Talents Sarajevo 2022 Launches Call for Applications

SARAJEVO: The call is open for the 16th edition of Talents Sarajevo, founded in collaboration with Berlin International Film Festival and Berlinale Talents. Talents Sarajevo will be held under the …
29-04-2022

Jovan Marjanović Replaces Mirsad Purivatra As Director of Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Mirsad Purivatra, the founder of the Sarajevo Film Festival, is leaving the SFF Director’s position after 27 years to take on the role of President of the Obala Art…
15-02-2022

BOX OFFICE: Danis Tanović's Not So Friendly Neighbourhood Affair Tops Box Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: The latest comedy directed by Oscar winner Danis Tanović, Not So Friendly Neighbourhood Affair, which premiered at the opening of the Sarajevo Film Festival, followed by a week of…
07-12-2021

BOX OFFICE: Serbian South Wind 2 – Speed Up Tops Box Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: South Wind 2 – Speed Up / Južni vetar 2 – Ubrzanje directed by Miloš Avramović topped the 11 – 14 November 2021 weekend chart in Bosnia and Herzegovina,…
22-11-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: The White Fortress to Represent Bosnia and Herzegovina in Oscar Race

SARAJEVO: Igor Drljača’s third feature film The White Fortress / Tabija has been selected as Bosnia and Herzegovina’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award…
26-10-2021

FNE Podcast: Amra Bakšić Čamo - Head of CineLink Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke to Amra Bakšić Čamo, the Head of CineLink, the industry section of the Sarajevo Film Festival, about the 2021 edition after the pandemic forced the last minute…
20-10-2021

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Toma Rocks Bosnian BO in Its Opening Week

SARAJEVO: The biopic Toma directed by famous Serbian actor/director/producer Dragan Bjelogrlić broke the 2021 record in Bosnia and Herzegovina with 40,877 admissions and 112,900 EUR / 220,815 BAM gross in…
04-10-2021

FNE Podcast: Jovan Marjanović, Co-director - Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke to Jovan Marjanović, Co-director of Sarajevo Film Festival, about the festival’s return to its on site operations after being forced to cancel the 2020 on site edition…
28-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Bosnian Director Pjer Žalica Begins Shooting May Labour Day

SARAJEVO: The acclaimed Bosnian director Pjer Žalica has started shooting his fourth feature film May Labour Day, a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro.
31-08-2021

FESTIVALS: Great Freedom Wins Sarajevo Film Festival 2021

SARAJEVO: The Austrian/German coproduction Great Freedom / Grosse Freiheit by Sebastian Meise has received the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film at the 27th edition of the Sarajevo Film…
20-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Documentary Gems of CineLink Selection

SARAJEVO: Fourteen documentary projects from FNE partner countries were selected for three programmes within the CineLink Industry Days: CineLink Work in Progress, Docu Rough Cut Boutique and Docu Talents from…
19-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Bojan Vuletić’s The Family Swoops Most Awards for TV Series

SARAJEVO: The Sarajevo Film Festival has awarded best regional TV series for the first time ever. Most of the awards went to the Serbian series The Family, created and directed…
18-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: CineLink Drama Showcases Hungarian Series The Grand Trial

SARAJEVO: Iván Szabó, the writer behind Land of Storms (2014), which premiered at the Berlinale and competed for the Heart of Sarajevo, returns to the Sarajevo Film Festival to present…
18-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Crime, Culture, and Identity Meet in Two CineLink Drama Projects

SARAJEVO: CineLink Drama, which is running 14-19 August 2021 under the umbrella of the Sarajevo Film Festival, brings two teams of newcomers into its selection. Mario Kozina and Maja Pek-Brünjes…
17-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Two Romanian Projects at CineLink Drama 2021

SARAJEVO: Adrian Sitaru, whose feature film Ilegitim (Domestic Film, 2016) won the C.I.C.A.E. Award in the Berlinale Forum, and Tudor Giurgiu, whose third feature film Why Me? (Libra Film, 2015)…
16-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Three Miles to the End of the World

SARAJEVO: Emanuel Parvu, double winner of the Heart of Sarajevo award, for his debut feature Meda or the Not So Bright Side of Things (FAMart Association, 2017) and short film…
13-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Forget the Ocean, Why Not Try Surfing These Insane River Waves

SARAJEVO: Marko Grba Singh, whose latest documentary Rampart (Nanslafu Films, 2021) premiered at the Locarno Film Festival 2021, is presenting his debut feature project Forget the Ocean, Why Not Try…
12-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Everything That Is Wrong with You

SARAJEVO: Urša Menart, whose debut feature My Last Year as A Loser was a great success in Slovenia, winning Best Film and Best Screenplay Awards at the national film festival,…
10-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Lunatic

SARAJEVO: Igor Šterk, the prominent Slovenian director whose latest film Come Along (A.A.C. Productions, 2016) premiered at CineKid in Amsterdam, is presenting his sixth feature film project Lunatic at Sarajevo…
10-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Gambit

SARAJEVO: Konstantin Bojanov, the Bulgarian writer/director whose first feature film Avé (2011) premiered at the Critics' Week in Cannes, and whose second feature Light Thereafter (2017) premiered in competition at…
09-08-2021