ZAGREB: Croatian point-and-click adventure Saint Kotar was updated and released for the Playstation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch platforms on 22 November 2022. Saint Kotar was among the first games whose production was supported by the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media, with 13,250 EUR / 100,000 HRK in 2021.

ZAGREB: Croatian point-and-click adventure Saint Kotar was updated and released for the Playstation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch platforms on 22 November 2022. Saint Kotar was among the first games whose production was supported by the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media, with 13,250 EUR / 100,000 HRK in 2021.

ZAGREB: War drama The Sixth Bus / Šesti autobus directed by Eduard Galić, produced by MissArt and distributed by Duplicato Media, had 18,141 admissions in its first weekend in Croatia, making it the best domestic opening in 2022. This is also the fourth best opening of a Croatian film of all-time.

ZAGREB: Producer Daniel Pek was chosen from among seven candidates as the new artistic director of the Pula Film Festival, Croatia’s biggest festival dedicated to national production and coproduction.

ZAGREB: Croatian cinema Kinoteka, run by the August Cesarac Centre for Culture and Film with support from the City of Zagreb and the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, has become the 17th Croatian cinema to join the Europa Cinemas network.

ZAGREB: Croatian screenwriter/director Silvio Mirošničenko is currently filming Grandpa Guru, a long documentary produced by Croatia’s Točka kulture and coproduced by Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Produkcija Scena.

ZAGREB: Pakistani feature film Joyland directed by Saim Sadiq won the Golden Pram Award at the 20th Zagreb Film Festival, held 23 - 30 October 2022. Croatian debut feature Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto by Juraj Lerotić received a Special Mention in the main competition dedicated to first and sophomore features.

ZAGREB: Croatian director, scriptwriter and set designer Lukas Nola died aged 59 on 29 October 2022, after a long struggle with cancer. He will be remembered as one of the most talented filmmakers who started filming in a war-torn Croatia during the 1990s.

ZAGREB: The spy thriller Canary Black directed by Pierre Morel and starring Kate Beckinsale started filming in Zagreb on 21 October 2022. The film is produced by UK’s Anton and USA’s Sentient Entertainment, with services provided by MP Produkcija. The producers have applied for 25% cash rebates through the Filming in Croatia programme of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre.

ZAGREB: Eleven titles by first or second time directors including Juraj Lerotić, Josip Žuvan, David Kapac, Andrija Mardešić and Dubravka Turić are running in the Feature Film Competition of the 20th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (23 – 30 October 2022).

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