Martichka Bozhilova Martichka Bozhilova

AGITPROP | Bulgaria

Producer of AGITPROP, Martichka’s high-end author-driven films have been selected and awarded at Cannes, Berlin, IDFA, Toronto, Sundance, Tribeca, Pusan and many others, and was broadcast all over the world. Her notable works include ‘Touch Me Not’ (Golden Bear Winner, Berlinale, 2018), ‘Palace for the People – film’ (Dok Leipzig, Dok Buster Award) and four-part TV docu series for ARTE, aired on BBC, ARTE, MDR, NHK, SVT etc.; ‘Exemplary Behaviour’ (Dok Leipzig, Golden Dove 2019), ‘Georgi and the Butterflies’ (Silver Wolf, IDFA), ‘The Mosquito Problem and other stories (Cannes), ‘Corridor #8’ (Berlinale), ‘Omellette’ (Sundance), ‘The Boy Who Was a King’ (Toronto), ‘Dad Made Dirty Movies’ (sold to more than 30 territories). Bozhilova was the Producer of Father’s Day drama series for Bulgarian National Television and has also been jury member at numerous prestigious film festivals and lecturer at international documentary workshops. She has also mentored at European Women’s Audiovisual (EWA) Network apart from being a commissioner at the Re-Act Co-Development and The Malik Bendjelloul Memorial Foundation’s Fund. She is also the director of Balkan Documentary Center.

Institute/ Organization Profile
AGITPROP is probably the most awarded Bulgarian film production company that has co-produced with Germany, USA, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Romania, Croatia and UAE. Among AGITPROP’s leading TV partners are Channel 4, Sundance Channel, HBO, ARTE, PBS, YLE. AGITPROP has produced a number of films - creative documentaries, fiction films and TV series with a strong author’s style. The company also produced the first original Bulgarian content for HBO and National Geographic and their credits include also the documentary TV series/one-off ‘Palace For The People’ (Dok Leipzig 2018, Dok Buster Award), as well as the high-end TV drama series ‘Father’s Day’ commissioned by the Bulgarian National Television. AGITPROP is involved in the management of the Balkan Documentary Center for supporting documentary filmmakers from the Balkans.