NEM Dubrovnik Partners with NEM Zagreb

ZAGREB: The eighth edition of the TV market NEM Dubrovnik, originally scheduled to take place in June, has postponed its event and will instead join forces with its sister event…

FESTIVALS: Animafest Zagreb Postponed

ZAGREB: The 30th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2020, which was set to take place 8-13 June, has announced its postponement.
29-04-2020 Platform With More Than 68,000 Viewers

ZAGREB: The newly established VOD platform has attracted 68,000 unique users, who have visited the website 400,000 times. The highest number of visits to the website have come from…

Croatia’s Kino Europa Resurfaces Online

ZAGREB: One year after being forced to close, Kina Europa’s Zagreb Film Festival team launch the Kino Europa Online platform.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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,…

Zagreb Film Festival Launches New Online Platform For Croatian Short Films

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

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.

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…