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The film  “Blind Vaysha” by Bulgarian Theodor Ushev – nominated for “Oscar”

The film  “Blind Vaysha” by Bulgarian Theodor Ushev – nominated for “Oscar”

Artist-animator Theodor Ushev, who lives and works in Canada is the second Bulgarian artist nominated for “Oscar” this year. His film “Blind Vaysha” based on the story by another Bulgarian author – Georgi Gospodinov is now in the bid in the category “best short animated film.” The film tells the story in six minutes of Vaysha – a girl who looks with one eye to the future, and with the other to the past, devotes a lifetime to stay sightless to the present.

Awarded  with an “Oscar” in the area “Science and technological achievements” for an “original idea, design and for the realisation and contribution of V-Ray for introducing and improving 3D visualisation in cinema” is also the Bulgarian programmer Vladimir Koylazov.

Sofia creative city cinema UNESCO

On 01.12.2014, Sofia joins the network of creative cities of UNESCO, and was awarded the title "City of Film". The certificate was presented by the Director General of the International Organisation Mrs. Irina Bokova, the Mayor of Sofia Mrs. Yordanka Fandoukova


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