Archive Cinema City 2013.

Cinema City 2013

Cinema City 2013 was held in Novi Sad, from August 26 to September 1, which is a first. As before, it gathered numerous film aficionados and film professionals. The Festival was visited by more than 40,000 film lovers and screened over 100 films at several festival locations across the city. Special attractions in 2013 were the Amstel Open Air – an open-air cinema in the park adjacent to the building of the Executive Council of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, and first 3D cinema in Serbia, called Arena 3D Open Air. The combination of films inspired by strip classics and some of the iconic films released in 3D technology were the main focus of this location.

At the official closing ceremony, we gave awards and recognitions to the authors and actors whose accomplishments and acting tour de force were particularly noted. The Ibis award for best film went to Srdan Golubović’s CIRCLES, while Ibis for best direction went to Bojan Vuk Kosovčević, director of the WHIRLPOOL. Actor Nebojša Glogovac received the award for best actor for his roles in CIRCLES and ARTILLERYMAN, while Dara Džokić received Ibis award for best actress for her role in WHITHERING.

In Educons Presents Up to 10,000 Bucks selection the Ibis award went to Dejan Radovanović’s EITHER WORDS NOR QUIET. Winner of Exit Point selection was chosen by the audience, which chose Damir Čučić’s A Letter to My Father.

The Cinema Youth programme attracted special attention, especially among young, future film professionals. This programme consisted of workshops and lectures with a clear topic: “the road to and from” the first feature film. Seasoned authors and professionals, as well as young up-and-comers and lecturers covered all the questions that are of key importance for the students of film – from finding the right story and its core, script, project development, conventional system of funding and strategies for alternative funding, production structure and management, artistic collaboration, concept of camera and editing, traditional and innovative distribution channels, as well as practical experience of using new film technologies and tendencies.

During the Cinema City festival China Town had its own music and film festival – PLANET ROCK. This festival is the result of collaboration between the Cinema City festival and the organization HNS Creative. The goal of the first edition of the Planet Rock festival was to indicate the goal to aim of indicating the potential of an urban area within the city, and lay the foundation for a traditional festival that would mark the end of summer.

Archive 2013