116 films were produced in Bulgaria in 2015 – statistics institute

A total of 116 full-length, medium-length and short films were produced in Bulgaria in 2015, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on May 20 2016.

Of these, 45 were made for cinema release, 71 for television, one of these a 26-episode series, the institute said.

Twenty-six of the films produced in 2015 were full-length, 24 for cinema and two for TV.

The highest number of full-length films produced in any year since 2010 was 31, in 2012.

Twenty-one full lengths films were made in both 2010 and 2011 in Bulgaria, 28 in 2013, and 16 in 2014, according to the NSI. In all, from 2010 to 2015 inclusive, a total of 143 full-length films were produced in Bulgaria.

The NSI said that in 2015, 90 short and medium-length films were made in Bulgaria, 71 of these documentary and educational films and nine animated. The total was a drop of 8.2 per cent compared with 2014.

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