Searchlight Pictures Prepares to Shoot O’Dessa in Croatia

ZAGREB: Searchlight Pictures is in preproduction with the post-apocalyptic rock opera O'Dessa, written and directed by Geremy Jasper. The principal photography will start in Croatia in May 2023. The local…

Co-development Funding RE-ACT Announces 8th Edition's Winning Projects

ZAGREB: The co-development funding RE-ACT (Regional Audiovisual Cooperation and Training) announced the eight winning projects for 2022.

PRODUCTION: Miroslav Sikavica to Shoot Debut Feature Milk Cow in November 2023

ZAGREB: Following the international success of their first feature The Safe Place directed by Juraj Lerotić and coproduced by Croatia’s Zelena zraka in collaboration with Slovenia’s December, the Croatian production…

PRODUCTION: Ivona Juka Shoots Period War Drama The Atmosphere

ZAGREB: The filming of the period feature film The Atmosphere directed by Ivona Juka and produced by her sister Anita Juka, who also has a minor role in the film,…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Director Ivan Salaj Wraps Shooting New Feature Film

ZAGREB: The Croatian director Ivan Salaj wrapped shooting his feature film Women, Lunatics and a Few Good Queers / Žene, luđaci i malo dobrih pedera in Zagreb last week. Croatia’s…

German Thriller Wrongful Death Shot in Croatia

ZAGREB: Hollywood stars Eric Roberts and Michael Paré are among the cast of the German thriller Wrongful Death, directed by Vjekoslav Katušin and produced by Germany-based Dream Team Pictures, which…

OBITUARY: Croatian Sound Designer and Editor Martin Semenčić

ZAGREB: The Croatian film community is shaken by the news of the sudden death of Martin Semenčić, one of the most talented young sound designers and editors, whose films were…

Estonian/Croatian Eeva Selected for Berlinale Shorts 2023

TALLINN: The Estonian/Croatian animated film Eeva directed by Morten Tšinakov and Lucija Mrzljak will have its international premiere in the Berlinale Shorts competition within the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival…

GRANTS: Croatian Audiovisual Centre Supports Production of 23 New Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has distributed 2.3 m EUR for the production of 23 new Croatian films, including six feature films, three long documentaries, seven documentaries and six short…

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović Nominated for Directors Guild of America Awards

ZAGREB: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović has been nominated for the Directors Guild of America Awards in the category Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director for Murina.

First Croatian 3D Long Animated Film Released in Domestic Cinemas

ZAGREB: Cricket & Antoinette directed by Luka Rukavina hit Croatian cinemas on 5 January 2023. The first Croatian 3D long animated film is a coproduction between Diedra Studio and Zagreb…

FNE Film Meets Games: UK Publisher Jagex Acquires Croatia's Gamepires

ZAGREB: The UK-based developer and publisher of community-driven games Jagex announced the acquisition of Gamepires, a highly successful Croatian game development studio, which is best known for its open world…

Croatia Celebrates Shortest Day of the Year with Marathon of Short Films

ZAGREB: More than 40 titles will be screened in 25 independent cinemas across Croatia during the 10th edition of the Marathon of Short Films, which will be held 14 -…

PRODUCTION: Bruno Anković Shoots Croatian/Serbian/Slovenian Coproduction The Celebration

ZAGREB: Debut feature The Celebration / Proslava, directed by Bruno Anković and produced by Rea Rajčić through Croatia’s Eclectica in coproduction with Serbia’s Baš Čelik, Slovenia’s Vertigo and Croatia’s Spiritus…

GRANTS: Croatia Supports Five Minority Coproductions

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) distributed 202,400 EUR / 1.5 m HRK to five minority coproductions on 14 December 2022.

ZagrebDox Pro 2023 Launches Call for Entries and Focuses on Shooting the War

ZAGREB: Directors and producers with projects in development and production are called to apply to the five-day programme ZagrebDox Pro, set to take place 27 – 31 March 2023 within…

Croatia’s Stari Grad Shortlisted for Best Filming Location

ZAGREB: The European Film Commission Network (EUFCN) has nominated the Croatian town of Stari Grad among the five finalists for the 5th edition of the Best Filming Location competition.

FESTIVALS: Network of Festivals in Adriatic Region Launches First Winter Edition

ZAGREB: Following the two successful Spring Editions of the joint online programmes, the Zagreb Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival, Belgrade Festival of Auteur Film, Herceg Novi Film Festival and Ljubljana…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Director Dalibor Matanić Shoots The Silence S2

OSIJEK: Croatian director Dalibor Matanić started filming the second season of his acclaimed TV series The Silence / Šutnja, which is produced by Croatia’s Drugi Plan and the Croatian Radiotelevision…

Gracija Filipović Awarded Gotham Award for Her Acting in Murina

ZAGREB: Young actress Gracija Filipović received the Gotham Award for Best Breakthrough Performer for her role in Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s debut feature Murina. The Gotham Awards starts the awards season…