BOX OFFICE: Big Gains at Serbian Box Office in 2019

BELGRADE: Admissions to domestic films in Serbia increased from 864,177 in 2018 to 958,980 in 2019. Total admissions in Serbia also went up from 4,476,043 in 2018 to 4,784,598 in…
29-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: 1970

TRIESTE: Acclaimed Serbian writer/director Darko Lungulov’s new project 1970 was showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West (19-21 January 2020), the industry section…
22-01-2020

FESTIVALS: Romanian/Spanish Coproduction The Christmas Gift Wins Kustendorf Film and Music Festival

MEĆAVNIK: The Romanian/Spanish coproduction The Christmas Gift by Bogdan Mureşanu won the Golden Egg in the competition programme of the Kustendorf Film and Music Festival, which wrapped in Mećavnik, Serbia,…
21-01-2020

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf Film and Music Festival 2020

MEĆAVNIK: Twenty one short films mostly by young filmmakers are competing for prizes at the 13th Kustendorf Film and Music Film Festival (13-18 January 2020) in Mećavnik. The festival was…
17-01-2020

Strong Domestic Opening for Serbian/Montenegrin Ajvar

BELGRADE: Serbian director Ana Maria Rossi’s debut feature Ajvar has scored a hit in Serbian cinemas with 40,524 admissions and 131,446 EUR / 15,465,542 RSD gross since its release on…
15-01-2020

Serbian My Morning Laughter at IFFR in Rotterdam

BELGRADE: Marko Đorđević’s debut feature My Morning Laughter will have its international premiere in the Bright Future main programme of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (22 January-2 February 2020). The…
13-01-2020

Serbian/Croatian/French Coproduction In Praise of Nothing Is Most Watched Doc on Mubi in 2019

BELGRADE: The documentary In Praise of Nothing (2017) by Serbian director Boris Mitić was the most watched documentary on MUBI in 2019, the platform announced as part of its first…
08-01-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian Darko Nikolić Shoots Crime Thriller The Only Way Out

BELGRADE: Darko Nikolić is currently in production with his debut feature, the crime thriller The Only Way Out / Jedini izlaz, one of the very few crime thrillers in contemporary…
13-12-2019

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Latest Grants for 2019

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia completed the latest round of grants in 2019 by distributing 1,301,907 EUR / 153 m RSD to the production of 11 projects. The list includes feature…
12-12-2019

Serbian 4 Roses Debuts at Number 3 in Local Weekend Box Office

BELGRADE: Vasilije Nikitovićs debut feature 4 Roses / 4 Ruže reached the third position in the Serbian weekend box office during its first weekend (5-8 December 2019) with 15,464 admissions…
10-12-2019

PRODUCTION: Serbian Firefly In Production With Two Drama Series

BELGRADE: The new Serbian production company Firefly is currently in production with two quality TV drama series, The Clan directed by Boban Skerlić and Tycoon directed by Miroslav Terzić (Stiches…
04-12-2019

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Production Grants for Documentaries and Short Fiction Films

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia allotted 298,361 EUR / 35.1 m RSD to the production of five long documentaries, three short documentaries and three short fiction films.
02-12-2019

Ten European Films To Stream For Free At 4th ArteKino Festival

BELGRADE: Films by Miroslav Terzić and Svetla Tsotsorkova are among the ten European films selected to be streamed online for free at the 4th ArteKino Festival from 1 and 31…
02-12-2019

Gordan Kičić’s Real Story Opens in Second Spot at Serbian Box Office

BELGRADE: Popular Serbian film, TV and theatre actor Gordan Kičić’s directorial debut Real Story / Realna priča reached second place in the national box office charts, the second strong Serbian…
28-11-2019

FNE Interview with Gordan Matić, Head of Film Center Serbia

BELGRADE: FNE spoke with Gordan Matić, who was appointed Director of Film Center Serbia in the summer of 2019. He shared with us his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities…
22-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Serbian Darko Bajić in Production with Svetozar Miletić Biopic

BELGRADE: Serbian helmer Darko Bajić is shooting his new feature film Svetozar Miletić (aka Fathers of Liberty / Očevi slobode) on location in Serbia, including Belgrade, Novi Sad, Sremski Karlovci,…
21-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Serbian Dušan Kovačević in Production with It’s Not So Bad to Be Human

BELGRADE: Dušan Kovačević, the most prominent Serbian dramatist of his generation, is currently in production with his new feature film titled It’s Not So Bad to Be Human / Nije…
19-11-2019

Marko Sopić's The Team Opens Strong in Serbia

BELGRADE: Domestic films dominate the box office in Serbia. Marko Sopić's The Team / Ekipa opened in second place in Serbia, just two weeks after Military Academy 5 / Vojna…
04-11-2019

Firefly Starts Construction on Belgrade Film Studio

BELGRADE: The newly founded Belgrade-based production company Firefly is about to start the construction of the Firefly Studios outside Belgrade, housing two 2,000 square metre sound stages and a smaller…
30-10-2019

Military Academy 5 Tops Serbian Box Office

BELGRADE: Military Academy 5 / Vojna akademija 5 by Dejan Zečević was number one at the Serbian box office with nearly 47,754 admissions on 66 screens in the first seven…
14-10-2019