Sofia International Film Festival (Sofia IFF) is aimed to promote significant and innovative works in the contemporary world cinema for local audience and regional (Bulgarian and Balkan) cinema to international audience, as well as to encourage the cooperation between local and international filmmakers. The 17th Sofia IFF will be held from 7 to 17 March 2013 (main programme) with an additional week (18-24 March).
Deadline for entries is December 1st, 2012.
Sofia IFF is organized by Art Fest Ltd. in association with RFF International. In 2010 the festival was accredited by FIAPF as a competitive specialized feature film festival. Official partners of the festival include among others: Sofia Municipality, MEDIA Programme of the EC, Ministry of Culture, Bulgarian National Film Centre, National Palace of Culture, Foreign Cultural Institutes and Embassies in Bulgaria.