|Cinema of Bulgaria|
|No. of screens||226 (2018)|
|• Per capita||2.1 per 100,000 (2011)|
|Main distributors||Alexandra 36.7%|
Forum Film BG 35.9%
A Plus Films 9.8%
|Produced feature films (2011)|
|Number of admissions (2011)|
|• Per capita||0.6 (2012)|
|National films||668,711 (14.2%)|
|Gross box office (2011)|
|Total||BGN 36.7 million|
|National films||BGN 4.36 million (11.9%)|
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Bulgarian cinema is known for pioneering in world-wide animated films, such as the works of Donyo Donev. The start of Bulgarian cinematography is often marked by Vasil Gendov's film Bulgarian is a Gallant. From 1915 to 1948, 55 new films were produced, but limited after the beginning of World War II.
Notable Bulgarian film directors are Rangel Vulchanov, Christo Christov, Georgi Djulgerov, and more recently Nadejda Koseva, Luchezar Avramov, and Dimitar Dimitrov.