Creative Europe Desk – Bulgaria

Creative Europe is a European Union program that supports the cultural, creative and audiovisual sectors. From 2014 to 2020,1.46 billion euro has been allocated to support European projects with the aim to reach new audiences, promote the exchange of skills and knowledge and strengthen the capacity of cultural and creative organizations.

Since the beginning of 2014, Creative Europe brings together the Culture sub-program, which provides funding for the cultural and creative sectors, and the MEDIA sub-program, which invests in films, television and video games.

WHAT WE DO

The team of the Creative Europe Desk – Bulgaria provides information on the conditions and financial opportunities under the program. You can contact us by phone, email or make an appointment with us in our office.

The team of the Desk promotes the program by organizing various information events and trainings, maintains an up-to-date website, Facebook page, Instagram and sends an e-newsletter to all its contacts.

Who we help

The Culture sub-program supports projects in the field of culture, creativity and cultural heritage, which promote cooperation between organizations active in the following areas:

  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performance
  • Music
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Circus
  • Festivals
  • Craft
  • Fashion
  • Literature
  • Multi disciplinary projects

MAIN GOALS

To provide the necessary information and assistance to the candidates who wish to participate in the open calls for proposals of the Creative Europe program.

To guide professionals and organizations both to the national support opportunities and to those of the European Union.

To present the Creative Europe program during information meetings, international, national and regional conferences and events, to publish a periodical newsletter and to keep an up-to-date website.

The offices of the MEDIA sub-program and the Culture sub-program in Sofia do not make decisions on project financing.

To stay in contact with the national media and to inform them regularly about the open calls for proposals and the successfully implemented projects in Bulgaria.

Project proposals are evaluated by program experts at the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) in Brussels.

The offices of the MEDIA sub-program and the Culture sub-program in Sofia do not make decisions on project financing.

CONTACT US

Culture Office
Creative Europe Desk Bulgaria, Ministry of Culture

Address:
Sofia 1000, 17 Alexander Stamboliyski Blvd.

Online:
contact@creativeeurope.bg ced.bulgaria@gmail.com
facebook.com/CreativeEurope.bg
phone: (02) 915 08 24; +359 882 280 866

DESISLAVA PANCHEVA
Head of Culture Office

ELIZABETA ZAYKOVA
Coordinator

MARGARITA KALOYANOVA
Coordinator

WHO WE HELP

The MEDIA sub-program supports organizations working in the field of cinema, television and new media, and offers opportunities for funding, training and networking for:

  • Producers
  • Video game developers
  • Distributors
  • Sales agents
  • Audiovisual training 
  • Organisers of festivals
  • Markets and networks
  • Film education 
  • Cinema theaters

MAIN GOALS

To provide the necessary information and assistance to the candidates who wish to participate in the open calls for proposals of the Creative Europe program.

To guide professionals and organizations both to the national support opportunities and to those of the European Union.

To present the Creative Europe program during information meetings, international, national and regional conferences and events, to publish a periodical newsletter and to keep an up-to-date website.

To stay in contact with the national media and to inform them regularly about the open calls for proposals and the successfully implemented projects in Bulgaria.

The offices of the MEDIA sub-program and the Culture sub-program in Sofia do not make decisions on project financing.

Project proposals are evaluated by program experts at the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) in Brussels.

CONTACT US

MEDIA office
Creative Europe Desk Bulgaria
National Film Center

Address:
2A Alexander Dondukov Blvd.
Sofia 1000

KAMEN BALKANSKI
Head of MEDIA office

phone: +359 2 915 08 25

VASSIL NIKOLOV
Assistant at MEDIA office

phone: +359 2 915 08 25