Cinemas in Bosnia and Herzegovina Reopen As COVID-19 Crisis Subsides

SARAJEVO: The Federal Department of Civilian Protection announced on 14 May 2020 that cinemas and cultural institutions can resume activities. In the Republika Srpska region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, cinemas…
18-05-2020

FESTIVALS: CineLink Co-production Market Announces First Part of 2020 Lineup

SARAJEVO: Sarajevo Film Festival’s (14 – 21 August 2020) coproduction market CineLink has selected eight feature film projects by first and second time directors and five projects of TV series.
11-05-2020

Talents Sarajevo Calls for Submissions

SARAJEVO: Talents Sarajevo, a programme for young film professionals from Southeast Europe and the South Caucasus, is accepting applications through 17 May 2020.
30-04-2020

Docu Talents from the East @Sarajevo FF

SARAJEVO: The 16th edition of Docu Talents from the East is accepting submissions for its open call through 30 April 2020.
21-04-2020

Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina Proposes Film Industry Measures

SARAJEVO: The Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina sent a letter on 8 April 2020 to all the levels of the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina asking for support…
17-04-2020

Three Croatian Films in Docu Rough Cut Boutique

SARAJEVO: Docu Rough Cut Boutique, the Sarajevo Film Festival's and Balkan Documentary Center's development platform, has announced the five projects selected for its 2020 edition under the slogan “Staying together,…
03-04-2020

Bosnia and Herzegovina Film Professionals Organise While Waiting for Government Response

SARAJEVO: Film professionals in Bosnia and Herzegovina are trying to find their own ways to help each other as the whole film industry has ground to a halt. They are…
26-03-2020

Sarajevo’s CineLink Workshops Go Online

SARAJEVO: The impact of COVID-19 and the protective measures introduced on 11 March in Bosnia and Herzegovina have yet to be felt in most of the film industry. But the…
13-03-2020

Sarajevo FF and Documentary Campus Announce Partnership

SARAJEVO: Munich based Documentary Campus and the Sarajevo Film Festival are partnering to coproduce the CineLink Industry Days, the festival’s industry section, taking place 15-20 August 2020.
20-02-2020

BOX OFFICE: Bosnian and Herzegovinian BO Increases For Third Consecutive Year

SARAJEVO: Admissions and box office in Bosnia and Herzegovinia increased for the third year in a row with a 10.26% growth in admissions and 12.7% increase in gross in 2019,…
03-02-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

SARAJEVO: Bosnian and Herzegovinian film industry didn’t see any significant changes in 2019. There is still no Film Centre, and no indications that one might be established soon, and the…
28-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Valley of Monuments

TRIESTE: Valley of Monuments, the new feature film by acclaimed Bosnian writer/director Srdan Vuletic, will be showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West…
20-01-2020

CineStar Opens Fifth Multiplex in Bosnia and Herzegovina

ZENICA: CineStar, the largest multiplex cinema chain in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region, has opened its fifth multiplex in the city of Zenica on 17 December 2019.
07-01-2020

PRODUCTION: Doc About Acclaimed Bosnian and Herzegovinian Painter Safet Zec In Preparation

SARAJEVO: The up-and-coming Bosnian and Herzegovinian film director Gorčin Zec is preparing for the shoot of his first long documentary A Journey to Mastery / Put do majstorstva, about his…
06-12-2019

PRODUCTION: Igor Drljača’s Tabija in Postproduction

SARAJEVO: Igor Drljača, whose previous feature film The Waiting Room (TimeLapse Pictures) premiered at the Locarno Film Festival, has started postproduction on his third feature film Tabija (working title). The…
15-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Locarno Winner Pjer Žalica Shoots Black Comedy

SARAJEVO: Pjer Žalica, whose debut Fire! (Refresh, 2003) won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival, started production on his third feature film Focus, Grandma / Koncentriši se, baba…
04-11-2019

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects The Son as Oscar Bid

SARAJEVO: The Son by Ines Tanović has been selected by the Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina as the country’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
11-09-2019

Cineplexx Builds Multiplex in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Cineplexx will build a multiplex with eight cinema halls totaling 1,400 seats in Sarajevo. Cineplexx Sarajevo will be opened in summer 2020 and will become one of the venues…
26-08-2019

FESTIVALS: Take Me Somewhere Nice Wins 25th Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Take Me Somewhere Nice by Ena Sendijarevic, a coproduction between the Netherlands and Bosnia and Herzegovina, was awarded the Heart of Sarajevo for best feature film at the 25th…
23-08-2019