FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Gaj, Varaždin, Croatia

This month we speak with prof. Lana Velimirović Vukalović, the director of the Gaj Cinema / Kino Gaj in Varaždin, Croatia. Kino Gaj is an independent, city-owned cinema, situated in…
02-12-2019

FESTIVALS: Ivana the Terrible Wins Zagreb Film Festival 2019

ZAGREB: The jury of the 17th Zagreb Film Festival awarded the Golden Pram for Best Feature Film to the Romanian/Serbian fictional autobiography Ivana the Terrible directed by Ivana Mladenović. The…
18-11-2019

NEM Zagreb Brings TV Industry to Croatia

ZAGREB: TV and film content creation is the subject of the first NEM Zagreb convention, which takes place 11 -13 December 2019. Top international TV industry professionals will participate in…
18-11-2019

OBITUARY: Branko Lustig

ZAGREB: Two-time Oscar winner and Croatia’s most famous producer, Branko Lustig died on 14 November 2019 in Zagreb.
15-11-2019

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival Announces Competition

ZAGREB: The 17th Zagreb Film Festival will be held over the course of a record 11 days, from 7 to 17 November 2019. Around 100 films will be screened in…
31-10-2019

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants for Minority Coproductions and TV Projects

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has announced the first grants for minority coproduction, TV project and script development in 2019, as well as the fourth round of grants for international…
23-10-2019

Special Discount for NEM Zagreb's TV Writing Contest – Apply by 21 October

ZAGREB: The first edition of New Europe Market Zagreb will be held from 11 to 13 December in Zagreb, Croatia. NEM Zagreb is a brand new 3-day event in the…
18-10-2019

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019: Emerging Producer Rea Rajčić

ZAGREB: Rea Rajčić from Eclectica has been selected to participate in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme for documentary film producers, which kicks off at the 23rd edition of the Ji.hlava…
17-10-2019

GRANTS: Croatia Gives Grants for Production, Scripts and Development

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has announced its first grants for production, script development and project development in 2019, as well as the third round of grants for international cooperation…
14-10-2019

Second Season of Carnival Row to Film in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: Croatia was added to the list of filming locations for the second season of Carnival Row, a Victorian fantasy produced by the Amazon Studios, starring Orlando Bloom and Cara…
09-10-2019

PRODUCTION: Zrinko Ogresta Starts Filming Croatian/Serbian People Can’t Fly

ZAGREB: Croatian helmer Zrinko Ogresta has started filming his eighth feature People Can’t Fly. The film is produced by Interfilm from Croatia and coproduced by Zillion film from Serbia.
09-10-2019

Cash Rebates for Foreign Productions in Croatia Hit Record High

ZAGREB: The year 2019 is proving to be exceptional for service productions in Croatia. The Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Finances reserved some 4 m EUR for cash…
04-10-2019

Beta Cinema Picks Up Croatian TV Series Amnesia in Development

ZAGREB: German sales agent Beta Film has acquired the six-hour TV series Amnesia, currently in development, directed by Goran Gajić and produced by the Croatian company Drugi Plan.
24-09-2019

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Croatia Selects Mali as Oscar Bid

ZAGREB: Mali by Antonio Nuić has been selected as Croatia’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international feature film category.
04-09-2019

PRODUCTION: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović Debut Feature Backed by Martin Scorsese

DUBROVNIK: Murina, a debut feature by Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, has started filming on the Croatian coast. The film is produced by Croatia’s Antitalent and Brazil’s RT Features of…
30-08-2019

BOX OFFICE: Strong Admissions for The General in Croatia

ZAGREB: War biopic The General directed by Antun Vrdoljak and produced by Kiklop film in coproduction with the Croatian Television had 28,383 admissions and 137,971 EUR gross in the first…
13-08-2019

Strong Opening for Croatian War Biopic The General

ZAGREB: The epic war biopic The General / General, directed by Antun Vrdoljak and produced by Kiklop film in coproduction with the Croatian Television, attracted 8,000 cinemagoers on 5 August…
07-08-2019

PRODUCTION: New Season of McMafia To Be Filmed in Croatia

ZAGREB: The second season of BBC's television series McMafia will be filmed in Croatia starting in early autumn of 2019. MP Film Production will continue to act as a local…
06-08-2019

FESTIVALS: A White, White Day Wins the 22nd Motovun Film Festival

MOTOVUN: A White, White Day by Hlynur Pálmason was awarded the Propeller of Motovun at the 22nd Motovun Film Festival, while God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya by the Macedonian…
01-08-2019

New Film Studio To Be Built Near Zagreb

ZAGREB: Croatia has announced that it will build a new film studio near Zagreb to accommodate its rapidly growing business as a services provider for both domestic and international productions.The…
24-07-2019