FESTIVALS: Podgorica Film Festival 2020 Opens Online

PODGORICA: The 5th edition of the Podgorica Film Festival will be held from 15 to 20 December 2020 on the first VoD platform in Montenegro. It will open with the…
14-12-2020

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin/Serbian Doc Djina

PODGORICA: The Montenegrin/Serbian full-length documentary Djina, directed by Sara Stijovic, received a 20,000 EUR grant from Film Center Serbia. It was one of eight projects receiving grants in the minority…
02-12-2020

OBITUARY: Montenegrin Festival Director and Producer Zoran Zivkovic

PODGORICA: Zoran Zivkovic, director of the Herceg-Novi Film Festival died unexpectedly of Covid-19 on 17 November 2020. His death was a shock to Montenegrin film institutions and film professionals, with…
26-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin/Serbian Coproduction The Face of Honour

PODGORICA: The Montenegrin/Serbian coproduction The Face of Honour / Djeca (working title), directed by Nikola Vukcevic, has recently wrapped shooting in Montenegro. The film, with a screenplay by Ana Vujadinovic…
24-11-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Montenegro Selects Breasts as Oscar Bid

PODGORICA: The family drama Breasts / Grudi directed by Marija Perović will represent Montenegro at the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards in the best international feature…
17-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Seanema Film Festival 2020 Continues Post-Festival Activities

PODGORICA: The 2020 edition of the 6th Seanema film festival will distribute the short documentary Solcinj, made by its third year group of Young Film Producers, in early December.
16-11-2020

Montenegrin Cinematheque Reopens in New Location

PODGORICA: The Montenegrin Cinematheque and Music Centre of Montenegro officially moved to their new building after two decades, with an opening ceremony taking place on 3 November 2020. Due to…
13-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Green Montenegro IFF 2020 Goes Online

PODGORICA: The 2020 edition of Green Montenegro International Film Festival (GMIFF), which usually takes place at the Dumitor National Park during the first week of August, will take place online…
04-11-2020

FESTIVALS: A Tunnel and Honeyland Triumph at UnderhillFest

PODGORICA: The Georgian/German coproduction A Tunnel, directed by Nino Orjjnikidže and Vano Arsenishvili, was awarded the Dandelion prize in the International Competition of the 11th edition of UnderhillFest International Film…
21-07-2020

GRANTS: Montenegro Announces 2020 Grants

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro gave over 700,000 EUR in grants for production, development and related cinema activities.
16-06-2020

Montenegrin Cinematheque Boosts Film Activities

PODGORICA: The Montenegrin Cinematheque / Crnogorska kinoteka, which will move into its long-promised new premises later this summer, has been keeping cinema alive during the COVID-19 lockdown. Among its activities…
08-06-2020

Macedonian Cutaway Offers Free VoD Films in Balkans

SKOPJE: The Macedonian VoD platform Cutaway is making more than 200 films available online, free of charge to its users.
08-04-2020

Montenegrin Film and TV Industry Adapts to COVID-19 Crisis

PODGORICA: Many film projects in development have been suspended or cancelled, and the postproduction of some films has stopped in Montenegro, but the industry is stepping in to make film…
02-04-2020

Montenegro Enacts Emergency Measures to Help Film Industry and Culture Professionals

PODGORICA: Montenegro, the last European country to be hit by COVID-19, has announced actions intended to help the film industry during the crisis. They include a set of emergency measures…
01-04-2020

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Montenegrin Film in Berlin

Film Centre of Montenegro is attending the EFM from the 20th to 27th February 2020 STAND No.136 at Marriott Hotel. For all inquiries and to request a meeting please contact…
22-02-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: MONTENEGRO

PODGORICA: The budget of the Film Centre of Montenegro was 1.1 m EUR in 2019 and will be increased by 40% up to 1.6 m EUR in 2020.
14-02-2020

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2020 Announces Call for Applications

PODGORICA: CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator launches the call for its exclusive one-year training programme 2020. Ten female directors or producers with a strong creative documentary project in any stage of…
06-02-2020

Stop Motion Animated Film Workshop in Montenegro

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro and the ZVVIKS Institute in Ljubljana have recently organised a six-day stop motion animated film workshop under the mentorship of the Slovenian director and producer…
11-12-2019

MIDPOINT Open Lectures in Montenegro

PODGORICA: The first edition of the script development workshop MIDPOINT to be held in Montenegro will offer lectures open to local filmmakers. MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro will take place 12 –…
04-10-2019

Interview with Sehad Čekić, Head of Film Centre of Montenegro: My Vision Is to Develop a Modern, Dynamic Film Community

PODGORICA: FNE spoke with Sehad Čekić, the Head of Film Centre of Montenegro, about the many accomplishments that the Montenegrin cinema has had in less than two years and also…
27-09-2019