10
Aug
2017

Sofia Meetings - OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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

The 15th Sofia Meetings will take place from 15th till 18th March 2018 in the framework of the 22nd Sofia International Film Festival  (8th – 18th March 2018).

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:
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, 2017

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