Film in Serbia

(2015) Point Break


Point Break (2015)

Director: Ericson Core

Writer: Kurt Wimmer, Rick King

Starring: Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone

Production company: Alcon Entertainment, DMG Entertainment, Ehman Productions

Visual Effects: Crater Studio

Point Break is a 2015 action thriller directed by Ericson Core and is a remake of the 1991 film of the same name. Johnny Utah, a former extreme sports athlete, is a  young FBI agent. Utah infiltrates a team of extreme sports athletes he suspects are carrying out a string of corporate heists, where his loyalties are tested after re-experiencing the thrill-seeking lifestyle he used to lead. 




(2015) Point Break

Point Break (2015)Director: Ericson CoreWriter: Kurt Wimmer, Rick KingStarring: Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone...

(2016) Questi Giorni


Director: Giuseppe Piccioni 

Writer: Giuseppe Piccioni, Pierpaolo Pirone, Chiara Ridolfi 

Starring: Laura Adriani, Margherita Buy, Pierpaolo Pirone 

Production Company: 11 Marzo Film, Publispei, Rai Cinema 

Production Service: Clockwork Film Production 

Locations: Belgrade - Savamala (Bohemian quarter), Ben Akiba Comedy Club & Bar, Kalemegdan, Branko's Bridge

Questi Giorni is a 2016 Italian drama film directed by Giuseppe Piccioni. The film centers around four friends--Caterina, Liliana, Anna, and Angela--who live in a small town in provincial Italy. When Caterina accepts a job offer from a notable hotel in Belgrade, Serbia, her three friends choose to uproot their lives and accompany her. Despite all of their own individual problems, the young women set off on a road of adventure in hopes to start new chapters of their lives. Questi Giorni was selected to compete for the Golden Lion in the 73rd Venice International Film Festival.

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(2016) Questi Giorni

Director: Giuseppe...

(2016) The Shallows


Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Writer: Anthony Jaswinksi

Starring: Blake Lively, Oscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo

Production company: Columbia Pictures, Weimaraner Republic Pictures, Ombra Films

Visual effects: Crater Studio

The Shallows is a 2016 survival thriller directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. Only 200 meters off the shore, surfer Nancy (Blake Lively) is left stranded after being attacked by a great white shark. The fight for survival ends up being the ultimate test of Nancy's wit and will to survive.

Having done extensive work on the sharks in Shark Week 3D, the Serbian VFX studio Crater Studio had ample experience working on 3D shark computer graphic animation well before working on the bloodthirsty shark in The Shallows.




(2016) The Shallows

Director: Jaume Collet-SerraWriter: Anthony JaswinksiStar...

(2017 – ) A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Director: Barry Sonnenfeld (5 episodes, 2017-2018), Mark Palansky (2 episodes, 2017), Bo Welch (2 episodes, 2017)

Writer: Emily Fox, Daniel Handler, Tatiana Suarez-Pico, Joe Tracz

Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, Presley Smith

Production Company: Netflix, What is the Question?, The Sonnenfeld Company, Paramount Television

Visual Effects: Crater Studio

The Netflix original series A Series of Unfortunate Events is an adventure drama based on the children's novels of the same name by Lemony Snicket. The series focuses on the three Baudelaire children who find themselves suddenly orphaned after a mysterious fire kills their parents. Their attempts to uncover their family's dark secrets only leads to one harrowing event after another.

Serbian VFX studio Crater Studio worked on around 180 VFX shots from episodes 6 and 8 of the first season of the series.





(2017 – ) A Series of Unfortunate Events

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld (5 episodes, 2017-2018...

(2017) Kaatru Veliyidai


Director: Mani Ratnam

Writer: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Karthi, Aditi Rao Hydari, Shraddha Srinath

Production company: Madras Talkies

Production service: Clockwork Film Production

Locations: Stara Planina "Old Mountain", Batajnica airport

Kaatru Veliyidai is an Indian romance film in the Tamil-language. Set during the Kargil War, a fighter pilot named Varun recalls his romance with Leela--the doctor who nursed him back to health--while being held prisoner in Pakistan.

