February 12, 2016

INDIEWIRE premieres “A Good Wife” trailer

The famous INDIEWIRE magazine exclusively premiered our trailer and wrote a little review:

The Serbian feature “A Good Wife” is following up its successful premiere at Sundance last month by heading for audiences at the Berlin International Film Festival,

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January 26, 2016

A GOOD WIFE SCREENS AT SUNDANCE

In the packed Egyptian theater in the heart of Park City, last night we premiered our film A GOOD WIFE. The film was introduced by the director and lead actress Mirjana Karanovic, saying that this film is her own statement about the time and place we live in.

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December 2, 2015

“A Good Wife” World Premiere at SUNDANCE

We are excited and proud to announce that our film A GOOD WIFE, directed by Mirjana Karanovic, produced by Snezana Penev, will have it’s world premiere at this year’s SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL in Park City, Utah. It is chosen as one of 12 films in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition.

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May 7, 2015

Snezana gives an interview for “Cineuropa”

Snezana was interviewd during the Cannes Film Festival about her participation in the Producers on the Move platform by Vladan Petkovic from Cineuropa. She talks about her expectations from this initiative, the festival, as well as her newest project “Five Skyscrapers”,

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April 21, 2015

Snezana Penev selected for “Producers on the Move” at the Cannes Film Festival

Twenty most promising producers on the rise from Europe have been chosen to participate in the networking platform “Producers on The Move”, organized by the European Film Promotion. The meeting will take place at this year’s Cannes Film Festival (May 13th-24th).

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March 30, 2015

“In the Dark” awarded at the Belgrade Documentary and Short film festival

At this year’s Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, In the Dark, directed by Goran Stanković won the award for Best Mid-length Documentary.

In the Dark is a film about a young miner in Serbia and his attempts to find a better life.

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December 22, 2014

That’s a wrap on “A Good Wife”

After 4 weeks of production last night we wrapped the shooting of A GOOD WIFE, directed by Mirjana Karanović.

The film portrays Milena, played by Mirjana Karanović who when diagnosed with cancer, at the same time finds out about the horrible past of her seemingly ideal husband.

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November 1, 2014

“In the Dark” to premiere at IDFA in Amsterdam

We are proud to announce that our feature-length documentary film IN THE DARK, directed by Goran Stanković, which has been in production for the last four years, will have its world premiere at the most prestigious documentary film festival in the world –

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June 6, 2014

‘Monument to Michael Jackson’ to premiere at Karlovy Vary

We are proud to announce that the World Premiere of “Monument to Michael Jackson” will be held at the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival from July 4th – 12th. Our film will compete as part of “East of the West”

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July 10, 2013

‘In The Dark’ selected for the Sarajevo Rough Cut Boutique

In the Dark is selected to participate in the 2013 Sarajevo Rough Cut Boutique that will be held at the Sarajevo Film Festival during August. The mentor of the project at the Rough Cut Boutique will be the renowned Finish filmmaker Pirjo Honkasalo –director of the award winning documentary ‘Three Rooms of Melancholia’

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July 1, 2013

Monument To Michael Jackson „shines“ at Karlovy Vary Works in Progress

The popular industry programme at KVIFF, at this year’s selection included “Monument to Michael Jackson”.  We were there to present it.

Screendaily reports: “ A promising Serbian title, of a very different flavour, was the crowdpleasing dark comedy Monument to Michael Jackson (working title).

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November 10, 2012

A Good Wife Presented At The Connecting Cottbus

An independent jury selected “A Good Wife” amongst 12 other feature film projects to be presented in Connecting Cottbus, the East-West Co-production Market of the Film Festival Cottbus. Mirjana Karanovic, Stevan Filipovic and Masha Cuk were there to present the project.

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October 20, 2012

Monument To Michael Jackson Receives Eurimages Support

The Board of Management of the Council of Europe’s Eurimages Fund at its 128th meeting held in Tirana, Albania from Oct 16-18, decided to support the project “Monument to Michael Jackson”.

