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.

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Feature Film Production Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has distributed 1,077,000 EUR / 126,286,250 RSD for the production of three feature films. New projects directed by Mirjana Karanović, Kosta Đorđević and Hadži-Aleksandrar Đurović received…

OBITUARY: Serbian Scriptwriter and Film Director Srđan Koljević

BELGRADE: Prominent Serbian scriptwriter, director and university professor Srđan Koljević passed away on 8 July 2023 at 56, after a long battle with a disease.

FESTIVALS: European Film Festival Palić 2023 Ready to Kick Off

PALIĆ: Over 150 film professionals from Serbia and abroad are expected to attend the 30th edition of the European Film Festival Palić, which will be held in Palić and Subotica…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Queer Representation Documentary in Postproduction

BELGRADE: The long documentary Warm Film / Topli film, focusing on queer representation in Yugoslav and Serbian cinema, is in the final stages of postproduction. The film is directed by…

PRODUCTION: Maja Novaković in Postproduction with Serbian/Belgian Hybrid Documentary

BELGRADE: Young director Maja Novaković is in postproduction with her docufiction At the Door of the House Who Will Come Knocking / Ko će pokucati na vrata mog doma, a…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Miroslav Lekić Shoots Russian Consul

BELGRADE: Serbian director Miroslav Lekić is currently shooting his seventh feature film Russian Consul / Ruski konzul, which is supported by Film Center Serbia.

Ivan Karl Appointed as Film Center Serbia’s Acting Director

BELGRADE: The Goverment of the Republic of Serbia has appointed Ivan Karl as acting director of Film Center Serbia (FCS). Karl is succeeding Gordan Matić, who ran Film Center Serbia…

FNE at Cannes 2023: Serbian Cinema in Cannes

‘Lost Country’ by Vladimir Perišić included in the Critics’ Week program of the Cannes Film Festival

Memento International Acquires Vladimir Perišić’s Lost Country Ahead of Cannes Premiere

BELGRADE: Paris-based Memento International has snatched Serbian director Vladimir Perišić’s sophomore feature Lost Country ahead of its world premiere within the 62nd Critics Week at the 76th edition of Cannes…

Milena Grujić Is First Serbian Director to Helm American Action Film

BELGRADE: Young Milena Grujić (born in 1994) is the first Serbian director to helm an American action film. She is currently directing Catalyst Studios’ Hitwoman, an English-speaking film shot in…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Nemanja Ćeranić Shoots Sophomore Feature Sunday

BELGRADE: Serbian director Nemanja Ćeranić is currently shooting his sophomore feature Sunday / Nedelja, a biopic focusing on the life of the popular Serbian folk singer Džej Ramadanovski (1964-2020). Film…

FNE at Cannes 2023: Lost Country by Vladimir Perišić Selected for Cannes’ Critics’ Week

BELGRADE: The sophomore feature by Serbian director Vladimir Perišić has been selected for the 62nd edition of Critics’ Week (Semaine de la Critique), one of the sidebar sections of the…
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FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Milovan Mladenović (Crater Studio) and Miljana Jovović (CGA Belgrade)

BELGRADE: FNE spoke to Milovan Mladenović, Crater Studio's VFX Executive Producer and Partner, and Miljana Jovović, co-founder of CGA Belgrade, about their current activities as well as film, VFX and…

BOX OFFICE: Sequel Comedy Dudes: Again! Breaks Opening Record for Serbian Film in 2023

BELGRADE: Serbian director Radivoje Andrić’s sequel to his own hit Dudes / Munje! (2021, produced by Yodi Movie Craftsman) made a strong opening in its first week of domestic distribution.…

Italy and Serbia Sign Film Coproduction Agreement

BELGRADE: The Vice-President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and Minister of Culture Maja Gojković and the Vice-President of the Council of Ministers and the Minister of Foreign…

BOX OFFICE: Indigo Crystal Leads Serbian Box Office in First Week of Cinema Distribution

BELGRADE: Luka Mihailović’s debut feature Indigo Crystal / Indigo Kristal, which was released by Art Vista on 9 March 2023, has taken the lead in the Serbian box office in…

FESTIVALS: Houman Seyyedi’s World War Three Wins 51st Fest in Belgrade

BELGRADE: The Iranian film World War Three directed by Houman Seyyedi won the Belgrade Victor Awards for Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor in the main competition of the…