The Match Factory Picks Up Srdan Golubović’s Father, Selected for Berlinale’s Panorama

BELGRADE: The Match Factory has picked up Srdan Golubović’s Father / Otac, which will have its world premiere in the Panorama section of the 70th Berlinale (20 February-1 March 2020).…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Slobodan Šijan Shoots Comeback Feature The Great Tram Robbery

ZAGREB: Serbian veteran filmmaker Slobodan Šijan is in production with his first film since 2007, The Great Tram Robbery / Bidi Bog s nama. The film is a coproduction between…

Popular Serbian TV Series Besa Gets International Remake

BELGRADE: Besa directed by Dušan Lazarević and produced by Adrenalin in 2018, is the first Serbian television series to get an adaptation tailored for foreign markets. Dubai-based production house MBC…

FNE Market Analysis 2019: SERBIA

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia maintained its standard pattern of financial support contests for the fourth year in a row, adding three new feature film categories – children’s films, debut films…

Serbian Director Ognjen Glavonić and Hungarian Animation Filmmaker Réka Bucsi in Berlinale Juries

BELGRADE: Serbian director and writer Ognjen Glavonić will be one of the three members of the GWFF Best First Feature Award Jury, while Hungarian animation filmmaker Réka Bucsi will sit…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Ivan Ikić In Postproduction With The Users

BELGRADE: Ivan Ikić is entering the final stages of postproduction with his sophomore feature The Users / Korisnici, a coproduction between Serbia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and France.

Maša Nešković’s Serbian/Slovenian/Italian Asymmetry Hits Serbian Cinemas

BELGRADE: Maša Nešković’s debut feature Asymmetry / Asimetrija, a Serbian/Slovenian/Italian coproduction, enters regular distribution in Serbia on 30 January 2020. The film had its world premiere at the Sao Paulo…

BOX OFFICE: Big Gains at Serbian Box Office in 2019

BELGRADE: Admissions to domestic films in Serbia increased from 864,177 in 2018 to 958,980 in 2019. Total admissions in Serbia also went up from 4,476,043 in 2018 to 4,784,598 in…

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: 1970

TRIESTE: Acclaimed Serbian writer/director Darko Lungulov’s new project 1970 was showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West (19-21 January 2020), the industry section…

FESTIVALS: Romanian/Spanish Coproduction The Christmas Gift Wins Kustendorf Film and Music Festival

MEĆAVNIK: The Romanian/Spanish coproduction The Christmas Gift by Bogdan Mureşanu won the Golden Egg in the competition programme of the Kustendorf Film and Music Festival, which wrapped in Mećavnik, Serbia,…

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf Film and Music Festival 2020

MEĆAVNIK: Twenty one short films mostly by young filmmakers are competing for prizes at the 13th Kustendorf Film and Music Film Festival (13-18 January 2020) in Mećavnik. The festival was…

Strong Domestic Opening for Serbian/Montenegrin Ajvar

BELGRADE: Serbian director Ana Maria Rossi’s debut feature Ajvar has scored a hit in Serbian cinemas with 40,524 admissions and 131,446 EUR / 15,465,542 RSD gross since its release on…

Serbian My Morning Laughter at IFFR in Rotterdam

BELGRADE: Marko Đorđević’s debut feature My Morning Laughter will have its international premiere in the Bright Future main programme of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (22 January-2 February 2020). The…

Serbian/Croatian/French Coproduction In Praise of Nothing Is Most Watched Doc on Mubi in 2019

BELGRADE: The documentary In Praise of Nothing (2017) by Serbian director Boris Mitić was the most watched documentary on MUBI in 2019, the platform announced as part of its first…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Darko Nikolić Shoots Crime Thriller The Only Way Out

BELGRADE: Darko Nikolić is currently in production with his debut feature, the crime thriller The Only Way Out / Jedini izlaz, one of the very few crime thrillers in contemporary…

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Latest Grants for 2019

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia completed the latest round of grants in 2019 by distributing 1,301,907 EUR / 153 m RSD to the production of 11 projects. The list includes feature…

Serbian 4 Roses Debuts at Number 3 in Local Weekend Box Office

BELGRADE: Vasilije Nikitovićs debut feature 4 Roses / 4 Ruže reached the third position in the Serbian weekend box office during its first weekend (5-8 December 2019) with 15,464 admissions…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Firefly In Production With Two Drama Series

BELGRADE: The new Serbian production company Firefly is currently in production with two quality TV drama series, The Clan directed by Boban Skerlić and Tycoon directed by Miroslav Terzić (Stiches…

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Production Grants for Documentaries and Short Fiction Films

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia allotted 298,361 EUR / 35.1 m RSD to the production of five long documentaries, three short documentaries and three short fiction films.

Ten European Films To Stream For Free At 4th ArteKino Festival

BELGRADE: Films by Miroslav Terzić and Svetla Tsotsorkova are among the ten European films selected to be streamed online for free at the 4th ArteKino Festival from 1 and 31…