FNE at FEST 2018: Horizons

BELGRADE: Young Serbian filmmaker Svetislav Dragomorović’s debut feature Horizons / Horizonti will have its domestic premiere in the national section of the 2018 FEST running from 24 February to 4…
27-02-2018

FNE at FEST 2018: Bugs and Heroes

BELGRADE: Bugs and Heroes / O bubicama i herojima directed by Petar Pašić had its premiere in the national section of the 2018 FEST running from 24 February to 4…
26-02-2018

FESTIVALS: Belgrade’s FEST Forward 2018 Film Projects Announced

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia (FCS), EWA (European Women’s Audiovisual Network) and FEST FORWARD, the industry segment of FEST 2018, have announced six upcoming projects officially selected to take part in…
21-02-2018

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Serbian Film in Berlin

Meet Film Center Serbia at Berlinale - FILM CENTER SERBIA AT BERLINALE EUROPEAN FILM MARKET (EFM) Martin Gropius Bau / stand #G3
17-02-2018

Serbia Increases Tax Rebates

BELGRADE: Serbia has increased its cash rebate for film production from 20% to 25%, according to an offical announcement. The rebate applies to qualified Serbian spend for feature films, TV…
16-02-2018

Arclight Films Acquires Ederlezi Rising Ahead of its Serbian Premiere

BELGRADE: Independent sales company Arclight Films has acquired the rights for Ederlezi Rising by Lazar Bodroža, the first Serbian science fiction film. Arclight chairman Gary Hamilton announced that Ederlezi Rising…
15-02-2018

OBITUARY: Serbian Actor Nebojsa Glogovac

BELGRADE: Popular Bosnian-born Serbian actor Nebojsa Glogovac, who recently starred in the awarded Constitution by Rajko Grlić, died in Belgrade at the age of 49 on 9 February 2018.
12-02-2018

Alpha Violet Acquires Dovlatov Ahead of Its Berlin Premiere

BELGRADE: The Russian/Polish/Serbian coproduction Dovlatov directed by Aleksey German, Jr. has been acquired by the Paris-based sales company Alpha Violet ahead of its world premiere in the Competition of the…
09-02-2018

FESTIVALS: The 46th FEST Ready to Start in Serbia

BELGRADE: The 46th edition of FEST, the largest and most popular film festival in Serbia, will screen 126 films from 23 February to 4 March 2018. Sixteen films are in…
08-02-2018

PRODUCTION: Emir Kusturica Preps Chinese Coproduction

BELGRADE: Emir Kusturica is in preparation with Just One More Time, a feature film loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s works and his first collaboration with the Hong Kong-based Dirty Monkey…
02-02-2018

FNE Country Report 2017: SERBIA

BELGRADE: For the second year in a row Film Center Serbia maintained its regular schedule of financial support contests and at the end of 2017 the Goverment granted a total…
01-02-2018

Pluto Film Acquires Serbian/Macedonian The Witch Hunters

BELGRADE: Raško Miljković’s debut feature The Witch Hunters / Zlogonje has been acquired by the Berlin-based company Pluto Film and a market screening will take place during the 2018 Berlin…
30-01-2018

Front Page Midgets Tops Serbian Box Office

BELGRADE: Front Page Midgets / Patuljci sa naslovnih strana by Milorad Milinković topped the Serbian box office during its first weekend. The film released by Taramount Film on 18 January…
24-01-2018

PRODUCTION: Mladen Kovačević in Production with Serbian/French/Swedish Coproduction

BELGRADE: Mladen Kovačević is currently in production with his third long documentary Merry Christmas, Yiwu / Srećna Nova, Yiwu. This Serbian/French/Swedish coproduction is the first Serbian film ever to be…
15-01-2018

PRODUCTION: Sequel to Serbian High School Hit to Be Shot in Spring 2018

BELGRADE: Next to Us / Pored nas, a sequel to the high school hit Next to Me / Pored mene (2015) will be shot in spring 2018 and released in…
15-12-2017

Five Serbian Projects Pitched at First French-Serbian Coproduction Workshop in Paris

BELGRADE: Five new Serbian feature film projects were presented to potential French coproducers at the first French-Serbian coproduction workshop held at Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée in…
13-12-2017

Premiere of First Serbian HBO Europe Coproduction

BELGRADE: Mila Turajlić’s sophomore long documentary The Other Side of Everything, a Serbian/French/Qatar coproduction and also the first HBO Europe coproduction with Serbia, will have its premiere on HBO Europe…
12-12-2017

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Last Grants in 2017

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia wrapped the 2017 funding year by distributing 1,596,760 EUR / 191 m RSD for the production of six feature films, eight minority coproductions, three experimental films…
11-12-2017

GRANTS: Serbia Announces Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed 609,238 EUR / 72,788,291 RSD in six categories: long documentary production, script development, short documentary production, short fiction film production, short animated film production and…
05-12-2017

Serbia to Increase Tax Rebates

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia plans to increase the percentage of its cash rebate for film production, from its present 20% on qualified Serbian spend for feature films, TV series, animation…
28-11-2017