PRODUCTION: Croatian Rock Documentary Grandpa Guru Shoots in USA

ZAGREB: Croatian screenwriter/director Silvio Mirošničenko is currently filming Grandpa Guru, a long documentary produced by Croatia’s Točka kulture and coproduced by Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Produkcija Scena.

More than 60 European Companies to Attend NEM Zagreb 2022

ZAGREB: New Europe Market (NEM) Zagreb, which will be held this year at the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel 7 - 9 December 2022, will focus again on the CEE region.

Second Series Rough Pitch – The Balkan Way to Be Held Today

ZAGREB: Seven TV series projects in development were selected for the second edition of Series Rough Pitch – The Balkan Way, which takes place online on 7 November 2022 and…

OBITUARY: Croatian Director Lukas Nola

ZAGREB: Croatian director, scriptwriter and set designer Lukas Nola died aged 59 on 29 October 2022, after a long struggle with cancer. He will be remembered as one of the…

FNE at Zagreb Film Festival 2022: List of Winners

ZAGREB: Pakistani feature film Joyland directed by Saim Sadiq won the Golden Pram Award at the 20th Zagreb Film Festival, held 23 - 30 October 2022. Croatian debut feature Safe…

Spy Thriller Canary Black Starring Kate Beckinsale Starts Shooting in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The spy thriller Canary Black directed by Pierre Morel and starring Kate Beckinsale started filming in Zagreb on 21 October 2022. The film is produced by UK’s Anton and…

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2023 Launches Call for Submissions

ZAGREB: The ZagrebDox - International Documentary Film Festival is now receiving submissions for its 19th edition set to take place 26 March – 2 April 2023.

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2022 Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Eleven titles by first or second time directors including Juraj Lerotić, Josip Žuvan, David Kapac, Andrija Mardešić and Dubravka Turić are running in the Feature Film Competition of the…

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2022 Announces Industry Programme

ZAGREB: The Zagreb Film Festival, which will run 23 - 30 October 2022, has announced a rich industry programme for its 20th anniversary edition.

Croatian Audiovisual Centre Launches Campaign to Promote New Domestic Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has launched the campaign “Discover Our New Film” at a high-profile industry event held at Kaptol Boutique Cinema in Zagreb on 3 October 2022. From…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Doc Explores Family Ties with John Malkovich

ZAGREB: Motivated by a surprising number of Croats who claim to share a family connection with John Malkovich, film director, poet and marketing expert Luka Mavretić decided to make a…

Our Man from Jersey Starring Halle Berry, J.K. Simmons and Mark Wahlberg Shoots in Croatia and Slovenia

PULA: Our Man from Jersey directed by Julian Farino and produced by USA’s Closest to the Hole Productions for Netflix is filming in Croatia and Slovenia throughout September 2022, with…

PRODUCTION: Second Season of South Wind Films in Croatia

RIJEKA: The crew of the Serbian TV series South Wind / Južni Vetar, created and directed by Miloš Avramović, produced by Serbia’s Archangel Studios and Režim Beograd, and coproduced by…

GRANTS: Croatia Supports Six Minority Coproductions

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has distributed 345,750 EUR / 2,605,000 HRK to six minority coproductions under the third funding deadline in 2022. Projects by Srđan Vuletić, Olmo Omerzu,…

Croatia Hosts Emmy Awards Semi-Finals for the First Time

DUBROVNIK: A semi-final round of judging for the 50th International Emmy Awards took place in Dubrovnik on Wednesday 14 September, hosted by the United Media and Nova TV. This is…

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Croatia Selects Safe Place as Oscar Candidate

ZAGREB: Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto, the first feature film by Juraj Lerotić, has been selected as Croatia’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award…

Bendita Films Picks-up Croatian/Serbian The Uncle

ZAGREB: The Uncle / Stric, David Kapac and Andrija Mardešić’s debut feature, has been acquired by Bendita Films.

Third Season of Netflix’s Vikings: Walhalla to Be Filmed in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The third season of Vikings: Walhalla, produced by Ireland’s Metropolitan Films International, Canada’s History Channel and USA’s MGM Television for Netflix, will be filmed in Dubrovnik in late September…

Cercamon Picks Up Juraj Lerotić’s Award Winning Debut Feature Safe Place

ZAGREB: Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto, the first feature film by Croatian director Juraj Lerotić, has been acquired by Cercamon. The film is a Croatian coproduction produced in collaboration with…

Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Josh O'Connor and Marion Cotillard to Shoot Lee Miller Biopic in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The ruins of the abandoned Kupari military resort near Dubrovnik, which was heavily destroyed by shelling in the 1990s Croatian Homeland War, will serve as WW2 setting for the…