Six International Productions Expected to Shoot in Croatia

ZAGREB: In the first half of 2016, four international productions chose Croatia as their filming location, with additional six in the pipeline. The projects originate from the UK, Denmark, Sweden,…

FESTIVALS: On the Other Side Wins Big at the 63rd Pula Film Festival

PULA: Zrinko Ogresta’s On the Other Side was awarded the Grand Golden Arena at the 63rd edition of Pula Film Festival, which took place from 9 to 16 July 2016.…

Robin Hood – Origins Produced by DiCaprio, Rumored to Shoot in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: Robin Hood – Origins, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and starring Jamie Foxx, is rumored to shoot in Dubrovnik in January-February 2017.

Netflix Buys the Rights to Ivona Juka’s You Carry Me

ZAGREB: Ivona Juka’s debut feature You Carry Me / Ti mene nosiš has been bought by Netflix. This Croatian/Slovenian/Serbian/Montenegrin coproduction is the first film from the region bought by the…


PULA: Seven Croatian films and six minority coproductions are competing in the Croatian Programme of the 63rd Pula Film Festival taking place from 9 – 16 July 2016.

Cinema Mediterranean Caravan Revives Dalmatian Cinema

SPLIT: The biggest challenge of Cinema Mediterranean, the project of cinema revival in Dalmatia aiming to renew movie theaters and bring movie screenings to smaller towns, is to keep the…

PRODUCTION: American/Czech Series Knightfall Starts Shooting in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The first season of the series Knightfall produced by the A&E Television Network (U.S.) and Stillking Films (Czech Republic) started shooting in Dubrovnik on 27 June 2016. The series,…

FESTIVALS: Anca Damian Wins Animafest 2016

ZAGREB: Magic Mountain by Romanian director Anca Damian won the Grand Prix for Best Feature Film at the 26th edition of the Croatian festival of animated films Animafest, which concluded…

FESTIVALS: Nine Films Compete at Animafest Zagreb

ZAGREB: Nine feature animated films are competing in the main competition of Animafest Zagreb which runs 6-11 June 2016.

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre allotted 337,846 EUR / 2,537,050 HRK as development funding for feature films, documentaries and animated films, as well as for short films production on 1…

FESTIVALS: Pula IFF 2016 Announces Competition Films

PULA: Thirteen films will compete in the Croatian Programme of the 63rd Pula Film Festival taking place 9 – 16 July 2016.

FNE at Cannes 2016: Croatian Cinema in Cannes

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Croatia Touts Stability and Success in Annual Report

ZAGREB: Hrvoje Hribar, director of the Croatian Audiovisual Center, introduced HAVC’s annual performance report and said that the recent period of continuity is responsible for the success of Croatia’s film…

PRODUCTION: The Eighth Commissioner in Production

ZAGREB: Ivan Salaj's debut feature The Eighth Commissioner / Osmi povjerenik, an adaptation of the award-winning novel by Renato Baretić, is about to wrap shooting in Croatia.

PRODUCTION: Danish Comedy Starts Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: The 3rd part of the Danish comedy Three Heists and a Hamster / Alle for Tre by Rasmus Heide began shooting in various locations in Istria on 11 April…

FNE Congratulates ScripTeast on its 10th Anniversary

Film New Europe and Independent Film Foundation are celebrating the 10th anniversary of ScripTeast with a series of weekly interviews with scriptwriters and key players involved in ScripTeast activity. This…

Dubrovnik Studio Plans Under Discussion

DUBROVNIK: The shooting of Star Wars, which will take place in Dubrovnik from 9 to 20 March, re-ignites the discussion around the opportunity of building a film studio in Dubrovnik.

FESTIVALS: Poet on a Business Trip Wins ZagrebDox

ZAGREB: Poet on a Business Trip by Ju Anqi was awarded The Big Stamp Award for Best Film in the International Competition of the 12th ZagrebDox. The festival took place…

Star Wars Sets Croatian Shoot

DUBROVNIK: The eighth film of the Star Wars franchise will film in Dubrovnik in March 2016.

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Unveils 2016 Industry Events

ZAGREB: ZagrebDox Pro, the industry section of ZagrebDox running 21-28 February 2016, will host masterclasses, development workshops, a pitching forum, 4K technology presentation and one-on-one meetings.