Mani Ratnam and his team sought out locations to resemble Kashmir both due to the difficult climate and because they were denied permission to shoot action sequences involving aircraft there. The snowy Stara Planina "Old Mountain" in Serbia was selected as the location to stand in for a mountainous range of Kashmir, India. The Batajnica airport in Belgrade was also utilized by the team for different scenes.

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(2017) Kaatru Veliyidai

Director: Mani RatnamWriter: Mani Ratna...

(2017) Vivegam

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Vivegam is an upcoming Tamil-language Indian spy thriller directed by Siva and starring the popular Ajith Kumar, Vivek Oberoi, Kajal Aggarwal, and Akshara Haasan. The film is an action packed story of an Interpol officer whose mission is to hunt down a high-profile gangster in Malaysia. The film is announced to premiere in August 2017 with already million following fans.

Director: Siva

Writers: Siva, Kabilan Vairamuthu

Starring: Ajith Kumar, Vivek Oberoi, Kajal Aggarwal, Akshara Haasan

Production company: Sathya Jyothi Films

Production service: Clockwork Film Production

Locations: Stara Planina "Old Mountain", Bor, downtown Belgrade




(2017) Vivegam

Vivegam is an upcoming Tamil-language Indian spy...

(2018) Incoming

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Director: Eric Zaragoza

Writer: Rick Benattar (story), Jorge Saralegui (screenplay)

Starring: Scott Adkins, Aaron McCusker, Alaa Safi

Production: Benattar/Thomas Productions, Red Production, Sharp House Finance

Locations: Belgrade, Serbia

In this sci-fi action thriller, the International Space Station is a secret maximum-security prison. When imprisoned terrorists overtake the Station and turn it into a missile aimed at Moscow, it's up to a shuttle pilot and a rookie doctor to stop them. A difficult task to begin with, the rogue CIA agent (Scott Adkins) who has his own plans for the station only serves to further complicate things.

The production design as well as the set construction was entirely the work of innovative Serbian artists and crews. Sets were built in Belgrade, Serbia.



(2018) Incoming

Director: Eric Za...

2011 Coriolanus

coriolanusCoriolanus, 2011

Director: Ralph Fiennes

Writer: John Logan

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox

Production: Magnolia Mae films, Artemis films coproduced by Hermetof Pictures

Production sevice company: Work in progress

Locations: Parliament, Branko’s bridge, Belgrade downtown, KPGT Theater

Ralph Fiennes' directorial debut, Coriolanus, scripted by John Logan, updates one of Shakespeare's more difficult plays without sacrificing the Bard's original dialogue. Set in modern times, the movie starsFiennes as the title character, a fierce General able to fight Rome's most dreaded enemies as well as quell civil unrest from a lack of food. When politicians convince Coriolanus to become a political leader, his natural fierceness and lack of political instincts lead to him being disgraced by other politicians and eventually forced to leave Rome after being branded a traitor. He then joins with his former enemies to invade Rome, and the only person who may be able to talk him out of this revenge plan is his mother (Vanessa Redgrave).




2011 Coriolanus

Coriolanus, 2011Director: Ralph FiennesWriter: John LoganStarring: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian CoxProduction: Magnolia Mae films, Artemis films coproduced by Hermetof PicturesProduction sev...

Il Restauratore 2010


Il restauratore, 2010

Directors: Giorgio Capitani, Salvatore Basile

Writer: Alessandro Jacchia

Starring:  Lando Buzzanca, Paolo Calabresi, Beatrice Fazi

Production: Albatros Entertainment Spa

Production Service Company: Film 87

Locations: Roma Barocca film set

A superannuated radio, an old de-magnetized compass, a tarnished tin soldier, an antique carillon that's jammed. Such objects are the silent witnesses of our lives: they hold stories and contain secrets; but to one man alone, they can warn of future disasters. Basilio has a gift: he can hear those stories, penetrate those mysteries and avert their relative dangers. He has the responsibility of not only restoring those objects, but above all of fixing the soul of persons who, having been seriously wronged, seek justice through vengeance. Their past hides a secret. Their present is not what it could have been. Their future is already in place to overwhelm them in sorrow. Until they meet the Restorer.


Il Restauratore 2010

Il Restauratore 2010

Il restauratore, 2010Directors: Giorgio Capitani, Salvatore BasileWriter: Alessandro JacchiaStarring:  Lando Buzzanca, Paolo Calabresi, Beatrice FaziProduction: Albatros Entertainment SpaProduction...

