MatchPoint is UFO Film and Television Studios commercial partner, MatchPoint is a full-service production company located in Sofia, Bulgaria, specializing in the production of commercials, music videos, & online content.
The founders have backgrounds in advertising, music video, special effects, and feature film production, bringing MatchPoint’s projects a blend of creative and practical production knowledge.
Valeria Stoykova graduated with her Master’s Degree at The Film Academy of Sofia. From there, Valeria was involved in over 30 International feature productions until she moved into commercial production in 2009. There she worked for some of the largest local and international clients. Being both a producer and the head of advertising in some of the leading production companies in Bulgaria, she garnered rich experience in film making and advertising, producing more than160 commercials before founding MatchPoint in 2014.
American-born producer/director Phillip Roth began his career in 1985. He has since produced more than 90 feature films in the United States and Bulgaria, for companies such as Sony, 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate and Universal. Roth founded his own studio and production company in Sofia in 2001, complimenting his Los Angeles studio operations. Presently, he splits his time between his home in Sofia and the company’s Los Angeles operations.
Managing Member: Mr. Jeff Beach Previously to the partnership, established Royal Oaks (an International sales company later named Franchise) as one of the premiere independent production and distribution companies in the 90’s. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Beach was Vice President of International Distribution for Green Communications, Inc. where in addition to international sales he produced a number of feature films. Prior to Green Communications, Mr. Beach headed distribution at Action International Pictures (AIP) where he forged many of the international relationships that the UFO enjoys today. Mr. Beach holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Telecommunications with an Associate Degree in Film, both from San Diego State University.
Milo Braynov holds master degrees in Psychology and Business Administration. He started his career as part of the creative team at McCann Eriksson division in Sofia. He further developed his expertise as a production manager on some of Bulgaria’s biggest hit TV series. Braynov’s financial and operational development skills are the force behind MatchPoint’s new business development operations.
The long-standing collaboration between these partners and their shared interests in creating a high quality- cost effective production service company lead to the creation of MatchPoint productions in the summer of 2014.