GRANTS: Montenegro Announces 2020 Grants

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro gave over 700,000 EUR in grants for production, development and related cinema activities.
16-06-2020

Montenegrin Cinematheque Boosts Film Activities

PODGORICA: The Montenegrin Cinematheque / Crnogorska kinoteka, which will move into its long-promised new premises later this summer, has been keeping cinema alive during the COVID-19 lockdown. Among its activities…
08-06-2020

Macedonian Cutaway Offers Free VoD Films in Balkans

SKOPJE: The Macedonian VoD platform Cutaway is making more than 200 films available online, free of charge to its users.
08-04-2020

Montenegrin Film and TV Industry Adapts to COVID-19 Crisis

PODGORICA: Many film projects in development have been suspended or cancelled, and the postproduction of some films has stopped in Montenegro, but the industry is stepping in to make film…
02-04-2020

Montenegro Enacts Emergency Measures to Help Film Industry and Culture Professionals

PODGORICA: Montenegro, the last European country to be hit by COVID-19, has announced actions intended to help the film industry during the crisis. They include a set of emergency measures…
01-04-2020

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Montenegrin Film in Berlin

Film Centre of Montenegro is attending the EFM from the 20th to 27th February 2020 STAND No.136 at Marriott Hotel. For all inquiries and to request a meeting please contact…
22-02-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: MONTENEGRO

PODGORICA: The budget of the Film Centre of Montenegro was 1.1 m EUR in 2019 and will be increased by 40% up to 1.6 m EUR in 2020.
14-02-2020

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2020 Announces Call for Applications

PODGORICA: CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator launches the call for its exclusive one-year training programme 2020. Ten female directors or producers with a strong creative documentary project in any stage of…
06-02-2020

Stop Motion Animated Film Workshop in Montenegro

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro and the ZVVIKS Institute in Ljubljana have recently organised a six-day stop motion animated film workshop under the mentorship of the Slovenian director and producer…
11-12-2019

MIDPOINT Open Lectures in Montenegro

PODGORICA: The first edition of the script development workshop MIDPOINT to be held in Montenegro will offer lectures open to local filmmakers. MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro will take place 12 –…
04-10-2019

Interview with Sehad Čekić, Head of Film Centre of Montenegro: My Vision Is to Develop a Modern, Dynamic Film Community

PODGORICA: FNE spoke with Sehad Čekić, the Head of Film Centre of Montenegro, about the many accomplishments that the Montenegrin cinema has had in less than two years and also…
27-09-2019

GRANTS: Montenegro Announces Production Grants

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 730,000 EUR to the production of four feature films, three long documentaries and one short fiction film.
27-09-2019

FESTIVALS: The Delegation Wins 2019 Seanema Film Festival in Montenegro

ULCINJ: The Delegation by Albanian director Bujar Alimani was awarded best feature film at the 5th edition of the Seanema Film Festival, which wrapped in Ulcinj, Montenegro, on 22 September…
23-09-2019

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Montenegro Selects Neverending Past as Oscar Candidate

PODGORICA: Neverending Past / Između dana i noći directed by Andro Martinović has been selected as Montenegro’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in…
19-09-2019

FESTIVALS: Seanema IFF 2019 Announces Lineup

ULCINJ: The Seanema Film Festival is organising competitions for short films and for feature films in its 5th edition, set to take place in Ulcinj, Montenegro, from 18 to 22…
12-09-2019

FESTIVALS: God Exists, Her Hame Is Petrunija Wins 33rd Montenegro Film Festival

HERCEG NOVI: God Exists, Her Hame Is Petrunija by Teona Strugar Mitevska received the Golden Mimosa for best film at the 33rd Herceg Novi Film Festival– Montenegro Film Festival, which…
09-08-2019

Last Day to Apply for MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro

PODGORICA: This is the last day for applications for MIDPOINT´s first intensive workshop dedicated to Montenegrin filmmakers, that will be organised in Podgorica from 12 to 15 October 2019. The…
26-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Second Season of Diamond of Bojana Starts Shooting

PODGORICA: Renowned writer / director Milan Karadžić has begun filming on the second season of his popular TV series Diamond of Bojana / Biser Bojane. The series is a coproduction…
22-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Isa Qosja in Preproduction with Montenegrin/Kosovan/Albanian/Macedonian The Stork

PODGORICA: The renowned writer/director Isa Qosja is currently in preproduction with The Stork, a coproduction between Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania and North Macedonia set to start shooting on 26 August 2019.…
12-07-2019

Montenegro Hosts MIDPOINT Intensive

PODOGRICA: The MIDPOINT script development initiative is partnering with the Film Center of Montenegro on the new training programme MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro taking place in October 2019. The workshop is…
17-06-2019