Last week, talented directors, writers, and producers from all over the world submitted their scripts for a short film or proof of concept to take part in the Danny Lerner Film Fund Award where the winner is awarded the grand prize €50000 in services from Nu Boyana Film Studios. This year a young up-and-coming director, Alexander Manolides from Athens, Greece was awarded the check for his screenplay «Daughters of Ares» by Yariv Lerner (CEO of NuBoyana) accompanied by the guest of honour, Martin Campbell, at the Sveti Vlas Film Festival. We sat down with Alexander to speak about his experience.
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On April 9th, a fourth job fair was held, this time in Varna, for displaced people from Ukraine who fled to Bulgaria to escape the war in their home country. Those who were forced to evacuate their homes were able to attend the event organized by the U.S. Embassy in Sofia, the America for Bulgaria Foundation, the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria, and Nu Boyana Film Studios.