FNE at FEST 2018: Ederlezi Rising

BELGRADE: First Serbian sci-fi and first debut feature by prominent Serbian visual artist Lazar Bodroža is among the five domestic premieres in the national section of the 2018 FEST, running…

FNE at FEST 2018: Offenders

BELGRADE: Esteemed Serbian helmer Dejan Zečević has the domestic premiere of his ninth feature film Offenders / Izgrednici in the national section of the 2018 FEST, running from 24 February…

FNE at FEST 2018: Bandits in Search of Mom

BELGRADE: Bandits in Search of Mom / Banditi u potrazi za mamom, the debut feature by Kosta Ristić mixing fiction and non-fiction, had its premiere in the national section of…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…