BELGRADE: Production of the feature titled Sweet Sorrow / Žal started in Belgrade on July 28. It is being directed by Serbian helmer Kosta Đorđević, it marks his third feature film and it is being done as a coproduction between Serbia and Croatia.

BELGRADE: The 28th edition of the European Film Festival Palić in the north region of Serbia, which wrapped on 23 July 2021, awarded it top prize to the Norwegian film The Worst Person in the World. The Serbian film Bad Blood won the Audience Award.

BELGRADE:The 28th edition of the European Film Festival Palić will take place in its traditional midsummer slot, from 17 to 23 July 2021 at Palić Lake and the nearby town of Subotica in the north of Serbia. More than 130 films will be screened and presented in 15 programme sections, focusing exclusively on European productions. This year’s edition is once again organised by the Open University Subotica / Otvoreni univerzitet Subotica.

BELGRADE: The American/Serbian erotic thriller Personal Trainer by Stephen Riscica, starring Fanny Ardant, is currently scouting for locations in Serbia. It will be the first English-language LGBTQ+ production to be shot in Serbia and the Eastern Europe. The production plans to use the Serbian incentive scheme for foreign productions.

BELGRADE: Serbian SoulFood has acquired world sales rights for Stefan Arsenijević’s new feature film As Far As I Can Walk / Strahinja Banović, ahead of its world premiere in the main competition programme of the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (20-28 August 2021).

BELGRADE: The digitally restored version of the Serbian and Yugoslav classic film Who’s Singin’ Over There? / Ko to tamo peva (1980) directed by Slobodan Šijan has racked up 3,000 admissions in France, where it opened in 12 cinemas on 19 May 2021.

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has distributed 339,864 EUR / 40 m RSD among nine minority coproductions, of which seven originate from FNE partner countries. The list  includes the new projects by Antonio Nuić, Emir Кapetanović, Una Gunjak and Dragutin Đurović.

BELGRADE: The Association of Film Festivals of Serbia / Asocijacija filmskih festivala Srbija (AFIFS) was founded in Belgrade with support from Film Center Serbia, and at the moment it includes seven festivals.

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed approximately 2 m EUR / 240.7 m RSD at its latest call for production grants.

BELGRADE: The popular Serbian actor/producer Radoš Bajić is currently in production with his latest directorial feature film, the WWII epic The Heroes of Halyard / Heroji Halijarda. A TV series The Air Bridge / Vazdušni most is being shot at the same time, stemming from the same material and also directed by Radoš Bajić.