The 13th Sofia Meetings will take place from 17th till 20th March 2016 in the framework of the 20th Sofia International Film Festival  (10th – 20th March 2016)

Sofia Meetings is an event, supported by Creative Europe MEDIA sub-programme of the European Commission, EA Bulgarian National Film Center and Sofia Municipality.

It has two separate modules:

Feature Films Pitching – presentation of first, second and third feature fiction film projects of the director, looking for co-producers, sales and distribution.

Balkan Screenings / Works in Progress – showcase of the latest Bulgarian and regional feature and short films; Screenings of works by filmmakers whose projects have been presented at Sofia Meetings. The screenings are for professionals: for directors and programmers of international film festivals, sales companies and distributors; some of them are also for journalists.

Project requirements:
First, second or third feature project of the director
Eligible for applying: all European countries

Submission requirements for projects:

Director’s notes
Financing Plan
Short director’s biography
Production company’s information
Previous work of the director (if any) 

Application deadline: December 1st, 2015

More than 100 key decision makers: producers, distributors, representatives of the film markets, sales companies, film funds, TV buyers and other film professionals from Europe and the region, as well as representatives of the key film festivals are expected to attend the event. Beside the main programmes we offer workshops, panels, presentations, Europe Distribution and Europa Cinemas workshop on audience development and many informal events. 

Applications must be sent to: sofiameetings@siff.bg

For more information: sofiameetings@siff.bg