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Projects Selection for the 19th Sofia Meetings

PLUS MINUS ONE PROJECTS

A Cry Like a Beautiful Song (Czech Republic) – Infinity Prague Production a.s.
dir. Beata Parkanová, prod. Tomáš Hoffman

As Shadows Fade (Turkey) – Liman Film & Solis Film
dir. Burcu Aykar, prod. Nadir Öperli and Müge Özen

As If You Were Never Here (Israel, Georgia)
dir. Eti Tsicko, prod. Amir Harel

Blok 62 (Croatia) – Antitalent d.o.o.
dir. Vanja Vascarac, prod. Danijel Pek and Stjepan Hundić

Madagaskarplan (Ukraine) – Good Morning Films
dir. Ivan Orlenko, prod. Andriy Kornienko

No Smoking at The Border (Poland/Ukraine) – Emily Production
dir. Svitlana Topor, prod. Vasyl Malko

Paris 18 (Bulgaria) – Little Wing Productions Ltd.
dir. Kitodar Todorov, prod. Magdalena Ilieva

Prometheus (Greece) – Blackbird Production
dir. Yiorgos Fourtounis, prod. Eleni Kossyfidou

Remains of Life (Bulgaria) – Red Carpet
dir. Sevda Shishmanova, prod. Veselka Kiryakova

The Collaborator (Latvia, Lithuania) – Riverbed
dir. Andris Gauja, prod. Andris Gauja and Elza Gauja

The Father (Slovakia) – DANAE Production
dir. Tereza Nvotová, prod. Veronika Paštéková

The Real Beings (Georgia) – Magnet Films
dir. Vakhtang Jajanidze, prod. David Isakadze

SECOND FILM PROJECTS

Chica Checa (Czech Republic) – SILK FILMS
dir. Simon Holy, prod. Alžběta Janáčková

Escape NET (Latvia) – KULTFILMA
dir. Dzintars Dreibergs, prod. Dzintars Dreibergs, Inga Pranevska and Marta Romanova-Jekabsone

Immaculate (Greece) – FILMIKI Production
dir. Steve Krikris, prod. Steve Krikris

The Lost Son (Slovenia) – Stara gara
dir. Darko Štante, prod. Nina Robnik and Miha Černec

FIRST FILM FIRST PROJECTS

Our Father (Serbia) – This and That Productions
dir. Goran Stanković, prod. Snezana van Houwelingen

Consequences of Freedom (Albania) – Tunnel Film
dir. Lorin Terezi, prod. Florenc Papas

Secretary of The Year (Croatia)
dir. Silva Ćapin, prod. Rea Rajčić

A Girl Named Zeus (Greece) – Aori Films
dir. Nikos Dayandas, prod. Stelios Apostolopoulos

Fantasy (Slovenia) - December Film
dir. Kukla K, prod. Barbara Daljavec

Aisha (North Macedonia)
dir. Hanis Bagashov, prod. Hanis Bagashov,

Vanja (Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany) – jip film und verleih
dir. Aleksandra Odić, prod. Julia Peters

No Reverse (Montenegro) – Bitter Frames Production
dir. Branislav Milatovic, prod. Miljan Vučelić

PROJECTS IN BANK

Axis of Life (Bulgaria) - Invictus Ltd.
dir. Atanas Hristoskov, prod. Kalin Kalinov

Ask The Wind (Bulgaria) - Cinelibri Ltd.
dir. Dimitar Kotzev-Shosho, prod. Jacqueline Wagenstein

Love In Cold War Time (Bulgaria) – Dekidis Films Ltd.
dir. Prof. Lubomir Halatchev, prod. Eleni Dekidis

Sleepless (Turkey) – OJO Pictures
dir. Zeynep Ansoy, prod. Omer Ozguner

Day Player (Bulgaria/Ireland/US) – HitterPetter Rroductions
dir. Maria Bobeva, prod. Petro Dushkov, Jean-Francois Cavelier, Anna Damaskova

Ave Maria (Bulgaria) – ARS Digital Studio
dir. Georgi Stoev-Jackie, prod. Ivan Tonev

TV SERIES PROJECTS

Childocracy (Latvia) – Riverbed
dir. Janis Abele, prod. Andris Gauja

Elephant (Hungary) – Proton Cinema
dir. David Csicskar, prod. Balazs Zachar

Afterparty (Croatia) – Antitalent
dir. Dina Duma and Milica Tomovic,  prod. Maja Pek-Bruenjes

