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FCS announces three more competitions: Minority co-production, Domestic animated feature development and pre-digitalization and digitalization

10. March 2021.




The Cultural Institution Film Center of Serbia has announced public competitions for financing and co-financing projects in cinematography for 2021 in the categories: Co-financing the production of minority co-productions, Co-financing the development of domestic feature animated films and pre-digitalization and digitalization of cinemas.

Competition for Co-financing the production of minority co-productions

Legal entities and individuals, copyright holders, which meet the following conditions, have the right to participate in the competition: they are registered in the appropriate register of the Business Registers Agency maintained for the territory of the Republic of Serbia, with registered predominant activity of production of cinematographic works, audio-visual products and television program or distribution of cinematographic works, audio-visual works and television program or showing of cinematographic works; that their business bank accounts are not blocked in the period from the day of submitting the application to the day of decision of the Management Board on the selection of the winners of the competition funds; and that they have no unpaid tax obligations or other unpaid public benefits on the day of submitting the competition application. Details about the Competition for Co-financing the production of minority co-productions can be found here.

Competition for Co-financing the development of domestic feature animated film projects

Legal entities and individuals, copyright holders, which meet the following conditions, have the right to participate in the competition: they are registered in the appropriate register of the Business Registers Agency maintained for the territory of the Republic of Serbia, with registered predominant activity of production of cinematographic works, audio-visual products and television program or distribution of cinematographic works, audio-visual works and television program or showing of cinematographic works; that their business bank accounts are not blocked in the period from the day of submitting the application to the day of decision of the Management Board on the selection of the winners of the competition funds; and that they have no unpaid tax obligations or other unpaid public benefits on the day of submitting the competition application. Details about the Competition for Co-financing the production of minority co-productions can be found here.

Competition for Pre-digitalization and digitalization of cinemas

The goals of the competition are: creation of material and technical conditions for digitalization of cinemas, ie, all necessary preparations for the installation of Digital Cinema projection equipment, which includes: preparation of the necessary project documentation for the interior design of the cinema and technical equipment; participation in interior works that would improve the acoustics of the theater; participation in the procurement of seats; participation in deploying installations in the theater (technological and electric power installations, etc.); participation in the procurement of audio equipment for multi-channel sound reproduction necessary for the future digitalization of the theater; participation in the procurement of projection screens (with electric motor drive or with spanning on the existing frame); and everything else that the participant in the competition explains as necessary in this phase of pre-digitalization of the cinema; digitization of those cinemas for which all material and technical conditions for digitization have been achieved. Read more about the Competition for Pre-digitalization and Digitization of Cinema here.

All additional information and explanations of importance for the implementation of the competition procedure can be obtained by calling the phone number: +381 11 2625-131, or via e-mail at: konkurs2021@fcs.rs