FILM ACADEMY' 2015 AWARDS

BULGARIAN FILM ACADEMY' 2015

40 YEARS JUBILEE OF THE AWARDS

BY THE UNION OF BULGARIAN FILM MAKERS

patentee of FILM ACADEMY from 2009

FOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN CINEMA ART

80 YEARS UNION OF BULGARIAN FILM MAKERS

100 YEARS BULGARIAN CINEMA


THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS:

NATIONAL FILM CENTRE  

BULGARIAN NATIONAL TELEVISION

FILMAUTOR

THEATER BULGARIAN ARMY

AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR BULGARIA

ART FEST

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OFFICIAL CEREMONY

on 9th of June 2015

shown by

BULGARIAN NATIONAL TELEVISION


THE BULGARIAN FILM ACADEMY 2015

representing from 2010

the whole film community on the ground of Agreement between:

Union of Bulgarian Film Makers

Bulgarian Association of Film Directors,

 Association of Bulgarian Film Cameramen, Association of Film and TV directors,

Bulgarian Association of Film, TV and Radio Script Writers,

Bulgarian Association of Independent Cartoon Animation Artist, Association of Film Producers,

Association of Bulgarian Independent Producers, Association of Bulgarian Film Producers, Association "Academic 21"

awards

the most prestigious prizes for film art achievements in 2014

continuing the cultural tradition established in 1975

by the Union of Bulgarian Film Makers

In the competition:

19 feature films - 8 long features, 9 short features, 2 TV serials,

23 documentaries,

7 cartoons

publicly shown in the period 01.01.2014 – 31.12.2014


award FOR Lifelong Achievement

Georgy DUlgerov

film director


BEST FEATURE FILM

"THE LESSON"

Script writers - Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov

 Directors - Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov

Producer - Abraxas Film Ltd, Graal Films, Little Wing Productions, Screening Emotions, with the financial support by ZDF/Das kleine Fernsehspiel, American Foundation for Bulgaria, CCU


THE OTHER NOMINEES:

"THE SINKING OF SOZOPOL", dir. Kostadin Bonev

"THE JUDGMENT", dir. Stephan Komandarev


BEST SHORT FEATURE FILM

"PARKING"

Script writer - Ivaylo Minov

Director - Ivaylo Minov

Producer - Morning Glory Film - Stela Pavlova


THE OTHER NOMINEES:

"LIGHTHOUSE WOMAN", dir. Ana Kitanova

"THREE DAYS IN SARAJEVO", dir. Nikolay Todorov


BEST TV SERIAL

"ON THE BORDER"

Script writer - Dimitar Stojanovich

Director - Stanimir Trifonov

Producer - Bulgarian National Television


THE OTHER NOMINEES:

"UNDERCOVER", Season 4: Episodes 10th  and 11th, dir. Victor Bojinov


BEST DOCUMENTARY

"THE LONG WAY HOME"

Script writers - Yuri Dachev, Tatiana Nicheva, Boryana Puncheva

Director - Boryana Puncheva

Producer: Cinemascope - Ivan Nichev


THE OTHER NOMINEES:

"CITIZEN CINEMA", dir. Kosta Bikov

"DIMITAR SHISHMANOV. POINTS TO PONDER", dir. Ralitsa Dimitrova


 BEST ANIMATION

"GRUMPY DOES REPAIRS"

Script writers - Georgi Merdzhanov and Radostina Neykova

Directors - Radostina Neykova and Sofia Ilieva

Producer - Audiovisual Orpheus Inc - Alexander Donev


THE OTHER NOMINEES:

"PUDDLE", dir.  Vera Doneva

"JANUARY", dir. Stoyan Dukov


FIRST FILM AWARDS

Handed by the American Foundation for Bulgaria

Long feature film

KRISTINA GROZEVA and Petar VALCHANOV for "THE LESSON"

The other nominees: Maya Vitkova for "Victoria"; Zahari Paunov for "Hombre"

Documentary

dIANA ZAHARIEVA for "THREE CANDLES"

The other nominees: Diana Ivanova for "Listen";

Ivan Georgiev for "Macedonia. The Last  Project of Comintern"

Animation

VERA DONEVA for "puddle"

The other nominees: Kiril Ivanov for "Differences" ; Petar Topalov for "Dance of Inanna"


THE OTHER AWARDS

Best director of feature film

KRISTINA GROZEVA and PETAR VALCHANOV  for "THE LESSON"

The other nominees: Georgy Dulgerov for "Buffer Zone";

Stephan Komandarev for "The Judgment"

Best director of documentary

Boryana Puncheva for "The Long Way Home"

The other nominees: Kosta Bikov for "Citizen Cinema";

Ralitsa Dimitrova for "Dimitar Shishmanov. Points to Ponder"

Best director of animation

RADOSTINA NEIKOVA, SOFIA ILIEVA  for "GRUMPY DOES REPAIRS"

The other nominees: Georgi Dimitrov, Svilen Dimitrov for "The Magic Cake of Auntie Bantie";

Stoyan Dukov for "January"

 

Best script for feature film

MARIN DAMYANOV, EMIL SPAHIISKI, STEPHAN KOMANDAREV 

for "THE JUDGMENT"

