British Head Gear Films Teams Up with Balkanic Media on 25 m EUR Credit Facility for Productions in Serbia

BELGRADE: London based Head Gear Films has announced plans to make a large investment in productions shot in Serbia. The investment facility will be operated in partnership with the Belgrade-based…

Serbian MCF Megacom Film Launches PVOD Platform

BELGRADE: MCF Megacom Film has launched a PVOD (Premium Video on Demand) platform for viewing art film titles worldwide.

Film Center Serbia Launches YouTube Film Channel

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has launched a YouTube film channel as a means of introducing contemporary Serbian cinema to a wider audience, especially in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

PRODUCTION: UK/Serbian/German Horror Film Vampir to Shoot in Serbia

BELGRADE: The UK/Serbian/German horror feature Vampir is in preparation to shoot on various rural locations in Serbia during the summer of 2020. Vampir will be filmed in English and it…

Serbian Survey Shows 10 Million EUR in Losses to Film Industry

BELGRADE: The Serbian film industry suffered nearly 10 m EUR in losses during the first three weeks of March 2020, according to a survey conducted by Film Center Serbia and…

Production on Serbian Thriller Penance Stops After First Day of Shooting

BELGRADE: The production on the new Serbian independent thriller Penance / Lihvar directed by Nemanja Ćeranić stopped after the first day of shooting. The filming started on 15 March 2020,…

Coronavirus Hits Serbian Box Office

BELGRADE: The Serbian box office plunged in the weekend of 13-15 March 2020, with number one Bloodshot racking up only 1,121 admissions, compared to Pixar’s Onward with 7,967 admissions in…

FNE at FEST 2020: The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao Wins FEST 2020 in Belgrade

BELGRADE: Karim Aïnouz’s The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao / A Vida Invisivel won the Belgrade Victor Award for Best Film in the Main Competition of the 48th FEST, which…

FNE at FEST 2020: Mamonga

BELGRADE: Stefan Malešević’s debut feature Mamonga will have its national premiere at FEST 2020, within the new competitive section FEST Focus on 6 March 2020. This coproduction between Serbia, Bosnia…

FNE at FEST 2020: Tomorrow Is Still July

BELGRADE: Tomorrow Is Still July / Sutra je još uvek juli by Dejan Vlaisavljević Nikt was selected for the new competition segment FEST Fokus at the 48th edition of FEST…

FNE at FEST 2020: Vienna Hallways

BELGRADE: Mladen Đorđević’s new long documentary Vienna Hallways / Sumrak u bečkom haustoru is part of the main competition programme of this year’s FEST, running in the capital of Serbia…

FNE at FEST 2020: Spring On The Last Lake

BELGRADE: The feature-length TV historical drama Spring on the Last Lake / Proleće na poslednjem jezeru by Filip Čolović will have its premiere within the Special Screenings sub-section of the…

FNE at FEST 2020: Drama Series Tycoon

BELGRADE: First episode of the highly anticipated new Serbian drama series Tycoon / Tajkun will have its premiere on 3 March 2020 within the Special Screenings sub-section of the ongoing…

FNE at FEST 2020: Srdan Golubović’s Father Opens 48th FEST

BELGRADE: Srdan Golubović’s Father / Otac opened the 48th edition of FEST in Belgrade on 28 February 2020, one day before winning the 22nd Panorama Audience Award for the best…

FESTIVALS: Srdan Golubović’s Father Opens 2020 FEST in Belgrade

BELGRADE: This year's 48th edition of FEST, the most popular film festival in Belgrade and Serbia (27 February – 8 March 2020), spotlights the legendary Serbian and Yugoslav actor Bekim…

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Serbian Film in Berlin

Meet Film Center Serbia at Berlinale 2020 - Gropius Bau #G2

The Match Factory Picks Up Srdan Golubović’s Father, Selected for Berlinale’s Panorama

BELGRADE: The Match Factory has picked up Srdan Golubović’s Father / Otac, which will have its world premiere in the Panorama section of the 70th Berlinale (20 February-1 March 2020).…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Slobodan Šijan Shoots Comeback Feature The Great Tram Robbery

ZAGREB: Serbian veteran filmmaker Slobodan Šijan is in production with his first film since 2007, The Great Tram Robbery / Bidi Bog s nama. The film is a coproduction between…

Popular Serbian TV Series Besa Gets International Remake

BELGRADE: Besa directed by Dušan Lazarević and produced by Adrenalin in 2018, is the first Serbian television series to get an adaptation tailored for foreign markets. Dubai-based production house MBC…

FNE Market Analysis 2019: SERBIA

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia maintained its standard pattern of financial support contests for the fourth year in a row, adding three new feature film categories – children’s films, debut films…