Lost Country by Vladimir Perišić Shortlisted for 2023 Arab Critics' Awards for European Films

BELGRADE: The French/Serbian/Luxembourg/Croatian coproduction Lost Country directed by Serbian director Vladimir Perišić is among the three titles shortlisted for the 2023 Arab Critics' Awards for European Films, which were launched…

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Results in Five Major Grants Categories

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has allotted grants in 14 categories, including 2,902,646 EUR / 340 m RSD for the production of feature films, feature films for children and young audience,…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Vladimir Tagić Shoots Yugo Florida, Serbian/Montenegrin/Croatian/ Bulgarian Coproduction

BELGRADE: Serbian director Vladimir Tagić, known for popular TV series Morning Changes Everything / Jutro će promeniti sve and Children of Evil / Deca zla, is currently shooting his debut…

BOX OFFICE: Guardians of the Formula Tops Serbian Charts by a Landslide

BELGRADE: Dragan Bjelogrlić’s Guardians of the Formula / Čuvari formule has been on top of the Serbian box office charts for the last few weeks in a row.

Serbian TV Drama Series Children of Evil Premieres Globally on HBO Max

BELGRADE: Serbian TV drama/thriller series Children of Evil / Deca zla directed by Ivan Stefanović and Vladimir Tagić had its world premiere on HBO Max on 2 November 2023. The…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Helmer Todor Chapkanov in Postproduction with Serbian/Bulgarian/Moldavian MEGDAN: Between Water and Fire

BELGRADE: Bulgarian director Todor Chapkanov is currently in postproduction with MEGDAN: Between Water and Fire / MEGDAN: Između vode i vatre, a sports drama he is also coproducing. The film…

PRODUCTION: Telekom Serbia Boards International Coproduction Series Scar

BELGRADE: The thriller TV series Scar / Cicatriz, which is currently in preproduction, is the first international TV series project of such magnitude for Telekom Serbia. The Spanish/Serbian/Mexican coproduction based…

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Film The Heroes of Halyard Tops Domestic Charts

BELGRADE: Serbian WWII epic Heroes of Halyard / Heroji Halijarda by Radoš Bajić tops the local box office in its first week with 21,239 admissions and 85,155 EUR / 9,980,739…

PRODUCTION: Latvian and Serbian Companies Attached to Kirill Serebrennikov’s New Project Disappearance

BELGRADE: Latvia’s Forma Pro Films and Serbia’s Red Production are on board as producer and coproducer, respectively, of the new film by Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov, Disappearance / DSPR (working…

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Serbia Selects The Duke and the Poet as Oscar Candidate

BELGRADE: The historical drama The Duke and the Poet / Sto se bore misli moje directed by Milorad Milinkovic has been selected as Serbia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of…

PRODUCTION: Serbian-Canadian Director Sanja Živković Shoots Cat’s Cry, in the Footsteps of Goran Paskaljević

BELGRADE: The Serbian-Canadian director Sanja Živković started shooting her sophomore feature Cat’s Cry / Mačiji krik, which was supposed to be directed by Goran Paskaljević. After the legendary director passed…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Pavle Vučković Starts Shooting Serbian/Macedonian/Montenegrin Coproduction Frost

BELGRADE: Serbian director Pavle Vučković commenced the production of his third feature Frost / Mraz, a universal story based on a myth from Eastern Serbia. The film is a coproduction…

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces More Production Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has announced the list of winners in eight more grant categories, including debut features, long documentaries, nationally-themed features, and potentially commercial and/or genre features.

PRODUCTION: Serbian Drama Series Time of Death in Postproduction

BELGRADE: Serbian drama series Time of Death / Vreme smrti, directed by Ivan Živković and based on the bestseller by author and politician Dobrica Ćosić, is currently in postproduction. It…

PRODUCTION: Feature Film Vasilija the Beautiful Starts Shooting in Serbia

BELGRADE: Vasilija the Beautiful / Vasilija Prekrasna directed by Žikica Jovanović, Ivica Vidanović and Vlastimir Stevanović started shooting in Serbia. The film focuses on a child, which is a rarity…

Film Center Serbia Announces Grant Winners

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has announced the grant results regarding projects in several categories, including minority coproductions, fiction feature and long documentary. 477,548 EUR / 56 mil RSD have been…

PRODUCTION: Veteran Director Lordan Zafranović Shoots Serbian Feature Film The Children of Kozara

BELGRADE: Following a short shooting in the summer of 2022, more than 100 actors and 60 professionals are currently filming the Serbian feature and TV drama series The Children of…

Serbian/Slovenian Documentary Bottlemen Acquired Ahead of Sarajevo FF

BELGRADE: Nemanja Vojinović’s Serbian/Slovenian long documentary Bottlemen / Flašaroši has been acquired by the London-based Taskovski Film ahead of its world premiere at the Sarajevo Film Festival (11 – 18…

FESTIVALS: Christian Petzold’s Afire Wins 2023 European Film Festival Palić

BELGRADE: The 30th edition of the European Film Festival Palić, which ended on 21 July 2022, awarded its top prize to Germany’s Afire directed by Christian Petzold. The Tower of…

OBITUARY: Serbian Producer Tea Korolija

BELGRADE: Serbian producer Tea Korolija passed away at the age of 49, after a long battle with an illness. She produced the megahit Besa through the Serbian production company Adrenalin.