VIKTORIA  

Bulgaria / Romania, 2014

Feature, 35mm, Color, 155 min

 

Writer: Maya Vitkova

Director: Maya Vitkova

Director of Photography: Krum Rodriguez

Production Design: Rin Yamamura

Composer: Kaloyan Dimitrov

Editor: Alexander Etimov

Sound design: Kamen Atanasov

Producer: Maya Vitkova (Viktoria Films, Bulgaria)

Co-producer: Anca Puiu (Mandragora, Romania)

World Sales: Viktoria World Sales and Distribution


Selected for the Script & Pitch Workshops, the Balkan Fund, the Berlinale Talent Project Market, the NIPKOW Programm and the EKRAN Programme of Andrzej Wajda's Master School of Film Directing

Supported by the  Media Programme, Vienna Film Fund, Bulgarian National Film Center


World Premiere: Sundance Film Festival 2014, World Dramatic Competition (January, 2014)

 

Awards:


- Sundance Film Festival 2014 (World Dramatic Competition) - nominated for the Grand Jury Prize

- International Film Festival Rotterdam (Hivos Tiger Award Competition) - nominated for the Hivos Tiger Award

- Göteborg International Film Festival (Ingmar Bergman International Debut Film Award Competition) - nominated for the Ingmar Bergman Debut Film Award

- 21st Titanic International Film Festival (Breaking Waves Award Competition), won the Breaking Waves Award (main award of the festival)

- 7th OFF PLUS CAMERA International Festival of Independent Film (Main dramatic "Making Way" Competition), nominated for the Making Way Award, won the Youth Jury Award

     - 13th Transilvania International Film Festival (Main Competition), nominated for the Transilvania Trophy, won the Special Jury Award

     - 7th CinEast, the Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Lixembourg - won the Special Jury Prize \

    - REC Tarragona International Film Festival - won the main Critic's Award and a Special Mention of the International Competition Jury


 

MY TIRED FATHER

Bulgaria, 2011

Short fiction, 35mm, Dolby SR, 14 min 


Writers: Radu Jude, Maya Vitkova

Director: Maya Vitkova

Director of photography: Krum Rodriguez

Producers: Emil Vitkov, Maya Vitkova

Production: Viktoria Films

World sales / Distribution: KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg e.V.

 

Wolrd Premiere: 17th CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival Toronto (June, 2011)

 

Awards:

 

- 20th Cabbagetown Short Film & Video Festival in Toronto, Canada - won the Tim Hortons Award

- 14th Auburn International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults, Australia - Tadgell's Blubell Honor Award Finalist 

- LLAPI FILM FEST, Republic of Kosovo -  Staff Award

- Gjakova International Short Film Festival in Prishtina, Kosovo - Audience award 
 

 

STANKA GOES HOME
Bulgaria, 2010

Short fiction, 35mm, Dolby SR, 15 min 


Writer: Radu Jude

Director: Maya Vitkova

Director of photography: Krum Rodriguez

Producer: Maya Vitkova

Production: Viktoria Films

World sales / Distribution: KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg e.V.

 

World Premiere: 49th Cannes Critic's Week - Out of Competition (May, 2010)

 

Awards

 

16th SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL 
- Special mention - best international short

38th HUESCA FILM FESTIVAL 
- Francisco García de Paso Award for "the short film that best emphasises human values" 
- Special Mention of the Youth Jury

3rd BUEU INTERNATIONAL SHORTFILM FESTIVAL 
- Best Film editing award

14th ISMAILIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR DOC. & SHORT FILMS 
- Best Short Fiction Film Award

5th ATHENS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL “PSAROKOKALO" 
- Audience award (main award of the festival)

BULGARIAN FILM ACADEMY 
- Nominated for the Best film sound award

4th OBLÒ FILM FESTIVAL [OFF] 
- Second prize / Special jury mention

8th NAOUSSA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 
- 2nd Best Short Film 
- Best Photography