Media Move Acquires Serbian Thriller Loan Shark

BELGRADE: Berlin-based Media Move has acquired world sales rights for the Serbian thriller Loan Shark / Lihvar directed by Nemanja Ćeranić. The film is scheduled to have its national premiere…

Srdan Golubović’s Father Sold for Distribution in USA

BELGRADE: Cologne-based The Match Factory has sold distribution rights (theatrical, video, on demand, ancillary) for the Serbian feature Father / Otac directed by Srdan Golubović to the USA. The deal…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Feature Trail of the Beast in Production

BELGRADE: Trail of the Beast / Trag divljači, the feature debut by Nenad Pavlović, has started filming in Serbia. Pavlović co-wrote the script based on characters from novels written by…

UK/German/Serbian Feature Vampir Picked Up by Reel Suspects

BELGRADE: The Paris-based Reel Suspects distribution company has picked up the sales rights for the UK/German/Serbian horror feature Vampir. The film was shot in English and Serbian and it is …

FNE Market Analysis 2020: SERBIA

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia managed to maintain its standard pattern of financial support contests in full capacity for the fifth year in a row even during the pandemic-stricken year 2020.

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Mladen Đorđević’s Feature Labour Day in Production

BELGRADE: Director Mladen Đorđević started shooting his fourth feature Labour Day / Prvi maj on February 19. The film is a major Serbian production with coproducers from Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro…

House of Film Picks Up Serbia’s King Peter the First

BELGRADE: The LA-based distribution company House of Film has acquired world distribution rights for the Serbian history drama King Peter the First / Kralj Petar Prvi directed by Petar Ristovski.…

Serbian Thriller The Only Way Out Tops Local Box Office

BELGRADE: The Serbian thriller The Only Way Out / Jedini izlaz, helmed by Darko Nikolić, topped the local box office charts by a landslide. In its first weekend in cinema…

M-Appeal Acquires Serbian Feature The Celts Ahead of Berlinale 2021 Premiere

BELGRADE: The Berlin-based M-Appeal company acquired world distribution rights for the Serbian feature The Celts / Kelti ahead of its world premiere in the Panorama segment of the Berlinale 2021,…

Serbian Feature The Pond to Be Distributed in USA

BELGRADE: The Serbian horror-thriller feature The Pond directed by Petar Pašić is scheduled to be distributed in the USA in February.

Serbian Oscar Bid Dara in Jasenovac Enters Distribution in USA

BELGRADE: Dara in Jasenovac / Dara iz Jasenovca, Serbia’s bid for the 2021 Oscars in the best international feature film category, will enter cinema distribution in the USA on 5…

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2021 Calls for Projects

NOVI SAD: CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator is accepting applications for its 2021/2022 edition.

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Box Office Plummets in 2020

BELGRADE: The total cinema admissions in Serbia plummeted from 4,784,598 in 2019 to 1,562,590 in 2020, while total gross fell from 16.6 m EUR in 2019 down to 5.2 m…

FNE TV: Milica Božanič: Executive Director of the Serbian Film Commission

FNE asked Milica Božanič how the pandemic has affected foreign and domestic shoots in Serbia and what safety measures have been taken to get production back on course. She also…

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival 2021 Set to Kick Off

BELGRADE: The 14th edition of the Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival will kick off on 22 January 2021 and run through 25 January via the online platform A…

Serbia Adopts Changes to Film and TV Incentives Programme

BELGRADE: The Ministry of Culture and Information of the Government of Serbia has taken charge of the country’s film and TV incentives programme. It was previously handled by the Ministry…

Belgrade’s Firefly Announces Three International TV Coproductions

BELGRADE: Belgrade-based Firefly Productions has announced it is developing internationally coproduced TV productions.

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Dara in Jasenovac is Serbian Submission to Academy Awards

BELGRADE: The historical drama Dara in Jasenovac / Dara iz Jasenovca directed by Predrag Antonijević is Serbia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in…

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Grants in Five Major Categories

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has announced the recipients of its latest round of grants. The grants were awarded in five separate categories: feature films, long documentaries, minority coproductions, feature for…

Serbian Feature Weekend With Pop Tops Local Box Office

BELGRADE: The premiere of the Serbian comedy Weekend With Pop / Vikend sa ćaletom, scripted and directed by Miroslav Momčilović and supported by Film Center Serbia, soared to the top…