PRODUCTION: Hana Jušić Develops Croatian/Slovenian/Italian Sophomore Feature God Will Not Help

ZAGREB: The award-winning Croatian director Hana Jušić is in development with her second feature film God Will Not Help, produced by Kinorama in coproduction with Gustav film from Slovenia and…

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Sandbag Dam

TRIESTE: Sandbag Dam, the new project by Čejen Černić Čanak after her BO hit The Mystery of Green Hill (2017), is participating in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition…

BOX OFFICE: Croatian Films Soar at Domestic BO

ZAGREB: Domestic films' box office surged from 204,763 EUR in 2018 to 1 m EUR in 2019, with a total of 22 domestic releases in 2019, compared to only 7…

Documentary Series to Promote Croatia In China

ZAGREB: American media mogul and founder of E! Larry Namer is currently in Zagreb, where an episode of the documentary series Explore the World has recently been filmed.

NEM Zagreb 2019 Announces Winners

ZAGREB: Projects by Matej Merlić and Daria Keršić won the first edition of NEM Zagreb, a brand new three-day event in the CEE region, where TV and film professionals exchanged…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Goran Kulenović Preps The Death of the Little Match Girl

ZAGREB: Filming for The Death of the Little Match Girl, based on a novel by famous Croatian writer Zoran Ferić, will start in the autumn of 2020. This Mediterranean noir…

PRODUCTION: Petar Orešković Preps Children's Film about Nikola Tesla

ZAGREB: Director Petar Orešković is preparing a feature film for children Young Tesla and Idea Poachers about Nikola Tesla, with the shooting set for 2020. The film is a Croatian/Slovenian/Austrian/Serbian/Czech…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Gaj, Varaždin, Croatia

This month we speak with prof. Lana Velimirović Vukalović, the director of the Gaj Cinema / Kino Gaj in Varaždin, Croatia. Kino Gaj is an independent, city-owned cinema, situated in…

FESTIVALS: Ivana the Terrible Wins Zagreb Film Festival 2019

ZAGREB: The jury of the 17th Zagreb Film Festival awarded the Golden Pram for Best Feature Film to the Romanian/Serbian fictional autobiography Ivana the Terrible directed by Ivana Mladenović. The…

NEM Zagreb Brings TV Industry to Croatia

ZAGREB: TV and film content creation is the subject of the first NEM Zagreb convention, which takes place 11 -13 December 2019. Top international TV industry professionals will participate in…

OBITUARY: Branko Lustig

ZAGREB: Two-time Oscar winner and Croatia’s most famous producer, Branko Lustig died on 14 November 2019 in Zagreb.

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.