Croatia Touts Stability and Success in Annual Report


ZAGREB: Hrvoje Hribar, director of the Croatian Audiovisual Center, introduced HAVC’s annual performance report and said that the recent period of continuity is responsible for the success of Croatia’s film industry.

The report listed production of 16 feature films (including nine majority productions), over 250 appearances of Croatian films at major film festivals and 1.2 m EUR in MEDIA and Eurimages funding for Croatian projects. In 2015, 19 full-length films were released, attracting 143,378 viewers.

The report also notes that ten international projects filmed on location in Croatia, through the incentives programme, generating 160,800,000 HRK in income. The incentives programme has been in operation for four years and is largely responsible for the development of Croatia’s films service industry.

Introducing the report, Hribar said, “Thanks to a stable financial base and a clear strategy outlined in 2010 and 2011, we’ve been having a reasonably stable period these last few years.”