BELGRADE: Serbian director Vasilije Nikitović started the production of his sophomore feature The Crown / Kruna, with the score composed by Goran Bregović, who is also among the actors.

BELGRADE: Following the recent industry encounter at the Rome Film Festival, Serbian and Italian film professionals met at the Yugoslav Cinematheque in Belgrade on 26 October 2022. At the panel, which was a part of the ongoing Italian-Serbian Film Festival, producers discussed future collaborations and possible coproductions.

BELGRADE: A series of successful opening weekends for new Serbian films this autumn has continued with Sandra Mitrović’s debut feature Three-Storey Comedy / Komedija na tri sprata, which reached no. 2 in the local box office last weekend, second to Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam.

BELGRADE: The newly-founded American/Serbian company Catalyst Studio is currently in production with two feature films and is prepping two more titles. All of them are to be entirely shot and postproduced in Serbia, and all are directed by women filmmakers. The production plans to apply for Serbia’s tax rebate scheme.

BELGRADE: Radivoje Andrić has started the production of a sequel to his Serbian and regional blockbuster Dudes / Munje, produced by Yodi Movie Craftsman, which had nearly 572,000 admissions in Serbia and Montenegro in 2001. The sequel is titled Dudes Again! / Munje: Opet! and it is supported by Film Center Serbia.

BELGRADE: Serbian rom-com What a Wonderful World / Ala je lep ovaj svet by Filip Čolović tops the local charts with 10,517 admissions and 42,657 EUR / 5,004,993 RSD gross in its opening weekend. The film was released by Art Vista in 75 prints on 22 September 2022.

BELGRADE: Ted Nicolaou's Subspecies V: Blood Rise, a new instalment in the famous horror franchise, is currently shooting in Serbia as an American/Serbian coproduction involving the local company Red Production. The producers intend to apply to Serbia’s cash rebate programme.

BELGRADE: Hadži-Aleksandar Đurović’s sophomore feature A Cross in the Desert / Sveta Petka – Krst u pustinji, which was released by Art Vista in 62 prints on 8 September 2022, scored 10,812 admissions in its opening weekend. The first coproduction between Serbia and Jordan surpassed Minions: The Rise of Gru, DC League of Superpets, Bullet Train and After Ever Happy.

BELGRADE: Serbian director Marko Đorđević teamed up with his collaborators from his successful debut feature My Morning Laughter / Moj jutarnji smeh and he is currently shooting That’s It for Today / Za danas toliko. The filming of this 100% Serbian coproduction is expected to wrap by the end of September 2022.

BELGRADE: Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Film and Audiovisual Activities in the Western Balkans. The memorandum was signed in the scope of the Open Balkan initiative in Belgrade on 2 September 2022.