Intouchables, 2015

Intouchables, 2015

Director: Vamshidar Rao Paidipally

Writer: Vamsi Paidipally 

Starring: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Karthi Sivakumar, Gabriella Demetriades

Production: Picture House Media Limited, Hyderabad, India

Production service company: Clockwork Films

Location: Belgrade

Remake of  “The Intouchables”  is a poignant drama of two men, one a quadriplegic and the other, his caregiver, a criminal who had been jailed for robbery. Inspired by a true event of a man left crippled after a paragliding mishap.  The “Intouchables”  became one of the biggest crowd pullers in France.

Oopiri Serbia

Oopiri Serbia

Intouchables, 2015

Intouchables, 2015Director: Vamshidar Rao PaidipallyWriter: Vamsi Paidipally Starring: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Karthi Sivakumar, Gabriella DemetriadesProduction: Picture House Media Limited, Hyderabad...

Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2013)


 Ironclad: Battle for blood, 2013

Director: Jonathan English

Writers: Jonathan English, Stephen McDool

Starring: Michelle Fairley, Tom Austen, Roxanne McKee

Producers: Rick Benattar, Jamie Carmichael

Production Company: Mithic International Entertainment, International Pictures One, Gloucester Place Film

Production service company:  Red Production

Locations: Kalemegdan fortress, Maglic fortress, PFI Studios

 A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, “Ironclad“.

It’s 1216, just one year after the battle at Rochester Castle, and a new enemy threatens English life that’s far more terrifying than King John – bands of Celtic raiders, stealing livestock and killing anyone who gets in their way. After the death of his father at the hands of these raiders, Hubert is determined to defeat them, once and for all. He seeks out his cousin Guy, one of the heroes of Rochester castle, for help. Guy is no longer the naïve idealist he once was, but a hardened sword-for-hire… Hubert finds him in a whorehouse, drunk and disillusioned, and only willing to raise his sword for money.

They return to the castle, but before Hubert, Guy, and the rest of their band finish building up the castle defenses, the raiders strike. Bloody battles and violent deaths follow, including that of the enemy leader’s son. Arriving to find his eldest son dead, the Celtic chieftain vows he will not return home until every living thing within the castle walls is slaughtered – and that’s just the cue for more Ironclad gut-splitting action. The chieftain’s resolve only intensifies the fight, because now the Celts aren’t just fighting for livestock, they’re fighting for revenge.

IRONCLAD: BATTLE FOR BLOOD will take you on a hellacious ride featuring crashing swords, gruesome hand to hand combat, and plenty more of the ultra-violent medieval action that has distinguished this epic series.

 See the story on IMDB  or just see trailer below.



Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2013)

 Ironclad: Battle for blood, 2013Director: Jonathan EnglishWriters: Jonathan English, Stephen McDoolStarring: Michelle Fairley, Tom Austen, Roxanne McKeeProducers: Rick Benattar, Jamie CarmichaelP...

L’ultimo papa re 2012


L’ultimo papa re, 2012

Director: Luca Manfredi

Writers: Marina Garroni, Luca Manfredi

Starring: Gigi Proietti, Sandra Ceccarelli, Domenico Diele

Production: Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI), Dauphine Film Company

Production service company: Film 87



L’ultimo papa re 2012

L’ultimo papa re, 2012Director: Luca ManfrediWriters: Marina Garroni, Luca ManfrediStarring: Gigi Proietti, Sandra Ceccarelli, Domenico DieleProduction: Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI), Dauphine F...

Lock Out 2011


Lock out, 2011

Director: James Mather and Stephan St. leger

Writers:  Stephen St. Leger, James Mather

Starring:  Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare

Production: Luc Beson

Production service company: Work in progress

Locations: PFI Studios, Belgrade port

Similar in plot to Escape from New York, Lockout follows the exploits of Marion Snow (Guy Pearce) who must unravel a scheme to frame him for the murder of an undercover agent. If he can prove his innocence, he can avoid imprisonment in a corrupt, dystopian space station prison called MS One where all of the inmates are kept in a state of suspended animation or used for illegal scientific dissection. Agent Snow must track down a mysterious metal briefcase that holds the proof that he has been framed.

