PRODUCTION: Ana Urushadze In Postproduction With Debut Feature

TBILISI: Ana Urushadze, the daughter of the acclaimed Georgian helmer Zaza Urushadze, is currently in postproduction with her first feature film, Scary Mother. The film is set to be released…
19-05-2017

FESTIVALS: Animafest Unveils Competition Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian festival of animated films Animafest taking place 5 -10 June 2017, selected nine features and 44 short films for its main competition sections.
18-05-2017

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants - May 2017

ZAGREB: A total of 1,615,161 EUR / 12,004,100 HRK was distributed by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre as production grants and minority coproductions grants, and also for script and project development.
17-05-2017

Daniel Rafaelić to Head Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: Daniel Rafaelić was named director of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre for a four year term, after a unanimous vote at a meeting of the Board of Directors.
08-05-2017

PRODUCTION: Antonio Nuić Preps Mali

ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian helmer Antonio Nuić is currently in the final stages of preproduction with his new feature film Mali / Mali je naš, the third part of a project…
02-05-2017

Serbia and Croatia Win HBO First Draft Contest

ZAGREB: Two TV projects from Croatia and Serbia have been selected for development by HBO Europe from its HBO Adria First Draft Contest for original drama out of more than…
28-04-2017

Two Croatian Children’s Movies Score High in Local Chart

ZAGREB: After 12 weeks in cinemas, The Mystery of Green Hill, the fourth installment of the Croatian powerhouse Koko series, is holding on at fifth place in admissions with 61,755…
21-04-2017

PRODUCTION: Dalibor Matanić Preps TV Series The Last Socialist Artefact

ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian director Dalibor Matanić is currently developing a six-part TV series The Last Socialist Artefact, set for shooting in 2018. The project is a Croatian/Serbian coproduction produced by…
11-04-2017

Ridley Scott Series Shoots in Croatia

ZAGREB: Filming on the 10-part AMC series The Terror produced by Ridley Scott began on the Croatian island of Pag on 3 April 2017.
04-04-2017

Croatian Zombie Comedy Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

ZAGREB: Director Dario Lonjak and writer/producer Velimir Grgic started a crowdfunding campaign on FundThis for their independent zombie comedy HoliDead. They need 100,000 USD in order to complete the pre-production,…
28-03-2017

Croatian Series Rest in Peace Expands to American Market

ZAGREB: Croatian TV series Rest in Peace will expand onto the American market as ‘Walter Presents’ project, which bought its license, is expanding in the US with ‘Walter Presents USA’.
21-03-2017

The Constitution Sold in the US

ZAGREB: The Constitution by the acclaimed Croatian director Rajko Grlic was picked up for US Distribution by Synergetic and will be released theatrically later in 2017.
10-03-2017

Blitz-Cinestar Opens the First Laser Cinema in the Region in Croatia

ZAGREB: Leading theatrical exhibitor Blitz-Cinestar opened its 13th multiplex in Croatia, Kaptol Boutique Cinema & Bar. The total investment in the first laser cinema in the region amounts to approximately…
07-03-2017

FESTIVALS: The Dazzling Light of Sunset Wins the 13th ZagrebDox

ZAGREB: Georgian/German coproduction The Dazzling Light of Sunset by Salomé Jashi has won the Big Stamp for Best Film in the International Competition of the 13th edition of ZagrebDox. The…
06-03-2017

FERA and EFAD’s Support Hrvoje Hribar and Croatian Filmmakers’ Initiative We’ve Had Enough

BRUSSELS: Federation of European Film Directors and Association of European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) support the initiative of Croatian Filmmakers We’ve Had Enough / Puk’o nam je film and praise…
27-02-2017

The High Sun Is Rising in Spain

ZAGREB: Dalibor Matanić is in Spain this week, where he will introduce his film The High Sun, that will be released in Madrid by Surtsey Films.
24-02-2017

James Bond 25 in Negotiations to Shoot in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The mayor of Dubrovnik Andro Vlahusic has said that the negotiations to shoot the 25th film in the James Bond franchise in the Croatian town are in an advanced…
23-02-2017

PRODUCTION: The General Starring Goran Višnjić Started Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: Antun Vrdoljak’s anticipated The General, starring Goran Višnjić as the hero of the Croatian War of Independence Ante Gotovina, started shooting in Croatia on 20 February 2017. The project…
22-02-2017

Croatian Filmmakers Lobby against Political Interference

ZAGREB: Representatives of Croatian Film Director's Guild and Croatian Producers Association have launched the initiative We’ve Had Enough, aimed at protecting Croatian cinema from political influence and control. The initiative…
21-02-2017

Daniel Rafaelić Named Acting Director of Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: The Executive Board of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) unanimously named Daniel Rafaelić acting director of the HAVC on 16 February 2017.
20-02-2017