FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2018: Winner of Heart of Sarajevo for Short Film Milica Tomović Presents First Feature Project

SARAJEVO: Serbian writer/director Milica Tomović, who won the Heart of Sarajevo for her short film Tranzicija (EED Productions, 2016), is returning to the Sarajevo Film Festival with her debut feature…
16-08-2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina Signs Coproduction Agreement with France

SARAJEVO: Bosnia and Herzegovina has signed a coproduction agreement with France during the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival. The agreement aims at modernising the legal framework for coproductions between the two…
16-08-2018

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2018: Winner of Heart of Sarajevo for Short Film Dušan Kasalica Returns with Debut Feature Project

SARAJEVO: Montenegrin writer/director Dušan Kasalica, who won the Heart of Sarajevo for his short film A Matter of Will in 2015, is returning to the Sarajevo Film Festival with his…
15-08-2018

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2018: Summer Night, Half Past Ten, a Contemporary Fairy Tale by Ivana Mladenović

SARAJEVO: After the success of her debut feature Soldiers. A Story from Ferentari, the Serbian-Romanian writer/director Ivana Mladenović is presenting her second feature film project Summer Night, Half Past Ten…
14-08-2018

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2018: Acclaimed Bosnian Director Pjer Žalica Develops Third Feature Film

SARAJEVO: Bosnian and Herzegovinian writer/director Pjer Žalica, winner of more than 50 international awards, including Silver Leopard at Locarno IFF and European Film Awards – Discovery Special Mention for his…
13-08-2018

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Cineplexx Palas, Banja Luka

This month we speak with Aida Begić-Ljevar, the manager of Cineplexx Palas in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
01-08-2018

FESTIVALS: Sarajevo’s CineLink 2018 Announces Work in Progress Selection

SARAJEVO: Eight feature films and two documentaries have been selected in the Sarajevo Film Festival's CineLink co-production market Work in Progress section. The list includes projects from Romania, Bulgaria and…
27-07-2018

FESTIVALS: CineLink Co-Production Market Unveils Second Round of Projects

SARAJEVO: Seven projects and two guest projects were additionally selected for the 2018 CineLink Co-Production Market. They will participate in the CineLink Industry Days throughout the Sarajevo Film Festival, from…
17-07-2018

FESTIVALS: Sarajevo Film Festival 2018 Announces Lineup

SARAJEVO: Ten films were selected for the 2018 Competition Programme - Feature Film of the Sarajevo Film Festival, running from 10 to 17 August 2018.
10-07-2018

FESTIVALS: Five Projects Selected for Sarajevo Docu Rough Cut Boutique

SARAJEVO: Five documentary projects in post-production from the Southeast Europe will be presented at Docu Rough Cut Boutique at the CineLink Industry Days during the Sarajevo Film Festival, which runs…
22-06-2018

PRODUCTION: Bosnian Animated Series in Production

BANJA LUKA: The boutique animation studio Aeon Production is producing The Adventures of Tubby and Stretch, a children’s animated TV series for the national TV station of Bosnia and Herzegovina…
28-05-2018

FESTIVALS: CineLink and CineLink Drama Announce 2018 Selection

SARAJEVO: Eight projects from Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey will be presented at the 2018 Sarajevo Film Festival as the first part of the coproduction market CineLink.…
05-04-2018

FNE Country Report 2017: BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

SARAJEVO: Despite the fact that Cinema Law still hasn’t been adopted, which means that Bosnia and Herzegovina still doesn’t have an audiovisual centre, there was a slight stabilisation of the…
05-02-2018

Admissions and Box Office on the Rise in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: Admissions to domestic films in Bosnia and Herzegovina show 46.9 percent increase, while total admissions increased by 17.81 percent. Two domestic films were theatrically released in 2017 compared to…
18-01-2018

GRANTS: Bosnian and Herzegovinian Film Fund Announces 2017 Grants

SARAJEVO: The Film Fund of Bosnia and Herzegovina announced production, development and coproduction grants for 2017 on 8 November. Despite talks of an increase in funding, the amount of funds…
10-11-2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects Men Don’t Cry as Oscar Candidate

SAREJEVO: Alen Drljević’s debut feature Men Don’t Cry has been chosen as the official candidate from Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination in…
22-08-2017

FNE at Sarajevo FF: Georgian Debut Scary Mother Wins 2017 Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Scary Mother, the first feature from young Georgian director Ana Urushadze, was awarded best film in the competition programme for feature films of the 2017 edition of Sarajevo Film…
18-08-2017

FNE at Sarajevo FF: Srbenka Wins Big at Docu Rough Cut Boutique

SARAJEVO: Croatian project Srbenka by Nebojša Slijepčević won three out of five awards at Docu Rough Cut Boutique, the intensive five-day programme focusing on documentary films from Southeast Europe in…
17-08-2017

FNE at Sarajevo FF: Bulgarian/German/French Coproduction Nanook

SARAJEVO: Bulgarian film director Milko Lazarov presented his new project Nanook at CineLink Work-in-Progress, that took place from 14 to 16 August 2017 in the framework of Sarajevo Film Festival’s…
17-08-2017

MIDPOINT TV Launch 2017 Announces Winners

SARAJEVO: Project The Midnight Shift from Cyprus was awarded the HBO Europe Award 2017 at MIDPOINT TV Launch 2017, which concluded in Sarajevo on 16 August 2017.
17-08-2017