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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.…


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…

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…

GRANTS: Bosnian and Herzegovinian Film Fund Announces 2017 Grants

SARAJEVO: The Film Fund of Bosnia and Herzegovina announced production, development and coproduction grants for 2017 on 8 November. Despite talks of an increase in funding, the amount of funds…

Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects Men Don’t Cry as Oscar Candidate

SAREJEVO: Alen Drljević’s debut feature Men Don’t Cry has been chosen as the official candidate from Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination in…

FNE at Sarajevo FF: Georgian Debut Scary Mother Wins 2017 Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Scary Mother, the first feature from young Georgian director Ana Urushadze, was awarded best film in the competition programme for feature films of the 2017 edition of Sarajevo Film…

FNE at Sarajevo FF: Srbenka Wins Big at Docu Rough Cut Boutique

SARAJEVO: Croatian project Srbenka by Nebojša Slijepčević won three out of five awards at Docu Rough Cut Boutique, the intensive five-day programme focusing on documentary films from Southeast Europe in…

FNE at Sarajevo FF: Bulgarian/German/French Coproduction Nanook

SARAJEVO: Bulgarian film director Milko Lazarov presented his new project Nanook at CineLink Work-in-Progress, that took place from 14 to 16 August 2017 in the framework of Sarajevo Film Festival’s…