The Match Factory Picks Up Srdan Golubović’s Father, Selected for Berlinale’s Panorama

BELGRADE: The Match Factory has picked up Srdan Golubović’s Father / Otac, which will have its world premiere in the Panorama section of the 70th Berlinale (20 February-1 March 2020).…
19-02-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Slobodan Šijan Shoots Comeback Feature The Great Tram Robbery

ZAGREB: Serbian veteran filmmaker Slobodan Šijan is in production with his first film since 2007, The Great Tram Robbery / Bidi Bog s nama. The film is a coproduction between…
17-02-2020

Popular Serbian TV Series Besa Gets International Remake

BELGRADE: Besa directed by Dušan Lazarević and produced by Adrenalin in 2018, is the first Serbian television series to get an adaptation tailored for foreign markets. Dubai-based production house MBC…
10-02-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: SERBIA

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia maintained its standard pattern of financial support contests for the fourth year in a row, adding three new feature film categories – children’s films, debut films…
06-02-2020

Serbian Director Ognjen Glavonić and Hungarian Animation Filmmaker Réka Bucsi in Berlinale Juries

BELGRADE: Serbian director and writer Ognjen Glavonić will be one of the three members of the GWFF Best First Feature Award Jury, while Hungarian animation filmmaker Réka Bucsi will sit…
05-02-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Ivan Ikić In Postproduction With The Users

BELGRADE: Ivan Ikić is entering the final stages of postproduction with his sophomore feature The Users / Korisnici, a coproduction between Serbia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and France.
04-02-2020

Maša Nešković’s Serbian/Slovenian/Italian Asymmetry Hits Serbian Cinemas

BELGRADE: Maša Nešković’s debut feature Asymmetry / Asimetrija, a Serbian/Slovenian/Italian coproduction, enters regular distribution in Serbia on 30 January 2020. The film had its world premiere at the Sao Paulo…
30-01-2020

BOX OFFICE: Big Gains at Serbian Box Office in 2019

BELGRADE: Admissions to domestic films in Serbia increased from 864,177 in 2018 to 958,980 in 2019. Total admissions in Serbia also went up from 4,476,043 in 2018 to 4,784,598 in…
29-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: 1970

TRIESTE: Acclaimed Serbian writer/director Darko Lungulov’s new project 1970 was showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West (19-21 January 2020), the industry section…
22-01-2020

FESTIVALS: Romanian/Spanish Coproduction The Christmas Gift Wins Kustendorf Film and Music Festival

MEĆAVNIK: The Romanian/Spanish coproduction The Christmas Gift by Bogdan Mureşanu won the Golden Egg in the competition programme of the Kustendorf Film and Music Festival, which wrapped in Mećavnik, Serbia,…
21-01-2020

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf Film and Music Festival 2020

MEĆAVNIK: Twenty one short films mostly by young filmmakers are competing for prizes at the 13th Kustendorf Film and Music Film Festival (13-18 January 2020) in Mećavnik. The festival was…
17-01-2020

Strong Domestic Opening for Serbian/Montenegrin Ajvar

BELGRADE: Serbian director Ana Maria Rossi’s debut feature Ajvar has scored a hit in Serbian cinemas with 40,524 admissions and 131,446 EUR / 15,465,542 RSD gross since its release on…
15-01-2020

Serbian My Morning Laughter at IFFR in Rotterdam

BELGRADE: Marko Đorđević’s debut feature My Morning Laughter will have its international premiere in the Bright Future main programme of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (22 January-2 February 2020). The…
13-01-2020

Serbian/Croatian/French Coproduction In Praise of Nothing Is Most Watched Doc on Mubi in 2019

BELGRADE: The documentary In Praise of Nothing (2017) by Serbian director Boris Mitić was the most watched documentary on MUBI in 2019, the platform announced as part of its first…
08-01-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian Darko Nikolić Shoots Crime Thriller The Only Way Out

BELGRADE: Darko Nikolić is currently in production with his debut feature, the crime thriller The Only Way Out / Jedini izlaz, one of the very few crime thrillers in contemporary…
13-12-2019

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Latest Grants for 2019

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia completed the latest round of grants in 2019 by distributing 1,301,907 EUR / 153 m RSD to the production of 11 projects. The list includes feature…
12-12-2019

Serbian 4 Roses Debuts at Number 3 in Local Weekend Box Office

BELGRADE: Vasilije Nikitovićs debut feature 4 Roses / 4 Ruže reached the third position in the Serbian weekend box office during its first weekend (5-8 December 2019) with 15,464 admissions…
10-12-2019

PRODUCTION: Serbian Firefly In Production With Two Drama Series

BELGRADE: The new Serbian production company Firefly is currently in production with two quality TV drama series, The Clan directed by Boban Skerlić and Tycoon directed by Miroslav Terzić (Stiches…
04-12-2019

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Production Grants for Documentaries and Short Fiction Films

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia allotted 298,361 EUR / 35.1 m RSD to the production of five long documentaries, three short documentaries and three short fiction films.
02-12-2019

Ten European Films To Stream For Free At 4th ArteKino Festival

BELGRADE: Films by Miroslav Terzić and Svetla Tsotsorkova are among the ten European films selected to be streamed online for free at the 4th ArteKino Festival from 1 and 31…
02-12-2019