FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Pavle Vučković Presents Frost, Contemporary Mythological Fairy Tale

SARAJEVO: Pavle Vučković, Serbian director whose debut film Panama (Plan 9, 2015) premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, will present his new project Frost at the CineLink Co-Production Market (20-22…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Tiger Goes Roaming in Andrei Tănase’s Romanian/Czech Victus

SARAJEVO: Romanian writer/director Andrei Tănase is preparing his first feature film Victus, after the success of his short film First Night (2016), which premiered in Venice Film Festival’s Orizzonti. The…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Ivan Marinović Returns to CineLink With Forever Hold Your Peace

SARAJEVO: Montenegrin director Ivan Marinović, whose previous film Black Pin (Adriatic Western, 2016) won the Living Pictures Award at CineLink in 2014, returns to CineLink Co-Production Market with his new…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Shopping Excursion Turns into Nightmare in Sofia Georgovassili’s Debut Mignon

SARAJEVO: Greek director Sofia Georgovassili will present her coming-of-age debut Mignon at CineLink Co-Production Market (20-22 August 2019), organised in the framework of Sarajevo Film Festival’s CineLink Industry Days. The…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Refugee Crisis Sets Tone for Family Drama in Turkish/Serbian Coproduction Like A Limbless Tree

SARAJEVO: Tunç Davut, whose debut feature Entanglement premiered at the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival, is returning to Sarajevo with his second film project Like A Limbless Tree, which has been…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Senad Šahmanović's Debut Feature Questions Montenegrin Expats Identity

SARAJEVO: Montenegrin writer/director Senad Šahmanović, whose short film Tranquillity of Blood (2015) screened in more than 50 festivals and won multiple awards, has been selected with his debut feature Sirin…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Pula, A Wartime Romance by Andrej Korovljev

SARAJEVO: Director Andrej Korovljev will be presenting his new project, the feature film Pula, a month after the world premiere of his long documentary Tusta at the Motovun Film Festival.…

Docu Talents from the East @Sarajevo FF 2019 Announced

SARAJEVO: Projects from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and the Ukraine are among the ten documentary projects selected for Docu Talents from the East, which…

FESTIVALS: The 25th Sarajevo FF Announces Lineup

SARAJEVO: Nine feature films will compete for the main prize of the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival. A total of 53 films were selected in the four competition sections – for…

FESTIVALS: CineLink Co-production Market Reveals Lineup for 2019

SARAJEVO: The Sarajevo Film Festival’s coproduction market CineLink announced additional projects included in 2019 Lineup.

PRODUCTION: South East European Factory Wraps Shooting in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: The newest instalment of La Factory, the South East European Factory (SEE Factory), comprising five short films co-directed by young directors from the South East Europe and their colleagues…

The 9th Docu Rough Cut Boutique Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Five projects from Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary were selected for the 9th edition of Docu Rough Cut Boutique. This year for the first time Docu Rough Cut Boutique…

Danis Tanović Starts Shooting The Postcard Killings in London

SARAJEVO: Bosnian and Herzegovinian Oscar-winning director Danis Tanović, whose latest success Death in Sarajevo (SCCA/pro.ba, 2016) won the Silver Bear – Jury Prize and the FIPRESCI prize at the 66th…

Valter brani Sarajevo Museum to Open in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: The opening of the Valter brani Sarajevo museum, dedicated to the cult film Valter brani Sarajevo / Walter Defends Sarajevo (Sutjeska Film, 1972) directed by Hajrudin Šiba Krvavac, is…

FESTIVALS: Al Jazeera Balkans Documentary FF Annnounces Call for Applications

SARAJEVO: Admissions are open for the second edition of Al Jazeera Balkans Documentary Film Festival. The festival will focus on documentaries intended for television broadcasting and it will take place…


Systematic neglect of film industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina, combined with strong political influences, is starting to show its ugly head, despite the tireless efforts of film professionals. Cinema Law…

Two Bosnian Films in Berlinale Shorts

SARAJEVO: A German/Bosnian short film directed by Clarissa Thieme will compete for the Golden Bear, while a film from 2000 by Jasmila Žbanić will screen out of competition in Berlinale…

Admissions and BO in Bosnia and Herzegovina Increase for Second Year in a Row

SARAJEVO: Total admissions increased by 7.85 percent and total box office increased by 7.07 percent in 2018, according to Sarajevo Film Festival’s Statistics and Analysis Department. Bosnia and Herzegovina also…

Filmmakers Call for Forming of Film Fund of Republika Srpska

BANJA LUKA: Film professionals underlined the urgent need for the establishment of a Film Fund of Republika Srpska at the first Film Forum Banja Luka, held on 29-30 November 2018.

Bosnian Film Forum Scheduled for 29-30 November

BANJA LUKA: Bosnian film professionals will gather in Banja Luka to discuss the state of the film industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 29 and 30 November 2018 at a…