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BELGRADE: The 45th edition of the Belgrade International Film Festival – FEST will screen 95 feature films in 14 different categories from 24 February to 5 March 2017. Emir Kusturica’s…
BELGRADE: First Films First program manager Stefan Arsenijević announced the launch of an online networking platform on 15 February 2017. The project, Meet the Scriptwriters, is a collaboration with Goethe…
BERLIN: The project Lost Country by Serbian director Vladimir Perišić and produced by KinoElektron (France), MPM Film (France) and Trilema Films (Serbia) won the ARTE International Prize at the Berlinale…
Serbian Films in Berlin are REQUIEM FOR MS. J in Panorama Special and HERD on EFM
BELGRADE: Serbian actress Bojana Novaković is in production with her directorial debut, the documentary The Forbidden Aunt / Zabranjena tetka. The film is a study of the actress-director’s own aunt…
ROTTERDAM: Serbia has signed the revised Council of Europe Convention on Cinematographic Coproduction, updated for the digital age and welcoming non-European countries, during the 2017 edition of the International Film…
BELGRADE: Goethe-Institut Young Directors´ Academy South-Eastern Europe starts a new professional training programme First Films First aiming at supporting young Southeast European directors to develop their debut feature.
BELGRADE: Serbian newcomer Katarina Mutić has completed her first documentary, The Way of the East / Tako mi na Istoku. The film follows a fortune-teller and was supported by Film…
BELGRADE: The Thorn by Michael Alalu was awarded Golden Egg for best film at the 10th jubilee edition of Emir Kusturica’s Küstendorf Film & Music Festival that ran from 14…
BELGRADE: Nikola Kojo’s debut feature The Flock topped the Serbian total chart with 163,395 admissions and 478,019 EUR / 59,099,647 RSD gross in 2016, boosting the box office by eight…
BELGRADE: Twenty two titles have been selected for the Official Competition programme of the 10th Küstendorf International Film and Music Festival, running from 14 to 19 January 2017. The festival…
BELGRADE: US helmer Tamar Halpern has wrapped production on Missing in Europe, a thriller about human trafficking entirely shot in Belgrade. The project is currently in postproduction with the premiere…
BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed 1,522,965 EUR / 188 m RSD in its latest round of grants for 2016, announced on 7 December 2016. The grants are co-financing grants and…
BELGRADE: Serbian helmer Srdan Golubović is in preparation with Father / Otac, a feature film co-written together with the Croatian writer/director Ognjen Sviličić and based on true events. The film…
BELGRADE: Soy Nero by Rafi Pitts was awarded the Grand Prix “Aleksandar Saša Petrović” for Best Film at the 22nd Belgrade Auteur Film Festival – FAF (25 November – 3…

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Fact box Serbia

Population: 7,076,372 (2016)
GDP per capita in USD:  5,659 (2016)
Admissions:  3,249,097 (2016)
Admissions per capita: 0.45 (2016)
Box office: 10,259,400 EUR / 1,270,964,219 RSD (2016)
Number of screens: 118 (2016)
Digital screens: 78 (63 with 3D) (2016)
Average ticket price in Euro:  2.5 (2016)
Feature film production:  20 (2016)
Number of Serbian premieres:  20 (2016)
Admissions Serbian films:  574,760 (2016)
Annual state support for film industry:  4.5 m EUR / 566,082,647 RSD (2016)

Source: Film Center Serbia

Admissions Top Ten 2016




SRB 163,395

Jesen samuraja

SRB 144,061

Ice Age: Collision Course

USA 130,413


USA 111,204

The Secret Life of Pets

USA/JPN 109,712

Vojna Akademija 3: Novi početak

SRB 103,811



Suicide Squad

USA 77,947

The Revenant

USA/HKG/TWN 69,005

The Angry Birds Movie

FIN/USA 65,843

Film in Serbia


film center serbia

Film Center Serbia
Media Desk Serbia 
Belgrade Cultural Centre
Faculty of Dramatic Arts
Academy of Arts
Academy of Arts – University of Novi Sad
Association for the Education and Audiovisual Culture – Filmkultura
Ministry of Culture and Information
Yugoslav Film Archive
Belgrade Festivals Center – CEBEF
Association of Film Artists of Serbia – UFUS 
Serbian Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 
Serbian Association of Cinematographers