Call for Entries


Call for Entries

The 2017 Sarajevo City of Film Fund will be offering up to 4 film grants to film projects submitted by teams which include at least three members participating in the Talents Sarajevo from the last 5 years (director, scriptwriter, editor, DoP, actor/actress). One of members of the applying team must be a director.

Producers interested in participating in Sarajevo City of Film 2017 realization have to apply separately, by filling in the Sarajevo City of Film 2017 Producers Workshop application.

The Sarajevo City of Film Fund will provide financial support for up to 4 film projects by young filmmakers from South-East Europe in the amount of EUR 15,000.00 maximum per selected film project.


Implementation dates and deadlines

The Call for participation in the Sarajevo City of Film scheme has been issued on August 12th 2017, and will remain open until the submission deadline, December 1st 2017.

The winning projects will be selected by a professional jury which will include professionals of film from both Bosnia and Herzegovina and abroad. The recipients of the grants will be announced by the beginning of February.
The period between 1 February 2017 and 20 June 2018 is planned for the preproduction, production and postproduction of the selected film projects.

01 July 2018 is the deadline for the submission of the completed film projects to the Sarajevo Film Festival.

The completed Sarajevo City of Film projects will be presented and promoted at the twelfth edition of the Talents Sarajevo, during the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival in 2018.

The Sarajevo Film Festival will also provide assistance in the further promotion of the said films.