General Info


Here we go for the 16th edition of SOFIA MEETINGS, which vows to enthrall you with the full spectrum of emotions: projects, films, guests, and surprises.

Sofia Meetings is a co-production market for first, second and third time features.
The 16th Sofia Meetings will take place from 14th till 17th March 2019 in the framework of the 23nd Sofia International Film Festival (7th – 17th March 2019).

Sofia Meetings presents projects in 4 sections:

Second Film Projects – publicly presented

Plus Minus One Projects – first or third project of the director, publicly presented

The Projects in Bank are not publicly presented

First Films First – for the 1st time participants pitch their projects on Sofia Meetings


A date not to be missed is the Works in Progress – industry screenings designed for programmers of international film festivals, sales companies, distributors and journalists.


More than 150 industry executives from different parts of the world come together in Sofia to discover new projects and films.


The Pitching Session of Sofia Meeting is happening in Grand Hotel Sofia on the March 16th and is followed by individual meetings on the March 17th.

The Industry Office, Internet Point and our Video Library are located at the Grand Hotel Sofia, 1st and 2nd floors.

Industry Office Hours 9.30 – 18.30 (Friday, March 15th – Saturday, March 16th).

Video Library Hours 9.30 – 19.00 (Thursday, March 14th – Saturday, March 16th) and 9.30 – 14.30 (Sunday, March 17th)