NEWS

7th Bašta Fest is closed!

The 7th Bašta Fest was closed on September 13 at the Open Air “Borići” in Bajina Bašta. The focus of the non-competition film program of the Bašta Fest was on domestic and regional authors, who have been part of the festival in the previous years. The audience had the opportunity to see short and debut ... >>

15/09/2020

The 7th Bašta Fest is opened!

The 7th Bašta Fest, international short fiction film festival in Bajina Basta, opened on Thursday, September 10th. The non-competitional film program of the 7th Bašta Fest has a focus on national and regional authors, who have been part of the Bašta Fest in the previous years. The programme includes films by Ognjen Glavonić, Marko Djordjević, ... >>

11/09/2020

IVANA VUKOVIĆ AND FILIP ĐURIĆ ARE OPENING THE SEVENTH BAŠTA FEST

We are excited to share our last pre-festival news with you! Thus far, each Bašta Fest was opened by a young actor or actress who has enjoyed great success in the previous year. With every one of them, Bašta Fest has been growing and looking forward to their new roles. Past editions of Bašta Fest ... >>

09/09/2020

7th BAŠTA FEST FROM 10TH DO 13TH SEPTEMBER 2020.

Great news! Due to the improvement of the epidemiological situation and relaxation of measures, the 7th Bašta Fest will be held from 10-13th of September 2020. This year we have a non-competitional film programme with a focus on Serbian and regional authors. The audience will have the opportunity to see seven debut films by directors ... >>

26/08/2020

7th BAŠTA FEST IS POSTPONED

Dear friends, We have decided to postpone the festival that was planned from July 23 to 26, due to the current epidemiological situation on the territory of Bajina Basta. On July 14, a state of emergency was declared and the measures include a ban on gatherings of more than five people indoors and outdoors. On ... >>

15/07/2020

SEVENTH BAŠTA FEST WITHOUT MUSIC PROGRAM

Dear friends, Bašta Fest, like other festivals, is facing a difficult period of planning and organizing events during the pandemic, as well as the unclear future regarding the measures implemented because of the spread of the virus. This makes it very difficult, if not impossible, for us to have any real strategy and plan. With ... >>

14/07/2020

FILM PROGRAM OF 7th BAŠTA FEST

We present you the film program of the 7th Bašta Fest, which will be held in Bajina Bašta from 23-26 of July! We firmly believe in a festival that creates a live experience and networking which can only be accomplished in person and public, so we have decided that this year’s Bašta Fest will be ... >>

22/06/2020

visual identity of the SEVENTH BAŠTA FEST

The visual identity of the seventh Bašta Fest by our designer Milica Milosavljević is in front of you! As the poster itself says, the seventh Bašta Fest brings a non-competitional film programme and we will have the opportunity to watch seven debut films by directors who have been part of the Bašta Fest so far! ... >>

03/06/2020

The seventh Bašta fest will be non-competition only; the new date is 23.-26. July 2020.

Dear friends, We write to inform you that the seventh Bašta Fest will not be cancelled, but will happen in a changed format, with the new dates of 23-26. July 2020. At this moment, we don’t know if 90% of the authors of films from the competition programme will be able to attend the festival in ... >>

27/05/2020

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 7TH BAŠTA FEST ARE CLOSED

Submissions for the 7th Bašta Fest are now closed! The competition programme with short fiction films will be selected by our programmer Nikola Ljuca and our art director Maja Šuša by the end of May. You can find all the info on our website, facebook and instagram pages. Thank you for your submissions!... >>

02/03/2020

EXTENDED SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 7TH BAŠTA FEST

We are happy to inform you that submissions for the seventh edition of the international short fiction film festival Bašta Fest are extended until March 1st, 2020. To be included in the selection process for the seventh Bašta Fest, you have to submit your short fiction film of up to 30 minutes by sending an ... >>

16/02/2020

BAŠTA FEST FOR THE CHILDREN’S SHELTER

While we are preparing New Year’s gifts for the children from daycare center “Ja imam san” from Bajina Bašta, we have shared the holiday atmosphere with the children from Children’s Shelter in Belgrade and brought the theatre and cinema to their home. On the 19th of December, in collaboration with Imlek company, Right agency, Zoom ... >>

28/12/2019

THE SUBMISSIONS FOR THE SEVENTH BAŠTA FEST ARE NOW OPEN!

