FESTIVALS: CineLink and CineLink Drama Announce 2018 Selection


SARAJEVO: Eight projects from Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey will be presented at the 2018 Sarajevo Film Festival as the first part of the coproduction market CineLink. CineLink Drama selection has already been announced.

The first part of the CineLink line-up focuses on first and second time directors from Southeast Europe with projects in early development. Representatives of these projects took part in preparatory workshops organised in Sarajevo from 2 to 6 April 2018.

The workshops, which included masterclasses, lectures and one-on-one tutorials with script doctors and experienced film industry professionals, have been designed to help with overall project development ahead of their presentation at CineLink Industry Days from 11 to 16 August 2018.

CineLink also announced five projects for TV series from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Serbia and Turkey, that will be presented as part of CineLink Drama.


Deskmate (Turkey)
Directed by Ferit Karahan

Fiume o morte! (France, Croatia, Slovenia)
Directed by Igor Bezinović
Produced by La Bête
Coproduced by Restart, Nosorogi

Chemistry (Romania)
Directed by Adina Dulcu
Produced by Libra Film Productions

The Elegy of Laurel (Montenegro)
Directed by Dušan Kasalica

War and War (Greece)
Directed by Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis

Summer Night, Half Past Ten (Serbia, Romania)
Directed by Ivana Mladenovic
Produced by Baš Čelik
Coproduced by Hi Film Productions

Balaur (Romania)
Directed by Octav Chelaru
Produced by deFilm

Safe Place (Croatia)
Directed by Juraj Lerotić
Produced by Propeler Film


Anatomy of a Crime (Serbia)
Created by Vuk Ršumović and Ana Tomović
Directed by Vuk Ršumović
Produced by BaBoon Production and Work in Progress (WIP)

The Death (Greater Than the Death) (Turkey)
Created by Arya Su Altıoklar and Samim Türkmen
Directed by Erhan Yürük and Boran Güney

Theseus (Greece)
Created by Panagiotis Iosifelis

Frust (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Created by Srđan Vuletić

Bad Blood (Serbia)
Created and directed by Milutin Petrović
Produced by This and That Productions