The 19th edition of Sofia Meetings, which took place from 6 to 12 June 2022, announced its awards. From the total number of eight awards, five were presented during an official ceremony in Sofia and three will be decided and announced later.
CINELAB ROMANIA Award
CINELAB presents a post-production services lab equal to 25,000 Euro.
Escape NET (Latvia) – KULTFILMA
dir. Dzintars Dreibergs, prod. Dzintars Dreibergs, Inga Pranevska and Marta Romanova-Jekabsone
FOCUSFOX (Hungary) Award
FOCUSFOX presents post-production services equal to 10,000 Euro.
As If You Were Never Here (Israel/Georgia)
dir. Eti Tsicko, prod. Amir Harel
EASTWEST FILMDISTRIBUTION Award
EASTWEST presents script consultancy with Steven Goldsmith, an Irish-American script doctor equal to 5,000 Euro.
No Smoking at The Border (Poland/Ukraine) – Emily Production
dir. Svitlana Topor, prod. Vasyl Malko
Young Producer Award YAPIMLAB
YAPIMLAB invites one producer for a week of project consultancy in Istanbul covering travel and accommodation and presenting networking possibilities within the Turkish industry, equal to 5 000 Euro.
The Lost Son (Slovenia) – Stara gara
dir. Darko Štante, prod. Nina Robnik and Miha Černec
MEDITERRANEAN FILM INSTITUTE Award
MFI will present scholarship to one of the projects selected from Sofia Meetings to participate in MFI Script 2 Film Workshops.
The Collaborator (Latvia/Lithuania) – Riverbed
dir. Andris Gauja, prod. Andris Gauja and Elza Gauja
To be announced:
CROSSROADS CO-PRODUCTION FORUM will select and present one of the projects from Sofia Meetings.
APULIA FILM FORUM will select and present one of the projects from Sofia Meetings.
PRODUCERS NETWORK will award accreditation for Producers Network at Cannes Market.