FESTIVALS: Mustang Wins Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Deniz Gamze Ergüven's Mustang was awarded Best Film in the feature film competition of the 21th Sarajevo Film Festival, running from 14 to 22 August 2015. The festival gave…
24-08-2015

Our Everyday Life as Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Oscar Bid

SARAJEVO: Ines Tanović's debut feature Our Everyday Life has been selected as Bosnia and Herzegovina's candidate for the Foreign Language Academy Award.
24-08-2015

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival: Ines Tanović Develops The Son

SARAJEVO: Ines Tanović, whose debut feature Our Everyday Life (Dokument Sarajevo) had its world premiere in the international competition of the 21th Sarajevo Film Festival, is developing her second feature,…
20-08-2015

FNE at Sarajevo: Romanian Double Debut in Postproduction

SARAJEVO: Catrinel Dănăiaţă's debut feature Double delves into depression, isolation, lack of maturity and loss of the individual self. 
20-08-2015

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival: Interview with Elma Tataragić, the General Secretary of the Bosnian Filmmakers Association

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke with Elma Tataragić, the General Secretary of the Bosnian Filmmakers Association about the challenges the association is facing as a key institution in the development of the…
19-08-2015

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival: Birds Like Us Puts Bosnia and Herzegovina on the Animation Map

SARAJEVO: Faruk Šabanović’s animated film Birds like Us is a Bosnian/Turkish/UK/US coproduction participating in CineLink Work in Progress section in Sarajevo Film Festival (14-22 August 2015).
19-08-2015

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival: Rezo Gigineishvili Preps Honeymoon Flight

SARAJEVO: Rezo Gigineishvili is prepping his dream project Honeymoon Flight, a true story of a flight hijacking by Georgian youngsters in 1983, set to start shooting in late October 2015.…
18-08-2015

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival: FAME’s Mike Downey Unveils New Slate of Southeast European Coproductions

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke with UK producer Mike Downey who helms the London based FAME (Film and Music Entertainment) as he gets ready to head for Sarajevo Film Festival where he…
18-08-2015

FNE at Sarajevo IFF: European Film Forum to Discuss Exhibition and Coproduction in the Borderless World

SARAJEVO: The European Film Forum hosted by the Sarajevo Film Festival's Regional Forum will discuss the future of the public funding of coproductions in the digital borderless world and the…
14-08-2015

FNE Doc Bloc: Who Will Win the Heart of Sarajevo?

The 21st edition of Sarajevo Film Festival (14-22 August 2015) will screen 23 documentaries, five of which were supported by various activities of Institute of Documentary Film (IDF). All of…
14-08-2015

CineLink's Works in Progress Announces Line Up

SARAJEVO: CineLink's Work in Progress, at the Sarajevo International Film Festival, selected five projects including three features, a documentary and an animated film. The projects come from Romania, Bulgaria, Bosnia…
13-08-2015

FNE at Sarajevo Cinelink 2015: Poland Invited Partner Country for CineLink

WARSAW: A delegation of 15 Polish producers and distributors will participate at CineLink (19-22 August 2015), the coproduction market of the 21th Sarajevo International Film Festival (14-22 August 2015). 
10-08-2015

FESTIVALS: Ten Films Compete at Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Two world premieres are among the ten films in the main competition of the Sarajevo Film Festival which runs 14-22 August 2015. 
03-08-2015

CineLink Announces Selection

SARAJEVO: A total of 14 projects and three guest projects have been selected to CineLink, the co-production market of Sarajevo International Film Festival (14-22 August 2015). The projects are directed…
29-06-2015

Bosnia and Herzgovina Join EFP

CANNES: The Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina joined European Film Promotion (EFP) as its 36th member country.
20-05-2015

American Filmmaker Roger M. Richards to Direct Sarajevo Roses

SARAJEVO: American filmmaker and photographer Roger M. Richards will make a new documentary about the Bosnian war, told through the eyes of Dr. Asim Haracic, a medic on the frontlines…
10-02-2015

FNE Europa Cinema: Cinema of the Month: Obala Meeting Point

This month we speak with Amer Becirbegovic, the Head of Programming at Obala Meeting Point. Obala Meeting Point is a cult cinema in Sarajevo. It was built in 1997 as…
10-12-2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina Prepares a New Audiovisual Law

SARAJEVO: Bosnian film experts are planning to present a draft of an update of the 1990 cinema law to the country’s parliament, after spending more than a year working on…
26-08-2014

FNE at Sarajevo IFF 2014: Turkey and Georgia Win in Sarajevo

The touching Turkish drama Song of my Mother, the story of an aging woman and her son forced to leave their native Kurdish village and live in Istanbul, received the…
25-08-2014

FNE at Sarajevo IFF 2014: CineLink Expands into Middle East and Mexico

SARAJEVO: The main industry event of the Sarajevo International Film Festival, CineLink, offering over 160,000 EUR in cash and in services, is expanding into new territories.
22-08-2014