Serbia Announces Commercial Feature Film Production Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has allocated 847,471 EUR / 100 m RSD for the production of three potentially commercial feature films, including one sequel.

PRODUCTION: Alexandre Aja Shoots Paramount Pictures Production Crawl in Serbia

BELGRADE: USA- based French director Alexandre Aja has just started shooting his new feature film Crawl in the capital city of Serbia with Work in Progress company servicing. Sam Raimi…

PRODUCTION: First Serbian/Chinese Coproduction Belgrade Escape Starts Shooting

BELGRADE: Belgrade Escape by Wang Zhongyan, the first Serbian/Chinese coproduction, started shooting in Belgrade on 26 July 2018. The film is a coproduction between Chinese Fujian Broken Films and Serbian…

FESTIVALS: Girl Wins the 25th European Film Festival Palić

PALIĆ: Girl, directed by the Belgium Lukas Dhont, was awarded the Golden Tower for Best Film in the Official Competition of the Jubilee 25th European Film Festival Palić (14-20 July…

The Load Sold in the USA

BELGRADE: The Serbian/French/Croatian/Iranian/Qatar coproduction The Load by Ognjen Glavonić was sold by New Europe Film Sales to Grasshopper Films in the USA.

GRANTS: Serbia Announces Feature Film Production Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed 1,775,982 EUR / 209.5 m RSD for the production of nine feature films, including two debut features.

FESTIVALS: European Film Festival in Palić Celebrates Jubilee

PALIĆ: Twelve titles are competing in the Official Selection of the Jubilee 25th European Film Festival Palić, running from 14 to 20 July 2018.

New Board Appointed at Film Center Serbia

BELGRADE: Six new members have been appointed to the Management Board of the Film Center Serbia (FCS), replacing members whose mandate had expired. The government of the Republic of Serbia…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Rom-com Taxi Blues in Production

BELGRADE: The mix-genre rom-com/road movie Taxi Blues / Taksi Bluz commenced its principal shooting at the end of May. The film will mark the feature debut for the director, Miroslav…

EAVE Heads to Serbia for 2019 Producers Workshop

BERTRANGE: The EAVE Producers Workshop is accepting applications through 31 August 2018 for its 2019 training programme.

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia announced the distribution of 592,696 EUR / 70 m RSD in the first round of its grants designated for minority coproductions.

PRODUCTION: Italy Comes Onboard Dušan Milić’s Darkling

BELGRADE: The Italian fund Fondo Audiovisio FVG has announced a grant of 56,000 EUR for Darkling / Mrak by Serbian director Dušan Milić. The film, which will be Milić’s fourth…

FNE at Beldocs: 4 Years in 10 Minutes wins Beldocs 2018

BELBRADE: Serbia celebrated its documentary filmmaking industry with a best prize for 4 Years in 10 Minutes in the Beldocs national competition. The festival also gave two awards for works…

FNE at Cannes 2018: Serbian Cinema in Cannes

Meet Film Center Serbia in Cannes - MARCHE DU FILM SEE Pavilion #135 - Village International Riviera

EFP 2018 Producer on the Move: Biljana Tutorov, Serbia

SOFIA: Biljana Tutorov represents Serbia at the European Film Promotion’s 2018 Producers on the Move event taking place 10-14 May during the Cannes Film Festival.

PRODUCTION: Serbian Historical Drama King Petar’s Socks

BELGRADE: The historical drama King Petar’s Socks / Čarape kralja Petra began principal shooting in mid-March 2018. Lazar Ristovski, the eminent Serbian and international actor, is starring in and producing…

Stefan Arsenijevic on First Films First (Serbia)

SOFIA: FNE spoke with Stefan Arsenijevic, programme manager of the Serbian training programme First Films First.
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USA and China Distribution for Serbian Box Office Hit The Samurai in Autumn

BELGRADE: France-based world sales company Wide Management has announced that the Serbian film The Samurai in Autumn / Jesen samuraja will be distributed in China as well as in the…

FESTIVALS: Twelve Films Selected for Beldocs Main Competition

BELGRADE: The 11th Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival, which runs 7 – 14 May 2018, will screen 12 films in its international competition and another nine films in the Serbian…

MIDPOINT Intensive Serbia Announces Selection

BELGRADE: Four projects have been selected for the first MIDPOINT Intensive Serbia workshop, aimed at Serbian film professionals. The projects will participate in a four-day workshop in Belgrade starting on…