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

PRODUCTION: Miloš Avramović Shoots South Wind in Belgrade

BELGRADE: Eleven years after his first film, Miloš Avramović is shooting South Wind / Južni vetar, his sophomore feature. The film is an action thriller with strong social messages for…
09-11-2017

PRODUCTION: Serbia’s First Sc-Fi Erderlezi Rising in Postproduction

BELGRAD: The first Serbian genuine science fiction film, Erdelezi Rising by Lazar Bodroža, is in postproduction and its authors are eyeing a world premiere at one of the major world…
02-11-2017

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers 2018: Milan Stojanović, Serbia

BELGRADE: Milan Stojanovic represents Serbia at the Emerging Producers 2018 programme taking place at the Jihlava IDFF.
18-10-2017

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Igor Stanković, MCF MegaCom Film, Serbia

FNE and Europa Distribution are launching a new chapter in our Distributor of the Month section. In the coming months we will talk with European distributors about their lineup, their…
09-10-2017

PRODUCTION: Dragan Marinković in Postproduction with Leeches

BELGRADE: Dragan Marinković is currently in postproduction with Leeches / Pijavice, his fifth feature film and his fourth collaboration with the actor Lazar Ristovski. The film is a Serbian/Croatian/Macedonian coproduction…
29-09-2017

PRODUCTION: Predrag Antonijević Shoots WWI Drama Soldier’s Lullaby

BELGRADE: Writer/director Predrag Antonijević returns to Serbian cinema after 27 years with Soldier’s Lullaby / Zaspanka za vojnike, a WWI drama he is currently shooting in Serbia. The film is…
22-09-2017

Serbia and China Reach Agreement on Film Production and Distribution

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia and the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China signed a memorandum focusing on future cooperation in…
20-09-2017

PRODUCTION: Maša Nešković Shoots Debut Feature

BELGRADE: Maša Nešković’s debut feature Asymmetry – Three Teritories / Asimetrija – Tri teritorije is currently shooting in Serbia. It is one of the new Serbian films recently supported by…
15-09-2017