Miramar film was founded in 2001 by Ilian Djevelekov, Matey Konstantinov and Georgi Dimitrov and quickly became one of the leading production companies in advertising. Over the years the company produced hundreds of fiction and animated commercials for clients such as DSK Bank, Mtel, Lukoil, CiBank, Eurofootball, Technopolis and many others.
Miramar film organises various corporate events, BTL campaigns and concerts. The company specialises also in set design and constructions for events such as Sportsman of the Year, Coca Cola Energy Tour, TV shows and reality shows (House Arrest, VIP Brother among others). Miramar film has a highly professional team of FX specialists, working on visual effects for commercials and feature films.
Often, Miramar film is also the creative agency for the commercials and the events that it produces.
Miramar film is also producer of fiction, documentaries and animated films. In 2008 Miramar film produced its first full-length feature film ZIFT. It was the feature debut of renown theatre director Javor Gardev. The film won Best director award at the Moscow Film Festival and was subsequently shown at over 50 festivals around the world including Toronto, Thessaloniki, Santa Barbara, Goeteborg, SXSW. It was also a domestic box office hit and was sold to a number of foreign territories – USA, France, UK, Germany, Turkey, etc.
The company’s second feature film, LOVE.NET, 2011, was directed by Ilian Djevelekov. It was the most successful film at the box office for that year and won multiple prestigious national awards. It premiered internationally at the Moscow IFF and was selected in competition at Bratislava, Bahamas and Cyprus film festivals among others.
In 2017 Ilian Djevelekov’s second feature, OMNIPRESENT, was released successfully in theatres and received the most prestigious Bulgarian award – Golden Rose along with several other major awards. The film was Bulgaria’s entry for Foreign Language Oscar.
The company’s credits include the international co-production THERE WAS NEVER A BETTER BROTHER, 2011 (Russia-Bulgaria-Azerbaijan), directed by Murad Ibragimbekov and the Polish-Bulgarian film KARBALA, 2015 based on a true story about Polish and Bulgarian soldiers in Iraq. PELICAN BLOOD, 2019 (Germany-Bulgaria) directed by Katrin Gebbe, premiered internationally as the opening title of the Orizzonti section of Venice IFF. The film was shot entirely in Bulgaria and features major Bulgarian roles. A co-production with Serbia SAND CHRONILCE by director Peter Ristovski was awarded funding from BNFC and will enter principal photography in 2023.
Miramar film has produced several shorts by promising young directors. The film TRAINS by Pavel G. Vesnakov won the Jameson award for Best Bulgarian short at the Sofia Film Fest in 2011 and competed at the Kiev and Leeds IFF. Short animations REW DAY and SHELL IN LOVE by director Svilen Dimitrov have also been quite successful at the festival circuit with participations at Annecy, Warsaw, London, Uppsala, Hiroshima among others.
In 2021 the mini TV series THE PORTAL premiered in prime time on Bulgarian National Television. The show was written by Matey Konstantinov and Ilian Djevelekov and directed by Ilian Djevelekov. It enjoyed high rating and great audience response. It was one of 10 titles selected for the EBU event “Proud to Present” and competed at the International TV festival The Heart of Europe in Warsaw.
Miramar film serves also as service company for foreign productions. See https://mfproduction.bg .