OBITUARY: Bosnian Editor Miralem Zubčević

SARAJEVO: The esteemed Bosnian editor Miralem Zubčević, best known for his work on Snow (Mamafilm, 2008) and Children of Sarajevo (Film House, 2012), both directed by Aida Begić and awarded…
06-04-2021

Cinemas Close in Part of Bosnia and Herzegovina

BANJA LUKA: The Government of Republika Srpska, the smaller part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, voted on 21 March 2021 to close all cinemas until further notice.
24-03-2021

FESTIVALS: Docu Rough Cut Boutique 2021 Chooses Five Projects

SARAJEVO: The 11th edition of Docu Rough Cut Boutique, the development platform of the Sarajevo Film Festival's Industry Section and Balkan Documentary Center, announced the selection of five projects that…
22-03-2021

TVCO Acquires Worldwide Sales Rights for Bosnia and Herzegovina's The White Fortress

SARAJEVO: The Bosnian and Herzegovinian film The White Fortress by Igor Drljača, which premiered at the 2021 Berlinale in the Generation 14plus programme, has been sold for worldwide distribution to…
19-03-2021

FNE Market Analysis 2020: BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

SARAJEVO: The already fragile film industry of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been severely shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic. The cinema attendance dropped by 70% compared to 2019 results, almost all…
26-01-2021

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Market Share Increases in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: The total 2020 box office in Bosnia and Herzegovina dropped by 70%, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the domestic box office showed a 786% growth, from…
12-01-2021

Cinema Meeting Point on Demand Begins Distribution in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: The Cinema Meeting Point on Demand platform, which bowed at the 2020 Sarajevo Film Festival, has been launched as an online distribution platform. The platform is a venture of…
10-12-2020

GRANTS: BiH Republic of Srpska Announces Grants

BANJA LUKA: The Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska has announced the recipients of its grants for film projects. Srpska is one of the two entities…
07-12-2020

OBITUARY: Bosnian Actor Mustafa Nadarević

SARAJEVO: Bosnian film and TV world has lost one of the most prominent actors: Mustafa Nadarević. He died at his home in Zagreb on 22 November 2020 from COVID-19 after…
25-11-2020

CineStar Opens Multiplex in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: The CineStar Sarajevo multiplex opened in the new Bingo City Center mall on 30 October 2020. CineStar's sixth multiplex is also the biggest one in the country with 10…
05-11-2020

Quo Vadis, Aida? Tops Bosnian and Herzegovinian Box Office for Three Weeks

SARAJEVO: Domestic films are having a surprise resurgence in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with Jasmila Žbanić’s Quo Vadis, Aida? on top of the box office for three weeks running.
04-11-2020

GRANTS: Bosnian and Herzegovinian Film Fund Announces 2020 Production and Development Grants

SARAJEVO: Film Fund Sarajevo allocated 1,230,000 KM / 81,800 EUR to nine features, 14 short films, three minority coproductions and nine projects in development.
02-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Visar Morina's Exile Wins 2020 Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Exile by Visar Morina, a coproduction between Germany, Belgium and Kosovo, has been awarded the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film at the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival (14-21…
21-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Capturing Sami

SARAJEVO: Adi Voicu, whose short film The Last Trip To The Seaside (Axel Film, 2019) premiered in Cannes Film Festival’s Semaine de la Critique in 2019 and won Special Mention…
18-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Blue Banks

SARAJEVO: Romanian director Andreea Cristina Bortun is presenting her feature debut project Blue Banks at Sarajevo Film Festival’s Co-production Market CineLink, held online from 15 till 20 August 2020.
18-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Heart of Sarajevo Winner Ana Urushadze Returns to CineLink with Supporting Role

SARAJEVO: Ana Urushadze, whose debut feature Scary Mother premiered at the Locarno Film Festival and won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film, will be presenting her second feature…
17-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Spite

SARAJEVO: The successful Serbian short film and documentary filmmaker Andrijana Stojković will be presenting her feature debut Spite at CineLink, that will be held online from 15 till 20 August.
17-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: One Month

SARAJEVO: Maya Vitkova-Kosev returns to CineLink, held online from 15 till 20 August 2020, with her new project One Month. Vitkova-Kosev’s debut feature film Viktoria (2014, Viktoria Films) premiered at…
13-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Nothing to See Here

SARAJEVO: Nothing to See Here, a project questioning both the current social structures and modern communication amongst teenagers and its effect, found its way to CineLink this year. Borbála Nagy,…
13-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Walls

SARAJEVO: Bosnian and Herzegovinian director Amra Mehić, will be presenting her feature debut Walls, a poignant story of violence at home, at CineLink, that will be held online from 15…
12-08-2020