The Belgrade City government has formed a Commission for awarding funds for documentary and short films, presided over by the renowned Serbian director Goran Markovic.

Directors of documentary, short, animated and experimental films should apply by July 31 and the Commission will announce the its awards by October 1. The overall budget is $71,430 (Dinars 4m) which will be shared equally between winners.

"This is an opportunity to help the young authors to express themselves and become renowned, but it does not exclude the well known ones. Advantage will be given to interested and worthy projects that can represent Belgrade and Serbia and Montenegro at international festivals," said Markovic at the press conference in the City Hall