We are happy to inform you that submissions for the seventh edition of the international short fiction film festival Bašta Fest are open from December 15th, 2019. To be included in the selection process for the seventh Bašta Fest, you have to submit your short fiction film of up to 30 minutes by sending an ... >>

15/12/2019

The 6th Bašta Fest is closed

The 6. Basta Fest was closed on July 7th with the out of competition screening of a feature film “The Witch Hunters” by Rasko Miljkovic. The film crew was greeted by the audience and the director of the film officially closed the festival. During the three festival days, the audience and the jury had the ... >>

10/07/2019

ISIDORA SIMIJONOVIĆ IS OPENING THE SIXTH BAŠTA FEST

We are excited to share our last pre-festival news with you! Thus far, each Bašta fest was opened by a young actor or actress who has enjoyed great success in the last year. Witch each and every one of them, Basta fest has been growing and we look forward to their new roles while also ... >>

03/07/2019

Bašta pitch mentors and jury

This year, Basta Fest is introducing a new industry programme with the support of Film Centre Serbia – a free workshop designed for presentation of projects of young film directors from Serbia – Basta pitch! The workshop is being held during the festival, on July 4-7th! Among applicants, mentor Mina Djukic has selected five projects ... >>

02/07/2019

THE JURY OF THE SIXTH BAŠTA FEST

We are proud and happy to announce the jury of the sixth Bašta fest! The main jury consists of three members and they are Dragana Varagic, Serbian actress, Rasko Miljkovic, Serbian director and Carla Fotea, Romanian producer. They will hand over five awards: for the best movie (Golden imagination), the best director (Golden indication), the ... >>

29/06/2019

WORKSHOP “SET DESIGN” ON 6. BAŠTA FEST

We are happy to announce that the workshop “Set design”, led by the costume and set designer Selena Orb, will be held from June 30th to July 3rd in Bajina Bašta, as part of the pre-festival programme of Bašta Fest! Workshop “Set design” is consisted of making various spaces that have its goal to visually ... >>

25/06/2019

SHORT WAVES FF ON 6TH BAŠTA FEST

Last year Bašta Fest was a part of the programme Best of ten on Short Waves Festival in Poznan, Poland. This year we are responding to the hospitality and we are going to screen 3 films from Short Waves’ this year’s Polish competition programme – Poland in Focus on 5th of July in 22h in the centre of the ... >>

24/06/2019

MUSIC PROGRAMME OF THE SIXTH BAŠTA FEST

The music programme of Bašta fest will get you to dance ’til dawn under the clear night sky, with the most original artists of Serbian music and clubbing scene. And all of it – free of charge! The 6. Bašta fest – international short fiction film festival, is happening from July 4th to July 7th, ... >>

17/06/2019

„THE WITCH HUNTERS“ ARE CLOSING THE SIXTH BAŠTA FEST!

Bašta fest is continuing its old tradition – as part of non-competition film programme, the festival will be closed by a debut feature film which has (according to the opinion of Bašta team) left a mark on this past year. This year, on July 7th, after the awards ceremony at our favourite location by the ... >>

05/06/2019

COMPETITION PROGRAMME OF THE SIXTH BAŠTA FEST

Bašta team is happy to announce this year’s competition programme! Selector Nikola Ljuca, with the assistance of our artistic director Maja Šuša selected 24 films from 18 countries! In three days audience will be able to see films from Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, B&H, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Austria, France, USA, Canada, Belgium, Greece, Italy, Iran, Netherlands and ... >>

01/06/2019

MINA ĐUKIĆ – MENTOR OF BAŠTA PITCH WORKSHOP

As the part of this year’s, sixth edition of Bašta fest, in collaboration with Film Center Serbia, we are including a new industry programme – a free-of-charge workshop on project presentation for young film directors from Serbia – Bašta pitch! From the submitted applications, the mentor will choose five projects and directors will prepare, by working with the ... >>

30/05/2019

THE POSTER OF THE SIXTH BAŠTA FEST

We are happy to share the poster for the sixth Bašta Fest with our favorite Zaovine lake and this year’s logline – Bašta te briga (Serbian required)! Get ready for four days of outdoors screenings and parties, with daily trips that will put your mind at ease! Author of the poster is our Milica Milosavljević. We ... >>

22/04/2019

SIXTH BAŠTA FEST 4-7 JULY 2019

It’s time to announce the dates for the sixth Bašta fest! Just like in previous years, Bašta fest is going to take place during the first weekend of July, so this year we’re expecting you in Bajina Bašta from July 4th to 7th! Save the dates in your planner, take a few days off and ... >>

