Docu Talents from the East @Sarajevo FF

SARAJEVO: The 16th edition of Docu Talents from the East is accepting submissions for its open call through 30 April 2020.

Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina Proposes Film Industry Measures

SARAJEVO: The Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina sent a letter on 8 April 2020 to all the levels of the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina asking for support…

Three Croatian Films in Docu Rough Cut Boutique

SARAJEVO: Docu Rough Cut Boutique, the Sarajevo Film Festival's and Balkan Documentary Center's development platform, has announced the five projects selected for its 2020 edition under the slogan “Staying together,…

Bosnia and Herzegovina Film Professionals Organise While Waiting for Government Response

SARAJEVO: Film professionals in Bosnia and Herzegovina are trying to find their own ways to help each other as the whole film industry has ground to a halt. They are…

Sarajevo’s CineLink Workshops Go Online

SARAJEVO: The impact of COVID-19 and the protective measures introduced on 11 March in Bosnia and Herzegovina have yet to be felt in most of the film industry. But the…

Sarajevo FF and Documentary Campus Announce Partnership

SARAJEVO: Munich based Documentary Campus and the Sarajevo Film Festival are partnering to coproduce the CineLink Industry Days, the festival’s industry section, taking place 15-20 August 2020.

BOX OFFICE: Bosnian and Herzegovinian BO Increases For Third Consecutive Year

SARAJEVO: Admissions and box office in Bosnia and Herzegovinia increased for the third year in a row with a 10.26% growth in admissions and 12.7% increase in gross in 2019,…


SARAJEVO: Bosnian and Herzegovinian film industry didn’t see any significant changes in 2019. There is still no Film Centre, and no indications that one might be established soon, and the…

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Valley of Monuments

TRIESTE: Valley of Monuments, the new feature film by acclaimed Bosnian writer/director Srdan Vuletic, will be showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West…

CineStar Opens Fifth Multiplex in Bosnia and Herzegovina

ZENICA: CineStar, the largest multiplex cinema chain in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region, has opened its fifth multiplex in the city of Zenica on 17 December 2019.

PRODUCTION: Doc About Acclaimed Bosnian and Herzegovinian Painter Safet Zec In Preparation

SARAJEVO: The up-and-coming Bosnian and Herzegovinian film director Gorčin Zec is preparing for the shoot of his first long documentary A Journey to Mastery / Put do majstorstva, about his…

PRODUCTION: Igor Drljača’s Tabija in Postproduction

SARAJEVO: Igor Drljača, whose previous feature film The Waiting Room (TimeLapse Pictures) premiered at the Locarno Film Festival, has started postproduction on his third feature film Tabija (working title). The…

PRODUCTION: Locarno Winner Pjer Žalica Shoots Black Comedy

SARAJEVO: Pjer Žalica, whose debut Fire! (Refresh, 2003) won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival, started production on his third feature film Focus, Grandma / Koncentriši se, baba…

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects The Son as Oscar Bid

SARAJEVO: The Son by Ines Tanović has been selected by the Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina as the country’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts…

Cineplexx Builds Multiplex in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Cineplexx will build a multiplex with eight cinema halls totaling 1,400 seats in Sarajevo. Cineplexx Sarajevo will be opened in summer 2020 and will become one of the venues…

FESTIVALS: Take Me Somewhere Nice Wins 25th Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Take Me Somewhere Nice by Ena Sendijarevic, a coproduction between the Netherlands and Bosnia and Herzegovina, was awarded the Heart of Sarajevo for best feature film at the 25th…

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival 2019: Sarajevo Announces Film and TV Production Funding Scheme

SARAJEVO: The government of Sarajevo Canton has announced it will allocate approximately 1 m EUR / 2 m BAM of its budget for film and television production grants starting in…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Romanian Cecilia Ștefănescu Presents Her Debut Feature Project The Great Adventure

SARAJEVO: Romanian writer and short film director Cecilia Ștefănescu, whose short film Morski briz (2018) competed for the Heart of Sarajevo, returns with her debut feature project The Great Adventure…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Emanuel Pârvu Returns to CineLink With Trust

SARAJEVO: Romanian director Emanuel Pârvu, who won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Director for his debut feature Meda or The Not So Bright Side of Things / Meda sau…