IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival – Day Three

Can you believe it, we are already on the fourth day of the 14th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival! So let’s see what happened yesterday, on the third day of the festival. We started the day at 10 o’clock with a lecture by Rastko Ciric, who is a Serbian multimedia artist and educator.…

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IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival – Day Two

First Filmer Forge, a couple of fiction movies and documentaries, discussions and a party on top of it: that was the second day of the IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival. The programme started at 10am with a traditional Filmer Forge workshop led by industry professionals. The first one of them was focused on…

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INTERVIEW: “Last Act of a Dying Horse”, by Imogen McCluskey

Synopsis: After a string of rejections a young girl explores her sexual desires, vulnerabilities, surreal dreams, and yearnings to be anywhere else. > Your film will have a world premiere at In The Palace Film Festival. How did you choose Bulgaria as your first big screening for the film? How do you think the Bulgarian…

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Interview with “Strings” director Pedro Solís García

Synopsis:  ‘Strings’ is a short film written and directed by Pedro Solís García. ‘Strings’ was the 2014 winner of the the Goya ® award for ‘the Best Spanish short film animation’. Director’s bio: PEDRO SOLÍS (Barcelona, SPAIN, 10/15/1968) comes from the video game world, in which he has developed different tasks. He has worked from…

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Horse Riders by Marjan Gavrilovski

     ` Horse Riders` is an honest, convincing and thorough first feature-length film by Marjan Gavrilovski from Skopje, which can melt every `iron` heart by presenting its main characters who aim to reach  tranquility and live every day as if it were their last one.        This debutant feature -length film by…

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The history of the IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival

From a student´s idea to an international event 2003 was the year when the short film festival named IN THE PALACE took place for the first time. Since then, the festival became popular and unique to Bulgaria. This year, the 14th edition of the festival is happening in 4 Bulgarian cities with the main event…

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(UN)CONSCIOUS BY MARTIN MARKOV

“Life resides in the pauses between inhaling and exhaling.” This short drama tells an interesting story of two people whose hectic lives are suddenly interrupted by an unexpected fainting of an older citizen. They both have to be somewhere, but someone should wait for the ambulance. A delay could ruin the woman’s musical career and…

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