RE-ACT Announces Editing Workshop

ZAGREB: The regional film funding initiative RE-ACT is accepting applications for the First Cut Lab RE-ACT summer session through 15 May 2020.
09-04-2020

FNE Interviews Croatian Audiovisual Centre CEO Chris Marcich: Our entire industry is at risk, but it can recover

ZAGREB: Croatia has been hit hard by the COVID-19 virus, which arrived around the same time as Zagreb suffered a devastating earthquake. FNE spoke with Chris Marcich, head of the…
08-04-2020

Croatia Introduces State Measures to Support Filmmakers

ZAGREB: The COVID-19 pandemic affects the Croatian film industry strongly. All filming has been canceled or postponed, including the production of the new feature films by Goran Dukić, Juraj Lerotić…
31-03-2020

ZagrebDox Pro Announces Winners

ZAGREB: The HBO Europe Award, the main award of the ZagrebDox Pro, went to the Hungarian project Queen of Chess directed by Bernadett Tuza-Ritter. ZagrebDox Pro was held this year…
25-03-2020

The Show Must Go On by Nevio Marasović Available for Free on Vimeo

ZAGREB: The debut feature of Nevio Marasović, The Show Must Go On (2010) is available on Vimeo free of charge. The director made this decision to express his support for…
25-03-2020

Croatian BO Falls By 83% As Cinemas Close

ZAGREB: The Croatian box office fell by 83% in the weekend of 13-15 March 2020. Only two Hollywood films, Bloodshot by David S. F. Wilson and My Spy by Peter…
19-03-2020

Eurimages Meeting In Zagreb Cancelled

ZAGREB: The 158th Board of Management meeting of Eurimages, which was due to take place in Zagreb from 17 to 20 March 2020, has been cancelled.
13-03-2020

GRANTS: Croatian Audiovisual Centre Announces Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre announced new grants for production, minority coproduction, development and international cooperation. A total of 3.3 m EUR / 25 m HRK was allocated for 115…
11-03-2020

ZagrebDox Postponed Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

ZAGREB: The 16th edition of ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, due to take place from 15 to 22 March 2020, is being postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The new…
10-03-2020

Day of Croatian Film and Music in Brussels

ZAGREB: Croatian Composers' Society and the Croatian Audiovisual Centre are organising a Day of Croatian Film and Music in Brussels on 24 March 2020, on the occasion of the current…
04-03-2020

Beta Film Buys Majority Stake in Croatian Production Company Drugi Plan

ZAGREB: The German production company Beta Film has bought a majority stake in Drugi Plan, a Croatian production and service company specialised in high-quality drama series.
28-02-2020

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Croatian Film in Berlin

Croatian minority co-productions Mare by director Andrea Štaka, and Father directed by Srdan Golubović to premiere in the Panorama section. The films in this programme compete for a host of…
23-02-2020

HAVC Celebrates Croatian Presidency of the EU Council

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has planned a series of international events as Croatia holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union from January to June 2020,…
14-02-2020

Zagreb Film Festival Launches New Online Platform For Croatian Short Films

ZAGREB: The Zagreb Film Festival has launched a unique online platform croatian.film as an extension of the Checkers, the festival’s competition of short films made by young Croatian filmmakers. The…
07-02-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: CROATIA

ZAGREB: Domestic box office surged from 204,763 EUR in 2018 to 1 m EUR in 2019, with a total of 22 domestic releases in 2019, compared to seven in 2018.
07-02-2020

Blitz Group Acquires 2i Films to Become Dominant Player at the Croatian BO

ZAGREB: The largest distributor of film and audiovisual content in the region, Blitz Group has acquired the Croatian distributor 2i film. Last year the two companies combined share of the…
06-02-2020

Croatian Minority Coproduction Chris the Swiss Hits Spanish Cinemas

ZAGREB: Croatian minority coproduction Chris the Swiss directed by Anja Kofmel will be released by DocsBarcelona Distribution in 70 Spanish cinemas on 6 February 2020.
03-02-2020

PRODUCTION: Hana Jušić Develops Croatian/Slovenian/Italian Sophomore Feature God Will Not Help

ZAGREB: The award-winning Croatian director Hana Jušić is in development with her second feature film God Will Not Help, produced by Kinorama in coproduction with Gustav film from Slovenia and…
28-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Sandbag Dam

TRIESTE: Sandbag Dam, the new project by Čejen Černić Čanak after her BO hit The Mystery of Green Hill (2017), is participating in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition…
21-01-2020

BOX OFFICE: Croatian Films Soar at Domestic BO

ZAGREB: Domestic films' box office surged from 204,763 EUR in 2018 to 1 m EUR in 2019, with a total of 22 domestic releases in 2019, compared to only 7…
17-01-2020