The other nominees: Ina Valchanova, Kostadin Bonev for "The Sinking of Sozopol";

Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov for "The Lesson"

Best original script for TV serial

DIMITAR STOJANOVICH for "ON THE BORDER"

The other nominees: Alexander Spasov, Borislav Zahariev, Vladimir Poleganov for "Undercover"

Best script for documentary film

Yuri Dachev, Tatiana Nicheva, Boryana Puncheva for

"THE LONG WAY HOME"

The other nominees: Boris Hristov for "The Book of Silence";

Vladi Kirov for "The Enlightening Life Story of Prosek Brothers"

Best film music

KALOYAN DIMITROV for "Victoria"

The other nominees: George Strezov for "On the Border" and "Lighthouse Woman";

Nikolai Ivanov for "The Sinking of Sozopol"

Best cameramen of feature film

KRASIMIR ANDONOV for "THE JUDGMENT"

The other nominees: Krum Rodriguez for "Victoria" and "The Lesson";

Tsvetan Nedkov for "On the Border"

Best cameraman of documentary film

TSVETAN NEDKOV for "THE LONG WAY HOME"

The other nominees: Dimitar Nedelchev, Boris Todorov for "Three Candles";

Plamen Gerasimov for "Dimitar Shishmanov. Points to Ponder"

 

Best actress

MARGITA GOSHEVA for "THE LESSON" and "THREE DAYS IN SARAJEVO"

 The other nominees: Irmena Chichikova for "Victoria";

Stefka Yanorova for "Buffer Zone" and "Hombre"

Best actor

RUSSI CHANEV for "Buffer Zone"

The other nominees: Assen Blatechki for "The Judgment",

Deyan Donkov for "The Sinking of Sozopol" ex aequo Ovanes Torosyan for

"The Judgment"

Best supporting actress

PARASKEVA DJUKELOVA for "THE JUDGEMENT"

ex aequo

SVETLANA YANCHEVA for "THE SINKING OF SOZOPOL"

The other nominees: Mariana Krumova for "Victoria"; Snejina Petrova for "Buffer Zone"

Best supporting actor

VESELIN MEZEKLIEV for "THE SINKING OF SOZOPOL"

The other nominees: Ivailo Hristov for "Buffer Zone"; Stefan Denolubov for "The Lesson"

Best art direction

VANINA GELEVA for "BUFFER ZONE" and "THE LESSON"

The other nominees: Georgi Todorov-Jozy for "The Sinking of Sozopol";

Nadejda Ilieva for "Dimitar Shishmanov. Points to Ponder"

Best costume design

BORYANA SEMERDJIEVA for "THE SINKING OF SOZOPOL"

The other nominees: Adriana Naidenova for "On the Border";

Sonya Despotova for "Hombre"

 Best editing

TOMA VASHAROV for "THE SINKING OF SOZOPOL"

The other nominees: Alexander Etimov for "Living Legends";

Malin Arnautski, Chavdar Variyski for "The Long Way home"

Best sound

ALEXANDER SIMEONOV for "HOMBRE" and "ON THE BORDER"

The other nominees: Ivailo Natsev for "Buffer Zone";

Ivan Andreev for "The Artist and The Time" and for "On the Border"

Book on cinema

MARIYANA LAZAROVA for "THE centaur FROM ALBION"

The other nominees: Ivailo Hristov for "The Actor in Cinema";

Petya Alexandrova for "Transitional Stories for Culture and Communication"

Best film critic

Prof. VERA NAIDENOVA

The other nominees: Andronika Martonova, Genoveva Dimitrova

 

BULGARIAN FILM ACADEMY AWARDS

BULGARIAN FILM ACADEMY

THE UNION OF BULGARIAN FILM MAKERS

 patented in 2009 the label FILM ACADEMY

WITH THE PARTNERS:

NATIONAL FILM CENTRE

BULGARIAN NATIONAL TELEVISION

FILMAUTOR

THEATER BULGARIAN ARMY

ART FEST

AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR BULGARIA

 

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UBFM - BULGARIAN FILM ACADEMY

represents from 2010

the whole film community on the ground of Agreement between:

Union of Bulgarian Film Makers

Bulgarian Association of Film Directors, Association of Bulgarian Film Cameramen,

Association of Film and TV directors, Bulgarian Association of Film, TV and Radio Script Writers,

Bulgarian Association of Independent Cartoon Animation Artist,

Association of Film Producers, Association of Bulgarian Independent Producers,

Association of Bulgarian Film Producers, Association "Academic 21"

thus continuing the cultural tradition established in 1975

by the Union of Bulgarian Film Makers

with the Annual awards

for achievements in film art for cinema and TV



The Award

for

Lifelong Achievement

Best Films

Best Professional achievements in cinema

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Author of the plastic art - Alexander Diakov

FILM ACADEMY' 2015 AWARDS

FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENTS IN FILM ART IN 2014

 

40 years JUBILEE of the Awards

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THE UNION OF BULGARIAN FILM MAKERS' AWARDS

     

The Statuettes awarded during the years from 1975 till 2008 for best achievements in features, documentaries and cartoons both for cinema and TV as well as for film theory and film criticism

 

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