PRODUCTION: Locarno Winner Pjer Žalica Shoots Black Comedy

SARAJEVO: Pjer Žalica, whose debut Fire! (Refresh, 2003) won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival, started production on his third feature film Focus, Grandma / Koncentriši se, baba…
04-11-2019

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects The Son as Oscar Bid

SARAJEVO: The Son by Ines Tanović has been selected by the Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina as the country’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
11-09-2019

Cineplexx Builds Multiplex in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Cineplexx will build a multiplex with eight cinema halls totaling 1,400 seats in Sarajevo. Cineplexx Sarajevo will be opened in summer 2020 and will become one of the venues…
26-08-2019

FESTIVALS: Take Me Somewhere Nice Wins 25th Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Take Me Somewhere Nice by Ena Sendijarevic, a coproduction between the Netherlands and Bosnia and Herzegovina, was awarded the Heart of Sarajevo for best feature film at the 25th…
23-08-2019

FNE at Sarajevo Film Festival 2019: Sarajevo Announces Film and TV Production Funding Scheme

SARAJEVO: The government of Sarajevo Canton has announced it will allocate approximately 1 m EUR / 2 m BAM of its budget for film and television production grants starting in…
22-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Romanian Cecilia Ștefănescu Presents Her Debut Feature Project The Great Adventure

SARAJEVO: Romanian writer and short film director Cecilia Ștefănescu, whose short film Morski briz (2018) competed for the Heart of Sarajevo, returns with her debut feature project The Great Adventure…
22-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Emanuel Pârvu Returns to CineLink With Trust

SARAJEVO: Romanian director Emanuel Pârvu, who won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Director for his debut feature Meda or The Not So Bright Side of Things / Meda sau…
21-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Teona Strugar Mitevska Presents The Happiest Man in the World or Lessons in Love

SARAJEVO: Macedonian director Teona Strugar Mitevska, whose last film God Exists, Her Name is Petrunija won the Ecumenical Jury Prize and Guild Film Prize at the 2019 Berlinale, is presenting…
20-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Croatian Goran Kulenović Presents Mysterious Murder Story in Death of the Little Match Girl

SARAJEVO: Croatian writer/director Goran Kulenović will present the dark humour thriller Death of the Little Match Girl, based on Zoran Ferić’s novel, at the CineLink Co-Production Market (20-22 August 2019)…
19-08-2019

Docu Talent Award Winners 2019 Announced

SARAJEVO: The projects Kix by Bálint Révész and Dávid Mikulán (Hungarian/German/Croatian coproduction) and Frem by Viera Čákányová (Czech Republic) are both winners of Docu Talent Awards 2019. The awards were…
19-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Serbian Mirjana Karanović Returns To CineLink With Mother Mara

SARAJEVO: Famous Serbian actress Mirjana Karanović, whose previous film Good Wife (This and That, 2016) won the CineLink Co-production Arte Prize, is back to CineLink (20-22 August 2019) with her…
16-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Pavle Vučković Presents Frost, Contemporary Mythological Fairy Tale

SARAJEVO: Pavle Vučković, Serbian director whose debut film Panama (Plan 9, 2015) premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, will present his new project Frost at the CineLink Co-Production Market (20-22…
15-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Tiger Goes Roaming in Andrei Tănase’s Romanian/Czech Victus

SARAJEVO: Romanian writer/director Andrei Tănase is preparing his first feature film Victus, after the success of his short film First Night (2016), which premiered in Venice Film Festival’s Orizzonti. The…
14-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Ivan Marinović Returns to CineLink With Forever Hold Your Peace

SARAJEVO: Montenegrin director Ivan Marinović, whose previous film Black Pin (Adriatic Western, 2016) won the Living Pictures Award at CineLink in 2014, returns to CineLink Co-Production Market with his new…
14-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Shopping Excursion Turns into Nightmare in Sofia Georgovassili’s Debut Mignon

SARAJEVO: Greek director Sofia Georgovassili will present her coming-of-age debut Mignon at CineLink Co-Production Market (20-22 August 2019), organised in the framework of Sarajevo Film Festival’s CineLink Industry Days. The…
13-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Refugee Crisis Sets Tone for Family Drama in Turkish/Serbian Coproduction Like A Limbless Tree

SARAJEVO: Tunç Davut, whose debut feature Entanglement premiered at the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival, is returning to Sarajevo with his second film project Like A Limbless Tree, which has been…
13-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Senad Šahmanović's Debut Feature Questions Montenegrin Expats Identity

SARAJEVO: Montenegrin writer/director Senad Šahmanović, whose short film Tranquillity of Blood (2015) screened in more than 50 festivals and won multiple awards, has been selected with his debut feature Sirin…
12-08-2019

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2019: Pula, A Wartime Romance by Andrej Korovljev

SARAJEVO: Director Andrej Korovljev will be presenting his new project, the feature film Pula, a month after the world premiere of his long documentary Tusta at the Motovun Film Festival.…
12-08-2019

Docu Talents from the East @Sarajevo FF 2019 Announced

SARAJEVO: Projects from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and the Ukraine are among the ten documentary projects selected for Docu Talents from the East, which…
07-08-2019