November 28, 2017
ASYMMETRY – THREE TERRITORIES, directed by Masa Neskovic and produced by This and That Productions was chosen from 150 projects to be presented at this year’s Work in Progress sidebar of the Les Arc European Film Festival.
October 10, 2017
The shooting of the live-action documentary film “Action D.B.” begins
The shooting of the live-action documentary film Action D.B. by the screenwriter and director Dana Budisavljević from Zagreb began on Tuesday, 10 October, in the same Croatian city. The film is co-produced by Croatia,
Mirjana Karanovic’s new project received support by MEDIA
We are happy to announce that Mirjana Karanovic’s new project film “Mara” has been selected for development support by the Creative Europe MEDIA.
“Mara” is a Serbian-Germany-Bosnian-Croatian co-production. The screenplay is written by Ognjen Svilicic and Mirjana Karanovic.
June 7, 2017
“Heritage” Production started
We have just started production on our latest project, the short film titled “Heritage”, directed by Senka Domanovic. The film is produced by This and That Productions, together with Cineplanet. The cast features Milica Stefanovic and Alban Ukaj as the leads.
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,
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.
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.
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”,
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).
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.
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.
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 –
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”
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’
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).
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.
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”.
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,
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.
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,
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,
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,
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.
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”
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”,
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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!
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.