Earthquakes Damage House of Croatian Film Forcing Filmmakers to Move Out

ZAGREB: A new series of strong earthquakes that hit Croatia on 11 January 2021 have led to the closure of the House of Croatian Film located in the Zagreb city…
13-01-2021

GRANTS: Croatia Funds Production of Fifteen Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre approved funding for 15 films at its online meeting on 14 December 2020.
16-12-2020

FESTIVALS: Oasis Wins Zagreb Film Festival 2020

ZAGREB: Oasis directed by Ivan Ikić, a coproduction between Serbia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and France, won Best Film Award at the Zagreb Film Festival, which concluded on…
17-11-2020

FNE at connecting cottbus 2020: Croatian Honey Bunny Hops Away with Two Awards

COTTBUS: Croatia grabbed the spotlight at the 2020 online edition of connecting cottbus, which concluded on 6 November 2020, with two awards for the Croatian dramedy Honey Bunny directed by…
09-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2020 Announces Competition For Fully Online Edition

ZAGREB: The 18th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival, which will be held fully online from 8 to 15 November 2020 on the platforms kinoeuropa.hr and croatian.film, and on the…
04-11-2020

HAVC Gives Additional Support for Productions Affected by COVID-19

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) will provide 660,000 EUR / 5 m HRK in additional support for the production of feature films to help productions affected by the COVID-19…
02-11-2020

Presentation of Feasibility Study for Major New International Film Studio in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The Croatian Institute for Public Finance and Olsberg SPI consultancy will present the results of their feasibility study on a project of a new film studio complex in Croatia…
29-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2020 Goes Online

ZAGREB: The Zagreb Film Festival will hold its 18th edition entirely online, on the platforms kinoeuropa.hr and croatian.film. The festival becomes the latest in a series of autumn festivals to…
28-10-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Croatia Selects Extracurricular as Oscar Bid

ZAGREB: Extracurricular directed by Ivan-Goran Vitez is Croatia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international feature film category. The 93rd Academy…
26-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Fourth Season of Black & White World Wraps in Croatia

ZAGREB: The 100-day shoot of the fourth season of Black & White World / Crno-bijeli svijet, the Croatian period drama with elements of comedy, has wrapped filming. The TV series…
08-10-2020

FESTIVALS: German Short Just a Guy Wins 2020 Animafest

ZAGREB: The 30th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest 2020, the biggest Croatian film festival and a leading animation festival worldwide, gave its top prize to Just a Guy…
08-10-2020

Nicolas Cage Comedy Films in Dubrovnik

DUBROVNIK: Nicolas Cage and Pedro Pascal lead the cast of The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, a humorous meta-comedy directed by Tom Gormican, that’s currently being filmed in the luxurious…
06-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Dalibor Matanić Films TV Series The Last Socialist Artefact

ZAGREB: Croatian helmer Dalibor Matanić started filming his new TV series The Last Socialist Artefact / Područje bez signala, based on the book of the famous Croatian writer Robert Perišić.…
05-10-2020

USA/Croatian The Islander 2 Wraps Filming in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The USA/Croatian sci-fi adventure film The Islander 2, written and directed by Zoran Lisinac and Domagoj Mazuran, has completed filming in Dubrovnik. The shoot came after months of stagnation…
30-09-2020

Five Croatian Producers Selected for Croatian-Irish EAVE Workshops

ZAGREB: Five Croatian producers have been selected to participate in EAVE workshops with five Irish producers, to develop projects together.
16-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Rescheduled Animafest Zagreb 2020 Finalises Programme

ZAGREB: The 30th edition of Animafest Zagreb has selected 40 short films from 27 countries for its competition section, including four films from Croatia.
10-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Tereza37 Wins Six Awards at Pula Film Festival

PULA: The feminist drama Tereza37 directed by Danilo Šerbedžija was the big winner at the 2020 Pula Film Festival, bringing a total of six Golden Arenas to its creators.
09-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Pula FF 2020 Opens with Gala Screening at the Arena

PULA: The 2020 Pula Film Festival opened on 27 August 2020, one month later than originally planned.
01-09-2020

Croatian Return to Cinemas Campaign

ZAGREB: In the week of the re-opening of Croatian multiplexes, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre announced a large national campaign to draw spectators to cinemas.
20-08-2020

Blitz-CineStar Multiplexes Reopen in Croatia

ZAGREB: Five months after the closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Blitz-CineStar multiplex cinemas will reopen its halls on 20 August 2020. As the largest exhibitor in Croatia with…
20-08-2020