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"terroir" selected to International Portrait Film Festival in Bulgaria!

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"terroir" has been accepted to the International Portrait Film Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria for November 15-25, 2020. "terroir" is a musical documentary about the mother-child relationship and how it can influence our perceptions of very capable female leaders in all sectors of society. Helmed, written and produced by Dawn Westlake under her Ron de Cana Prods, Inc. shingle, "terroir" was filmed in Wheaton & Peru, IL USA, Font Romeu, France and Vilafranca del Pen...

Burgas International Film Festival 2020 AWARDS

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Eight festival evenings, over 30 film titles, a rich accompanying program. In short, that’s how the fifth edition of the Burgas International Film Festival took place. The jury consisting of Rushen Vidinliev, Alexander Stanishev, Ferenz Török, Stefan Bohun awarded the prize “Danny Lerner” in the amount of 10, 000 euros in studio services from Nu Boyana Film Studios to the film “Los Lobos”/ Los Lobos movie, directed by Samuel Kishi. A special men...

15th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival, 2018 Call for Entries

April 15, 2017 Earlybird Deadline   March 15, 2018 Regular Deadline IN THE PALACE is an international festival dedicated to short films, new media and digital arts under 27 minutes in length. The main purpose of the Festival is to present contemporary film art from Bulgaria, Europe and the whole world. IN THE PALACE ISFF provides an exceptionally favorable environment and platform for expression for both young film...

Siraj Syed reviews Shivaay: She: Vaay? He: Vaay not?

Siraj Syed reviews Shivaay: She: Vaay? He: Vaay not? Shivaay is a balanced film, in a convoluted kind of way. There is a germ of a story and there is major plagiarism of tracks from both Hollywood and Indian films. There is breath-taking action and there are pointless stunts. There is high proficiency acting and there is insult to talent. There is a small component of genuine humour and a large dose of unintentionally silly moments. There is organic unity in the screenplay when you match the ...

Montreal World Film Festival 2015 Best Director Award - ex-aequo Georgi Balabanov & Mikko Kuparinen

    THE PETROV FILE (Bulgaria/Germany) directed by Georgi Balabanov (screenplay: Georgi Balabanov, Jean-Claude Carriere) A prominent stage actor makes his return after the fall of the communist regime. Soon after, he gets an offer to lead a new political party. Can art and politics be separated under the "new" regime?  Balabanov’s clever approach to his story and characters created a piece that immediately captures the viewer's attention, w...

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 ...collectable stories / AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

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  Silver Princess Statuette (replica of the original "The Palace" statue of Ilejana, daughter of the Romanian Queen Mary of Edingburgh)   AWARDS & NOMINATIONS | INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION Nominees for BEST FICTION: Joey ( dir. David Forster / Australia / 07'24'') Guang ( dir. Shio Chuan Quek / Malaysia / 14'00'') Short For Vernesa B. ( dir. Jons Vukorep / Germany / 10'47'') The Factory ( dir. Aly Muritiba / Brazil / 15...

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 ...collectable stories / OFFICIAL CATALOGUE

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Take a look at the Official Festival Catalogue of the 10th IN THE PALACE, 29.06. - 07.07.2012, Balchik & Varna, Bulgaria. ...

ÉCU's Partner IN THE PALACE Film Festival: A Short Film Festival with Royal Status

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IN THE PALACE Film Festival is the first and only festival of its kind in Bulgaria. Located in the quaint and romantic town of Balchik, the festival was first established in 2003.  The title of the festival originated from its venue, an architechural park, called "The Palace." "The Palace" was summer residence of the British princess and Romanian Queen, Marie of Edinburgh and constructed especially for her upon request. Initially beginning as a forum predominantly fo...

10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival '2012 | Promo

10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival '2012 | Promo

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 ...collectable stories / FESTIVAL PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED

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Take a look at the Official Film Programme of the 10th IN THE PALACE, 29.06. - 07.07.2012, Balchik & Varna, Bulgaria. ...

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 / after the deadline...

