Sofia International Film Festival and Sofia Meetings were presented at a special event organized by Creative Europe MEDIA in San Sebastian

65th edition of San Sebastian Film Festival is already in full swing. The MEDIA programme of Creative Europe organizes a special conference entitled „Let's talk about us: Bulgaria, Croatia, Portugal and the Basque Country”. Opportunities for filmmaking in these four countries were presented at the conference. The Bulgarian representative who spoke on it was Kamen Balkanski, the executive director of Bulgarian National Film Center.

The second part of the conference was focused on “Success stories supported by MEDIA”. Within this context, the Bulgarian platforms that were presented Sofia International Film Festival as the largest and most significant film festival in Bulgaria, Sofia Meetings as one of the most successful coproduction markets in Europe and its general partner Nu Boyana Film Studios that provide the big prize at Sofia Meetings. Producers from Zagreb Film Festival, representatives of the film house Terratreme from Lisbon and the director of the professional events for filmmakers in San Sebastian.

Such meetings between film industry professionals, organized within international film forums are the foundation on which creative collaborations, future projects and large-scale co-productions are built. It is a privilege and an important recognition for Bulgarian achievements that there was a special accent on Bulgaria at the conference during the San Sebastian Film Festival.