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  • Under The Same Roof

    Under The Same Roof: international premiere in Drama

    On the Day of the Bulgarian Independence the short film ‘Under The Same Roof’ directed by Simeon Tsonchev meets the audience for the very first time on screen at the 43rd Drama International Short Film Festival. From more than 2 000 entries only 35 made it to the international competition and ‘Under The Same Roof’…

  • School for Hope

    School for Hope: filming is renewed

    On the 3rd of June 2020 Mono Collective, in co-production with Full Frame Studio and Sonus, returns to Rusalya village near Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, to continue the filming of the debut feature length documentary ‘School for Hope’ by director and screenwriter Yana Alexieva. Cinematographer is Krasimir Andonov, sound designer – Svetlosar Georgiev, and producer –…

  • Под един покрив

    Under The Same Roof: first shooting day

    On the 30th of October 2019 in Sofia, Bulgaria, Mono Collective, in co-production with Kinolight, Maxim 15, Mobiton, Concept Studio and Libero 19 started filming the short film ‘Under The Same Roof’ directed by Simeon Tsonchev. The script is written by Christos Zacharakis, director of photography is Dimitar Nedelchev, production designer is Vanina Geleva and…

  • Flying Away screened in 56 cities

    Flying Away – Simeon Tsonchev’s nature-documentary film on Bulgaria’s wild bird life – will be screened at 56 cities within the framework of Naturall – an educational project by Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and Prosveta Publishing House, financially supported by EU’s LIFE programme. Flying Away’s journey around the country started from the…

  • Фотосесия – European Commission / DG Grow. Фотограф – Jeffrey Vanhoutte

    EC campaign photo shoot

    It was in the summer of 2017 when Mono Collective organised in partnership with ICF Mostra a European Commission campaign photo shoot. “Feeling the need to expand your business?” promotes European common market business expansion opportunities among owners of small and medium-sized enterprises. Learn how to expand your business at Enterprise Europe Network’s website. The…

  • Please help us shoot Bo Nan Za

    We have recently launched the crowd-funding campaign of our independent film project Bo Nan Za (directed by Andrey Getov; cinematography by Ivan Vatsov). Bo Nan Za is a multi-narrative film inspired by the solemn poetics and the allusional traditions of westerns on the one hand, and by the empathic spirit of docu-fiction on the other. Bo…

  • WWF campaign for Pirin Mountain

    We created this shоt film in partnership with WWF Bulgaria for many reasons. In Pirin Mountain there live about 1 300 species of vascular plants – about one third of Bulgaria’s flora. Many animals that are found here are endangered and they need special conservation measures: the golden eagle, the three-toed woodpecker, the western vairone, the…

  • Body & Soul’s music video

    It was in the summer of 2016 when the young Bulgarian pop band Body & Soul recorded its first single titled The Sound of the Future . The audio was professionally recorded by Ivan Boshev from Pekarnata Studio and George ‘Geegor’ Anagnostopoulos from Antelope Audio. The music of Leonora Ilieva, Bojana Spasova, Plamen Yordanov, Martin Hristov,…

  • For the Balkan & the People screening premiere

    Welcome to the screening premiere of our four short documentary films titled For the Balkan & the People on 18 February 2016, 19:00 at Cinema house, Sofia. You will get to know how to preserve rare domestic breeds, why a wolf hunter turns into a wolf keeper, where the pure bee honey and the delicious…

  • Five Years & Five Months premiere screening

    Five Years & Five Months (directed by Andrey Getov and Neda Sokolovska) reveals what it means to be a woman in the sole female prison in Bulgaria. Verbatim theatre performers Vasilia Drebova, Lina Zlateva, Mila Bancheva, Nadezdha Panayotova and Nevena Kaludova present the real life story of woman who served her sentence at the Sliven…

  • Our film about Sustainable Mountains and Pirin Mountain

    Recently we’ve been working on our documentary For Pirin; it is a brief introduction to the Sustainable Mountains Initiative, and to some of the people that participate in it. We share our personal experience in Pirin Mountain, we discuss what makes its preservation so important and we reveal that it would be possible only if…

  • Video messages in support of The Red House


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    The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate “Andrey Nikolov” was founded on 21 October, 2004. Since then the Red House has hosted 350 performances, 220 exhibitions, 570 public debates, 300 public lectures, 130 book presentations and literary discussions as well as 700 film screenings. Since then The Red House has had 75 employees working…

  • What it means to be a volunteer

    We willingly volunteered to create the What it means to be a volunteer video, trying to promote Career with Cause – the first Bulgarian career forum devoted to volunteering, internship and professional realisation within the non-governmental sector. The forum aims at revealing career opportunities in organisations active in social policy, ecology, civil society development, human…

  • Stop motion video for Praktrik

    We said Goodbye to the year of 2013 by creating a stop motion video in support of Praktrik’s crowdfunding campaign. The idea of interior furniture serving various functions, ranging form work to rest and social activities, inspired product designer Petar Zaharinov to create multifunctional module systems allowing the quick and easy transformation of an interior…

  • Watch our films online

    Eager to bring our films to a wider audience, we decided to dust off the old works and share them online. We will post several documentary and short fiction films for free watching at our Mono Collective‘s website. Enjoy the full, original high quality, English subtitled versions of our films. Here is the online premiere…