Croatian Tina Hajon Appointed Programme Director of European Shooting Stars

ZAGREB: Croatian producer Tina Hajon has been appointed as Programme Director of European Shooting Stars, a project of the European Film Promotion (EFP). She is the first Croatian professional holding…

Murina Received Three Nominations at Independent Spirit Awards

ZAGREB: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović's debut feature Murina scored three nominations at the Independent Spirit Awards. The film is nominated for Best First Feature, Best Breakthrough Performance (Gracija Filipović) and Best…

FNE Film Meets Games: Croatian Game Saint Kotar Released on Consoles

ZAGREB: Croatian point-and-click adventure Saint Kotar was updated and released for the Playstation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch platforms on 22 November 2022. Saint Kotar was among the first games whose…

BOX OFFICE: The Sixth Bus Has Best Opening of Croatian Film in 2022

ZAGREB: War drama The Sixth Bus / Šesti autobus directed by Eduard Galić, produced by MissArt and distributed by Duplicato Media, had 18,141 admissions in its first weekend in Croatia,…

Producer Danijel Pek Appointed as Artistic Director of Pula FF

ZAGREB: Producer Daniel Pek was chosen from among seven candidates as the new artistic director of the Pula Film Festival, Croatia’s biggest festival dedicated to national production and coproduction.

Croatian Kinoteka Joins Europa Cinemas

ZAGREB: Croatian cinema Kinoteka, run by the August Cesarac Centre for Culture and Film with support from the City of Zagreb and the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, has become the 17th…

FESTIVALS: Submissions Open for Animafest Zagreb 2023

ZAGREB: The World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb has opened the submissions for its 33rd edition set to take place 5 - 10 June 2023. All short and…

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…