Lockout also chronicles the hapless travels of Emilie Warnock, daughter of the US President who flies off to tour the deadly prison in space alongside her team of Secret Service handlers who prove ineffectual when the defrosted inmates attack. Agent Snow is offered a chance to redeem himself from the crime he did not commit if only he agrees to covertly travel to MS One and save the President’s daughter from a cast of psychotic inmates (deftly led by actors Joseph Gilgun and Vincent Regan). As the story unfolds, the hero saves the girl, defeats an army of dangerous criminals, hurtles with her back to earth and then solves the mystery of the missing briefcase. In reward for his outstanding efforts, he is set free and gets the girl.



Lock Out 2011

Lock out, 2011Director: James Mather and Stephan St. legerWriters:  Stephen St. Leger, James MatherStarring:  Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter StormareProduction: Luc BesonProduction service comp...

Missing in Europe

Missing in Europe, 2017

Director: Tamar Halpern

Writer: Jenny Paul

Starring: Miranda Raison, Emmett J Scanlan, Sophie Robertson

Production company: Headlong Entertainment

Production service: Red production

Locations: downtown Belgrade, Usce Shopping Mall, Klinicki Centar, Dorcol Marina, Hotel Metropol, Streets: Cara Urosa i Jevremova, Zmaj od Nocaja, Nusiceva, Stevana Sremca, Savamala Bars: Mladost, Tranzit, Brankov, Galerija Stab

Missing in Europe is a thriller confronting the topic of human trafficking. The story begins when Sara, a former hacker turned Internet security specialist, attends a cyber crime conference in Belgrade. While she is there, Sara's daughter and a friend are kidnapped by a Serbian human trafficking ring.

Red production

Red production

Missing in Europe

Missing in Europe, 2017Director: Tamar HalpernWriter: Jenny PaulStarring: Miranda Raison, Emmett J Scanlan, Sophie RobertsonProduction company: Headlong EntertainmentProduction service: MORE

My mother’s wound, 2016

My Mother's Wound, 2016

Director: Ozan Aciktan

Writer: Ozan Aciktan, Ozan Guven

Starring: Bora Akkas, Belçim Bilgin, Petar Cirica 

Production: BKM Film

Production service company: Cyber: few good man

Upon turning eight-teen, Salih leaves the orphanage to find his lost family and begins working in a Serbian farm. Suddenly, at the most unexpected moment he has found a home. Will he ever be able to let go of the ghosts of his past and be happy in this new life? As tension escalates disquieting secrets surface. A gripping tale of family, love and identity, My Mother's Wound follows Salih as he searches for a trail of hope amongst war-torn lives.


My mother’s wound, 2016

My Mother's Wound, 2016Director: Ozan AciktanWriter: Ozan Aciktan, Ozan GuvenStarring: Bora Akkas, Belçim Bilgin, Petar Cirica Production: BKM FilmProduction service company: Cyber: few good manUpon...

Newcomer 2014


Newcomer, 2014

Director: Kai Barry

Writter: Kai Barry

Starring: James Floyd, Noémie Merlant, Anthony LaPaglia

Producer: Srdjan Stakić i Gregory Chou

Service production company: Emote productions

Locations: Mokra gora, Belgrade downtown,

Newcomer the story about a rookie operative’s mistake which costs the lives of his entire team. After his mistake young Alex is forced on the run and must piece together the truth by re-creating the events of the ill-fated mission with only the audio recording to guide him.

When Alex’s mistake cost the lives of his entire special forces team, he becomes the primary suspect of an international manhunt. On the run, Alex must piece together what really happened and track down the truth by re-creating the events of the ill-fated mission…


Newcomer 2014

Newcomer, 2014Director: Kai BarryWritter: Kai BarryStarring: James Floyd, Noémie Merlant, Anthony LaPagliaProducer: Srdjan Stakić i Gregory ChouService production company:  MORE

Sword of Vengeance (2013)

sword of vengeance

Sword of Vegeance, 2013

Director: Jim Weedon

Writer: Julian Unthank

Starring: Stanley Weber, Edward Akrout, Misa Beric

Producers: Rupert Preston, Huberta Von Liel

Production: Protagonist pictures

Production credits: Vertigo films

Production service company: Red Production

Locations: Bojcinska suma,

“Sword of Vengeance”, set in Norman England in about 1089, so just over 20 years after the Battle of Hastings, tells the story of an Anglo-Saxon rebellion against Norman rulers, which is led by a mysterious stranger known as the “Shadow Walker”.

