Croatian and Czech/Vietnamese Directors Selected for 46th Résidence of Festival de Cannes

PARIS: Croatian director Andrea Slaviček and Czech/Vietnamese director Diana Cam Van Nguyen are among the five female directors and one male director taking part in the 46th Résidence of the…

PRODUCTION: Danis Tanović Wraps Shooting After the Summer

ZAGREB: Bosnian Oscar winner director Danis Tanović has wrapped shooting of his new feature film After the Summer, a regional coproduction involving Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Romania.

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2023 Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Six of the 10 films selected for the main programme of the 21th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (6 – 12 November 2023) come from FNE partner countries.…

OBITUARY: Croatian Actor Nenad Cvetko

ZAGREB: Nenad Cvetko, one of the best known Croatian actors, died on 10 October 2023 at 53 years of age, following a long struggle with throat cancer.

International Film Projects Spent 263 m EUR in Croatia in 11 Years

ZAGREB: Over the past 11 years, 122 foreign film and TV projects spent 263 m EUR in Croatia, while using the incentives provided through the Filming in Croatia programme of…

PRODUCTION: Rajko Grlić Shoots His Last Film It All Ends Here

ZAGREB: The acclaimed Croatian writer/director Rajko Grlić has started shooting It All Ends Here / Svemu dođe kraj, the final film of a 50-years career in which he wrote 27…

PRODUCTION: Danilo Šerbedžija Starts Filming NBA Star Dražen Petrović's Biopic

ZAGREB: The filming of the feature biopic Something Stronger Than Me - The Story of Dražen Petrović / Nešto jače od mene - priča o Draženu Petroviću directed by Danilo…

Netflix Buys First Batch of Croatian Films

ZAGREB: Seven years after its arrival in Croatia, the streaming platform Netflix welcomed the first Croatian film in its catalogue in August 2023 and on 15 September 2023 the biggest…

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

ZAGREB: Five minority coproductions will be co-financed by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) in the total amount of 160,000 EUR, based on the third round of this year’s Public Call…

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Croatia Selects Traces as Oscar Candidate

ZAGREB: The Croatian/Lithuanian/Serbian coproduction Traces / Tragovi directed by Dubravka Turić has been selected as Croatia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the…

PRODUCTION: Action-Packed Croatian TV Series The Highlands Enters Postproduction

ZAGREB: The 22-episode TV series The Highlands created by Maja Pek-Brünjes and Danijel Pek, and produced by Antitalent for the Croatian Radiotelevision is now in postproduction. The series directed by…

Third Season of Hotel Portofino Is Filming in Croatia

RIJEKA: The third season of Hotel Portofino starring Natascha McElhone is currently shooting in Croatia. The British TV series serviced by Drugi Plan is the biggest international production filming in…

FESTIVALS: Documentary Bigger Than Trauma Wins Pula Film Festival 2023

PULA: The documentary Bigger Than Trauma by Vedrana Pribačić won the Great Golden Arena for best film at the 70th Pula Film Festival, which took place 15 – 22 July…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Documentary Snajka: Diary of Expectations in Postproduction

ZAGREB: Tea Vidović Dalipi is in final postproduction with her long documentary Snajka: Diary of Expectations, which is a coproduction between Croatia, Italy and Kosovo supported by the Croatian Audiovisual…

PRODUCTION: Filip Peruzović Shoots Happy People in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The shooting of a feature film with the working title Happy People, directed by Filip Peruzović and produced by Dinaridi film with support from the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC),…

FESTIVALS: Croatian Projects to Be Showcased at Pula Pro within Pula Film Festival 2023

PULA: Nine feature and documentary film projects directed by Igor Bezinović, Ivan Salaj and Goran Dević, among others, will be showcased at the industry programme Pula Pro, which will be…

FESTIVALS: Motovun Film Festival Will Never Be the Same

MOTOVUN: The Motovun Film Festival celebrates its 25 years under a new name, Cinehill, and in two segments: one to be held in Motovun 22 - 24 July 2023 and…

Gabriele Salvatores Shoots New Feature Naples - New York in Croatia

RIJEKA: Italian Oscar winner Gabriele Salvatores is currently shooting his new feature film Naples - New York in Croatia, on locations in and around Rijeka city. The screenplay was originally…

Sarajevo Film Festival Presents Regional Film and TV Academy

LOPUD: The team behind the Ponta Lopud Film Festival and the Sarajevo Film Festival have announced their new project, the Regional Film and TV Academy, during the 3rd edition of…

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Production Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has distributed 2.572 m EUR for the production of two feature films and eight long documentaries, including one first long documentary. The two feature…