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Country profile: Serbia

Country profile: Serbia

27 December 2020

Actors, casting directors and talent agents from five ex-Yugoslav countries get a platform for regional cooperation

Industry / Market - Slovenia/Croatia/Serbia/North Macedonia/Montenegro

Actors, casting directors and talent agents from five ex-Yugoslav countries get a platform for regional cooperation

A three-year Memorandum of Cooperation on the ReActing as a Star project has been signed by the five film centres in the region of the former Yugoslavia  

31 August 2022

CIRCLE kicks off its fifth edition

Industry / Market - Serbia/Croatia/Italy

CIRCLE kicks off its fifth edition

This year’s Women Doc Accelerator gets its first module under way this week in Serbia, which will be followed by events in Croatia and at Trieste’s When East Meets West  

14 June 2022

We Are Pretty Loud wins the top prize at Beldocs in Progress

Beldocs 2022 – Beldocs Industry/Awards

We Are Pretty Loud wins the top prize at Beldocs in Progress

The project by Joey David Jovanović has received the Al Jazeera Award, with the rest of the prizes going to projects from Ukraine, Georgia, North Macedonia and Serbia  

16 May 2022

Upcoming Balkan series presented at Series Mania

Series Mania 2022 - Series Mania Forum

Upcoming Balkan series presented at Series Mania

The five new shows from Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia feature talent including Dalibor Matanić, Danis Tanović, Aida Begić, Sonja Prosenc and Goran Šušljik  

28 March 2022

Radivoje Andrić has a new hit on his hands with How I Learned to Fly

Box Office - Serbia

Radivoje Andrić has a new hit on his hands with How I Learned to Fly

The family film told from a young girl's perspective comes from one of Serbia's most popular hitmakers and has topped the local box office  

25 February 2022

Serbia has a regional box office hit with Toma

Box Office - Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina

Serbia has a regional box office hit with Toma

The biopic of the legendary singer popular all over former Yugoslavia has sold over 700,000 tickets in Serbia and Bosnia after five weekends on release  

21 October 2021

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

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