Veselka Kiryakova / Red Carpet

FOCUS 2019 / Sofia – Marseille

Veselka Kiryakova


Productrice : Red Carpet
Elle est diplômée de l’Académie nationale du théâtre et du film de Sofia, où elle a étudié le montage. Après avoir monté de nombreux courts-métrages et documentaires bulgares et internationaux, elle a produit en 2013 son premier long-métrage, Alienation, réalisé également par le débutant Milko Lazarov (primé à deux reprises à Venise). Sa deuxième production a été Glory de Kristina Grozeva et Petar Valchanov (2016), plusieurs fois primée et qui a connu une large circulation. Pour sa dernière production, elle collabore à nouveau avec Lazarov dans la coproduction franco-bulgare Aga qui a été montrée en première à la Berlinale 2018.

Red Carpet

Société de production cinématographique indépendante avec un penchant pour les projets artistiques. Elle a été fondée en 2009 et a notamment produit certains des projets les plus importants et les plus réussis de la télévision nationale bulgare à ce jour. Red Carpet Films est toujours à la recherche de collaborations sur des projets significatifs avec une forte intégrité artistique.

Projets en cours

The Herd

Feature film • Directed by Milko Lazarov • Development
Red Carpet (Bulgaria) • Budget : 1 200 000 € • Financing in place : 13 000 €

Momchil (9) is a child with an odd abnormality which he believes to be angel wings. When his father’s goat herd is threatened with a mandatory euthanasia because of a disease spreading in the mountains, Momchil decides to escape. He is accompanied by the only person who believes in the existence of his angel wings – the girl of the same age Yoana.

Deconstruction

Feature film • Directed by Pavel Vesnakov • Development
Red Carpet (Bulgaria) • Budget : 300 000 € • Financing in place : 12 000 €

Angel is a 50-years-old astronomer boasting the biggest telescope in the Balkans. One day, Angel learns that the government has decided to close the facility.
A following day a group composed by a physicist and two engineers arrives. They have to prepare the telescope for conservation, but Angel has another thing on his mind. He locks the scientists in the observatory. He tells them the story of his life and shows them a picture on which he believes he captured God’s image.

Dora

Feature film • Directed by Grigor Antonov • Development
Red Carpet (Bulgaria) • Budget : 450 000 € • Financing in place : 11 000 €

Dora (80) is a once popular actress who gave up on acting. She lives in a lavish old state- owned flat given to her by the Union of Bulgarian Actors.
Her ordinary day-to-day living changes when one of the rooms in her flat is given by the Union to a young couple of artists: Tony (34) and Yasna (27).
Influenced by the presence of a young man, Dora starts changing. Her instinct of a woman who is used to being constantly admired starts guiding her again to the point where Dora decides that it is time for her to make the last performance in her life.