International Council for Film,Television
and Audiovisual Communication (ICFT)



Sofia International film festival



Location: Sofia, Bulgary
Founding year: 1997

Featured in Variety's Top 50 of cinema festivals, the festival presents Bulgaria to the world as the host one of the important film festivals in Europe and takes place annually in March.
The festival is organized by Art Fest under the auspices of the Municipality of Sofia and in partnership with the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture, the National Palace of Culture, the National Film Center and the Bulgarian National Television with the support of the MEDIA programme of the European Commission, national and foreign cultural institutes and sponsors.
The Sofia Award for outstanding contribution in cinema is a joint initiative of Sofia Municipality and Sofia International Film Festival.