FESTIVALS: Motovun FF Short Film Award to Become Eligible for EFA Award Nomination

MOTOVUN: As of this year, short films that win the Propeller of Motovun Award will gain a nomination candidacy for the European Film Academy short film award. The 22nd Motovun…
23-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Bliss Starring Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson to Be Shot in Croatia

ZAGREB: American sci-fi Bliss, starring Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson, and directed by Mike Cahill, will start shooting in Croatia next week. The film is produced by Amazon Studios and…
23-07-2019

FESTIVALS: The Diary of Diana B. Wins Big at the 66th Pula Film Festival

PULA: The Diary of Diana B. was awarded Grand Golden Arena for Best Festival Film and also best director and audience award at the 66th Pula Film Festival, which took…
22-07-2019

Croatian Filmmakers Criticise Public Television Policy

ZAGREB: Croatian Film Directors' Guild / Društvo hrvatskih filmskih redatelja has launched the campaign “I'd like to see that, HRT says nyet!”, calling for the Croatian Television (HRT) to broadcast…
18-07-2019

Zagreb’s Kino Europe Shut Down

ZAGREB: After months of controversy, Kino Europa (Cinema Europe) has closed. On 28 June 2019, leaders of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF), who managed the cinema, confirmed that they will…
01-07-2019

Strike Back Films Final Season in Croatia

ZAGREB: The eighth and final season of the British action-adventure TV series Strike Back is filming in Croatia, following Game of Thrones, McMafia, The Terror and other well-known TV series,…
27-06-2019

Third Season of Newspapers Films in Croatia

RIJEKA: Newspapers, the first Croatian TV series sold to Netfilx, is currently filming its third and final season at 50 locations along the Adriatic coast. The series is directed by…
27-06-2019

Interview with Christopher Peter Marcich, Head of Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: Christopher Peter Marcich was elected to a four year term as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), starting 1 May 2019. He talked to…
11-06-2019

HBO Releases Croatian Series in USA

ZAGREB: Oscar winner Danis Tanovic’s Croatian HBO series Success debuted in the USA on 5 June 2019. The six-part drama is HBO’s first series from Croatia and was one of…
06-06-2019

FESTIVALS: The 66th Pula Film Festival Announces Lineup

PULA: Eight Croatian films and six minority coproductions will compete for Golden Arenas at the 66th Pula Film Festival, which takes place 13 to 21 July 2019. More than 130…
22-05-2019

EFP Producers on the Move 2019: Anita Juka, Croatia

ZAGREB: FNE spoke with 2019 Producer on the Move Anita Juka representing Croatia. In 2015, she produced her sister Ivona Juka's debut feature You Carry Me, which was the first…
16-05-2019

Zagreb Film Office Established in Croatian Capital

ZAGREB: The City of Zagreb has established the Zagreb Film Office to provide comprehensive services to film productions in the Croatian capital.
10-05-2019

Protests Greet Planned Closing of Zagreb’s Kino Europa

ZAGREB: Croatians and a large international cultural contingent are protesting the closing of Kino Europa by the City of Zagreb.
23-04-2019

Christopher Peter Marcich Appointed Head of Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: Christopher Peter Marcich has been unanimously elected to a four year term as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), starting 1 May 2019. He…
17-04-2019

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Begins Filming in Croatia

ZAGREB: The sequel to the 2017 box office success The Hitman’s Bodyguard has begun filming on location in Croatia. The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek and Samuel Jackson in…
16-04-2019

Croatia's Blitz-CineStar to Receive International Exhibitor of the Year Award

ZAGREB: Croatian based exhibitor Blitz-CineStar has been named the 2019 recipient of the International Exhibitor of the Year award.
11-04-2019

PRODUCTION: Netflix Series Medical Police Filming in Zagreb

ZAGREB: Zagreb stands for a German city in the Netflix series Medical Police, a spin-off from the series Children’s Hospital, which is currently filming in Croatia. The series has already…
19-03-2019

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 3,892,222 EUR / 28,858,840 HRK as feature film, debut feature, documentary, animated film and experimental film production grants, and also as script and project…
14-03-2019

FESTIVALS: Animafest Zagreb Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: The 2019 Animafest Zagreb has announced the 46 titles selected for the Grand Competition - Short Films programme, chosen from among more than 870 films submitted. The festival runs…
13-03-2019

Sequel to The Hitman's Bodyguard to Be Shot in Croatia

ZAGREB: A sequel to Lionsgate’s action film The Hitman's Bodyguard starring Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek and Ryan Reynolds is expected to start shooting in Croatia on 4 April 2019.
07-03-2019