3 Days of Filmer Forge Workshops

3 Days of Filmer Forge Workshops On the second day of our workshops, we received a lecture by Rastko Ciric from Serbia about graphic and visual codes of comic strips. For anyone into graphics, design and illustration this was a useful summary of how to code meaning into a comic strip. In a simple yet…

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Filmer Forge – Workshop 1

Pitching and How To Do It Day 2 of the IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival and this morning we had the first of our Filmer Forge workshops led by industry professionals. Today’s topic was how to successfully pitch the idea for your film; led by Faisal-Azam Qureshi from the UK. Qureshi, writer and…

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Varna Beach

Sandy white beaches as far as you can see. Deckchairs and parasols and a cocktail in hand. Where are you? Spain? The Caribbean? How about Bulgaria? It might not immediately come to mind, but Bulgaria has some of the loveliest beaches perfect for an affordable getaway. Varna beach, on the Northern Bulgarian Black Sea coast,…

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“Odessos” – the history of Varna

The city of Varna is the third largest in Bulgaria. Previously known as Odessos, it was also one of the oldest settlements in Bulgaria. But how did it get to become the major economic, social and cultural centre that it is now? Battle of Varna In 1444, this was one of the last major battles…

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