FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival: Interview with Elma Tataragić, the General Secretary of the Bosnian Filmmakers Association

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke with Elma Tataragić, the General Secretary of the Bosnian Filmmakers Association about the challenges the association is facing as a key institution in the development of the…

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival: Birds Like Us Puts Bosnia and Herzegovina on the Animation Map

SARAJEVO: Faruk Šabanović’s animated film Birds like Us is a Bosnian/Turkish/UK/US coproduction participating in CineLink Work in Progress section in Sarajevo Film Festival (14-22 August 2015).

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival: Rezo Gigineishvili Preps Honeymoon Flight

SARAJEVO: Rezo Gigineishvili is prepping his dream project Honeymoon Flight, a true story of a flight hijacking by Georgian youngsters in 1983, set to start shooting in late October 2015.…

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival: FAME’s Mike Downey Unveils New Slate of Southeast European Coproductions

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke with UK producer Mike Downey who helms the London based FAME (Film and Music Entertainment) as he gets ready to head for Sarajevo Film Festival where he…

FNE at Sarajevo IFF: European Film Forum to Discuss Exhibition and Coproduction in the Borderless World

SARAJEVO: The European Film Forum hosted by the Sarajevo Film Festival's Regional Forum will discuss the future of the public funding of coproductions in the digital borderless world and the…

FNE Doc Bloc: Who Will Win the Heart of Sarajevo?

The 21st edition of Sarajevo Film Festival (14-22 August 2015) will screen 23 documentaries, five of which were supported by various activities of Institute of Documentary Film (IDF). All of…

CineLink's Works in Progress Announces Line Up

SARAJEVO: CineLink's Work in Progress, at the Sarajevo International Film Festival, selected five projects including three features, a documentary and an animated film. The projects come from Romania, Bulgaria, Bosnia…

FNE at Sarajevo Cinelink 2015: Poland Invited Partner Country for CineLink

WARSAW: A delegation of 15 Polish producers and distributors will participate at CineLink (19-22 August 2015), the coproduction market of the 21th Sarajevo International Film Festival (14-22 August 2015).

FESTIVALS: Ten Films Compete at Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Two world premieres are among the ten films in the main competition of the Sarajevo Film Festival which runs 14-22 August 2015.

CineLink Announces Selection

SARAJEVO: A total of 14 projects and three guest projects have been selected to CineLink, the co-production market of Sarajevo International Film Festival (14-22 August 2015). The projects are directed…

Bosnia and Herzgovina Join EFP

CANNES: The Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina joined European Film Promotion (EFP) as its 36th member country.

American Filmmaker Roger M. Richards to Direct Sarajevo Roses

SARAJEVO: American filmmaker and photographer Roger M. Richards will make a new documentary about the Bosnian war, told through the eyes of Dr. Asim Haracic, a medic on the frontlines…

FNE Europa Cinema: Cinema of the Month: Obala Meeting Point

This month we speak with Amer Becirbegovic, the Head of Programming at Obala Meeting Point. Obala Meeting Point is a cult cinema in Sarajevo. It was built in 1997 as…

Bosnia and Herzegovina Prepares a New Audiovisual Law

SARAJEVO: Bosnian film experts are planning to present a draft of an update of the 1990 cinema law to the country’s parliament, after spending more than a year working on…

FNE at Sarajevo IFF 2014: Turkey and Georgia Win in Sarajevo

The touching Turkish drama Song of my Mother, the story of an aging woman and her son forced to leave their native Kurdish village and live in Istanbul, received the…

FNE at Sarajevo IFF 2014: CineLink Expands into Middle East and Mexico

SARAJEVO: The main industry event of the Sarajevo International Film Festival, CineLink, offering over 160,000 EUR in cash and in services, is expanding into new territories.

FNE at Sarajevo IFF: Sarajevo Industry Days Lifts the Curtain on Avant Premiere

SARAJEVO: The 20th anniversary edition of the Sarajevo International Film Festival, 15-23 August 2014, marks the launch of a new Avant Premiere platform dedicated to the expansion of regional films…

FNE at Sarajevo IFF 2014: Sarajevo Launches Film Fund

SARAJEVO: The Sarajevo International Film Festival currently celebrating its 20th edition (15-23 August, 2014) is launching a unique fund, focused on the cooperation between regional, European and global partners.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Oma Export

Bosnia and Herzegovina teams up with Germany on a documentary about a German pensioner looking for a better life in Eastern Europe.

Creative Europe Expands in the Balkans

Three new countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, have signed agreements to participate in the EU’s Creative Europe programme.