FNE at FEST 2024: Lilacs

BELGRADE: Siniša Cvetić’s sophomore feature Lilacs / Jorgovani had its national premiere in the Main Competition of Belgrade’s 52nd FEST ahead of its cinema release across Serbia and the region…
01-03-2024

FNE at FEST 2024: Working Class Goes To Hell

BELGRADE: The first domestic film screened at the 52nd edition of Belgrade’s FEST (23 February - 3 March 2024) was Mladen Đorđević’s Working Class Goes To Hell / Radnička klasa…
28-02-2024

FESTIVALS: FEST in Belgrade Announces 2024 Lineup

BELGRADE: A total of 108 films from almost 40 countries will be screened in six venues at the 52nd edition of Belgrade’s FEST, running from 23 February up to 3…
19-02-2024

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Titles Keep on Dominating Serbian Box Office Charts in 2023

BELGRADE: Domestic cinema kept its most prominent position in the Serbian box office charts in 2023 with four feature films making it to the annual box office list of the…
16-02-2024

American Thriller Misdirection Shot in Serbia and Starring Olga Kurylenko in Postproduction

BELGRADE: The American thriller Misdirection by Kevin Lewis, starring Olga Kurylenko, Oliver Trevena and Frank Grillo, has entered the postproduction stage. A great part of the film has been shot…
05-02-2024

FESTIVALS: Mikhail Gorobchuk’s Violet Country Wins 2024 Kustendorf Film & Music Festival

BELGRADE: The Golden Egg Award at the 17th Kustendorf Film & Music Festival in Serbia went to the Russian film Violet Country directed by Mikhail Gorobchuk. The Kustendorf Film &…
29-01-2024

BOX OFFICE: Outstanding Domestic Opening for Nemanja Ćeranić’s Biopic Sunday

BELGRADE: Serbia can boast about its yet another domestic blockbuster, as the biopic Sunday / Nedelja pulled 87,162 admissions during the course of its first cinema distribution weekend, grossing 419,482…
26-01-2024

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf Film & Music Festival 2024 Ready to Start

BELGRADE: Seventeen titles selected from among 536 submitted films will take part in the Competition programme of the 17th edition of the Kustendorf Film & Music Festival, which will be…
22-01-2024

FNE Correspondent Zoran Janković Co-Author of Critical Guide to Serbian Film 2018-2022

BELGRADE: Serbian film critics Zoran Janković and Đorđe Bajić are the authors of a new book with critical texts about all Serbian feature films shown in regular cinema distribution or…
15-12-2023

Lost Country by Vladimir Perišić Shortlisted for 2023 Arab Critics' Awards for European Films

BELGRADE: The French/Serbian/Luxembourg/Croatian coproduction Lost Country directed by Serbian director Vladimir Perišić is among the three titles shortlisted for the 2023 Arab Critics' Awards for European Films, which were launched…
08-12-2023

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Results in Five Major Grants Categories

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has allotted grants in 14 categories, including 2,902,646 EUR / 340 m RSD for the production of feature films, feature films for children and young audience,…
01-12-2023

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Vladimir Tagić Shoots Yugo Florida, Serbian/Montenegrin/Croatian/ Bulgarian Coproduction

BELGRADE: Serbian director Vladimir Tagić, known for popular TV series Morning Changes Everything / Jutro će promeniti sve and Children of Evil / Deca zla, is currently shooting his debut…
29-11-2023

BOX OFFICE: Guardians of the Formula Tops Serbian Charts by a Landslide

BELGRADE: Dragan Bjelogrlić’s Guardians of the Formula / Čuvari formule has been on top of the Serbian box office charts for the last few weeks in a row.
15-11-2023

Serbian TV Drama Series Children of Evil Premieres Globally on HBO Max

BELGRADE: Serbian TV drama/thriller series Children of Evil / Deca zla directed by Ivan Stefanović and Vladimir Tagić had its world premiere on HBO Max on 2 November 2023. The…
06-11-2023

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Helmer Todor Chapkanov in Postproduction with Serbian/Bulgarian/Moldavian MEGDAN: Between Water and Fire

BELGRADE: Bulgarian director Todor Chapkanov is currently in postproduction with MEGDAN: Between Water and Fire / MEGDAN: Između vode i vatre, a sports drama he is also coproducing. The film…
30-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Telekom Serbia Boards International Coproduction Series Scar

BELGRADE: The thriller TV series Scar / Cicatriz, which is currently in preproduction, is the first international TV series project of such magnitude for Telekom Serbia. The Spanish/Serbian/Mexican coproduction based…
27-10-2023

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Film The Heroes of Halyard Tops Domestic Charts

BELGRADE: Serbian WWII epic Heroes of Halyard / Heroji Halijarda by Radoš Bajić tops the local box office in its first week with 21,239 admissions and 85,155 EUR / 9,980,739…
24-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Latvian and Serbian Companies Attached to Kirill Serebrennikov’s New Project Disappearance

BELGRADE: Latvia’s Forma Pro Films and Serbia’s Red Production are on board as producer and coproducer, respectively, of the new film by Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov, Disappearance / DSPR (working…
18-10-2023

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Serbia Selects The Duke and the Poet as Oscar Candidate

BELGRADE: The historical drama The Duke and the Poet / Sto se bore misli moje directed by Milorad Milinkovic has been selected as Serbia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of…
09-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Serbian-Canadian Director Sanja Živković Shoots Cat’s Cry, in the Footsteps of Goran Paskaljević

BELGRADE: The Serbian-Canadian director Sanja Živković started shooting her sophomore feature Cat’s Cry / Mačiji krik, which was supposed to be directed by Goran Paskaljević. After the legendary director passed…
04-10-2023