CineLink Co-Production Market 2023 Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Eleven projects including new titles by Dušan Kasalica and Marius Olteanu have been selected for the CineLink Co-Production Market, which will be held 14 – 18 August 2023.

Film Fund Sarajevo Starts Cinema Digitalisation Project

SARAJEVO: The cinema hall of Cultural Centre Tomislavgrad is the first cinema which was digitalised within a project launched by the Film Fund Sarajevo with support from the Ministry of…

PRODUCTION: Bosnian Director Srđan Vuletić in Production with Third Feature Film Gym

SARAJEVO: Srđan Vuletić is currently shooting his third feature film Gym, which is a Bosnian/Croatian/Slovenian/Montenegrin coproduction. Vuletić won the Golden Tiger Award for his debut feature Summer in the Golden…

PRODUCTION: Emir Kapetanović Shoots Road Film/Comedy When Santa Claus Was a Communist

SARAJEVO: Emir Kapetanović is currently in production with his debut feature When Santa Claus Was a Communist / Ne skreći sa staze, which is a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina,…

PRODUCTION: Bosnian Director Una Gunjak in Postproduction with Excursion

SARAJEVO: Bosnian director Una Gunjak, whose first directorial debut Chicken (2014) won the European Film Award for Best Short Film, is currently in postproduction with her feature debut Excursion. The…

OBITUARY: Bosnian Producer Amira Lekić

SARAJEVO: On 3 March 2023, with a great applause, filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina said their last goodbye to their beloved friend and colleague, producer Amira Lekić, who passed away…

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Films Amanet and May Labour Day in Top 10 in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2022

SARAJEVO: Mirza Begovic’s comedy Amanet, distributed by Una Film, finished 5th in the Top 10 in Bosnia and Herzegovina with 30,732 admissions and 96,463 EUR / 188,667 KM gross. Pjer…

Docu Rough Cut Boutique 2023 Launches Call for Entries

SARAJEVO: Documentary projects in advanced phase of editing can apply to the 13th edition of Docu Rough Cut Boutique till 20 January 2023. The programme is organised by the Sarajevo…

Cinematography Foundation Sarajevo Joins EFAD

SARAJEVO: The Cinematography Foundation Sarajevo has become the 37th member of the European Film Agency Directors association (EFAD). The Foundation will join as an associate member, a status for countries…

FNE Oscar Watch: Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects A Ballad as Oscar Candidate

SARAJEVO: A Ballade directed by Aida Begić has been selected as Bosnia and Herzegovina’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International…

GRANTS: Film Fund Sarajevo Announces Grants

SARAJEVO: Film Fund Sarajevo has announced production, minority coproduction and development grants for 2022. The fund operated with increased funds this year.

FESTIVALS: Safe Place by Juraj Lerotić Wins 2022 Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto by Juraj Lerotić, a Croatian coproduction produced in collaboration with Slovenia, received the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film at the 28th edition…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: My Muslim Husband Showcased at Rough Cut Boutique

SARAJEVO: Romanian directors Daniel Bărnuți and Alexandra Lizeta Bărnuți bring a second marriage documentary to the Docu Rough Cut Boutique with their first long documentary My Muslim Husband. The regional…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Nikola Ležaić Returns to Sarajevo with His Sophomore Feature Mum

SARAJEVO: After winning the Heart of Sarajevo for his debut feature Tilva Roš (Kiselodete, 2010), Nikola Ležaić returns to the Sarajevo Film Festival to present the project of his sophomore…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Nadejda Koseva in Postproduction with Sophomore Feature The Trap

SARAJEVO: Nadejda Koseva, whose debut feature Irina (Art Fest, 2018) received an EFA Discovery Award nomination, is presenting her sophomore feature The Trap at CineLink Work in Progress, running 13…

FESTIVALS: The Last Socialist Artefact and Strange Kind of Loves Win Big at TV Series Awards of 2022 Sarajevo FF

SARAJEVO: The Croatian/Serbian/Slovenian/Finnish coproduction The Last Socialist Artefact by Dalibor Matanić won five awards including Best Drama Series, while Serbian Strange Kind of Loves by Nikola Kojo received four awards…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Requiem to the Hot Days of Summer

SARAJEVO: Georgian documentary director, cinematographer and editor Giorgi Parkosadze is presenting his long documentary project Requiem to the Hot Days of Summer at the Docu Rough Cut Boutique, a regional…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Snajka, a Documentary about Marriage and Family Expectations

SARAJEVO: Tea Vidović Dalipi is presenting her first and personal documentary project Snajka at the Docu Rough Cut Boutique, a regional platform for documentaries in the advanced phase of editing,…

Be Innovative CICAE Workshop Held in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: The Be Innovative workshop, which is a part of the 19th Arthouse Cinema Training mentoring programme of CICAE (the International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas), was held during the Sarajevo…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Mate Ugrin Preps Debut Feature Petty Thieves

SARAJEVO: Mate Ugrin, whose Everything Ahead won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Short Film in 2021, is returning to the Sarajevo Film Festival to present his debut feature project…