PRODUCTION: Croatian Director Dražen Žarković in Production with Horror Comedy Salsa

ZAGREB: Croatian director Dražen Žarković (My Grandpa Is an Alien) is currently shooting Salsa / Šalša, a comedy with horror elements supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) and HRT.

NEM Dubrovnik 2023 Releases Full Agenda

DUBROVNIK: Ten keynotes, more than 60 speakers, exclusive screenings and special announcements are in the programme of New Europe Market Dubrovnik, which will take place from 5 to 8 June…

OBITUARY: Croatian Producer Sanja Ravlić

ZAGREB: Croatian producer Sanja Ravlić, a member of the team that founded the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), passed away on 19 May 2023.

FNE at Cannes 2023: Croatian Cinema in Cannes

Two Croatian titles to have their world premieres at the International Critics’ Week (Semaine de la Critique), a parallel Cannes Film Festival section. These are Andrea Slaviček’s fiction short, The…

Croatia Celebrates Domestic Films in May 2023

ZAGREB: Sixty domestic films produced in the last 15 years are screened in 72 cinemas and 56 cities across Croatia during the whole month of May 2023, as the Croatian…

FESTIVALS: Six Long Films to Compete at Animafest Zagreb 2023

ZAGREB: Six long animated films, including My Love Affair with Marriage by Signe Baumane and White Plastic Sky by Tibor Bánóczki and Sarolta Szabó, will compete in the Grand competition…

FESTIVALS: Network of Festivals in the Adriatic Region Presents Spring Edition

ZAGREB: The third spring edition of the joint programme of the Network of Festivals in the Adriatic Region will be held 21 - 28 April 2023 on the Kino Meeting…

Chris Marcich Re-appointed as Director of Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: Chris Marcich has been unanimously appointed by the Board of Directors of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) for a new four-year mandate. His second term will begin on 2…

FESTIVALS: Manifesto and Matter Out of Place Win ZagrebDox 2023

ZAGREB: The 19th ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival (26 March – 2 April 2023) has announced its winners. The Big Stamp main prize in the international competition was won by…

BOX OFFICE: The Diary of Pauline P. Has Second Best Opening for a Children Film in Croatian History

ZAGREB: Croatian feature film The Diary of Pauline P. / Dnevnik Pauline P., directed by Neven Hitrec and produced by Jaka produkcija, had 13,485 admissions in its first weekend of…

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius 2023: Zvonimir Munivrana in Postproduction with Croatian I am Not Like That

VILNIUS: Zvonimir Munivrana is currently in postproduction with his feature film I Am Not Like That / Nisam takva, which is estimated to be finished in 2023. The project participated…

HAVC Funded Over 1,000 Films in 15 Years of Existence

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) celebrates 15 years since its establishment with the programme H15 - 15 Years in Our Film, which will be held in cinemas throughout the…

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has granted 300,000 EUR for five minority coproductions. Out of the 43 applicants from 13 countries, 41 projects fulfilled all of the application criteria,…

New Croatian Studio Gathers 1.1 m EUR Investment for First Video Game

ZAGREB: Croatian web and software agency Dwizards founded a new in-house studio, Today's Games, with the aim of entering the video game industry. Their first project will be ReSetna, a…

FESTIVALS: Forty Films Compete for Awards at 2023 ZagrebDox

ZAGREB: Twenty films are competing for the Big Stamp Award in the International Competition, and another 20 are vying in the Regional Competition at the 19th edition of the ZagrebDox…

FNE Film Meets Games: Croatian Gaming Industry Valued at 66.4 m EUR

ZAGREB: The annual revenue of the gaming industry in Croatia is 66.4 m EUR and it continues to grow rapidly, while the state plans to increase the budget for creative…

FNE Film Meets Games: Croatian Game Battle of Vukovar: Rain of Steel Pre-released on Steam

ZAGREB: The Croatian first-person strategic shooter game Battle of Vukovar: Rain of Steel has been pre-released on Steam by the programming collective CRO Game Devs. The game is based on…

Croatian Animated Film Cricket and Antoinette Sold to 40 Territories and Successful at Home

ZAGREB: The long animated film Cricket and Antoinette, directed by Luka Rukavina and produced by Croatia’s Diedra in coproduction with Zagrebfilm, has become the most-watched film in Croatian cinemas in…

BOX OFFICE: Record Domestic Premieres and Admissions in Croatia in 2022

ZAGREB: A record number of 25 domestic films, including 17 feature films and eight documentaries, were released in Croatian cinemas in 2022, attracting 220,776 admissions, compared to 174,578 admissions in…

Film Meets Games: GRANTS: Croatian Audiovisual Centre Announces Games Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has allocated a total of 199,100 EUR for the production of three and the development of 10 new videogames. It is the second year that…