Your Man Tony (Bulgaria) – Dekidis Films Ltd.
dir. Kamen Kolarov, prod. Eleni Dekidis

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We are pleased to announce the Sofia Meetings 2022 selection for Works in Progress:

FICTION FEATURE FILMS

Blaga’s Lessons (Bulgaria)
dir. Stefan Komandarev, prod. Katya Trichkova /Argo Film, 42film GmbH/

Block (Bulgaria)
dir. Todor Matsanov, prod. Francesco Frattani /Phoenix Production/

Bugyal Boys (India/Germany)
dir. Tenzing Dakpa, prod. Jelena Goldbach, Akshay Singh /Zak Film Productions, Catatonic Films/

Calm in The Canopy (Czech Republic/Slovakia)
dir. Michal Hogenauer, prod. Vaclav Kadrnka, Simona Kadrnkova and Katarína Krnáčová /Sirius Films, Sirius Films Manual, Silverart/

Cold as Marble (Azerbaijan/France)
dir. Asif Rustamov, prod. Guillaume de Seille  /Azerbaijan Film Studio, Arizona coproduction/

Debbie Was Here (Israel)
dir. Dana Goldberg, prod. Eviatar Monca /Monchaz Film/

Game of Trust (Bulgaria)
dir. Martin Makariev, prod. Yana Marinova /Spirit Production House/

Grandpa Valyu (Bulgaria)
dir. Georgi Djulgertov, prod. Vladimir Andreev /Bulgarian National, TV Borough Film, Doli Media/

Listen (Greece/Bulgaria)
dir. Maria Douza, prod. Michael Sarantinos and Ivan Tonev /Steficon S.A. , ArsDigital/

Mother (Bulgaria)
dir. Zornitsa Sophia, prod. Zornitsa Sophia /MQ PICTURES/

Soviet Milk (Latvia)
dir. Inara Kolmane, prod. Jānis Juhņēvičs, Marta Romanova-Jēkabsone /Film Studio DEVINI/

Suddenly (Turkey)
dir. Melisa Önel, prod. Alara Hamamcioğlu, Melisa Önel /Vigo Film, Aniden Film/

The Art of Falling (Bulgaria)
dir. Orlin Milchev, prod. Pavlina Jeleva /Geopoly/

The Tesla Case (Bulgaria)
dir. Andrey Hadjivasilev, prod. Plamen Yordanov and Andrey Hadjivasilev /Incomes Project, Revive Vision/

The Trap (Bulgaria)
dir. Nadya Koseva, prod. Vladimir Andreev /Borough Film/

DOCUMENTARY FILMS

My Uncle Lyben (Bulgaria)
dir. Nikola Boshnakov and Jackie Stoev, prod. Galina Toneva /Gala Film/

Timekeeper (Germany/Italy)
dir. Kristina Paustian, prod. Margarita Amineva, Paolo Spina, Tamara Bogdanova, Yanna Buriak, Kristina Paustian /Revolver/

The Deception Queen (Bulgaria)
dir. Luchezar Avramov, prod. Nikolay Moutaftchiev /PREMIERstudio/

The Uneven Soul (Bulgaria)
dir. Sofia Stoycheva, prod. Martichka Bozilova /Agitprop/

The Three Michaels (UK/USA)
dir. Tom Goudsmit, prod. Tristan Anderson /Film-Mode, Lone Ranger, Kickstarter - Crowd Funded/

The Last Seagull (Bulgaria)
dir. Tonislav Hristov, prod. Kaarle Aho, Andrea Stanoeva, Ingrid Aune Falch /Making Movies, Soul Food Up, North Film/

Madonna of Sofia (France/Bulgaria)
dir. Eliana Banchev, prod. Eliana Bantchev Hélène Badinter Jules David /Thraces Production, Ladybirds Films, Agitprop/

SHORT FILMS

Depersonalization (Bulgaria)
dir. Spartak Yordanov, prod. Poli Angelova /Screening Emotions/

Do You See Me (Slovenia)
dir. Jan Cvitkovic, prod. Sladana Vide /Solsticij/

2X2 (Bulgaria)
dir. Andrey Paounov, prod. Andrey Paounov, Elitza Katzarska, Herbert Schwering /Chicken Milk Farm, Coin Film/

Hunger (Bulgaria)
dir. Petar Krumov, prod. Borisslav Chouchkov /Chouchkov Brothers/

Trace (Bulgaria)
dir. Asparuh Petrov, prod. Vesela Dantcheva /Compote Collective/