04/04/2019

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE SIXTH BAŠTA FEST ARE CLOSED

Submissions for the sixth Bašta fest are now closed. We want to thank you for a large number of submissions and to inform you that we are now in the process of selecting films! The authors of the selected films will be informed by the end of May, while Bašta fest competition programme will be ... >>

02/04/2019

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS EXTENDED TO 1ST OF APRIL

To be included in the selection process for the sixth Bašta fest, you have to submit your short fiction film of up to 30 minutes by sending an e-mail to prijava@bastafest.com with a link to the film in high resolution (Vimeo or YouTube) or via the websites www.festhome.com and www.filmfreeway.com. The film you are applying with must ... >>

21/03/2019

Bašta Fest is the winner of the special award of the Tanja Petrović Fondation

The special award for the enthusiasm of the Tanja Petrović Fondation was awarded to International Short Fiction Film Festival – Bašta fest in Bajina Bašta, West Serbia, while the journalist Teofil Pančić won the award for an outstanding contribution to the promotion of culture and art in media. The organizers of Bašta Fest were awarded ... >>

01/03/2019

TO CUT IT SHORT, DO YOU HAVE A FILM?

THE SUBMISSIONS FOR THE SIXTH BAŠTA FEST ARE NOW OPEN! We are happy to inform you that submissions for the sixth edition of the international short fiction film festival Bašta fest are open from February 1st, 2019. To be included in the selection process for the sixth Bašta fest, you have to submit your short ... >>

20/01/2019

BAŠTA FEST IN SERBIAN CULTURAL CENTRE IN ISTRIA

On 02nd of October on 20:30h in Serbian cultural centre in Istria, Croatia (Gallery SKUC, Maksimijanova 12, Pula), Serbian films from this year’s festival edition will be screened as part of the Bašta fest presentation! The audience will have a chance to watch films by young serbian authors: „On my own“ by director Nikola Polić, ... >>

02/10/2018

MILAN MARIĆ IS OPENING THE FIFTH BAŠTA FEST

We are excited to share our last pre-festival news with you! Thus far, each Bašta fest was opened by a young actor or actress who has enjoyed great success in the last year. With each one of them, Bašta fest has been growing, we look forward to their new roles and we are really proud ... >>

04/07/2018

THE JURY OF THE FIFTH BAŠTA FEST

We are proud and happy to announce the jury of the fifth Bašta fest! The main jury consists of three members and they are: Domenico La Porta, film journalist and editor “at Cineuropa.org, Nikolina Vučetić-Zečević, producer from Serbia and Milica Gojković, young Serbian actress. They will hand over five awards: for the best movie (Golden ... >>

01/07/2018

BAŠTA FEST WARMING UP

To celebrate the first small jubilee of Bašta fest, we have prepared a pre-festival programme on the 3rd and 4th of July for our lovely and dear citizens of Bajina Bašta. On July 3rd, in the courtyard of elementary school “Rajak Pavićević”, we will watch a restored digital copy of VIP Kinoteka programme – “The ... >>

01/07/2018

„BANDITS IN SEARCH OF MOM“ ARE CLOSING THE FIFTH BAŠTA FEST!

  Bašta fest is continuing its old tradition – as part of non-competition film programme, the festival will be closed with a debut feature film which has (according to the opinion of Bašta team) left a mark on this past year. This year, on July 8th, after the prize giving ceremony at our favourite location ... >>

25/06/2018

TIMIKIDS – PROGRAMME FOR CHILDREN

Given that children are our regular audience, this years’ Bašta fest brings a special programme for our youngest guests! In collaboration with Timishort, international short film festival in Timisoara, Romania, Bašta fest will show two blocks of TimiKids programme – one dedicated for children between 6 and 10 years of age, and one for those ... >>

19/06/2018

MUSIC PROGRAMME OF THE FIFTH BAŠTA FEST

The music programme of Bašta fest will get you to dance ’til dawn under the clear night sky, with the most original artists of Serbian music and clubbing scene. And all of it – for free! The fifth Bašta fest – international short fiction film festival, is happening between 5th and 8th of July 2018. ... >>

11/06/2018

COMPETITION PROGRAMME OF THE FIFTH BAŠTA FEST

Bašta team is happy to announce this year’s film programme! Selector Nikola Ljuca, with the assistance of our artistic director Maja Šuša selected 26 films from 18 countries for the competition programme! In three days audience will be able to see films from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Denmark, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Romania, China, Finland, Belgium, ... >>

28/05/2018

BAŠTA FEST SELECTED AMONG THE BEST SHORT FILM FESTIVALS IN EUROPE

This year, Bašta Fest is participating in the selection of the Best of ten programme of the international short film festival Short Waves in Poznan. This selection was created on the occasion of the tenth anniversary edition of the Short Waves Festival and it brings together the ten most interesting short film festivals in Europe ... >>

23/03/2018

TO CUT IT SHORT, DO YOU HAVE A FILM?

