ЗЛАТЕН РИТОН – 22-РИ ФЕСТИВАЛ НА БЪЛГАРСКОТО ДОКУМЕНТАЛНО И АНИМАЦИОННО КИНО

NEWS

GOLDEN RHYTON FESTIVAL OF BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM 2015 AWARDS

Golden Rhyto for Best Documentary to producer Siana Film 2000 and the crew of of The National Terror House.

Golden Rhyton for Best Animated Film for Love with Occasional Showers for Love with Occasional Showers.

BOULEVARD

The most interesting moments of the festival, guests, film stars, night events and sweet gossips.

PROGRAM

5 December, Sunday

12.00,Plovdiv Hall Novotel

Press conference of the jury

14.00, hall 1, LUCKY Cinema

Screening of award-winning films

16.30, hall 1, LUCKY Cinema

Screening of award-winning films

19.00, hall 1, LUCKY Cinema

Closing Night Gala

Screening of winners of Golden Rhytons

Jury

IvoDraganov

Dr. IVO DRAGANOV - chairman

is Assoc. Professor at New Bulgarian University and National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, teaches Electronic Media Management; TV Programming, TV Dramaturgy, PR. He has professional experience at Bulgarian National Television, BBT TV, EUROPA TV, National Council for Radio and TV, Bulgarian National Film Archive, film distribution, film producing, film dramaturgy, film studies, social studies, Ministry of Culture; at EBU he was in charge of programme developing of the public television in Bulgaria (1993/95), representative for media regulations development at EPRA. His research is cross-disciplinary focused on film, TV and society management and public relations, as well as on skills. He received the Bulgarian Film Academy Annual Award NATFA for his film studies. Chairman of the Managing Board of Caritas–Sofia.

IvanTonev

IVAN TONEV

graduated from NATFA in Cinematography and Directing (1989). In 1999 he set up his ARS Digital film company. Since 2005 he has been working as a producer. Chairman of the Association of Bulgarian Cinematographers since 2006; 2008–2015 Vice-President of the Federation of European Cinematographers association (IMAGO); a member of the National Film Council since 2012.
He contributed to over 15 features, 37 documentaries, and 45 TV films. Some of his recent feature-length documentaries: The Interpreter of Black & White Films, Citizen Cinema (2014), Twinning (2015), winners at the festivals in Taormina, Asolo, Istanbul and Plovdiv. His recent national and international feature films as a DoP and producer: The Woman of My Life (2014), Banat (2015), Barter (2015), participated in festivals in Moscow, Bucharest, Cyprus, Bitolja, Edirne, Beaucens, Venice.

AndrejPaunov

ANDREY PAOUNOV

was born in 1974 in Sofia; graduated from NATFA in 2000. After taking part in several talent programmes in Prague, Amsterdam and Berlinale, he directed his first feature documentary Georgi and the Butterflies (2004), which won the Silver Wolf prize at IDFA, Amsterdam and was presented at more than 70 festivals all over the world. His second film The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories (2007) premiered at the International Critic’s Week in Cannes won numerous trophies, including Special Mention in Karlovy Vary IFF, Grand Prix at Docufest in Prizren, the Human Rights Award at Sarajevo FF and the Grierson Award at the BFI London Film Festival. His third full-length documentary The Boy Who Was a King (2011), premiered at Toronto, won Best Documentary Award at Golden Rhyton 2012, Plovdiv.

SvetlaKuiumdjieva

SVETLANA KUYUMDZHIEVA

is a critic and curator from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. She graduated in Art History at the National Academy of Art, Sofia. 2003–2013 she developed one of the most successful and visible art venues in Sofia, CIBANK Gallery (later renamed Credo Bonum Gallery). She contributed for “Kultura” weekly and as a consultant on contemporary art for various monthlies and weeklies. She has extensive experience in organizing exhibitions, festivals, readings, in redaction of texts, journals and catalogues. She is also author of independent projects. Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva has several curatorial fellowships abroad. She is a member of ICI (Independent Curators International) and one of the founders of the sole curatorial association in Bulgaria, Art Affairs and Documents. Since 2014 she has been working in Plovdiv as part of the team developing the cultural strategy of the Municipality of Plovdiv 2014–2024. Since 2015, Art Director of “Plovdiv 2019” Municipal Foundation, which is working on the implementation of the program of the European Capital of Culture 2019.

simeonSokerov

SIMEON SOKEROV

was born in 1977, in Lovech. Graduated from the High School of Fine Arts, Sofia. Majored in Animation Directing from NATFA (2009). Then proceeded with his studies in Film and TV Directing at NATFA. Currently he is a director of animated and live action shorts and commercials.