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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

FESTIVALS: Motovun FF Short Film Award to Become Eligible for EFA Award Nomination

MOTOVUN: As of this year, short films that win the Propeller of Motovun Award will gain a nomination candidacy for the European Film Academy short film award. The 22nd Motovun…

PRODUCTION: Bliss Starring Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson to Be Shot in Croatia

ZAGREB: American sci-fi Bliss, starring Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson, and directed by Mike Cahill, will start shooting in Croatia next week. The film is produced by Amazon Studios and…

FESTIVALS: The Diary of Diana B. Wins Big at the 66th Pula Film Festival

PULA: The Diary of Diana B. was awarded Grand Golden Arena for Best Festival Film and also best director and audience award at the 66th Pula Film Festival, which took…

Croatian Filmmakers Criticise Public Television Policy

ZAGREB: Croatian Film Directors' Guild / Društvo hrvatskih filmskih redatelja has launched the campaign “I'd like to see that, HRT says nyet!”, calling for the Croatian Television (HRT) to broadcast…