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…

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…

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 –…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

Montenegro Opens Call for Film Funding

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has announced a Public Call for co-financing of the production of cinematographic works in the categories of feature film, short film, documentary film, project…

PRODUCTION: Minamata Starring Johnny Depp Filming in Montenegro

PODGORICA: Andrew Levitas’ Minamata, starring Johnny Depp and Bill Nighy, is filming on location in Montenegro, in the town of Tivat.

Montenegro and Hungary Team Up on Film Studio in Montenegro

PODGORICA: The Minister of Culture of Montenegro Aleksandar Bogdanović and the Hungarian Minister of Human Resources Miklós Kásler have signed an agreement aiming, among others, at the establishment of a…

FNE Market Analysis 2018: MONTENEGRO

The Law on Culture was approved in 2018 in Montenegro for the area of culture and the establishment of public institutions.

Substantial Decline in Admissions for Domestic Films in Montenegro

PODGORICA: According to the Film Centre of Montenegro, domestic films saw a substantial decline from 27,191 admissions and 100,897 EUR gross in 2017 to 996 admissions and 3,348 EUR gross…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Cadmus Cineplex, Budva, Montenegro

This month we speak with Iris Sretenovic, the programme manager of Cadmus Cineplex, a modern cinema named after the ancient hero Cadmus, the mythical founder of the city of Budva,…

Montenegro Raises Rebates to 25%

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has raised cash rebates for international productions shooting in Montenegro from 20 to 25% on qualifying expenditure.