GRANTS: Film Fund of Bosnia and Herzegovina Announces Grants in October 2018 Session

SARAJEVO: The Film Fund of Bosnia and Herzegovina distributed 650,000 EUR in its October 2018 grant round, announced on 23 October. The Fund gave grants to four feature films and…
24-10-2018

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers: Zoran Galić, Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: Zoran Galić from VizArt Film Production is representing Bosnia and Herzegovina at Jihlava IDFF's Emerging Producers programme. FNE spoke with Galić about the current situation for documentary filmmaking in…
17-10-2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects Never Leave Me as Oscar Bid

SARAJEVO: Never Leave Me by Aida Begić has been selected by the Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina as the official entry from Bosnia and Herzegovina for the US…
19-09-2018

Sarajevo FF and Directors' Fortnight in Cannes Team Up for Short Film Initiative

SARAJEVO: Six young filmmakers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia and Serbia will co-write and co-direct a 10-minute film with a young director from outside the region. The…
20-08-2018

Two Winners of Docu Talents From the East Award

SARAJEVO: The Ukrainian/Belarussian coproduction My Granny from Mars directed by Alexandar Mihalkovich and Birthday directed by Hilal Baydarov from Azerbaijan received the Docu Talents from the East Award ex-aequo during…
20-08-2018

FNE at Sarajevo FF 2018: Bulgarian/German/French Coproduction Aga Wins Heart of Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Milko Lazarov’s Aga, a last look at the Inuit people living in the beautiful frozen landscape of the Russian republic of Sakha, was awarded Heart of Sarajevo for Best…
17-08-2018

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