13
Sep
2018

OPEN CALL for APPLICATIONS for 16th SOFIA MEETINGS 2019

For 1st, 2nd or 3rd FEATURE FICTION FILM PROJECTS

The 16th Sofia Meetings will take place from 13th till 17th March 2019 in the framework of the 23rd Sofia International Film Festival (7th – 17th March 2019).

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 financial support and cooperation.
Balkan Screenings / Works in Progress – industry screenings 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: programmers of international film festivals, sales companies and distributors and journalists.

Project requirements:
First, second or third feature project of the director

Submission requirements for projects:
Logline
Synopsis
Treatment/Script
Director’s notes
Budget
Financing Plan
Short director’s biography
Production company’s information
Previous work of the director (if any)

Application deadline: December 1st, 2018

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. Besides 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