OPEN CALL for project APPLICATIONS for the 18th SOFIA MEETINGS 2021!

We will be happy to receive your projects: 1st, 2nd or 3rd FILM PROJECT of the director.

The 18th Sofia Meetings will take place from 17th till 21st March 2021 in the framework of the 25th Sofia International Film Festival (11th – 21st March 2021)

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 –  closed screenings  for non completed films at different stage of post-production or completed films looking for premiere.
Screenings are for programmers of international film festivals, sales companies and distributors.

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)

Submission requirements for works in progress:

Short director’s biography
Short producer's
Production company’s information
Excerpt from the film in production (20 min.) or the already prepared movie (depending on the progress of the production)

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.

European 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. 

for projects: DECEMBER 1, 2020
for works in progress: 1st January, 2021

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