All Bulgarian filmmakers in the age between 18 and 30.
You must have produced/directed or shot at least 1 previous short film or music video.
The film could be made by a team, but the materials must be submitted by a single participant. Group submissions are not allowed. Every participant may submit only once.
To apply for the competition, you need to submit:
The three finalists will be chosen by a 13-member professional International Jury from the movie industry:
OSVALDO DE SANTIS - Jury Chairman - Paramount Pictures (Italy)
PHILLIP ROTH - producer, writer, director - UFO Film and Television Studios (USA)
GEORGI DULGEROV - director, honorary professor of NBU (Bulgaria)
THOMAS P. VITALE - producer, writer - UNIVERSAL SYFY Network (USA)
IVAN TONEV - producer, cinematographer - ARS DIGITAL Studio (Bulgaria)
DON MICHAEL PAUL - director, writer - UNIVERSAL (USA)
DESSY TENEKEDJIEVA - actress, director, producer - NOVA Film (Bulgaria)
MARK SUMMERS - international casting director - Mark Summers Casting Directors & Management (UK)
STANISLAV SEMERDJIEV - writer, producer, rector of NATFA (Bulgaria)
BEN CHARLES EDWARDS - writer, director - (UK)
JEFFERY BEACH - producer, writer - UFO Film and Television Studios (USA)
VALERIA STOYKOVA - producer - MatchPoint Production (Bulgaria)
STEFANI RAYCHEVA - director - (Bulgaria)
Each member of the jury will choose his 3 favorites by voting with 3, 2 and 1 points respectively for first, second and third place. Then all the points are summed up and the 3 finalists with the highest number of points are selected.
We’re searching for participants with high motivation, desire and passion for cinema. The evaluation criteria of the applications will be quality and clarity of the synopsis, originality in the content, creativity in using the number "10" in the plot. Winning the jury’s attention with the 60-seconds director's explication video will be crucial for the final decision and choice of finalists.
The audience will have the final vote in choosing of the winner during the annual Stoyan Kambarev Art Award' Official Ceremony in April in Sofia.
Applications are accepted between 25th of January and 28th of Fabruary 2021.
The three finalists will be announced on 11th of March 2021 on Art Foundation Stoyan Kambarev’s official website,
on Art Foundation Stoyan Kambarev’s official Facebook page and on the media.
Films must completed within 5 days between 15th of March and 15th of April 11:59PM 2021. Every participant must inform the project manager in respect to the start of the shooting. Each film must be submitted no longer than 5 days after starting shooting.
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