30
Sep
2022

EXTENDED deadline for OPEN CALL for APPLICATIONS for the 20th SOFIA MEETINGS 2023

SUBMIT YOUR 1st, 2nd or 3rd FILM PROJECT and Works in Progress for 20th Sofia Meetings

The 20th Sofia Meetings will take place from 23rd till 26th March 2023 in the framework of the 27th Sofia International Film Festival (16th – 26th March 2023)

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.
Works in Progress – a 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:
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)

Please send all required documents in one PDF file and don’t forget to mention (in the email) for which future project of the Director you are submitting.

More than 150 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.

DEADLINE for 1st, 2nd or 3rd FILM PROJECT: DECEMBER 15, 2022
DEADLINE for Works in Progress: January 22, 2023

Applications must be sent to: sofiameetings@siff.bg
For more information: sofiameetings@siff.bg
www.siff.bg/sofiameetings