Bulgaria, Turkey to Boost Film Industry CooperationCulture | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 16:53| views
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.