Elma Tataragić, General Secretary
Elma Tataragić, General Secretary

At today's General Assembly Meeting in Cannes, the members of European Film Promotion (EFP) have welcomed the Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina as a new member organisation of the EFP network. With such acclaimed filmmakers as Jasmila Žbanić (Grbavica; Love Island)  and Danis Tanovíc (No Man’s Land; An Episode Of An Iron Picker) and the Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina has repeatedly confirmed its reputation as a vibrant country in the European film industry. The EFP network is financially supported by its member organisations and Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union.

“We are very excited about joining the EFP family” states Elma Tataragić, General Secretary and representative at EFP. “Bosnia and Herzegovina will both contribute and benefit from this membership as we have a small, but rather mature film industry. It will be great to use the EFP platforms for the promotion of our upcoming talents and films."

The Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina was founded in 1950 and gathers film professionals from the various fields of filmmaking. It has the mandate to develop and guide the national film industry with, at present, 22 production companies producing about 15 documentaries and feature films per year. Moreover, it supports the promotion of national cinema abroad and selects the candidate for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards. Annual projects of the Association also include the Film Festival of Cinema of Bosnia and Herzegovina (part of Sarajevo Film Festival) and a competitive student film festival.

The Sarajevo Film Festival is the leading film event in the region and puts a special focus on films, talent and future projects from the South East of Europe. Apart from the high quality programming, it has a strong industry segment as well as an educational and networking platform for young filmmakers.

Partrners

Contact

Association of Filmmakers
of Bosnia and Herzegovina


Udruženje filmskih radnika BiH        
Elma Tataragić
General Secretary
Branilaca Sarajeva 20 / III 
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: +38733667452
udruzenje@bhfilm.ba
www.bhfilm.ba


News

THE CHANGING FACE OF EUROPE Features 10 Outstanding European Documentaries at Hot Docs, Toronto

15.04.2019 - Personal and cultural identity, women’s rights – religious and sexual – and new life concepts are among the topics of the second edition of …

EFP’s EUROPE! UMBRELLA is Hub – Promoting European cinema at Hong Kong’s FILMART

11.03.2019 - Europe’s most prolific sales companies will soon be heading to Hong Kong’s FILMART, one of Asia’s most popular markets which kicks off on 18 …

EFP’s PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE – 20th Edition at the Cannes Film Festival 2019

05.03.2019 - Each year, 20 up and coming producers from 20 different countries from throughout Europe are selected to participate in PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE at the …

Martha De Laurentiis Welcomes Europe’s Finest Up-and-Coming Acting Talent

11.02.2019 - Berlin, 11th February 2019: Tonight the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2019 were welcomed to the Berlinale Palast stage by


°efp is supported by

European Film Promotion e.V.
Friedensallee 14-16
22765 Hamburg / Germany

fon +49 40- 398 403-0
fax +49 40- 390 6249

moc.enilno-pfe@ofni
www.efp-online.com

°efp President
Martin Schweighofer
AFC - Austrian Films 

°efp Managing Director 
Sonja Heinen


Webdesign
Panatom Corporate Communication
www.panatom.com

Programming
Andrea Dittler
www.webspezi.com