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OPEN CALL for APPLICATIONS for 17th SOFIA MEETINGS 2020

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

The 17th Sofia Meetings will take place from 18th till 22nd March 2020 in the framework of the 24rd Sofia International Film Festival (12 – 22 March 2020).

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. DEADLINE  - 1, December 2019

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)

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.

Application deadline:
Feature Films Pitching - December 1st, 2019
Works in Progress - 20, January 2020

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. - DEADLINE - 20, January 2020

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 programs, we offer workshops, panels, presentations, Europe Distribution and Europa Cinemas workshop on audience development and many informal events. 

Works in Progress requirements:

We are open for European works at different stages of post-production, exclusively presented to invited international sales agents, festival representatives, distributors

To submit, please send us a rough cut or selected scenes from the film. If these materials are uploaded on Vimeo, please send us a video link

Works in Progress - 20, January 2020

Applications must be sent to:
sofiameetings@siff.bg

For more information
sofiameetings.siff.bg