FESTIVALS: FEST in Belgrade Announces 2024 Lineup

BELGRADE: A total of 108 films from almost 40 countries will be screened in six venues at the 52nd edition of Belgrade’s FEST, running from 23 February up to 3…

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Titles Keep on Dominating Serbian Box Office Charts in 2023

BELGRADE: Domestic cinema kept its most prominent position in the Serbian box office charts in 2023 with four feature films making it to the annual box office list of the…

American Thriller Misdirection Shot in Serbia and Starring Olga Kurylenko in Postproduction

BELGRADE: The American thriller Misdirection by Kevin Lewis, starring Olga Kurylenko, Oliver Trevena and Frank Grillo, has entered the postproduction stage. A great part of the film has been shot…

FESTIVALS: Mikhail Gorobchuk’s Violet Country Wins 2024 Kustendorf Film & Music Festival

BELGRADE: The Golden Egg Award at the 17th Kustendorf Film & Music Festival in Serbia went to the Russian film Violet Country directed by Mikhail Gorobchuk. The Kustendorf Film &…

BOX OFFICE: Outstanding Domestic Opening for Nemanja Ćeranić’s Biopic Sunday

BELGRADE: Serbia can boast about its yet another domestic blockbuster, as the biopic Sunday / Nedelja pulled 87,162 admissions during the course of its first cinema distribution weekend, grossing 419,482…

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf Film & Music Festival 2024 Ready to Start

BELGRADE: Seventeen titles selected from among 536 submitted films will take part in the Competition programme of the 17th edition of the Kustendorf Film & Music Festival, which will be…

FNE Correspondent Zoran Janković Co-Author of Critical Guide to Serbian Film 2018-2022

BELGRADE: Serbian film critics Zoran Janković and Đorđe Bajić are the authors of a new book with critical texts about all Serbian feature films shown in regular cinema distribution or…

Lost Country by Vladimir Perišić Shortlisted for 2023 Arab Critics' Awards for European Films

BELGRADE: The French/Serbian/Luxembourg/Croatian coproduction Lost Country directed by Serbian director Vladimir Perišić is among the three titles shortlisted for the 2023 Arab Critics' Awards for European Films, which were launched…

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Results in Five Major Grants Categories

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has allotted grants in 14 categories, including 2,902,646 EUR / 340 m RSD for the production of feature films, feature films for children and young audience,…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Vladimir Tagić Shoots Yugo Florida, Serbian/Montenegrin/Croatian/ Bulgarian Coproduction

BELGRADE: Serbian director Vladimir Tagić, known for popular TV series Morning Changes Everything / Jutro će promeniti sve and Children of Evil / Deca zla, is currently shooting his debut…

BOX OFFICE: Guardians of the Formula Tops Serbian Charts by a Landslide

BELGRADE: Dragan Bjelogrlić’s Guardians of the Formula / Čuvari formule has been on top of the Serbian box office charts for the last few weeks in a row.

Serbian TV Drama Series Children of Evil Premieres Globally on HBO Max

BELGRADE: Serbian TV drama/thriller series Children of Evil / Deca zla directed by Ivan Stefanović and Vladimir Tagić had its world premiere on HBO Max on 2 November 2023. The…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Helmer Todor Chapkanov in Postproduction with Serbian/Bulgarian/Moldavian MEGDAN: Between Water and Fire

BELGRADE: Bulgarian director Todor Chapkanov is currently in postproduction with MEGDAN: Between Water and Fire / MEGDAN: Između vode i vatre, a sports drama he is also coproducing. The film…

PRODUCTION: Telekom Serbia Boards International Coproduction Series Scar

BELGRADE: The thriller TV series Scar / Cicatriz, which is currently in preproduction, is the first international TV series project of such magnitude for Telekom Serbia. The Spanish/Serbian/Mexican coproduction based…

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Film The Heroes of Halyard Tops Domestic Charts

BELGRADE: Serbian WWII epic Heroes of Halyard / Heroji Halijarda by Radoš Bajić tops the local box office in its first week with 21,239 admissions and 85,155 EUR / 9,980,739…

PRODUCTION: Latvian and Serbian Companies Attached to Kirill Serebrennikov’s New Project Disappearance

BELGRADE: Latvia’s Forma Pro Films and Serbia’s Red Production are on board as producer and coproducer, respectively, of the new film by Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov, Disappearance / DSPR (working…

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Serbia Selects The Duke and the Poet as Oscar Candidate

BELGRADE: The historical drama The Duke and the Poet / Sto se bore misli moje directed by Milorad Milinkovic has been selected as Serbia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of…

PRODUCTION: Serbian-Canadian Director Sanja Živković Shoots Cat’s Cry, in the Footsteps of Goran Paskaljević

BELGRADE: The Serbian-Canadian director Sanja Živković started shooting her sophomore feature Cat’s Cry / Mačiji krik, which was supposed to be directed by Goran Paskaljević. After the legendary director passed…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Pavle Vučković Starts Shooting Serbian/Macedonian/Montenegrin Coproduction Frost

BELGRADE: Serbian director Pavle Vučković commenced the production of his third feature Frost / Mraz, a universal story based on a myth from Eastern Serbia. The film is a coproduction…

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces More Production Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has announced the list of winners in eight more grant categories, including debut features, long documentaries, nationally-themed features, and potentially commercial and/or genre features.