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Serbian Cinematographer’s Festival

By (Tony Costa)

Serbian Cinematographer's Festival


Between 1 and 4 February 2018, the second IMAGE IN MOTION festival, dedicated to the work of Serbian cinematographers and organised by the Serbian Society of Cinematographers (SAS), took place at the Yugoslav Cinematheque in Belgrade. Twenty-three feature films made after October 2016, when the first edition of the festival took place, were submitted to the festival. The selector Miloš Milošević chose eight films in which the cinematographers managed to create a visually unique and recognisable image.

The festival, headed by Predrag Bambić (a cinematographer and the president of SAS), formally opened with Saraj’vo (direction and cinematography by Mustafa Mustafić), a documentary screened out of competition. Over the next four days, the following Serbian films were shown: Rekvijem za gospođu J. / Requiem for Mrs. J (cinematography by Jelena Stanković, SAS), Inkarnacija / Incarnation (cinematography by Uroš Milutinović), Ime: Dobrica, prezime: nepoznato / Name: Dobrica, Last Name: Unknown (cinematography by Radan Popović, SAS), Kozje uši / Out of the Woods (cinematography by Miloš Spasojević, SAS), Slepi putnik na brodu ludaka / A Stowaway on the Ship of Fools (cinematography by Đorđe Arambašić, SAS), Nigde/ Nowhere (cinematography by Milorad Glušica, SAS), Jesen samuraja / The Samurai in Autumn (cinematography by Bojana Andrić, SAS) and Afterparti / Afterparty (cinematography by Dušan Grubin).

Two awards – the Award for an Innovative Visual Approach in Cinematography and the Award for Best Cinematography – were conferred by the festival jury consisting of three cinematographers: Simon Tanšek, ZFS (Slovenia), Nebojša Bašić, SAS (Serbia), and Mustafa Mustafić, ASBH (Bosnia and Herzegovina), who served as the president of the jury.

The jury stressed that all eight films screened at this year’s edition displayed a very high level of cinematography and that their topical and production variety proves that, despite the very austere working conditions, the → continue…

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