The Balkan Documentary Center is many things. On the outside, it is an old three-storey pharmaceutical lab in the center of Sofia that is turning into a place for distilling documentaries. It’s a house with a garden, editing rooms, a screening room, a video library, a café and a lot of space for creative ideas. And we would love to hear from you about how to use all of this.
On the inside, it is a network of Balkan filmmakers, a place for inventing, training, development and collaboration. It’s a house with many doors that are open for Balkan filmmakers. Into the brave new world, of course.”
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BDC Discoveries – module Sofia
May 22nd, 2013
The first module of our training program BDC Discoveries 2013 successfully took place from 6th to 12th of May in Sofia. Participants, observers and expert tutors from more than ten countries attended this first module. The sessions were very intensive and focused on different aspects of the documentary development process.
Let us give you a summary [...]
Call for projects for Docu Rough Cut Boutique 2013
May 16th, 2013
Call for projects
for the 3rd edition of Docu Rough Cut Boutique
@ Sarajevo Film Festival, 19th-24th August 2013
Deadline for submission – 21st June 2013
Balkan Documentary Center (BDC) in collaboration with the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) opens a call for the 3rd edition of Documentary Rough Cut Boutique workshop – a unique workshop for Balkan documentary filmmakers [...]
Selection for BDC Discoveries 2013 announced!
April 10th, 2013
We are very happy to announce the short list of selected documentary projects for the upcoming edition of BDC Discoveries, our training program that successfully established itself in the last years. We are proud to have as partners this year DokuFest Prizren and DOK Leipzig.
BDC was really pleased to receive many high-quality projects from [...]
Call for Action for the Rights of Documentary Cinema
March 27th, 2013
Our friends from One World Romania are organizing a big petition to all relevant institutions regarding support for documentary cinema, which, as we all know, is fundamental for the health and the well-being of society.
Please, have a look, sign the petition and keep your fingers crossed for this little revolution! Good luck, One [...]
BDC Discoveries alumna awarded at East Doc Platform
March 12th, 2013
The Bulgarian-Swiss documentary project “Para I Vyara – Steam and Faith” by director Albena Mihaylova was awarded with the traditional Golden Funnel last week in Prague during the East Doc Platform 2013! The Bulgarian producer Albena Kovacheva is former BDC Discoveries participant. Congratulations and good luck with this promising project!