CONTRAST FILMS is a production company, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. It was founded by the producer Katya Trichkova with the main purpose to support authors to make their films. The company is focused on the development and production of fiction and documentary films.
KATYA TRICHKOVA is a Bulgarian producer. Since 2011 she has been working as a freelance producer for different Bulgarian production companies, such as Argo Film (founded by Bulgarian director Stephan Komandarev (‘The world is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner’, among the 9 Short Listed foreign films for 2010 Oscar Award); Izograph, Chouchkov brothers, Cineaste Maudit Productions.
In 2013 she became sole-owner and general manager of production company Contrast Films.
As a freelancer, Katya was producer of several award winning fiction films.
103 min, drama director: Stephan Komandarev production: Argo film (Bulgaria) Aktis Film Production (Germany) and Sektor film (Macedonia)
2017: Official selection "Un Certain Regard", Cannes film festival 2017: Official selection Saraejvo IFF
104 min, drama director and writer: Bogdan Mirica production: EZ films (France), 42 km film (Romania) Argo film (Bulgaria)
2016: FIPRESCI award, Un Certain Regard, Cannes film festival 2016: Transilvania Trophy, Transilvania IFF 2016: Best cinematography, Stokholm IFF 2016: Best actor and Special Jury Mention, Sarajevo IFF 2016: Nomination for European Film Awards
107 min, drama director: Stephan Komandarev production: Argo film (Bulgaria), Neue Mediopolis Filmproduktion (Germany), Propeler Film (Croatia) and Sektor Film (Macedonia)
2016: Bulgarian entry - Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2015: Heartland Film Festival. Indianapolis (USA) – Grand jury prize for Best narrative Feature 2015: Bulgarian Film Academy Awards: Best cinematography, Best screenplay and Best supporting female role 2014: Sofia International Film Festival (Bulgaria) – Best Bulgarian Feature film 2014: Golden Rose Bulgarian Feature Film Festival (Bulgaria)| Competition - Best Film and Best Actor awards