Competition Programme Selection

We’re happy to announce that 10th Küstendorf International Film and Music Festival Competition Programme will include twenty two short films made by Serbian and international filmmakers. Movies of young authors from Bulgaria, Chile, Denmark, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Iran, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro,

Submission Deadline Extended Until 16 December

We are excited by the substantial number of great films that have already been submitted. Nevertheless, in order to maximise the opportunity for filmmakers around the world and give us the chance to see even more great short films at

2017 Küstendorf Now Open for Entries

With the next International Film and Music Festival Küstendorf scheduled for January 2017 in Drvengrad, Serbia, we’re pleased to announce that the competition programme of 10th Festival edition is now open for entries. New and/or young film authors and film students from

Awards of the Ninth Küstendorf Handed

The ninth Kustendorf Film and Music Festival wrapped up tonight with a closing ceremony in the Damned Yard theatre in Mećavnik. The first act of the ceremony was a performance by folklore ensemble Svetozar Markovic, who performed traditional Serbian dances

Art is a Beautiful Weapon

On the last day of this year’s Kustendorf, Kohki Hasei held a workshop for students, following the screening of his movie, Blanka. This is Hasei’s first feature film, and it was preceded by two short films. In 2009, Hasei won

Gold is the Sun Buried in Ground

On the fifth day of the Kustendorf Film and Music Festival, Corneliu Porumboiu’s The Treasure was screened to an audience of Kustendorf guests. The movie was followed by a workshop with the director, where guests of the festival could ask

Spotlight on the Chefs of Küstendorf

At this year’s Küstendorf, we are lucky enough to have two guest chefs – Peda and Dejan — who are making sure that all the guests are eating well. We sat down with them to learn more about their love