Culture in Bulgaria Starts Financing Films

SOFIA: The Sofia-based National Palace of Culture proclaimed Best Congress Centre in the World by the International Organization of Congress Centres in 2005 has started financing films.

PRODUCTION: My Father, My Mother, My Sister Shooting in Sofia

SOFIA: Director Dimitar Kozev-Shosho started the shooting of his second feature My Father, My Mother, My Sister on 29 June 2015. The theatrical distribution is planned for 2016.

FNE at MIFF 2015: Bulgaria’s Losers Triumphs in Moscow

MOSCOW: Bulgarian director Ivaylo Hristov took home the top prize of the 37th Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF) for his film Losers.
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Bollywood Comes to Bulgaria

SOFIA: Indian film actor/director/producer Ajay Devgn is currently looking at locations in Bulgaria for his second feature set to be shot in January 2016, as he has decided to also…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Losers in Postproduction

SOFIA: In his new feature, Losers, the famous actor/director/writer Ivailo Hristov follows a teenage group of friends from a small town on the eve of the visit of some famous…

ScripTeast Winning Team Nabs IPDF Project Prize with Dora

SOFIA: Feature film project Dora, co-written by Milko Lazarov and Simeon Ventislavov and produced by Sofia based Red Carpet was chosen as “best project“ by the International Project Discovery Forum,…

Bulgarian Film Viktoria Makes it in America

SOFIA: Maya Vitkova's family drama set in communist Bulgaria, Viktoria, has been picked up for North American release by Brooklyn-based distributor Big World Pictures. The film was already the first…

Ivaylo Hristov’s Losers Scores Slot in Moscow Festival Competition Line-up

CANNES: Bulgarian director Ivaylo Hristov’s Losers has scored a slot in the official competition of Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF) which has just announced its competition line-up in Cannes.
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Bulgarian Cinema in Cannes 2015

The Bulgarian National Film Center is backing five market screenings at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, including two international coproductions.

PRODUCTION: Bojanov to Helm Bulgarian Coproduction I Want to Be Like You

SOFIA: Award-winning Bulgarian director Konstantin Bojanov will go into production with his second film in July 2015, I Want to Be Like You, a Danish/UK/Belgian/Bulgarian coproduction which features an international…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Coproduction Debut The Woman of My Life in Postproduction

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Antoniy Donchev is in postproduction with his first feature film The Woman of My Life coproduced by Bulgarian Ars, Macedonia’s KT Film & Media, Romania’s Peter Film…

PRODUCTION: Ivan Cherkelov in Postproduction with Family Relics

SOFIA: Bulgarian director/scriptwriter Ivan Cherkelov is in postproduction with Family Relics, a drama unfolding through three intertwined subplots, which is set to be released at the end of 2015.

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Mira Staleva, Art Fest

FNE together with Europa Distribution is launching a new chapter of the Distributor of the Month section. This time we focus on new strategies in film distribution and the importance…

FNE TV: Mira Staleva Director of Sofia Meetings and Deputy Director of Sofia International Film Festival

FNE spoke to Mira Staleva about how bringing together pan-European AV organizations like FERA, Europa Cinemas and Europa Distribution is helping to build audiences for European film.

FNE at Sofia IFF 2015: Sofia Film Festival Prize Winners

SOFIA: The big winner at the 19th Sofia International Film Festival held 5-15 March 2015 was the Bulgarian/Greek coproduction The Lesson directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, who won…
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FNE at Sofia Meetings 2015: Winning Projects Announced

SOFIA: Prizes of the 12th edition of Sofia Meetings, which took place from 12 to 15 March 2015, were handed out for projects from the UK, Turkey, Bulgaria, Georgia and…
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New Head of the Bulgarian National Film Center

SOFIA: Film director and manager Pavel Vasev was appointed as acting director of the Bulgarian Film Center on 10 March 2015. He is replacing acting director Georgy Cholakov, who was…

FESTIVALS: Sofia Meetings 2015 Announces Second Fiction Film Projects

SOFIA: The Sofia Meetings coproduction market this year includes projects from Bulgaria, Lithuania, Georgia, Romania and Latvia. The event, which supports first, second or third feature projects looking for financial…