Interview with Sehad Čekić, Head of Film Centre of Montenegro: My Vision Is to Develop a Modern, Dynamic Film Community

PODGORICA: FNE spoke with Sehad Čekić, the Head of Film Centre of Montenegro, about the many accomplishments that the Montenegrin cinema has had in less than two years and also…
27-09-2019

GRANTS: Montenegro Announces Production Grants

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 730,000 EUR to the production of four feature films, three long documentaries and one short fiction film.
27-09-2019

FESTIVALS: The Delegation Wins 2019 Seanema Film Festival in Montenegro

ULCINJ: The Delegation by Albanian director Bujar Alimani was awarded best feature film at the 5th edition of the Seanema Film Festival, which wrapped in Ulcinj, Montenegro, on 22 September…
23-09-2019

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Montenegro Selects Neverending Past as Oscar Candidate

PODGORICA: Neverending Past / Između dana i noći directed by Andro Martinović has been selected as Montenegro’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in…
19-09-2019

FESTIVALS: Seanema IFF 2019 Announces Lineup

ULCINJ: The Seanema Film Festival is organising competitions for short films and for feature films in its 5th edition, set to take place in Ulcinj, Montenegro, from 18 to 22…
12-09-2019

FESTIVALS: God Exists, Her Hame Is Petrunija Wins 33rd Montenegro Film Festival

HERCEG NOVI: God Exists, Her Hame Is Petrunija by Teona Strugar Mitevska received the Golden Mimosa for best film at the 33rd Herceg Novi Film Festival– Montenegro Film Festival, which…
09-08-2019

Last Day to Apply for MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro

PODGORICA: This is the last day for applications for MIDPOINT´s first intensive workshop dedicated to Montenegrin filmmakers, that will be organised in Podgorica from 12 to 15 October 2019. The…
26-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Second Season of Diamond of Bojana Starts Shooting

PODGORICA: Renowned writer / director Milan Karadžić has begun filming on the second season of his popular TV series Diamond of Bojana / Biser Bojane. The series is a coproduction…
22-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Isa Qosja in Preproduction with Montenegrin/Kosovan/Albanian/Macedonian The Stork

PODGORICA: The renowned writer/director Isa Qosja is currently in preproduction with The Stork, a coproduction between Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania and North Macedonia set to start shooting on 26 August 2019.…
12-07-2019

Montenegro Hosts MIDPOINT Intensive

PODOGRICA: The MIDPOINT script development initiative is partnering with the Film Center of Montenegro on the new training programme MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro taking place in October 2019. The workshop is…
17-06-2019

Montenegro Opens Call for Film Funding

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has announced a Public Call for co-financing of the production of cinematographic works in the categories of feature film, short film, documentary film, project…
04-06-2019

PRODUCTION: Minamata Starring Johnny Depp Filming in Montenegro

PODGORICA: Andrew Levitas’ Minamata, starring Johnny Depp and Bill Nighy, is filming on location in Montenegro, in the town of Tivat.
14-03-2019

Montenegro and Hungary Team Up on Film Studio in Montenegro

PODGORICA: The Minister of Culture of Montenegro Aleksandar Bogdanović and the Hungarian Minister of Human Resources Miklós Kásler have signed an agreement aiming, among others, at the establishment of a…
21-02-2019

FNE Market Analysis 2018: MONTENEGRO

The Law on Culture was approved in 2018 in Montenegro for the area of culture and the establishment of public institutions.
04-02-2019

Substantial Decline in Admissions for Domestic Films in Montenegro

PODGORICA: According to the Film Centre of Montenegro, domestic films saw a substantial decline from 27,191 admissions and 100,897 EUR gross in 2017 to 996 admissions and 3,348 EUR gross…
01-02-2019

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Cadmus Cineplex, Budva, Montenegro

This month we speak with Iris Sretenovic, the programme manager of Cadmus Cineplex, a modern cinema named after the ancient hero Cadmus, the mythical founder of the city of Budva,…
21-01-2019

Montenegro Raises Rebates to 25%

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has raised cash rebates for international productions shooting in Montenegro from 20 to 25% on qualifying expenditure.
18-01-2019

Montenegro Joins Eurimages and Film New Europe Association

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro joined two important European film industry institutions in 2018, marking the country’s growing integration into the European film community.
07-01-2019

Three Montenegrin Filmmakers Join European Film Academy

PODGORICA: Montenegrin producer Jelena Mišeljić, director Dušan Kasalica and director Ivan Salatić are new members of the European Film Academy.
26-11-2018

Montenegro Funds Three Minority Coproductions

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro announced support in the amount of 137,000.00 EUR for three projects in the category of minority coproductions.
09-10-2018