FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects Excursion as Oscar Candidate

SARAJEVO: Una Gunjak’s debut feature Excursion / Ekskurzija has been selected as Bosnia and Herzegovina’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best…

FESTIVALS: Cinema Parallels Film Festival 2023 Kicks Off in Banja Luka

BANJA LUKA: The documentary-media art film festival and educational platform Cinema Parallels has chosen for its 4th edition the theme Documenting Realities: The Facto Fiction Films. Cinema Parallels starts in…

FNE Podcast: Maša Marković: Head of Industry, Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke to Maša Marković, head of industry of the Sarajevo Film Festival, about the general goals and activities of the CineLink industry platform in 2023. CineLink was held…

GRANTS: Ministry of Culture of Kanton Sarajevo Announces Grants

SARAJEVO: The Ministry of Culture of Kanton Sarajevo has distributed 414,658 EUR / 811,000 KM as production grants for feature films, long documentaries and short films. The biggest grants went…

FESTIVALS: Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry Wins Sarajevo Film Festival 2023

SARAJEVO: Swiss/Georgian Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry by Elene Naveriani received the Heart of Sarajevo Award for Best Feature Film at the 29th edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival (11-18 August 2023).

Docu Talents from the East 2023 Announces Winners at CineLink

SARAJEVO: Projects from Ukraine/France/Germany, Czech Republic/Slovakia and Romania were awarded at Docu Talents from the East@Sarajevo Film Festival, which was held within the Sarajevo FF’s CineLink Industry Days on 13…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2023: Adventures of Turbo Folk Princess at CineLinkDrama

SARAJEVO: Macedonian writer-director Andrey Volkashin and Bulgarian Peter Vulchev are creating a comedy-musical series Adventures of Turbo Folk Princess, which is presented at Sarajevo Film Festival’s CineLinkDrama (12 -17 August…

GRANTS: Film Fund Sarajevo Announces Grants

SARAJEVO: Film Fund Sarajevo has announced the production, minority coproduction and development grants for 2023.

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2023: Goran Dević Presents Pavilion 6 at Rough Cut Boutique

SARAJEVO: Croatian director Goran Dević will present his latest documentary Pavilion 6 at Rough Cut Boutique, which is organised by the Sarajevo Film Festival and the Balkan Documentary Center within…

Projects Selected for Docu Talents from the East 2023

SARAJEVO: Eight creative documentary projects in postproduction from Central and Eastern Europe will be presented in Docu Talents from the East@Sarajevo Film Festival Festival within the Sarajevo FF’s CineLink Industry…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2023: Dušan Kasalica Returns to Sarajevo with Primavera

SARAJEVO: Montenegrin film director Dušan Kasalica will present his sophomore feature project Primavera at the CineLink Co-production Market (12 - 17 August 2023) of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival (11…

FESTIVALS: Sarajevo Film Festival 2023 Announces Competition Programmes

SARAJEVO: A total of 49 films will compete for the Heart of Sarajevo awards in the four competition sections of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival, which will be held 11…

FESTIVALS: Sarajevo FF Announces Nominations for Heart of Sarajevo Awards for TV Series

SARAJEVO: The 29th Sarajevo Film Festival, taking place 11 - 18 August 2023, has announced the nominations for the Heart of Sarajevo awards for TV series. Nineteen TV series have…

CineLink Co-Production Market 2023 Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Eleven projects including new titles by Dušan Kasalica and Marius Olteanu have been selected for the CineLink Co-Production Market, which will be held 14 – 18 August 2023.

Film Fund Sarajevo Starts Cinema Digitalisation Project

SARAJEVO: The cinema hall of Cultural Centre Tomislavgrad is the first cinema which was digitalised within a project launched by the Film Fund Sarajevo with support from the Ministry of…

PRODUCTION: Bosnian Director Srđan Vuletić in Production with Third Feature Film Gym

SARAJEVO: Srđan Vuletić is currently shooting his third feature film Gym, which is a Bosnian/Croatian/Slovenian/Montenegrin coproduction. Vuletić won the Golden Tiger Award for his debut feature Summer in the Golden…

PRODUCTION: Emir Kapetanović Shoots Road Film/Comedy When Santa Claus Was a Communist

SARAJEVO: Emir Kapetanović is currently in production with his debut feature When Santa Claus Was a Communist / Ne skreći sa staze, which is a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina,…

PRODUCTION: Bosnian Director Una Gunjak in Postproduction with Excursion

SARAJEVO: Bosnian director Una Gunjak, whose first directorial debut Chicken (2014) won the European Film Award for Best Short Film, is currently in postproduction with her feature debut Excursion. The…

OBITUARY: Bosnian Producer Amira Lekić

SARAJEVO: On 3 March 2023, with a great applause, filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina said their last goodbye to their beloved friend and colleague, producer Amira Lekić, who passed away…

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Films Amanet and May Labour Day in Top 10 in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2022

SARAJEVO: Mirza Begovic’s comedy Amanet, distributed by Una Film, finished 5th in the Top 10 in Bosnia and Herzegovina with 30,732 admissions and 96,463 EUR / 188,667 KM gross. Pjer…