Cinema House autumn programme confirmed

Eleanor PenderSofia

The discussion programme developed by the Cinema House gives the opportunity for the students to watch and analyse keystone works of the European and independent cinema free of charge.

Brand new radio-TV centre at New Bulgarian University

Eleanor PenderSofia

The New Bulgarian University started the academic year with a new modern Radio TV Centre. The brand new corpus incorporates a movie theatre, archive centre, radio-tv centre, studio for animation and a movie centre.

24th Sofia International Film Festival hailed a success

Eleanor PenderSofia

Despite the state of emergency, this year Sofia International Film Festival showcased a stunning programme of 159 titles in three seasons – spring, summer and autumn. Milcho Manchevski is the special prize-winner for Willow.

New website launched to connect UNESCO Cities of Film and enhance international collaboration

Eleanor PenderBradford, Bristol, Collaborative, Network

UNESCO Cities of Film map

On Wednesday 15 July 2020, a new website launched to connect the 18 Cities of Film in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, in order to showcase the work taking place between the cities and enhance the international collaboration within the network. Bristol City of Film has led the design and development of the multilingual Cities of Film website (, which … Read More

Bafta Win for Bristol Production

Eleanor PenderBristol

Bristol City of Film is celebrating with the team behind Mark Jenkin’s Bait, the debut feature from Totterdown-based production company Early Day Films, after they were awarded the BAFTA for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director and Producer at the prestigious annual awards on 2nd February. Speaking to the South Bristol Voice about the ceremony, producers Kate Byers and Linn Waite … Read More

Five new Cities of Film join the Creative Cities Network

Eleanor PenderNetwork

On World Cities Day, 31 October 2019, UNESCO announced 66 new designations across the Creative Cities Network. All 66 Cities can be found on the UCCN website. Among the 66 receiving a new designation were five new Cities of Film, Mumbai (India), Potsdam (Germany), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Valladolid (Spain) and Wellington (New Zealand). Mumbai, India Mumbai is the birthplace … Read More