GRANTS: Serbia Announces Documentary Coproduction and Script Development Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed 247,360 EUR / 30,482,647 RSD in the latest round of production and script development grants for 2016.

Samurai in Autumn Sets Serbian 2016 Record

BELGRADE: The Serbian romantic comedy The Samurai in Autumn by Danilo Bećković is the top grossing Serbian film of 2016 and has set the box office opening weekend record of…

RTS and Film Center Serbia Sign Collaboration Agreement

BELGRADE: The Serbian national broadcast company RTS and Film Center Serbia signed a collaboration agreement on 28 September 2016. The agreement comes after a series of successful joint projects between…

GRANTS: Fifteen Serbian Films Get Development Grants

BELGRADE: Eight feature film projects received development funding in the last round of grants announced by Film Center Serbia. Each film received a grant of 2 m RSD / 16,237…

PRODUCTION: Mladen Đorđević Wraps Production on Gastarbeiter Stories

BELGRADE: After taking a break to serve on the programming team of the Belgrade International Film Festival – FEST, Serbian helmer Mladen Đorđević is back in the director’s chair with…

PRODUCTION: Milan Karadzic Shoots Contemporary Rom Com

BELGRADE: Serbian director Milan Karadzic is in production with Biser Bojane, a contemporary romantic comedy. The film is a coproduction between Montenegro and Serbia and is set to open in…

Serbia Selects Train Driver's Diary as Oscar Bid

BELGRADE: Serbian/Croatian coproduction Train Driver's Diary by Miloš Radović has been selected as Serbia’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards. The decision was made by…

FNE TV: Boban Jevtic head of Serbian Film Centre

VENICE: FNE asked Boban Jevtic about joining Creative Europe and how important the new tax incentives and coproductions with neighbouring countries are for the Serbian film industry.

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 focusing on new trends and challenges of film distribution. In the coming months we…

PRODUCTION: Predrag Antonijević Shoots TV Crime Series

BELGRADE: Serbian helmer Predrag Antonijević is in production with the TV series My Father’s Killers / Ubice moga oca, a 10-episode crime drama about a young inspector on his first…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Sotra Shooting Feature Film and TV Series on Poet Laza Kostic

BELGRADE: Serbian director Zdravko Šotra is in production with Santa Maria della Salute, a feature film and a TV series shot simultaneously, about the life and work of the Serbian…

PRODUCTION: Nikola Kojo Wraps Production on The Flock

BELGRADE: Serbian actor Nikola Kojo has wrapped production on his directorial debut The Flock / Stado, a satirical comedy about life behind the camera, based on a true story. The…

Serbia Officially Launches Cash Rebate Programme

BELGRADE: Serbia has successfully implemented a tax incentives programme for feature films, TV series and commercials. Film Center Serbia opened the first call for projects eligible for the 20% cash…

PRODUCTION: Danilo Bećković Wraps Production on The Samurai in Autumn

BELGRADE: Serbian helmer Danilo Bećković has wrapped production on his new film The Samurai in Autumn, a funny and tender romantic comedy. The project is currently in postproduction and its…

Interview with Ana Ilić, Head of Serbia Film Commission

FNE spoke to Ana Ilić, the Head of Serbia Film Commission, about the activities, accomplishments and goals of the institution, as well as its relationship with Film Center Serbia, the…

Interview with Boban Jevtić, Head of Film Center Serbia

Boban Jevtić was elected to head Film Center Serbia in 2015. He spoke to FNE about the challenges and activities of the institution, the current situation of the Serbian film…

FESTIVALS: Toni Erdmann Wins European Film Festival Palić

PALIĆ: German/Austrian/Romanian coproduction Toni Erdmann by Maren Ade was awarded Golden Tower for Best Film in the International Competition of the 23rd European Film Festival Palić, Serbia (16-22 July 2016).

PRODUCTION: Mladen Matičević Shoots Nebeska Tema

BELGRADE: Serbian documentary director Mladen Matičević is in production with Nebeska Tema, a documentary about the life and work of Vlada Divljan, one of Serbia’s most important musicians.

GRANTS: Serbia Announces Grants for 2016

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed 1.8 m EUR / 32.5 m RSD in its first round of grants in 2016. The grants are all aimed for production.

PRODUCTION: Vladimir Blaževski Shoots The Year of the Monkey

BELGRADE: Macedonian helmer Vladimir Blaževski is in production with The Year of the Monkey, a “soft” political satire about a peculiar friendship between a lonesome chimpanzee and a zoo warden.