Returning to his homeland after long years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father’s murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of exiled farmers, he leads them into battle against Durant, exploiting them in his inexorable quest for vengeance. As one by one they are slaufhtered in the brutal battle, will the prince sacrifice everything an everyone to fulfil his quest for blood?


Sword of Vengeance (2013)

Sword of Vegeance, 2013Director: Jim WeedonWriter: Julian UnthankStarring: Stanley Weber, Edward Akrout, Misa BericProducers: Rupert Preston, Huberta Von LielProduction: Protagonist picturesProducti...

The sky above us

Director: Marinus Groothof

Writer: Marinus Groothof

Starring: Nada Šargin, Boris Isaković, Nikola Rakočević

Production: LEV pictures

Production service company: Art&Popcorn

Locations: Belgrade

Film was shot on locations in Belgrade downtown revolving around the lives of three Belgraders portrayed by the Serbian actors Nada Sargin, Boris Isakovic and Nikola Rakocevic. Set during the 1999 NATO bombing film is not questioning the political situation of that time but rather focusing on the life of each character and their relationships in vulnerable times.

The sky above us

The sky above us (2013)

The sky above us (2013)

The sky above us

Director: Marinus GroothofWriter: Marinus GroothofStarring: Nada Šargin, Boris Isaković, Nikola RakočevićProduction: LEV picturesProduction service company: MORE

The Tenor-Lirico Spinto 2013


The Tenor-Lirico Spinto, 2013

Director: Sang Man Kim

Writer: Sang Man Kim

Starring: Ji-tae Yu, Yusuke Iseya, Ye-ryeon Cha

Productioncompany: More In Group, Tae Jin Chung, Sung Bum Hong, Marko Jocic, Jenny Jung-A Kim, Ryo Sawakami

Production service company: Viktorija Film

Locations: Parliament, KUD Lola, Branko’s Bridge, Zepter Studio

The Tenor-Lirico Spinto 2013 is a film based on a true story of the life of internationally-acclaimed South Korean tenor, Bae Jae-Chul. The talented vocalist performs in numerous European operas and is on the rise to stardom, penetrating the audience’s hearts through his delicate and powerful singing. Koji Sawada, a Japanese music producer, is searching for a European tenor for an upcoming performance. Upon his search, he watches a performance by Bae Jae-Chul and is amazed by his voice and the fact an Asian can sing better than most Europeans. Sawada invites Jae-Chul to Japan which marks the beginning of a strong partnership and great friendship.
After a successful season of performances, Jae-Chul ends up losing his voice at the peak of his career due to the tragedy of thyroid cancer. During an operation procedure, the doctor realizes that Jae Chul’s vocal cord needs to be cut due to the widely spread cancer. As the doctor informs Yoonee, Jae-Chul’s wife, of the situation, she is faced with the decision between choosing his life or his career. Jae-Chul who was once so passionate and ambitious is left in a state of hopelessness, realizing his dreams are worthless without the beauty of his voice. Sawada can’t stand to watch Jae-Chul fall apart in misery and won’t give up on finding a solution to improve his vocal abilities. After a group effort between family and friends, Sawada is able to find a veteran doctor to perform a specific surgery for vocal cord restoration that could possibly cure Jae-Chul’s voice. Jae-Chul takes the risk and undergoes the operation that saves his life as he regains hope to continue his love for music. Although he is not fully recovered to be the singer he was once before, his efforts of endless rehabilitation leads to the overcoming of the tragic event and an inspiration to the world as he stands up on the stage again as ‘The Tenor’ to perform for the massive audiences.

The Tenor-Lirico Spinto 2013

The Tenor-Lirico Spinto 2013

The Tenor-Lirico Spinto, 2013Director: Sang Man KimWriter: Sang Man KimStarring: Ji-tae Yu, Yusuke Iseya, Ye-ryeon ChaProductioncompany: More In Group, Tae Jin Chung, Sung Bum Hong, Marko Jocic, Jenny...