Former Yugoslavia: Small but mighty facilities

Croatia

PRODUCTION INCENTIVES:

No film production incentives; film companies lobbying for value-added tax return.

KEY FACILITIES::

Jadran Film Studio

Facilities include five soundstages, rental equipment, Avid, Telecine, historical costumes.

www.jadran-film.com

Tuna Film Studio

One stage and some equipment rental

www.tuna-film.hr

FILM COMMISSIONS/PROMO BOARDS:

Ministry of Culture, www.min-kulture.hr

Serbia and Montenegro

PRODUCTION INCENTIVES:

Film Center of Serbia Film Fund: Backs national films and co-productions, up to 30% of the budget. The budget is expected to rise to S5 million ($6.18 million) in 2006. Serbia has signed the European Convention on Cinematic Co-production and is a member of Eurimage. Contact: Fcs.office@fcs.co.yu

KEY FACILITIES:

Avala Film

Four soundstages, indoor pool, 90-acre backlot

www.avalafilm.com

Film Studio Net

Two soundstages, bluescreen facility, production offices

info@filmstudionet.com

Magic Box Multimedia

Post-production house

www.magicbox.co.yu

Concept Films

Sound studio

conceptfilms@yubc.net

Beo Film Lab

New Kodak film lab, Telecine, DaVinci system

pisadrag@eunet.yu

FILM COMMISSIONS/PROMO BOARDS:

Film Center of Serbia, fcs.office@fcs.co.yu

Film Institute, ifilm@eunet.yu

Macedonia

PRODUCTION INCENTIVES:

Macedonia is a member of Eurimage. The Ministry of Culture also provides limited funds for national productions. Access www.culture.in.mk

FILM COMMISSIONS/PROMO BOARDS:

Macedonian Cinema Information Center, www.maccinema.org

Slovenia

FILM INCENTIVES:

Slovenian Film Fund

Distributes S2.5 million ($3 million) for local films. Signed the European Convention on Co-productions, making it eligible for the British sale-and-lease-back incentive. Access www.film-sklad.si

KEY FACILITIES:

Studio Viba Film

New facility with two soundstages, and operates the three-stage Piran film studio

www.vibafilm.si

VPK

Two stages, specializing in video and post-production.

www.vpk.si

Studio Arkadena

Digital post, Flame, Avid, some rental equipment

www.arkadena.si

FILM COMMISSIONS/PROMO BOARDS:

Slovenian Film Fund, www.film-sklad.si

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