GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants for Minority Coproductions, Short and Experimental Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has distributed 583,700 EUR / 4.39 m HRK as minority coproduction, experimental and short film production grants. Eight minority coproductions received 317,200 EUR /…

FESTIVALS: Pula Film Festival 2022 Announces International Competition

PULA: A total of 11 international titles, out of which six are Croatian minority coproductions, will be competing for Golden Arenas at the 69th Pula Film Festival international competition. This…

Croatian Film Industry to Receive Half Million EUR from Streaming Platforms in 2022

ZAGREB: Croatian audiovisual sector is expected to get over 665,500 EUR / 5 m HRK from international streaming platforms through the Croatian Electronic Media Act, which came into effect in…

FESTIVALS: My Sunny Maad Wins Animafest 2022

ZAGREB: The Grand Prix of the World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2022 (6-11 June 2022) went to the Czech/French/Slovak coproduction My Sunny Maad by Michaela Pavlátová.

FESTIVALS: Mediterranean Film Festival Split Announces 2022 Competition

SPLIT: The 15th Mediterranean Film Festival Split (FMFS) will start on 16 June 2022 in the open-air cinema Bačvice with the world premiere of Kick and Scream, the debut feature…

Rise & Shine Animation Pitching Lab Starts at Animafest

ZAGREB: The Rise & Shine animation pitching lab is taking place within the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb from 6 to 8 June 2022, and also within…

FESTIVALS: Pula Film Festival 2022 Announces Croatian Feature Film Competition

ZAGREB: Ten new Croatian films will compete for Golden Arena awards at the 69th Pula Film Festival (16 -24 July 2022). Pula FF is the central national festival, showcasing the…

FESTIVALS: Animafest Celebrates 50 Years and Announces Competition

ZAGREB: The World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2022 will take place in Croatia from 6 to 11 June 2022. Animafest is widely considered to be the second…

New Film Festival Exploring Sexuality Launches In Croatia

ZAGREB: The first edition of the Cherry Pop Film Festival, a new festival dedicated to exploring topics of sexuality in all its forms and manifestations, will take place 2-4 June…

FNE at Cannes 2022: Croatian Cinema in Cannes

Two fiction features coproduced by 4Film will have their world premiere in the section Un Certain Regard at the 75th Cannes Film Festival. These are Butterfly Vision by Ukrainian director…

Croatian Postal Bank HBP and HAVC Sign Cooperation Agreement On Financing for AV Production

ZAGREB: The Croatian Postal Bank HBP and the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) have signed an agreement that will provide the Croatian AV sector with access to significantly more financing for…

FNE Podcast: Diana Nenadić - Artistic Director of Croatian Film Days

FNE's Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Diana Nenadić, artistic director of Croatian Film Days, about the 31st edition of the Croatian Film Days / Dani hrvatskog…

CBS Films Second Season of FBI International in Pula

PULA: The second season of the CBS series FBI International is currently being filmed in Pula, with Embassy films servicing.

Masterclasses with Frances McDormand and Joel Coen at 2nd Ponta Lopud FF in Croatia

ZAGREB: American actor/producer Frances McDormand and American director/producer/screenwriter Joel Coen will hold masterclasses at the 2nd edition of the Ponta Lopud Film Festival, which will take place on the Lopud…

Croatia Shows Significant Signs of Recovery after Troublesome Year 2020

ZAGREB: The amount spent by international productions filming in Croatia was 25.8 m EUR / 195.8 m HRK in 2021, with 16 international projects spending a total of 416 days…

The 3rd Drive in Culture Brings Drive-in Cinemas to Four Croatian Towns

ZAGREB: The 3rd edition of Drive in Culture will screen domestic and European films in the Croatian towns of Sisak, Pula, Osijek and Zagreb from 6 to 28 May 2022.…

PRODUCTION: Pavo Marinković Enters Postproduction with Vampires of Miljacka

ZAGREB: Pavo Marinković has wrapped filming on his new feature film Vampires of Miljacka / Bosanski lonac, produced by Croatia’s Telefilm in coproduction with Austria’s Nanook Film, and in collaboration…

FESTIVALS: Croatian Film Days 2022 Announces Programme

ZAGREB: The 31st edition of the Croatian Film Days / Dani hrvatskog filma will screen 73 films, which have been selected from among 179 applicants. The most comprehensive overview of…

Netflix Interested in Documentary Series Featuring Croatia's National Football Team Captain

ZAGREB: Netflix has expressed its interest in the documentary series Captains, which will soon be released on the newly-launched FIFA+ digital platform. The series features Croatia's national football team captain…

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s Murina to Be Released in France

ZAGREB: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s debut feature Murina will be released in France by KBMO on 20 April 2022. This coproduction between Croatia, USA, Brazil and Slovenia is currently in cinemas…