Sarajevo FF and Directors' Fortnight in Cannes Team Up for Short Film Initiative


    SARAJEVO: Six young filmmakers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia and Serbia will co-write and co-direct a 10-minute film with a young director from outside the region. The films will premiere on the opening day of Directors' Fortnight in Cannes, as the Sarajevo Film Festival has teamed up with Cannes Directors’ Fortnight and the French company DW on the 2019 edition of short film initiative The Factory.

    The Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Film Centre of Montenegro, Film Center Serbia, the Macedonian Film Agency, the Slovenian Film Centre and the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Kanton Sarajevo are supporting this initiative.

    Initiated by DW and Directors' Fortnight in 2013, The Factory is an annual project aiming to produce short films co-written and co-directed by pairs of emerging directors from different parts of the world.