PRODUCTION: Nermin Hamzagić in Postproduction with Debut Feature Full Moon

SARAJEVO: Nermin Hamzagić’s debut feature film Full Moon / Pun mjesec, which was shot in 15 days during the months of August and September, entered the postproduction phase with a…

GRANTS: Film Fund of Bosnia and Herzegovina Announces Grants in October 2018 Session

SARAJEVO: The Film Fund of Bosnia and Herzegovina distributed 650,000 EUR in its October 2018 grant round, announced on 23 October. The Fund gave grants to four feature films and…

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers: Zoran Galić, Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: Zoran Galić from VizArt Film Production is representing Bosnia and Herzegovina at Jihlava IDFF's Emerging Producers programme. FNE spoke with Galić about the current situation for documentary filmmaking in…

Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects Never Leave Me as Oscar Bid

SARAJEVO: Never Leave Me by Aida Begić has been selected by the Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina as the official entry from Bosnia and Herzegovina for the US…

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…

Two Winners of Docu Talents From the East Award

SARAJEVO: The Ukrainian/Belarussian coproduction My Granny from Mars directed by Alexandar Mihalkovich and Birthday directed by Hilal Baydarov from Azerbaijan received the Docu Talents from the East Award ex-aequo during…

FNE at Sarajevo FF 2018: Bulgarian/German/French Coproduction Aga Wins Heart of Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Milko Lazarov’s Aga, a last look at the Inuit people living in the beautiful frozen landscape of the Russian republic of Sakha, was awarded Heart of Sarajevo for Best…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2018: Winner of Heart of Sarajevo for Short Film Milica Tomović Presents First Feature Project

SARAJEVO: Serbian writer/director Milica Tomović, who won the Heart of Sarajevo for her short film Tranzicija (EED Productions, 2016), is returning to the Sarajevo Film Festival with her debut feature…

Bosnia and Herzegovina Signs Coproduction Agreement with France

SARAJEVO: Bosnia and Herzegovina has signed a coproduction agreement with France during the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival. The agreement aims at modernising the legal framework for coproductions between the two…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2018: Winner of Heart of Sarajevo for Short Film Dušan Kasalica Returns with Debut Feature Project

SARAJEVO: Montenegrin writer/director Dušan Kasalica, who won the Heart of Sarajevo for his short film A Matter of Will in 2015, is returning to the Sarajevo Film Festival with his…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2018: Summer Night, Half Past Ten, a Contemporary Fairy Tale by Ivana Mladenović

SARAJEVO: After the success of her debut feature Soldiers. A Story from Ferentari, the Serbian-Romanian writer/director Ivana Mladenović is presenting her second feature film project Summer Night, Half Past Ten…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2018: Acclaimed Bosnian Director Pjer Žalica Develops Third Feature Film

SARAJEVO: Bosnian and Herzegovinian writer/director Pjer Žalica, winner of more than 50 international awards, including Silver Leopard at Locarno IFF and European Film Awards – Discovery Special Mention for his…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Cineplexx Palas, Banja Luka

This month we speak with Aida Begić-Ljevar, the manager of Cineplexx Palas in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

FESTIVALS: Sarajevo’s CineLink 2018 Announces Work in Progress Selection

SARAJEVO: Eight feature films and two documentaries have been selected in the Sarajevo Film Festival's CineLink co-production market Work in Progress section. The list includes projects from Romania, Bulgaria and…

FESTIVALS: CineLink Co-Production Market Unveils Second Round of Projects

SARAJEVO: Seven projects and two guest projects were additionally selected for the 2018 CineLink Co-Production Market. They will participate in the CineLink Industry Days throughout the Sarajevo Film Festival, from…

FESTIVALS: Sarajevo Film Festival 2018 Announces Lineup

SARAJEVO: Ten films were selected for the 2018 Competition Programme - Feature Film of the Sarajevo Film Festival, running from 10 to 17 August 2018.

FESTIVALS: Five Projects Selected for Sarajevo Docu Rough Cut Boutique

SARAJEVO: Five documentary projects in post-production from the Southeast Europe will be presented at Docu Rough Cut Boutique at the CineLink Industry Days during the Sarajevo Film Festival, which runs…

PRODUCTION: Bosnian Animated Series in Production

BANJA LUKA: The boutique animation studio Aeon Production is producing The Adventures of Tubby and Stretch, a children’s animated TV series for the national TV station of Bosnia and Herzegovina…

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.…


SARAJEVO: Despite the fact that Cinema Law still hasn’t been adopted, which means that Bosnia and Herzegovina still doesn’t have an audiovisual centre, there was a slight stabilisation of the…