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Qualifying - the movie

Qualifying – the inner game of beach volleyball

In the last months Yariv Lerner, our CEO, has been producing a passion project about beach volleyball. This is a sport close to his heart as Yariv has been a volleyball player since his teens and spent 7 years coaching teams in LA.

We’ve been a busy studio so far in 2021

This year has been one of the busiest ever, with the 10 sound stages being occupied the entire year, underwater tank, editing, and VFX departments all working at full steam.

Let’s Roll, 2021!

Keep the cameras rolling! COVID-19 was a major challenge for our industry but we adapted well. New rules, new positions, new beginnings. Here is how we managed at Nu Boyana Film Studios. Watch the special report by Scott Roxborough for Deutsche Welle and Arts 21 Program.

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Covid-19 has changed our world and how we work. Implementing strict measures and Covid-19 Safety Guidelines has allowed us to continue working safely and efficiently.

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Nu Boyana Stunt Academy

An amazing project that we started in 2019. Stay tuned for the interesting and useful master classes and trainings that Nu Boyana Stunt Academy will offer!

Nu Boyana Stunt Academy launches in August

This is a very special project of ours and frankly we have thought about making it a reality for quite some time. Action and stunts have always been amongst the most cherished ingredients of the films we shoot. And we have always worked with great talents in the stunt world.

Underwater Stage – Showreel

It’s not only the width and depth of our pool, or the modernity of the building that we are proud of. It’s also the great teamwork and talent of all our colleagues. They can design and do all the engineering for your idea from scratch.

Audio Post Production: Creating the Sound for ‘211’

The movie “211” starring Nicolas Cage was inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest bank heists. The title is the American police code for robbery, which reveals the main part of the plot. A soon to be retired police officer “Mike Chandler”, played by Nicholas Cage finds himself unprepared and outgunned, as he comes across a daring bank heist carried out by a team of fearless, heavily armed and highly trained men. 

The action-packed thriller film was entirely serviced at Nu Boyana Film Studios. In the post-production of such a busy film, sound plays a pivotal role in the storytelling and production value.

Dive & Film in the most modern water tank in Europe!

Nu Boyana Film Studios and B2Y Productions are glad to announce the official opening of our newest аsset – one of the biggest and most modern water tanks in Europe. 

The Hitman’s Bodyguard – Behind the Scenes

This entertaining action comedy centers on Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds), assigned to protect an infamous hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) – the only person who can testify against a ruthless dictator (Garry Oldman). Along the course of the movie they are presented with a number of obstacles and twists, which are sure to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. 

Liev Schreiber: “We were very impressed with the Bulgarian crew!”

The new movie starring Liev Schreiber “Chuck” tells the true story of Chuck Wepner, the man who inspired the billion-dollar film series “Rocky” — a liquor salesman from New Jersey who went 15 rounds with the greatest boxer of all time, Muhammed Ali. In his ten years on the ring, Wepner endured two knockouts, 8 broken noses, 313 stitches. But his toughest fights were outside the ring: an epic life of drugs, booze, wild women, incredible highs and extraordinary lows.

Worldwide FX celebrate their 15th Anniversary

Nu Boyana is the home of Worldwide FX – one of the biggest VFX studios in Europe. In the last 15 years the VFX artists have been dedicated to creating top notch visual effects and to breathing life into the spectacular ideas of filmmakers.

Bolt CineBot and Phantom Flex 4K on set at Nu Boyana

Nu Boyana Film Studios recently acquired two amazing new pieces of equipment – a Bolt motion control rig and a Phantom Flex 4K.

BoltCinebot is the fastest high speed camera robot in the world. It has the ability to get up to full speed almost instantly so the camera can go from standstill to high-speed motion and back in fractions of seconds. Bolt is controlled by the Academy Award winning software Flair. Combined with it, the Bolt rig is quick to program moves on set and offers all of the features for importing moves from 3D packages and exporting moves.
 

Phantom Flex 4K is the newest camera available by Vision Research. The camera is specifically designed for motion picture capture and delivers updated easy to use camera interface. The Flex 4K is capable of recording at speeds of up to 1000 frames a second at 4k resolution and reaches a maximum frame rate of 3000 fps at 720p. The picture quality of the camera is supreme and opens up a world of possibilities in post-production. The Flex 4K has been the standard in high speed cinematography since its release in 2014, delivering top quality image for film productions all around the world.

With their innovative characteristics the two filmmaking gadgets are able to capture the movie magic in a precise and fascinating way never seen before!

Premiere: Bulgarian movie “Voevoda”

“We shall not give up!”

These words whispered by Roumena, echo as a powerful message to the generations ahead. If we truly believe in a cause, we shall never betray it, never leave it, or we shall bear the consequences.

It’s really hard to make a good film based on historical events. “Voevoda” tackles not only this statement but another major theme – women in history.Voevoda_poster

‘Criminal’ gets final post-production at Nu Boyana

Israeli-born director Ariel Vromen is the creative force behind the newest Millennium Films’ project. ‘Criminal’ stars Hollywood icon Kevin Costner as an unpredictable convict whose world turns upside down when implanted with the memories of a deceased CIA agent. Joining him are movie industry A-listers Gary Oldman, Ryan Reynolds and Tommy Lee Jones.

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Nu Boyana is proud to announce the post-production of the movie was finalized at the studio’s facility. This is the third movie receiving its final touches in Bulgaria’s biggest film studio. ‘Boyka: Undisputed’ and ‘Septembers of Shiraz’ paved the way as features shot, serviced and finalized by Nu Boyana.