Weir to shoot in Bulgaria through April

Having started principal photography of his World War II film "The Way Back" on February 23, six-time Academy Award nominee Peter Weir intends to work in Sofia for another month.
25-03-2009

Sunny Side’s 6th documentary film co-production meeting is a success

After gatherings in New York, Toronto, Washington, Montreal and London, Sunny Side of the Doc held its 6th co-production Rendezvous in Sofia, Bulgaria, March 11 to 14, 2009.
23-03-2009

Bulgarian Film Industry Faces Threat of Major Funding Cuts

The recent renaissance of Bulgarian film will grind to a halt if the government goes ahead with the planned cuts to subsidies of 59% in 2009.
17-03-2009 m

FNE in Sofia: Sofia IFF brings industry and art together

The 13th edition of the Sofia International Film Festival, 5-15 March, attracted local crowds as well as European industry professionals of both feature and documentary films from all over Europe…
16-03-2009 m

Bulgarian telecom sale to Austria on hold

The sale of the broadcasting division of Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC) to Austria's Oesterreichischer Rundfunksender has been postponed.
12-03-2009

Bulgarian Tilt starts shooting in Germany

Viktor Chouchkov Jr.'s ambitious and youthful Tilt, based on a script by Dimitar Kotzev-Shosho and producer Borislav Chouchkov, begins filming on March 13.
10-03-2009

The Goat opens the Sofia Film Fest

Georgy Djulgerov's highly anticipated The Goat pemieres to an audience of 4,000 on the opening night of the 13th Sofia Film Festival (March 5-15) before heading into local cinema release.
04-03-2009

Modern Times merges Bulgarian holdings

Swedish media company Modern Times Group announced it will merge its broadcasting assets in Bulgaria.
03-03-2009

Young Bulgarian directors prep films

Out of 12 feature film projects supported by the National Film Center last year, nine belong to first time directors, with only three films headed by veteran directors.
26-02-2009

Bulgarian films find international buyers

Three Bulgarian productions and co-productions are on their way to international distribution, following the EFM in Berlin.
23-02-2009

Five Bulgarian co-productions will be traded at the EFM

One national film and four international co-productions are scheduled at the European Film Market, denoting the highest Bulgarian involvement in the EFM to date.
04-02-2009

Bulgarian feature headed to Berlin

Petar Popzlatev's Az, Grafinyata(The Countess)was chosen to take part in theBerlinale program named after Helke Misselwitz's East German 1988 documentary After Winter Comes Spring.
01-02-2009

Top TV channels report gains

Statistical agency TNC TV Plan reports that Bulgarian advertising income registered more than €404 million in 2008, a substantial gain over 2007's €283 million.
29-01-2009

Archive marks 50th anniversary

The Bulgarian National Film Archive marks its 50th anniversary with a year long programme of selected films.
27-01-2009

Bulgarian animator reaps Wall E success

Bulgarians are celebrating native son Anthony Christov, Art Director of the Disney owned Pixar Animation Studio, following the Golden Globe award and the six Oscar nominations for Wall E.
25-01-2009

Bulgarian short distinguished at Sundance

The short film jury of the 25th Sundance Film Festival, composed of directorGerardo Naranjo, actor Lou Taylor Pucci and film journalist Sharon Swart awarded Nadejda Koseva's Omelette with an Honorable…
22-01-2009

Bulgarian Short shows in Sundance

Nadezhda Koseva's short Omelette (http://festival.sundance.org/2009/film_events/films/omelette) was chosen for the International Short Films program of the Utah based Sundance Film Festival.
18-01-2009

Bulgarian actor Dimitar Manchev dies at age 74

Dimitar Manchev, one of Bulgaria's most popular stage, film and tv actors passed away January 14 in Sofia.
15-01-2009

Voice Over starts filming in Sofia

Bulgarian scriptwriter and film and documentary director Svetoslav Ovcharov (A Farewell to Hemingway, Bulgaria, That's Me!) has begun shooting his new feature Voice Over.
12-01-2009

Bulgarian National hit Dzift breaks box office records

In just over 10 weeks, and in less than 10 cinema halls, Javor Gardev's Dzift surpassed the expectations of both the Alexandra distribution group and production company Miramar Film.
18-12-2008