FESTIVALS: Belgrade’s FEST FORWARD 2019 Film Projects Announced

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia (FCS), EWA (European Women’s Audiovisual Network) and FEST FORWARD, the industry segment of FEST 2019, have announced six upcoming projects officially selected to take part in…
08-02-2019

FNE Market Analysis 2018: SERBIA

Film Center Serbia maintained its regular pattern of financial support contests for the third year in a row and at the end of 2018 the Goverment granted a total of…
07-02-2019

Serbia Increases Incentives Budget for 2019

BELGRADE: The Serbian Ministry of Economy has decided to increase the total budget available for incentives from 6,752,421 EUR / 800 m RSD in 2018 to 7.5 m EUR /…
31-01-2019

OBITUARY: Serbian Film Director Dušan Makavejev

BELGRADE: The well-known Serbian film director and screenwriter Dušan Makavejev has died at 86. Most of his innovative films made in Yugoslavia in the 60s-70s belong to the Black Wave…
31-01-2019

Strong Opening for Taxi Blues in Serbia

BELGRADE: The rom-com/road movie Taxi Blues topped the Serbian box office charts last weekend. The debut feature by Miroslav Stamatov racked 47,411 admissions and 158,534 EUR / 18,774,122 RSD gross…
23-01-2019

PRODUCTION: Goran Radovanović Wraps Doc on Dušan Makavejev

BELGRADE: The acclaimed Serbian director Goran Radovanović is in final stages of production with The Makavejev Case or Trial in a Movie Theater, a documentary on the revered Yugoslav and…
17-01-2019

FESTIVALS: The 12th Küstendorf Film and Music Festival Kicks Off

MEĆAVNIK: Twenty one short films were selected for the Competition Programme of the 12th edition of the Kustendorf Film and Music Festival, taking place in Mećavnik from 11 to 16…
14-01-2019

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Supports Three New Feature Films

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed 810,950 EUR / 96 m RSD for the production of three feature films in the final round of grants for 2018.
10-01-2019

Domestic Hits Drive Increase in Serbian Admissions in 2018

BELGRADE: Total admissions in Serbia increased considerably, from 3,754,368 in 2017 to 4,193,755 in 2018, mostly due to the blockbusters South Wind / Južni vetar by Miloš Avramović, distributed by…
09-01-2019

Serbian Minority Coproduction Selected for Berlinale Competition

BELGRADE: The German/Serbian coproduction I Was at Home, but / Ich war zuhause, aber by acclaimed German director Angela Schanelec was selected for the Competition of the 69th Berlin International…
14-12-2018

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Supports Nine Minority Coproductions

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed 1,445,633 EUR / 171,125,000 RSD in the latest round of grants for 2018, including grants for the production of nine minority coproductions (seven feature films,…
12-12-2018

PRODUCTION: Stefan Arsenijević Films Strahinja

BELGRADE: Stefan Arsenijević started shooting his long-awaited new feature Strahinja as a coproduction between Serbia, France, Luxembourg and Bulgaria in early November 2018. His debut feature Love and Other Crimes…
30-11-2018

Serbian Films Dominate Box Office

BELGRADE: In its second week in release Miloš Avramović’s feature South Wind / Južni vetar held on to the number one spot at the Serbian box office, taking in 964,000…
14-11-2018

BOX OFFICE: South Wind Sets Record Opening for Serbian Film

BELGRADE: Miloš Avramović’s feature South Wind / Južni vetar has reached nearly 150,000 admissions in its first seven days of release in Serbia, making it the best opening of a…
02-11-2018

PRODUCTION: The Film Fund of Bosnia and Herzegovina Supports Mirjana Karanović’s Mara

BELGRADE: The Film Fund of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the most recent fund to provide support for Mirjana Karanović’s fiction feature Mara, with a grant of 55,000 KM / 28,121…
25-10-2018

PRODUCTION: Greek Film Centre Supports Labour Day by Mladen Đorđević

BELGRADE: Labour Day / Prvi maj, Mladen Đorđević’s new feature film project, has received a 40,000 EUR grant from the Greek Film Centre, making it yet another Serbian/Greek coproduction.
23-10-2018

PRODUCTION: Srđan Dragojević’s Heavens Above

BELGRADE: Srđan Dragojević’s new feature film Heavens Above / Nebesa, now in preproduction, got a funding boost with a new minority coproduction grant from Film Center Montenegro.
10-10-2018

PRODUCTION: Srdan Golubović in Production with Father

BELGRADE: Award-winning Serbian director Srdan Golubović started shooting his third feature film Father / Otac on 24 September 2018. The project is a coproduction between Serbia, Croatia, France, Germany, Slovenia…
27-09-2018

PRODUCTION: Serbian TV Series Turbo in Development

BELGRADE: The first season of the eight episode Serbian TV series Turbo is currently in development. The project created by Milica Živanović, Matthias Nerlich and Milan Stojanović won the British…
26-09-2018

PRODUCTION: Croatian/Serbian Coproduction The Last Serb in Croatia Enters Postproduction

ZAGREB: The zombie comedy The Last Serb in Croatia / Posljednji Srbin u Hrvatskoj has entered the postproduction phase. Predrag Ličina’s debut feature is a Croatian/Serbian coproduction between Kinorama and…
18-09-2018