THE SUBMISSIONS FOR THE FIFTH BAŠTA FEST ARE NOW OPEN! We are happy to inform you that submissions for the fifth edition of the international short fiction film festival Bašta fest are open from February 1st, 2018. To be included in the selection process for or the fifth Bašta fest, you can submit your short ... >>

01/02/2018

BAŠTA FEST IS STARTING DEVELOPING BAŠTA NETWORK

As part of Bašta fest’s growing industry program (which will take place during the festival), we are introducing Bašta network initiative with film festivals from the region, Europe and the whole world. Main goals of this initiative are exchanging knowledge, ideas, film programs and projects that are closely connected to short fiction films and short ... >>

26/06/2017

JURY OF THE FOURTH BAŠTA FEST

We are proud and happy to announce jury of the fourth Bašta fest! The main jury has three members and these are: Croatian actress Ivana Krizmanić, Bojan Vuletić film director from Serbia, and from Italy Massimiliano Nardulli, film curator and festival programmer for many short film festivals around Europe. They will hand over five awards: ... >>

21/06/2017

BAŠTA FEST IN SERBIAN CULTURE CENTRE IN ISTRIA

We are happy to announce that Bašta fest will be presented in the Serbian culture centre in Istria, Pula. The first part of the program will be held today, on 12 th of June with the beginning at 20:30h and the second part on 19 th of June at the same time. The festival will ... >>

11/06/2017

MUSIC PROGRAM OF THE FOURTH BAŠTA FEST

The hot sunny weekend arrived, so this is the moment to announce this year’s Bašta fest music program! On Thursday, the 29 th of June we will see and hear famous Serbian actor Sergej Trifunović as a DJ. Regional club audience especially loves his fantastic vinil sets. On the second night of the festival, on ... >>

10/06/2017

“THE BLACK PIN” IS CLOSING THE FOURTH BAŠTA FEST

Bašta fest keeps the old tradition – as the part of the non competition program, we are closing the festival with the screening of debut feature that was (according to Bašta fest’s team) the most interesting in the past year. On the 2nd of July, after the awards ceremony, on our favourite location on the ... >>

05/06/2017

„MALESH“ IS OPENING FOURTH BAŠTA FEST

As a part of the non competition program, short fiction film „Malesh“ – directed by Ivan Bakrač, written by Bane Jevtić, produced by Cineplanet and Karantin film – is opening the fourth Bašta fest. The association „Akademska scena“ that is organizing Bašta fest spread into new field of work – production company Karantin film. We ... >>

01/06/2017

FILM PROGRAM OF THE FOURTH BAŠTA FEST

Bašta team is happy to announce this year’s film program! Our selector Nikola Ljuca, with the assistance of artistic director Maja Šuša selected 25 films from 18 countries for the competition program! In three days audience will be able to see films from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Denmark, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Romania, Bulgaria, Brazil, China, ... >>

31/05/2017

NIKOLA LJUCA ANNOUNCED AS THIS YEAR’S BAŠTA FESTIVAL PROGRAMMER

The films screened as part of the main competition selection at Bašta fest are each year being chosen by the festival’s programmers, one or few emerging young film directors from Serbia. We are proud to announce that this year Nikola Ljuca took over this role, him being the old friend of the festival: during the ... >>

30/04/2017

ENTRIES CLOSED FOR 4th BAŠTA FEST

Bašta fest will be held from June 29th until July 2nd this year, and we are looking forward to new friends, films and talents! Applications for the main competition program of the 4th Bašta Fest have been closed during the Easter holidays, to be exact – on April 16th – and up to this moment ... >>

30/04/2017

TO CUT IT SHORT, DO YOU HAVE A FILM?

THE SUBMISSIONS FOR THE FOURTH BAŠTA FEST ARE NOW OPEN! We are happy to inform you that submissions for the fourth edition of the international short fiction film festival Bašta fest are open from February 10 th , 2017. In addition to that, we are proudly and enthusiastically introducing our new visual identity, signed by ... >>

10/02/2017

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