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Magicians (2009)

Short fiction film – dir. Andrey Getov

Film Details

Synopsis

Some magicians are more dangerous than others. They play with human lives…

Based on Daniil Kharms’s play “Elizaveta Bam” (1927).

Cast

  • Yoanna Boukovska
  • Alexander Goncharov
  • Kitodar Todorov
  • Lubomir Vulchev

Crew

  • film director & scriptwriter – Andrey Getov
  • director of photography – Ivan Vatsov
  • producers – Andrey Getov, Delyan Kaloyanov & Ivan Vatsov
  • co-producer – Simeon Tsonchev
  • art director & costume designer – Vanina Geleva
  • editor – Toma Vasharov
  • original music score – © 2009 Ambient Anarchist
  • title designer – Dimitar Stoyanov
  • make-up designer – Tatiana Sleptsova-Tita
  • colourist – Kalin Petrov
  • assistant director – Simeon Tsonchev
  • script supervisor – Stefania Velichkova
  • sound designer – Kiril Kaloyanov
  • first cameraman – Hristo Alexandrov-Sinkata
  • second cameraman – Ivo Ivanov
  • gaffer – Manol Mitrev-Moni
  • camera assistant – Maxim Penev
  • production assistant – Anna Ivanova
  • on set photographer – Ivaylo Donchev
  • translation – Alexander ‘Sancho’ Marinov
  • transport – Ivan Geshtakov
  • catering – CinEye
  • unit production manager – Alexander Marinov-Sancho

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Technical fact sheet

  • original title: Фокусници Fokusnici
  • alternate titles: Magicians Magos Magiciens
  • filming format: 4K
  • screening formats: HD, BD, BetaSP, MiniDV, DVD, DV
  • colour: black & white
  • aspect ratio: widescreen 2.35:1
  • sound: stereo 2.0
  • runtime: 5 min.
  • original language: Bulgarian
  • subtitles: English
  • production date: April 2009
  • IMDb: www.imdb.com/title/tt1581628
  • website: www.monoco.eu/magicians

Appearances & Awards*

Awards (2)

Best Fiction Video, Black & White Audiovisual Festival,  Porto (Portugal)Best Bulgarian Short Film 2009, Filmini, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Film festivals (11)

  • 6. Golden Eye National Festival of Cinematography Art, May 2010, Popovo (Bulgaria)
  • 3. Yellow Dog International Film Festival of Alternative Cinema, March 2011, Pinhal Novo (Portugal)
  • 12. International Film Festival of Patra City, October 2010, Patra (Greece)
  • 7. Black & White Audiovisual Festival, April 2010, Porto (Portugal)
  • 25. Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market, February 2010, Clermont-Ferrand (France)
  • 4. Euroshorts, November 2009, Warsaw (Poland)
  • E.magiciens, November 2009, Valenciennes (France)
  • 8. Platforma Video 8, December 2009, Athens (Greece)
  • 19. Madrid Experimental Cinema Week, November 2009, Madrid (Spain)
  • 3. International Short Film Festival Filmini, October 2009, Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • First and The Last Experimental International Film Festival, September 2009, Sidney (Australia)

Special screenings and events (3)

  • Hurray! We Do Not Exist! Daniil Kharms’s Night, February 2010, Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • Best Bulgarian Short Films screened on Filmini Short Film Festivals, November 2009, Varna (Bulgaria)
  • Special Screenings of Filmini at BG Europe Festival, November 2009, Ruse (Bulgaria)

* Last updated: 10 May 2011.


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