GRANTS: Serbia Announces Production Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has allocated 1,965,339 EUR / 230 m RSD in four production categories for long films.

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Nikola Ljuca Starts Shooting Sophomore Feature Rattlesnakes

BELGRADE: Serbian Director Nikola Ljuca, whose 2016 debut feature Humidity (Dart) premiered in Berlinale Forum, started shooting his sophomore feature Rattlesnake / Zvečarke in Belgrade on 12 July 2024. This…

GRANTS: Serbia’s Autonomous Province of Vojvodina Announces Production Grants

BELGRADE: The Provincial Government of Vojvodina allocated through the Provincial Secretariat for Culture, Public Information and Relations with Religious Communities 432,375 EUR / 50.7 m RSD for the production of…

PRODUCTION: Danish Actress Marijana Jankovic Wraps Shooting Directorial Debut in Serbia

BELGRADE: The revered Danish film, TV and theatre actress Marijana Jankovic, who was born in Montenegro but moved with her family to Denmark as a child, has wrapped shooting her…

Interview with Ivan Karl, Acting Director of Film Center Serbia

BELGRADE: Film New Europe spoke with Ivan Karl, the acting director of Film Center Serbia, about the most relevant issues this key film institution in Serbia is dealing with at…

Darko Lungulov’s 1970 Receives Support from Luxembourg Film Fund

BELGRADE: The coming-of-age drama 1970 directed by Serbian director Darko Lungulov received production support of 200,000 EUR from Film Fund Luxembourg. The film is a coproduction between Serbia, Hungary, Croatia…

Serbian Blockbuster Guardians of the Formula Hits Cinemas in France

BELGRADE: Dragan Bjelogrlić’s Guardians of the Formula / Čuvari formule was released by L' Atelier d'images in French cinemas on 5 June 2024. Soul Films is handling the world sales…

FESTIVALS: Winners of 2024 Beldocs

BELGRADE: Dane Komljen’s The Garden Cadences scooped the award for Best Film in the Serbian Competition of the 17th Beldocs, held in Belgrade 22 - 29 May 2024. The main…

PRODUCTION: Miloš Jaćimović’s Observational Documentary Sunset in Postproduction

BELGRADE: New York-based Serbian cinematographer Miloš Jaćimović is in postproduction with his long observational documentary Sunset / Zalazak, which marks his directorial debut. The film is a Serbian/Montenegrin/Croatian coproduction supported…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Nenad Pavlović Shoots Sophomore Feature Wanderlust

BELGRADE: Nenad Pavlović’s sophomore feature Wanderlust / Izlet has started shooting. This black-and-white film is an adaptation of a book under the same-title written by the great Serbian painter, film…

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Arthouse Feature That’s It For Today Tops Domestic Chart

BELGRADE: Serbian dramedy That’s It For Today / Za danas toliko by Marko Đorđević reached no. 1 in Serbia with 11,194 admissions during the course of the second week and…

Martin Scorsese-produced Docudrama Series The Saints to Be Shot in Serbia

BELGRADE: The shooting of the docudrama series Martin Scorsese Presents: The Saints, hosted and narrated by Martin Scorsese, who is also the executive producer, will start in Belgrade and other…

PRODUCTION: US/Serbian War Drama Battle for Castle Itter Enters Postproduction

BELGRADE: The US/Serbian WW2 action drama Battle for Castle Itter has entered postproduction after having been entirely shot in Serbia from 15 February up to 7 March 2024. The film…

BOX OFFICE: Siniša Cvetić’s Lilacs Reigns Over Serbian Charts

BELGRADE: Siniša Cvetić’s sophomore feature Lilacs / Jorgovani has reigned over the Serbian box office charts since the beginning of its cinema distribution on 27 February 2024.

FNE at FEST 2024: Los Alamos

BELGRADE: Dejan Vlaisavljević Nikt’s thriller Los Alamos had both its national and international premiere in the FEST 52 section of the 52nd edition of FEST (23 February - 3 March…

FNE at FEST 2024: Russian Consul

BELGRADE: Serbian director Miroslav Lekić’s seventh feature Russian Consul / Ruski konzul closed the 52nd FEST (23 February - 3 March 2024) in Belgrade. This was the last film for…

FNE at FEST 2024: The Owner Wins 2024 FEST in Belgrade

BELGRADE: The 52nd edition of FEST ended in the Serbian capital on the evening of 3 March 2024 with Russian/French/Swiss The Owner directed by Yuriy Bikov winning the Belgrade Victor…

FNE at FEST 2024: That’s It For Today

BELGRADE: Marko Đorđević’s That’s It For Today / Za danas toliko won Best Actress (Ivana Vuković) and the Politika Award for Best Serbian Film at the 52nd FEST. Đorđević’s sophomore…

FNE at FEST 2024: Videotheque

BELGRADE: Young Serbian director Luka Bursać presented his third feature film within the Gala segment of the 52nd edition of FEST (23 February – 3 March 2024) in Belgrade. His…

FNE at FEST 2024: Lilacs

BELGRADE: Siniša Cvetić’s sophomore feature Lilacs / Jorgovani had its national premiere in the Main Competition of Belgrade’s 52nd FEST ahead of its cinema release across Serbia and the region…