FILMING IN SERBIA


Serbia is a country in the southeastern Europe, located in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, where a vast majority of its 7 million citizens are Serbs, and the rest belong to any of the 40 different national communities. Being a country of hospitable, emotional and joyful people, who possess a sense for extraordinary traditions, and a huge cultural heritage that enriches the entire European culture, Serbia is one of those marks on a map of the world you need to discover and experience.

WHY SERBIA

  • In the heart of Europe – direct flight from over 40 major European cities.

Serbia is situated in the heart of Europe and its cosmopolitan capital is more than accessible with over 220 flights in and out; Belgrade is a maximum two-hour flight from over 40 major European ports and cities.Belgrade Airport is only a ten-minute drive from the city center and 45-minute drive from Novi Sad, second largest city in Serbia.

  • Diversity of locations and seasons

From the bustling city centres of Belgrade and Novi Sad to the banks of the scenic Danube River, Serbia has a wealth of urban and rural locations. Rugged mountains, beautiful valleys, monasteries, castles, vineyards and villas… there’s a lot to choose from. In terms of architecture, Serbia features a wide range of styles, from Habsburg to Socialist and from Roman and Medieval to contemporary.

  • The Serbian Film industry support programme offering rebates up to 25%

The Ministry of Economy of the Government of Serbia has announced a Call for Applications on April 15, 2016 for film and TV incentives that is open year round. The program provides a 25% cash rebate on qualified Serbian spend for feature films, TV series, animation films and visual effects, TV commercials and documentaries.

  • Highly-skilled film crews with wide range of international experience

Serbia has a good pool of local crews. They are qualified and hard working; speak English with experience in servicing international productions.

  • Developed film production infrastructure

Serbia is a unique regional production destination that offer  a different geographical area. Offering a growing roster of skilled local crew, quality services and diverse locations, the region is well-equipped to host your film or television project.

  • The best value for money

 You can get a very competitive budget allowing for major savings on any type of production.

BELGRADE

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Belgrade (Beograd) is the capital of Serbia, and has a population of around 1.6 million. It is situated at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and has since ancient times been an important focal point for traffic, an intersection of the roads of Eastern and Western Europe. Belgrade is the capital of Serbian culture, education, science and economy. As a result of its tumultuous history, Belgrade has for centuries been home to many nationalities, with Serbs of the Orthodox Christian religion making up the majority of the population. The official language is Serbian, while visitors from abroad can use English to communicate.

LOCATION

Belgrade is in the Central European Time (CET) zone (GMT+1 hour). The official currency is the dinar (RSD), but Euros can be exchanged freely.

The climate in Belgrade is a moderate continental one, with an average daytime temperature of 11.7oC.

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