Night shift

Night shift Short film Bulgaria / Belgium / France

Financed by the Bulgarian National Film Center, Bulgarian National Culture Fund & Federation Wallonie-Bruxelles.

Unemployed and with nothing to lose, Anton begins working in an illegal coal-mine. When his partner is buried in an accident, Anton must find a replacement. 20-year old Hristo seems like a good fit, until Anton discovers his well-kept secret – and some secrets better remain buried.

Director: Eddy Schwartz, Yordan Petkov
Script: Eddy Schwartz, Yordan Petkov
Camera: Dimitar Nedelchev
Music: Peter Parmakov, Yoana Robova
Cast: Hristo Petkov, Bilyana Kazakova, Alexander Evgeniev, Petar Toskov, Ivo Krustev
Producer/s: Eddy Schwartz, Yordan Petkov, Valentin LeBlanc
Production company: Bazuka Productions, White Boat Pictures, Black Boat Pictures

  • Best National Film at In The Palace International Short Film Festival
  • Best Short Film at BIFF (Burgas International Film Festival)
  • Critics' Award at GOLDEN ROSE Bulgarian Feature Film Festival
  • Prix Du Jury at Mamers en Mars, Festival de Films Européens
  • Prix Du Jury - Interprétation Masculine - Hristo Petkov at Mamers en Mars, Festival de Films Européens
  • Best Short Film Award at Festival Du Cinema Bulgare, Paris
Auf Wiedersehen

Auf Wiedersehen / GOODBYE Short film

A middle-aged German couple, together with their teenage daughter are having a second honeymoon at the resort where they first met 20 years ago – Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. When the father goes missing, his wife and daughter begin suspecting he’s having an affair…

Directors: Eddy Schwartz, Yordan Petkov
Script: Eddy Schwartz, Yordan Petkov
Camera: Ivan Chertov
Composer: Ivan Shopov
Cast: Andrea Kurmann, Eva Nürnberg, Jürgen Schmid, George Minkov

  • Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival
  • Warsaw FF
  • Sofia International Film Festival
  • Valetta FF
  • FEC Festival
  • CinEast Film Festival
  • Villeurbanne SFF
  • Aaretaler Kurzfilmtage
  • Landshuter Kurzfilm Festival
  • SPITZiale FF
  • Changing Perspectives FF

The film was sold for TV broadcast over 13 territories, as well as to CANAL+

  • Best Live Action Short Award at the 31st Warsaw Film Festival
  • Special mention at the International In The Palace Short Film Festival