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

FESTIVALS: The 25th Sarajevo FF Announces Lineup

SARAJEVO: Nine feature films will compete for the main prize of the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival. A total of 53 films were selected in the four competition sections – for…
19-07-2019

FESTIVALS: CineLink Co-production Market Reveals Lineup for 2019

SARAJEVO: The Sarajevo Film Festival’s coproduction market CineLink announced additional projects included in 2019 Lineup.
11-07-2019

PRODUCTION: South East European Factory Wraps Shooting in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: The newest instalment of La Factory, the South East European Factory (SEE Factory), comprising five short films co-directed by young directors from the South East Europe and their colleagues…
04-04-2019

The 9th Docu Rough Cut Boutique Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Five projects from Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary were selected for the 9th edition of Docu Rough Cut Boutique. This year for the first time Docu Rough Cut Boutique…
25-03-2019

Danis Tanović Starts Shooting The Postcard Killings in London

SARAJEVO: Bosnian and Herzegovinian Oscar-winning director Danis Tanović, whose latest success Death in Sarajevo (SCCA/pro.ba, 2016) won the Silver Bear – Jury Prize and the FIPRESCI prize at the 66th…
22-03-2019

Valter brani Sarajevo Museum to Open in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: The opening of the Valter brani Sarajevo museum, dedicated to the cult film Valter brani Sarajevo / Walter Defends Sarajevo (Sutjeska Film, 1972) directed by Hajrudin Šiba Krvavac, is…
12-03-2019

FESTIVALS: Al Jazeera Balkans Documentary FF Annnounces Call for Applications

SARAJEVO: Admissions are open for the second edition of Al Jazeera Balkans Documentary Film Festival. The festival will focus on documentaries intended for television broadcasting and it will take place…
26-02-2019

FNE Market Analysis 2018: BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Systematic neglect of film industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina, combined with strong political influences, is starting to show its ugly head, despite the tireless efforts of film professionals. Cinema Law…
16-01-2019

Two Bosnian Films in Berlinale Shorts

SARAJEVO: A German/Bosnian short film directed by Clarissa Thieme will compete for the Golden Bear, while a film from 2000 by Jasmila Žbanić will screen out of competition in Berlinale…
15-01-2019

Admissions and BO in Bosnia and Herzegovina Increase for Second Year in a Row

SARAJEVO: Total admissions increased by 7.85 percent and total box office increased by 7.07 percent in 2018, according to Sarajevo Film Festival’s Statistics and Analysis Department. Bosnia and Herzegovina also…
09-01-2019

Filmmakers Call for Forming of Film Fund of Republika Srpska

BANJA LUKA: Film professionals underlined the urgent need for the establishment of a Film Fund of Republika Srpska at the first Film Forum Banja Luka, held on 29-30 November 2018.
03-12-2018

Bosnian Film Forum Scheduled for 29-30 November

BANJA LUKA: Bosnian film professionals will gather in Banja Luka to discuss the state of the film industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 29 and 30 November 2018 at a…
27-11-2018

DOCU Rough Cut Boutique Calls for Proposals

SARAJEVO: The newly expanded DOCU Rough Cut Boutique, organised by the Balkan Documentary Center and the Sarajevo Film Festival, is accepting applications through 1 February 2019.
22-11-2018

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…
29-10-2018

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…
24-10-2018