FESTIVALS: Sarajevo Film Festival Forced to Cancel On-Site Event Nine Days Before Opening

SARAJEVO: The 26th Sarajevo Film Festival which was to be held on-site from 14 to 21 August 2020, has been called off nine days before the opening. The organisers have…

FNE at Sarajevo FF 2020: Sarajevo Film Festival Leads the Way Once Again

SARAJEVO: Sarajevo is getting prepared for a bit different Sarajevo Film Festival when it opens on 14 August 2020. It will have to be different because of the COVID-19 pandemic,…

FNE Podcast: Festivals in Crisis: Jovan Marjanović Head of Industry Sarajevo Film Festival

Jovan talks about the hybrid format for this year’s industry programme at the Sarajevo Film Festival with the first part taking place online and guests coming to Sarajevo for the…

FESTIVALS: The 26th Sarajevo Film Festival Announces Competition Programmes

SARAJEVO: Eight titles will compete for the Heart of Sarajevo award in the Competition Programme - Feature Film 2020 of the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival. The festival has also announced…

FESTIVALS: CineLink Co-Production Market Unveils the Complete 2020 Selection

SARAJEVO: Sarajevo Film Festival’s Co-production Market has unveiled the complete 2020 selection. The first part of the selection was announced in May.

Opening of Cineplexx in Sarajevo Announced for August 2020

SARAJEVO: The management of the new Sarajevo Cineplexx announced that they will open in time for this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival. Mirsad Purivatra, director of the Sarajevo Film Festival, announced…

Cinemas in Bosnia and Herzegovina Reopen As COVID-19 Crisis Subsides

SARAJEVO: The Federal Department of Civilian Protection announced on 14 May 2020 that cinemas and cultural institutions can resume activities. In the Republika Srpska region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, cinemas…

FESTIVALS: CineLink Co-production Market Announces First Part of 2020 Lineup

SARAJEVO: Sarajevo Film Festival’s (14 – 21 August 2020) coproduction market CineLink has selected eight feature film projects by first and second time directors and five projects of TV series.

Talents Sarajevo Calls for Submissions

SARAJEVO: Talents Sarajevo, a programme for young film professionals from Southeast Europe and the South Caucasus, is accepting applications through 17 May 2020.

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…