What is important for the perfect education? Should a scientist, especially a physicist be acquainted with Friedrich Hölderlin poems? Is it possible someone to teach the moral absolute? Can someone give away the most valuable product nowadays? Or this is just the Theo’s Formula?
SCREENINGS & AWARDS
2019 World and National Premiere: Sofia Film Festival, Bulgaria
2019 Kassel Doc Fest, Kassel, Germany
2019 IFF “Love is Folly”, Varna
2019 “Golden Rhyton” Festival, Plovdiv
2019 DOCK Festival of the Historical Documentary Film, Burgas
2019 Night of Science Festival, Sofia
2019 Night of Science Festival, Plovdiv
2019 Aviation Days Festival, Sofia
2019 Festival “(Im)Possible Education”, Plovdiv
2019 “European Cinema for Students”, Sofia
2019 “Blok Kino”, Sofia
- Special Jury Diploma – “Golden Rhyton”, 2019
- “Bitter Cup” Award – IFF “Love is Folly”, 2019
Nikolay Vassilev: Cinema taught me to be ruthless
Interview with Nikolay Vassilev for Europost.eu
DIRECTORS’S BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY
Nikolay Vassilev was born on 15 September 1975 in Kazanlak, central Bulgaria. He graduated from New Bulgarian University in Sofia where he majored in film and TV directing. He worked as a freelancer mainly for such Bulgarian National TV productions as Small Stories, In the Eye of the Camera, and Smart Village. His debut film The Way to Wisdom was distinguished by Cultura Animi Foundation. In 2010 his Fairy Tales won the special Jameson Award for best short feature at Sofia Film Fest. Later came the special award at Bulgarian Europe for Diagnosis and the Master of Short Art award for best Bulgarian documentary for The Way to Thebes. At the International film festival Love Is Madness held in Varna, he received the Bitter Cup award for Teo’s Formula, a film about the world-renowned teacher of physics Teodosii Teodosiev, which has stirred great interest not only in Bulgaria but also abroad.
2019 Theo’s Formula
Screening Emotions in coproduction with Peak Audio, Altera Group Bulgaria, Creative Snab
a film by Nikolay Vasilev
Produced by Poli Angelova, Nikolay Todorov, Elena Mosholova
Script Nikolay Vasilev
Based on an original idea by Nikolay Todorov
Directed by Nikolay Vasilev
DoP Borislav Georgiev
Music Hristo Namliev
Production Design Aglika Petrova
Sound Recording Ivan Andreev, Hari Boyadzhiysky, Yuri Tsolov, Dobromir Hristoskov, Lyudmil Bozhkov
Sound Design Mariana Valkanova, Ivan Andreev
Sound Design Assistant Hari Boyadzhiysky
Editing Nikolay Vasilev, Radoy Koynov
Postproduction Todor G. Todorov
PRODUCER’S BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY
Pavlina Angelova was born in Usogorsk, Russia. She graduated in Film and Television Directing at New Bulgarian University. Since 2007 he has been working as a producer.
In February 2007 she participated in the 5th Berlinale Talent Campus and in the 1st Sarajevo Talent Campus, as well as in many other film forums and festivals over the years. From 2004 to 2008 she worked as a coordinator of the Sofia Meetings event within the Sofia International Film Festival.
Her filmography as a producer already includes over 20 short films, 2 feature films, 2 documentaries. As a co-producer, she is behind the films such as “The Lesson” and “Glory”. She also works as an executive producer for other companies. The last film for which she is executive producer – “The Father” won the Grand Prix – Crystal Globe at the 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2019.
Nikolay Todorov was born in 1979 in Sofia. He graduated film directing from the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts “Krastio Sarafov” in 2006, in the class of prof. Georgi Djulgerov. His diploma film “The Minutes After” has received several international prizes and many selections at festivals abroad. It is awarded with the Jameson award for Best Bulgarian short at Sofia Film Fest and award of the festival at Cork Film Festival, Ireland.
Screening Emotions is Bulgarian production company created in 2008. It works mainly with young directors and debuting authors. The purpose of the company is to produce art house films by filmmakers standing out with their unique voice, and to create opportunities for the development of talented directors.
The keystone of our philosophy is our understanding of cinema as an art form. With the films we produce we strive to provide a truthful and emotional film experience.
We created “Screening Emotions” with the sole aim to work for the rise of Bulgarian cinema to a world level. Our wish is to support as many unique visions of the world as possible, so they could reach the tempted viewer.