FNE Speaks with Aleksandra Božović, Head of Film Centre of Montenegro

PODGORICA: The fifth anniversary of the Film Centre of Montenegro (FCCG) is an opportunity for FNE to speak with Aleksandra Božović, Head of FCCG, about the accomplishments and the plans…

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin Director Ivan Marinović Preps Forever Hold Your Peace

PODGORICA: Montenegrin writer/director Ivan Marinović is currently in preparation with the farcical comedy Forever Hold Your Peace / Živi i zdravi, which he plans to start shooting on 13 May…

GRANTS: Montenegro Announces Production Grants

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 106,000 EUR to four projects as production grants at its last batch of funding.

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin/Serbian/Bosnian The Bay Starring Marisa Berenson in Production

PODGORICA: The first part of the shooting for The Bay / Zaliv directed by Draško Đurović and starring Marisa Berenson wrapped on the Montenegrin coast. The film is a coproduction…

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: After the Winter to Represent Montenegro in Oscar Race

PODGORICA: After the Winter / Poslije zime by Ivan Bakrač has been selected as Montenegro’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best…

FNE Speaks with New Head of Film Centre of Montenegro, Aleksandra Božović

PODGORICA: FNE spoke with Aleksandra Božović about her long-term goals as the new Managing Director of the Film Centre of Montenegro.

FESTIVALS: UnderhillFest 2021 Started in Person in Podgorica

PODGORICA: The 12th edition of UnderhillFest, the only long documentary international film festival in Montenegro, started in Podgorica on 22 September 2021. More than 20 titles divided into International Competition,…

Second Module of Circle Women Doc Accelerator to Start in Montenegro

TIVAT: The second module of Circle Women Doc Accelerator 2021 will be held in a hybrid format in Tivat, Montenegro, from 21 to 26 September 2021.

Serbian/Montenegrin TV Series Debt to the Sea Unspools on Superstar TV

PODGORICA: The second season of Debt to the Sea by Gorčin Stojanović is being screened on the Serbian channel Superstar TV. The second season of the popular series was shot…

PRODUCTION: Planet 7693 by Gojko Berkuljan Shoots in Montenegro

PODGORICA: The kids feature film Planet 7693 by Gojko Berkuljan is currently shooting in Montenegro. The film is a coproduction between Montenegro, Serbia and North Macedonia, supported by the Film…

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin/Croatian/Serbian Coproduction After the Winter

PODGORICA: Montenegro's coproduction After the Winter / Poslije zime by the Montenegrin writer/director Ivan Bakrač has finished production and will have its world premiere in the East of the West…

PRODUCTION: Montenegro’s Brothers in Development

PODGORICA: Bojan Stijovic is in development with his feature debut Brothers / Braca, a drama written by the European Prize for Literature winner Stefan Boskovic.

FESTIVALS: Oasis Wins 2021 Herceg Novi Film Festival

HERCEG NOVI: Oasis by Ivan Ikić has been awarded the Grand Prix - Golden Mimosa at the 34th edition of the Herceg Novi Film Festival - Montenegro Film Festival. The…

GRANTS: Film Centre of Montenegro Announces Grants

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 798,000 EUR as production grants to feature films, films in production, minority coproductions, animated films and documentaries.

Montenegro Cinemas Struggle To Recover From COVID-19 Losses

PODGORICA: Cinemas in Montenegro are open but after being closed for months during the pandemic they face a rough ride on the road to recovery.

Montenegrin Films I Was 10 and Rainbow Achieve Success Abroad

PODGORICA: The long documentary I Was 10 by Velibor Covic and the short fiction film Rainbow by Aleksandar Vujovic are gaining recognition abroad, although very few feature films were completed…

Film Centre of Montenegro Launches Film in Montenegro Platform

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro has launched the web platform Film in Montenegro, aimed at promoting Montenegrin cinema and encouraging foreign film and TV productions to discover Montenegro as a…

Film Centre of Montenegro to Back New Student Film Fund

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro and the University of Montenegro have signed an agreement for the formation of the Student Film Fund. They will both contribute to financing the production…

New Multifunctional Studio Open in Montenegro

PODGORICA: A new multifunctional studio of 1000 square metres has opened 8 km from Podgorica. The construction of the studio, owned by the Dragutinović company, took more than two years.

FNE Market Analysis 2020: MONTENEGRO

PODGORICA: The budget of the Film Centre of Montenegro has been increasing each year since its establishment at the end of 2016. In 2020 the budget of the Film Centre…