Bulgaria, Turkey to Boost Film Industry Cooperation

Society » CULTURE | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 16:53
Bulgaria: Bulgaria, Turkey to Boost Film Industry Cooperation Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov. Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria and Turkey are to sign an agreement aiming to boost the bilateral cooperation between the countries' film industries within a month and a half, Bulgaria's Culture Ministry has announced.

The first joint project will be the shooting of a Turkish series in Bulgaria. Its production title is "Riders" and it will consist of a total of 78 85-minutes-long episodes, dnevnik.bg writes.

On Friday, Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov will meet the series' crew members.

"Riders" will be co-produced by Turkey's Galata Film and Bulgaria's Nu Boyana Film.

So far, the largest Bulgarian film production studio has been cooperating mainly with Hollywood companies.

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