Eurimages is the Council of Europe fund for the co-production,

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October 3, 2012

Monument To Michael Jackson Starts Shooting

We have started production of “Monument to Michael Jackson” with the Director and Sceenwriter Darko Lungulov. The principal photography started today on locations in central Serbia. We will also be shooting in the Macedonian capital Skopje. The entire shoot will take six weeks,

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July 15, 2012

Arte International Relations Award For “A Good Wife”

At Sarajevo’s co-production market CineLink of the 18th Sarajevo Film Festival (Jul 6-14) the Arte International Relations Award was awarded to Serbia’s Stevan Filipovic and Mirjana Karanovic for The Good Wife.

Project was presented by authors: Mirjana Karanovic and Stevan Filipovic and producer Snezana Penev.

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May 5, 2012

“Battery Man”- wins best documentary at Beldocs Festival

The jury of the 5th Beldocs Festival presented the best Serbian documentary award equally to Dusan Cavic and Dusan Saponja for “Battery Man” and Srdjan Keca for “A Letter to Father”.

“Battery Man” is funny and frank portrait of a man and his phenomenon,

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April 20, 2012

A Good Wife selected for Cinelink

Our project “A Good Wife” has been selected for the 18th edition of the Sarajevo film festival Cinelink co-production market.

The project will be presented by authors: Mirjana Karanovic and Stevan Filipovic and producer Snezana Penev.

 

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July 14, 2011

“In The Dark” at IDFA Summer School in Amsterdam

Last week, our project on Serbian miners “In the Dark”, was selected for the prestigious IDFAcademy Summer School, a documentary film training program, which takes place every year in Amsterdam. Twenty-seven enthusiastic, ambitious young filmmakers, were teamed up with an experienced and acclaimed group of mentors to exchange ideas,

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April 29, 2011

Filming the “Prayer for Planet Earth”

On Saturday, April the 23rd, we will be shooting our short documentary on environmental issues at the Botanic Garden, in the heart of Belgrade, on the Supernatural Festival. From 10am until 9pm a huge Eco Fair combined with a rich music line-up,

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April 4, 2011

“Old Mountain” winner of Best Documentary in Belgrade

Last night at the award ceremony in Dom Omladine (Youth Center), winners of the 58th Belgrade  Documentary and Short Film Festival were announced.

In a very competitive selection “Old Mountain” was awarded for the Best Documentary Film in the National Competition and given the prize of 1,000 euros.

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January 28, 2011

“In The Dark” wins BEST PITCH award in France

Goran Stankovic won the CFI Prize for Best Pitch and 5000 euros for development at FIPA in Biarritz.

(CFI, press release, January 28, 2011)

The FIPA 2011 CFI Prize was awarded on January 27, 2011 to the Serbian documentary project “In the Dark” presented by Goran Stankovic of This&That Production.

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January 19, 2011

“Old Mountain” screening at Kustendorf 2011

7 sunny winter days of celebrating film on a mountain top. For the 4th time Emir Kusturica has organized a feast for young filmmakers, bringing them closer  to the greatest authors of film today. Fellini on screen and his “Rome”,

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October 15, 2010

“In The Dark” presented at Greenhouse pitching forum

After 8 months of intensive development within the Greenhouse program “In The Dark” was presented to the panel of commissioning editors and decision makers on October 9th. The recently completed trailer received a lot of positive comments and the project is now being followed with interest by several European broadcasters.

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September 23, 2010

“Look, Stranger” premiers at Toronto Film Festival 2010 with great success

“Look, Stranger” from the director Arielle Javitch, had it’s successful premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week. The film entirely shot on location in Serbia presents an elegant, spare and powerful telling of one young woman’s journey through a wartorn landscape in an effort to get back home.

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August 29, 2010

“Old Mountain” wins another 3 awards at Ethno Film Festival in Kucevo

A surprising news delighted the crew of “Old Mountain” hearing that the film had won even 3 awards on the just finished Ethno Film Festival in Kucevo.

The festival in Kucevo represents the oldest ethno film manifestation in Serbia.

