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REPORT: Sofia 2020

Cineuropa is covering the 24th Sofia International Film Festival live with reviews, interviews, news...

REPORT: Sofia 2020

9 articles available in total starting from 10/03/2020. Last article published on 03/09/2020.

The coronavirus crisis threatens European film

The coronavirus crisis threatens European film

We present an overview of the cancelled and postponed film events, the measures announced by the countries' institutions and the new VoD initiatives launched during the COVID-19 pandemic  

03/09 | Europe

Five projects receive awards at the 17th Sofia Meetings

Five projects receive awards at the 17th Sofia Meetings

Films from Bulgaria, Switzerland, Spain, and Bosnia and Herzegovina have shared the prizes at this year’s online edition  

10/07 | Sofia 2020 | Sofia Meetings/Awards

At Sofia Meetings, you can teach an old dog new Story Tricks

At Sofia Meetings, you can teach an old dog new Story Tricks

It was all about “the empathy formula” during the “Story Structure and Empathy Characters. Why Does It Matter?” webinar. And James Van Der Beek’s crying face  

09/07 | Sofia 2020 | Sofia Meetings

Svetla Tsotsorkova’s Sister wins the Sofia City of Film Grand Prix

Svetla Tsotsorkova’s Sister wins the Sofia City of Film Grand Prix

Films from Belgium, Hungary and Romania were also among the winners at the Bulgarian gathering  

07/07 | Sofia 2020 | Awards

Stefan Kitanov  • President, Sofia International Film Festival

Interview: Stefan Kitanov • President, Sofia International Film Festival

“By having an online edition, we have the rare chance to share our content with the entire country”

We talked to Stefan Kitanov, founder and president of the Sofia International Film Festival, about how to resurrect a festival that was forced to shut its doors days before it was supposed to begin  

25/06 | Sofia 2020

The postponed Sofia International Film Festival returns on 25 June

The postponed Sofia International Film Festival returns on 25 June

For the first time ever, the gathering will screen dozens of titles in its selection online  

18/06 | Sofia 2020

Sofia Meetings pitching sessions to be held online in July

Sofia Meetings pitching sessions to be held online in July

37 new projects will be pitched and discussed during the industry event, which will take place online from 3-8 July  

17/06 | Sofia 2020 | Sofia Meetings

Mira Staleva  • Managing director, Sofia International Film Festival

Interview: Mira Staleva • Managing director, Sofia International Film Festival

“A sense of humour will save us”

Cineuropa talked to Mira Staleva, the managing director of the Sofia International Film Festival, also behind its industry event Sofia Meetings, about the current plans for the postponed edition  

20/04 | Sofia 2020

The 24th Sofia International Film Festival postponed until further notice

The 24th Sofia International Film Festival postponed until further notice

This year’s edition of the Bulgarian gathering had been due to kick off on 12 March  

10/03 | Sofia 2020

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