PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Ivan Ikić In Postproduction With The Users

BELGRADE: Ivan Ikić is entering the final stages of postproduction with his sophomore feature The Users / Korisnici, a coproduction between Serbia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and France.

Maša Nešković’s Serbian/Slovenian/Italian Asymmetry Hits Serbian Cinemas

BELGRADE: Maša Nešković’s debut feature Asymmetry / Asimetrija, a Serbian/Slovenian/Italian coproduction, enters regular distribution in Serbia on 30 January 2020. The film had its world premiere at the Sao Paulo…

BOX OFFICE: Big Gains at Serbian Box Office in 2019

BELGRADE: Admissions to domestic films in Serbia increased from 864,177 in 2018 to 958,980 in 2019. Total admissions in Serbia also went up from 4,476,043 in 2018 to 4,784,598 in…

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: 1970

TRIESTE: Acclaimed Serbian writer/director Darko Lungulov’s new project 1970 was showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West (19-21 January 2020), the industry section…

FESTIVALS: Romanian/Spanish Coproduction The Christmas Gift Wins Kustendorf Film and Music Festival

MEĆAVNIK: The Romanian/Spanish coproduction The Christmas Gift by Bogdan Mureşanu won the Golden Egg in the competition programme of the Kustendorf Film and Music Festival, which wrapped in Mećavnik, Serbia,…

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf Film and Music Festival 2020

MEĆAVNIK: Twenty one short films mostly by young filmmakers are competing for prizes at the 13th Kustendorf Film and Music Film Festival (13-18 January 2020) in Mećavnik. The festival was…

Strong Domestic Opening for Serbian/Montenegrin Ajvar

BELGRADE: Serbian director Ana Maria Rossi’s debut feature Ajvar has scored a hit in Serbian cinemas with 40,524 admissions and 131,446 EUR / 15,465,542 RSD gross since its release on…

Serbian My Morning Laughter at IFFR in Rotterdam

BELGRADE: Marko Đorđević’s debut feature My Morning Laughter will have its international premiere in the Bright Future main programme of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (22 January-2 February 2020). The…

Serbian/Croatian/French Coproduction In Praise of Nothing Is Most Watched Doc on Mubi in 2019

BELGRADE: The documentary In Praise of Nothing (2017) by Serbian director Boris Mitić was the most watched documentary on MUBI in 2019, the platform announced as part of its first…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Darko Nikolić Shoots Crime Thriller The Only Way Out

BELGRADE: Darko Nikolić is currently in production with his debut feature, the crime thriller The Only Way Out / Jedini izlaz, one of the very few crime thrillers in contemporary…

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Latest Grants for 2019

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia completed the latest round of grants in 2019 by distributing 1,301,907 EUR / 153 m RSD to the production of 11 projects. The list includes feature…

Serbian 4 Roses Debuts at Number 3 in Local Weekend Box Office

BELGRADE: Vasilije Nikitovićs debut feature 4 Roses / 4 Ruže reached the third position in the Serbian weekend box office during its first weekend (5-8 December 2019) with 15,464 admissions…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Firefly In Production With Two Drama Series

BELGRADE: The new Serbian production company Firefly is currently in production with two quality TV drama series, The Clan directed by Boban Skerlić and Tycoon directed by Miroslav Terzić (Stiches…

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Production Grants for Documentaries and Short Fiction Films

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia allotted 298,361 EUR / 35.1 m RSD to the production of five long documentaries, three short documentaries and three short fiction films.

Ten European Films To Stream For Free At 4th ArteKino Festival

BELGRADE: Films by Miroslav Terzić and Svetla Tsotsorkova are among the ten European films selected to be streamed online for free at the 4th ArteKino Festival from 1 and 31…

Gordan Kičić’s Real Story Opens in Second Spot at Serbian Box Office

BELGRADE: Popular Serbian film, TV and theatre actor Gordan Kičić’s directorial debut Real Story / Realna priča reached second place in the national box office charts, the second strong Serbian…

FNE Interview with Gordan Matić, Head of Film Center Serbia

BELGRADE: FNE spoke with Gordan Matić, who was appointed Director of Film Center Serbia in the summer of 2019. He shared with us his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Darko Bajić in Production with Svetozar Miletić Biopic

BELGRADE: Serbian helmer Darko Bajić is shooting his new feature film Svetozar Miletić (aka Fathers of Liberty / Očevi slobode) on location in Serbia, including Belgrade, Novi Sad, Sremski Karlovci,…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Dušan Kovačević in Production with It’s Not So Bad to Be Human

BELGRADE: Dušan Kovačević, the most prominent Serbian dramatist of his generation, is currently in production with his new feature film titled It’s Not So Bad to Be Human / Nije…

Marko Sopić's The Team Opens Strong in Serbia

BELGRADE: Domestic films dominate the box office in Serbia. Marko Sopić's The Team / Ekipa opened in second place in Serbia, just two weeks after Military Academy 5 / Vojna…