BIFF2018

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BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed  609,238 EUR / 72,788,291 RSD in six categories: long documentary production, script development, short documentary production, short fiction film production, short animated film production and cinema predigitalisation and digitalisation. The grants were announced on 4 December 2017.

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia plans to increase the percentage of its cash rebate for film production, from its present 20% on qualified Serbian spend for feature films, TV series, animation films and visual effects, TV commercials and documentaries.

BELGRADE: Eleven years after his first film, Miloš Avramović is shooting South Wind / Južni vetar, his sophomore feature. The film is an action thriller with strong social messages for the young in Serbia today.

BELGRAD: The first Serbian genuine science fiction film, Erdelezi Rising by Lazar Bodroža, is in postproduction and its authors are eyeing a world premiere at one of the major world film festivals this winter. Erdelezi Rising marks yet another local production supported by Film Center Serbia.

BELGRADE: Milan Stojanovic represents Serbia at the Emerging Producers 2018 programme taking place at the Jihlava IDFF.

BELGRADE: Dragan Marinković is currently in postproduction with Leeches / Pijavice, his fifth feature film and his fourth collaboration with the actor Lazar Ristovski. The film is a Serbian/Croatian/Macedonian coproduction supported by Film Center Serbia.

BELGRADE: Writer/director Predrag Antonijević returns to Serbian cinema after 27 years with Soldier’s Lullaby / Zaspanka za vojnike, a WWI drama he is currently shooting in Serbia. The film is an adaptation of Stevan Jakovljević’s classical realistic novel Srpska trilogija / Serbian Trilogy, written almost 100 years ago.

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia and the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China signed a memorandum focusing on future cooperation in several areas including film production and film distribution.

BELGRADE: Maša Nešković’s debut feature Asymmetry – Three Teritories / Asimetrija – Tri teritorije is currently shooting in Serbia. It is one of the new Serbian films recently supported by Film Center Serbia.

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed  675,824 EUR / 61 m RSD for the production of potentially commercial and genre-infused film projects, and also for development grants.

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