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10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival / Bulgaria / 29.06. - 07.07.2012 Important! Submission of International film entries to the 10th In The Palace ISFF through www.inthepalace.com is now CLOSED. According to our partnership with International participants could still use the option to submit a film through their platform only until APRIL 15th. (National Competition submitters can still submit on inthepalace.com until April 15th)   T...

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 ...based on a true story

10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival / Bulgaria / 29.06. - 07.07.2012

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 ...based on a true story / 2 WEEKS LEFT to the SUBMISSION DEADLINE

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10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival / Bulgaria / 29.06. - 07.07.2012 Submission Deadline: March 25th, 2012   Dear Film Professionals, follow the siren call! The IN THE PALACE campaign for film submissions is getting closer to its end. On the other hand, our never ending desire for delightful pieces of art for our 10th anniversary edition is getting stronger and stronger with every frame. Shorts in short time needed...you are welcome! ...

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 ...based on a true story

10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival / Bulgaria / 29.06. - 07.07.2012

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 ...based on a true story

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10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival / Bulgaria / 29.06. - 07.07.2012 Submission Deadline: March 25th, 2012   Dear Film Professionals, follow the siren call! The IN THE PALACE campaign for film submissions is getting closer to its end. On the other hand, our never ending desire for delightful pieces of art for our 10th anniversary edition is getting stronger and stronger with every frame. Shorts in short time needed...you are welcome! ...

VIDEOHOLICA 2012 OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO ART

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    OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO ART VIDEOHOLICA 2012 INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL 5TH EDITION 25 – 30 JULY 2012, VARNA, BULGARIA VIDEOHOLICA Video Art Festival in Varna, Bulgaria is accepting now video art submissions for its 5th anniversary edition. The 5th VIDEOHOLICA is planned to take place between 25th and 30th July 2012 in Varna within the framework of the International Biennial for Visual Arts AUGUST IN ART. The 5th VIDEOHOLICA will animate again with evening...

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 ...based on a true story

10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival / Bulgaria / 29.06. - 07.07.2012  

10th IN THE PALACE '2012 ...based on a true story

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10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival / Bulgaria / 29.06. - 07.07.2012 Submission Deadline: March 25th, 2012   Dear Film Professionals, follow the siren call! The IN THE PALACE campaign for film submissions is getting closer to its end. On the other hand, our never ending desire for delightful pieces of art for our 10th anniversary edition is getting stronger and stronger with every frame. Shorts in short time needed...you are welcome!  ...

9th IN THE PALACE, 2011 | Market Area

9th IN THE PALACE, 2011 | Market Area. photo: Alexander Acosta Osorio

9th IN THE PALACE '2011 | Official Promo

Official promo of the 9th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival, 2011.

ÉCU in American University of Bulgaria

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American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) held its first Short Film Fest on the last weekend of November. It brought together ÉCU- The European Independent Film Festival, South Western University “Neofit Rilski”, the International Documentary and Short Film Festival (DokuFest), Early Bird Student Film Festival, and In the Palace International Short Film Festival.Scott Hillier, the president of ÉCU gave a lecture at the opening, which was the highlight of the three-day event. He talked about f...

Silver Princess Award - In The Palace International Short Film Festival

Silver Princess Statuette (replica of the original "The Palace" statue of Ilieana, daughter of the Romanian Queen Mary of Edingburg)

AUBG Short FilmFest, ÉCU ON THE ROAD

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BLAGOEVGRAD, Bulgaria – The European Independent Film Festival, South Western University “Neofit Rilski", The International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Early Bird Student Film Festival and In the Palace International Short Film Festival will share for three days at the American University in Bulgaria during the fisrt edition of AUBG Short Film Festival from the 24th to 26th of November. AUBG Short Film Fest will showcase 28 short films from more than 13 countries. The films, ...

Call for Entries: 10th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival, 2012

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  DEAR FRIENDS, The 10th IN THE PALACE ISFF '2012 is  O P E N   F O R   S U B M I S S I O N S!     Entry deadlines: INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION - March 25th, 2012 NATIONAL COMPETITION - April 15th, 2012 Eligible categories: Fiction Documentary Animation Experimental & non-narrative productions, hybrid forms & formats, digital artwork Individual and institutional entries are accepted. The comp...

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