Serbia Signs Cooperation Agreement with Iran

BELGRADE: The Head of Film Center Serbia Boban Jevtić and Deputy Head of Farabi Cinema Foundation for International Affairs Raed Faridzadeh signed an agreement to expand cooperation in film industry.

FNE at Berlin 2019: Review: I Was At Home But/ Ich war zuhause, aber

BERLIN:German director Angela Schanelec’s Berlin Golden Bear contender I Was At Home But/ Ich war zuhause, aber is a small scale domestic drama about a middle-class family in crisis. The…
13-02-2019 m

FNE at Berlinale 2019: Review: Stitches / Šavovi (PANORAMA)

BERLIN: Serbian director Miroslav Terzić’s second film Stitches is a Serbian / Slovenian / Croatian / Bosnian and Herzegovinan coproduction with a polished and moving script by Elma Tataragic that…
12-02-2019 m

Cercamon Picks Up Miroslav Terzić’s Stiches, Selected for Berlinale’s Panorama

BELGRADE: Cercamon has picked up Miroslav Terzić’s sophomore feature Stiches / Šavovi, which will have its world premiere in the Panorama section of 69th Berlinale on 11 February 2019. The…

FNE at Berlinale 2019: Serbian Film in Berlin

Meet us at the 69th Berlinale - The FILM CENTER SERBIA welcomes you at the European Film Market to discuss all about Serbian Films and Filming in Serbia. From February…

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…

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…

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 /…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…