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

Bulgarian director Stephan Komandarev

Stefan Komandarev (1966), whose film The World is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner is making an extraordinary tour of international film festivals, didn't intend to become a filmmaker.
17-12-2008

Bulgarian actress of the year: Ernestina Shinova

Known as the beautiful muse of her extravagant film director husband Andrei Slabakov, Ernestina Shinova visibly advanced her career with portrayals of two characters in his long-awaited Hindemith.
16-12-2008

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