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August 4, 2010

Snezana Penev awarded prestigious EAVE producer’s scholarship

“Young Serbian film producer Snezana Penev, co-producer of “Monument to Michael Jackson” has won the EAVE Scholarship, awarded by the co-production market Cinelink at the 16th Sarajevo Film Festival.” – B92 News

The scholarship of 5.000 euro is for her attendance of the EAVE program,

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July 28, 2010

‘Polazak’ (‘Old Mountain’) wins three festival awards

At the fourth festival of documentary cinema ‘Zlatna Buklija’ in Velika Plana, ‘Old Mountain’ won two awards: Best Script and Grand Prix Audience Award for Best Film.

 

The 7th International Ethno Film Festival Djakovo has awarded “Old Mountain” with the Silver Heart of Slavonia for the Best Film.

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Film “Monument to Michael Jackson” selected for Cinelink co-production market

Darko Lungulov’s new film “Monument to Michael Jackson” which is being produced by Snezana Penev for Papa Films has been selected for the 2010 Cinelink co-production market in Sarajevo. The project was one of 17 selected from 90 applications.

 

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May 17, 2010

Supernatural 2010 TV series to air on TV B92

For the second year in a row, This & That is producing a 5-part TV series about the Supernatural movement that aims to raise environmental awareness. We spent April 25th at the Festival interviewing eco-heroes. Stay tuned for the broadcast times!

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April 1, 2010

‘In the Dark’ selected for Greenhouse Development

‘In the Dark’, our next documentary project has been selected for the Greenhouse Documentary Film Development Program. We will be attending three training sessions in Istanbul during 2010, to develop the project on Serbian miners. The program ends with a pitching forum,

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March 30, 2010

‘Polazak’ (‘Old Mountain’) completed

‘Old Mountain’ (original title ‘POLAZAK’) has been completed, and was shown with great success at the Belgrade Academy of Arts. The film will now begin its festival life.

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March 15, 2010

‘Who Guards the Guardians’ selected for Eurochannel Short Films Tour!!!!

‘Who Guards the Guardians’ was chosen to represent Serbia as part of the Eurochannel Short Films Tour. In addition to being broadcast in the US, Latin America, Canada, Mozambique and Portugal, the film will be shown in screenings at embassies in the US and Latin America.

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February 8, 2010

Shooting in Stara Planina

After a successful research trip in September, we are preparing to start shooting on our next documentary project, tentatively titled “Ko se nije rodio nema da umre”. Shooting is scheduled to start in mid-February. Check back for stills from the shoot.

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February 4, 2010

Edouard Francois shoot for Supernatural

Edouard Francois was the guest of Supernatural, holding a lecture to students at the Faculty of Architecture. We were there to film it, as part of our ongoing collaboration with Supernatural, which will be turned into a documentary TV series of all their activities.

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January 31, 2010

Here and There

After a big success of the movie Here&There winning 22 awards on international festival, Snezana Penev as the post-production producer is preparing 40 prints for distribution in Germany. The international cast  and crew of the film “Here&There” will attend the film’s premiere in Berlin and Stuttgart.

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December 1, 2009

Look Stranger wraps

From September to December, Goran and Snezana worked on the American production “Look, Stranger”…

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August 26, 2009

Sarajevo talent campus

In the background of Sarajevo’s finest gastronomic delights BUREK and CEVAPI, the 13th Sarajevo Film Festival was taking place. We were participants of the 3rd Talent Campus, bringing together all of the region’s young emerging talents for a 6-day’s seminars and masterclasses.

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April 10, 2009

Travelator

In April 2009 Snezana Penev as Line-Producer of the movie Travelator spent 4 weeks shooting in Las Vegas. After filming the first part of this action thriller, the shoot will be completed in Belgrade by the end of February 2010.  The plot follows an eager first-person shooter gamer from a disadvantaged social background,

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February 23, 2009

Berlinale Talent Campus

Seven amazing days in Berlin! Masterclasses from Janusz Kaminski, Tom Tykwer, Tilda Swinton, Max Richter and networking with 350 young talents from 128 countries of the world. Tips on screenwriting, directing,on how to sell your work, pitch your project, find partners in a 7-day intensive no sleep course.

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