PULA: The debut feature Celebration / Proslava directed by Bruno Anković won four Arena awards at the 71st Pula Film Festival (11 – 18 July 2024), including the Grand Golden Arena for the best film in the Croatian competition.

ZAGREB : The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) allotted 3,673,000 EUR for the production of feature films, documentaries, animation and minority coproductions.

ZAGREB: The acclaimed Croatian director/screenwriter Antonio Nuić wrapped the shooting of his new feature film Loop / Petlja on 3 June 2024. The entire film was shot in 19 days in the CineCro studio (Zagreb) where, in addition to the classic filming, more than half of the shots were created using virtual scenography and LED screens.

NOVSKA: Representatives of the Croatian government, the Sisak-Moslavina County and the City of Novska co-presented an agreement granting the release of 26.3 m EUR from the EU’s Just Transition Fund for a Game Industry Center, which will be built in the Entrepreneurial Zone of the City of Novska.

ZAGREB: Four years since the first season of the hit-TV show Diary of Great Perica / Dnevnik velikog Perice aired in the prime time of the Croatian Television (HRT), the second season directed by Vinko Brešan and produced by Real grupa for HRT is in the making.

PULA: Nine Croatian films and 11 minority coproductions will compete for Golden Arenas at the 71st Pula Film Festival, with the possibility of a few other films being announced in the Croatian competition before the festival starts. The festival will be held 11 - 18 July 2024.

KRK: German writer/director Uwe Boll shot his feature film Run on the Croatian island of Krk from 17 to 29 April 2024. The production benefited from the 25% cash rebate offered by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre through the Filming in Croatia programme.

ZADAR: The Croatian coastal city of Zadar stood in as battle-ravaged Mosul for the filming of the Amazon TV series The Terminal List: Dark Wolf, serviced by Croatia’s Embassy Films. The producers benefited from the 25% tax rebate offered by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre through the Filming in Croatia programme.

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has launched Games Croatia, a new programme dedicated to supporting and promoting the Croatian video game industry. Games Croatia was first presented at the Reboot Develop Blue conference in Dubrovnik on 22 - 24 April 2024, and the next major presentation will take place at the Gamescom fair in Germany on 21 – 25 August 2024.

ZAGREB: The successful implementation of the year-long celebration of 15 years of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), which included a month of special screenings of Croatian films in May 2023, encouraged HAVC to develop a recurring yearly manifestation dedicated to Croatian film of all genres and lengths.

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