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Country profile: Serbia

Country profile: Serbia

27 December 2020

Beldocs Industry awards go to projects from Serbia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Montenegro and North Macedonia

Beldocs 2021 – Beldocs Industry/Awards

Beldocs Industry awards go to projects from Serbia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Montenegro and North Macedonia

The Ukrainian project Fragments of Ice by Maria Stoianova and Boro-Ramiz by Serbia's Ana Dragić have won the top prizes in the international and Serbian sections, respectively  

17 September 2021

ACE Producers announces its first live event since the beginning of the pandemic

Industry / Market - Europe

ACE Producers announces its first live event since the beginning of the pandemic

Joined by 22 consultants, selected producers will meet up in Belgrade for the ACE 30 Financing Strategies Workshop from 7 to 12 June  

08 June 2021

CIRCLE kicks off with 12 new projects

Industry / Market - Serbia/Montenegro/Italy

CIRCLE kicks off with 12 new projects

The fourth edition of the Women Doc Accelerator starts with its first module this week in Serbia, which will be followed by events in Montenegro and at Trieste's When East Meets West  

08 June 2021

“Pandemic as an opportunity”: Four Emerging Producers have their say

Emerging Producers 2021

“Pandemic as an opportunity”: Four Emerging Producers have their say

The discussion, organised by Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival and moderated by Cineuropa's editor-in-chief Domenico La Porta, was held online on 16 April  

20 April 2021

Serbia has a local theatrical hit on its hands with The Only Way Out

Box Office - Serbia

Serbia has a local theatrical hit on its hands with The Only Way Out

Darko Nikolić's first feature has sold almost 40,000 admissions after ten days on release  

24 February 2021

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator projects showcased at Cannes Docs

Cannes 2020 – Marché du Film

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator projects showcased at Cannes Docs

CANNES 2020: The training programme for women documentary filmmakers showcased four projects as part of Docs in Progress and announced the new generation of participants  

26 June 2020

Disney signs with MegaCom Film in Serbia

Distribution / Releases / Exhibitors - Serbia

Disney signs with MegaCom Film in Serbia

The Belgrade-based company is now the licensed theatrical distributor for 20th Century Fox and Disney in Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo  

14 May 2020

EXCLUSIVE: First Cut Lab announces its summer workshops

First Cut Lab 2020

EXCLUSIVE: First Cut Lab announces its summer workshops

Four workshops with a regional and national focus are slated to be hosted over the coming months at Karlovy Vary and New Horizons, and in Pristina and Serbia  

30 March 2020

Paolo Virzì gives a guest lecture at Kustendorf

Kustendorf 2020

Paolo Virzì gives a guest lecture at Kustendorf

The Italian writer-director encouraged young filmmakers not to be afraid to make mistakes at the film and music festival founded by Emir Kusturica  

16 January 2020

Serbia and France sign co-production treaty

Institutions – Serbia/France

Serbia and France sign co-production treaty

The treaty will allow co-productions between the two countries to be made with a participation percentage of as low as 10%, and will facilitate the import of materials and equipment  

24 July 2019

The Thessaloniki Film Festival conducts research into children’s films

Industry – Greece/Albania

The Thessaloniki Film Festival conducts research into children’s films

The “Films for Kids in Southeast Europe” study aims to shed light on the production of films for younger audiences, but the initial findings seem discouraging  

26 June 2019

Beldocs Industry awards projects from Serbia, Moldova and Ukraine

Beldocs 2019 – Beldocs Industry

Beldocs Industry awards projects from Serbia, Moldova and Ukraine

Ukrainian filmmaker Irena Stetsenko's Roses. Film - Cabaret has won two awards, while Luka Papić's The Box triumphed in the Serbian Docs in Progress section  

13 May 2019

FEST Forward awards go to projects from Armenia and Serbia

Belgrade FEST 2019 – FEST Forward

FEST Forward awards go to projects from Armenia and Serbia

Aurora's Sunrise by Inna Sahakyan has won in the Women in Film segment, while Celts by Milica Tomović picked up the National Selection Award in Belgrade FEST's industry section  

04 March 2019

Serbia increases its incentive budget for 2019

Industry – Serbia

Serbia increases its incentive budget for 2019

The annual budget for Serbia's 25% cash rebate for international productions shooting in the territory has been boosted to €7.5 million for 2019  

06 February 2019

Local films back on top in Serbia

Box office – Serbia

Local films back on top in Serbia

After the crime-action-comedy South Wind and the WW1 epic King Peter the First sold a combined 800,000 admissions, Taxi Blues has totted up 100,000 after two weeks  

31 January 2019

SEE Cinema Network awards handed out at the Balkan Film Market

Industry – Albania

SEE Cinema Network awards handed out at the Balkan Film Market

One film from each of the eight countries in the network will receive €8,000 for development  

10 October 2018

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