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Awards of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival

Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Mark Cousins, director and screenwriterLynne Ramsay, director, screenwriter, and producerCharlie Kaufman, screenwriter, director, and producer The Honorary Heart of Sarajevo is awarded in recognition of exceptional contribution to the art of film. COMPETITION PROGRAMME - FEATURE FILMPresident of the Jury:Mia Wasikowska (Actor, Director, Australia)Members of the…

21th CineLink Industry Days Awards

The 21st edition of the CineLink Industry Days was held at the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival, where projects in different formats and stages of development from Southeast Europe and the MENA region were presented. The CineLink Awards ceremony took place at Villa Braun. CINELINK AWARD WINNERS CINELINK CO-PRODUCTION MARKET AWARDS…


Kratkometražni dokumentarni film 1001 Noć koji je režirala Rea Rajčić uvršten je u glavni natjecateljski program Kratki rezovi (Short Cuts) 48. Međunarodnog filmskog festivala u Torontu (TIFF) koji se održava 7. – 17. rujna 2023. u Kanadi.

Hearts of Sarajevo for Best TV Series Awarded

The award ceremony for the best achievements in the category of TV Series at the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival was held tonight in the Hotel Hills Sarajevo. The winners of the Hearts of Sarajevo Awards for TV Series are: The winner in the Best Drama Series category: THE HOLLOW The…

The 29th Sarajevo Film Festival is open

The 29th Sarajevo Film Festival was opened with a ceremony at the Sarajevo National Theater. The Honorary Heart of Sarajevo was awarded to the director Mark Cousins, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to film art. The festival opened with a screening of the film KISS THE FUTURE by Nenad…

Introducing the Kinoscope Programme of 29th Sarajevo Film Festival

The Kinoscope programme of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival will include a total of 18 film screenings of which six belong to Kinoscope section, six to Kinoscope Real section and six to Kinoscope Surreal section. „Our Kinoscope programme is broken into three different parts, Kinoscope Real, which tackles our reality…

In Focus Programme of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival

The 29th Sarajevo Film Festival’s In Focus programme brings thematically extremely diverse films. Some of the films deal with questions of identities and the general world, some take us to a post-apocalyptic world where people fight for their lives, some films deal with growing up in a realistic way, and…

Masterclasses Programme of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival

The series of talks in the Masterclasses programme of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival will present some of the most famous film artists. This year's Sarajevo Film Festival Masterclasses programme provides a unique opportunity to learn from experienced film professionals about various aspects of film production, directing, screenwriting, acting and…

One week left to submit to RIGA IFF FORUM 2023!

Just one week left to submit to RIGA IFF FORUM – the deadline is 15 August! Submissions are open for both programmes – SHORT RIGA Test Screenings – a session where short films can get in-depth, professional feedback and RIGA IFF SHOWCASE – a pitching session for feature film and…

Lynne Ramsay to receive Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award

In recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Art of Film, Scottish director, screenwriter and producer Lynne Ramsay will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award at the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival. The Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award will be given to Ramsay on August 16th at the Coca-Cola Open…

Introducing the programme Dealing with the Past of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival

Dealing with the Past programme of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival will present authors who became famous with films about real events, as well as new authors who question the position of individuals whose lives have been marked by trauma from the recent past. The Dealing with the Past programme…

Ticket sales for the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Main Box Office start on Monday

Ticket sales for the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Main Box Office (Bosanski kulturni centar, Branilaca Sarajeva 24) start on Monday, August 7th. Tickets for all films in the programmes of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival will be on sale. We reward the first ten customers with ten free…

Introducing the Competition Programme – Feature Film of the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival

Elma Tataragić, programmer of the Competition Programme – Feature Film will present 11 titles. The selection in the competition programme features two world premieres, one international and five regional premieres. The programme includes two gala and one special screening. „We live in extremely turbulent times. And that feeling, unfortunately, is…

Introducing the Jury for the Special Award for Promoting Gender Equality at the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival

Special Award for Promoting Gender Equality, sponsored by Mastercard, is dedicated to the promotion of gender equality for debut films by female authors. Films and directors eligible for the Special Award for Promoting Gender Equality are not limited to Competition strands and include other programmes and territories as well, provided…


The seven work-in-progress films of the 11th edition of Final Cut in Venice (September 3rd – September 5th) have been selected.

Titles of the Polish Days 2023 announced. New films by DK Welchman, Jan P. Matuszyński and Damian Kocur will be showcased at this year’s biggest industry event in Poland!

The 2023 edition of Polish Days will take place from the 23rd to the 25th of July during the 23rd mBank New Horizons International Film Festival (July 20 – 30) in Wrocław. This year's event will feature 4 completed films, 9 works in progress, and 9 projects in development. Congratulations…

Winners of the 57th Karlovy Vary IFF

The 57th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, a non-specialized festival with two competitive categories, took place from June 30th to July 8th. It was organized by Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary, a.s., with Jiří Bartoška as the president of the festival, Karel Och as its artistic director, Kryštof Mucha as…

Animated Film About a Cow Selected for Pardi di domani at Locarno Film

The highly anticipated short animated film "About a Cow" has been officially selected to compete in the Pardi di domani at the 76th Locarno Film Festival. Directed by Pavla Baštanová and produced by Mária Môťovská from MAUR film (Czech Republic) and Sereina Gabathuler from Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion (Switzerland), the film…

Winners of KVIFF Eastern Promises

KVIFF Eastern Promises, the festival's Industry section and film market, has the exciting mission of bridging the gap between talented filmmakers and their potential partners, festivals and audiences. “Just like every year, we’ve tried to curate a nice mix of projects from around the regions, a solid mix of documentary…


The 10th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market (September 1 - September 3, 2023), organised as part of the Venice Production Bridge, will take place during the forthcoming 80th Venice International Film Festival (August 30th - September 9th, 2023) and will offer selected projects from Europe and around the world…