UFO Film and Television Studios is a 4 studio – 5000 m2 (53,819 sq. ft.) complex with back-lot located 22 kilometers from the Sofia city center in a village called Dolna Malina. In addition to the studio there is over 56,000 m2 (602,778 sq. ft.) of back-lot and expansion area for new exterior standing sets and new stages.
The following is various sets and back-lots structures that have been built or are presently functioning at the studio: American Town, Western Town, Medieval Square, Viking Village, Middle Eastern Town, Afghan Village, Galleon Ship and Arctic Station.
Size: 1680 m2/18,084 sq. ft. ;Length 56 m/ 183 ft.; Width 30m/98 ft; Height 12m/ 39 ft
One of the larger special effects- syc stages in Europe, it has full size Elephant door access from both sides to allow moving vehicles to enter and exit the stage for green screen/ blue screen work. This stage has been especially designed for large format special effects work based on UFO’s over 20 years of work with digital special effects.
Size: 480 m2/5210 sq. ft.; Length 24 m/ 78 ft.; Width 20m/65 ft.; Height 12m/ 39 ft.; Syc Height: 12m/ 39 ft.; Syc Length: 30m/98 ft.
This stage has a built in pool area that will allow interior water sets or the ability to flood standing sets. In addition when the pool is covered this set will allow camera operators to get under sets, at floor level without having to build raised sets.
Size: 480 m2/5210 sq. ft.; Length 24 m/ 78 ft.; Width 20m/65 ft.; Height 12m/ 39 ft.; Pool Length: 20m/ 65 ft.; Pool Width: 17m/ 55 ft.; Pool Depth: 1.20m/ 4 ft.
sets & Back-Lot
4 city blocks with side walks, crossings and street lights including a hotel, bar, city hall, sheriff’s office, medical center and stores including a full size market. Directly annexed to the town is a gas station connected by the main road into the city center. 65% of the buildings are fully functional allowing for full interior to exterior shooting.
Middle Eastern Town
6 city blocks with side walks, archs, columns, crossings and street lights including various sections; city hall, stores living quaters, and a full size market. Directly annexed to the town is a a military base, connected by the main road into the city center. 65% of the buildings are fully functional allowing for full interior to exterior shooting.