EAVE Producers Workshop Heads to Croatia

Fifty-three producers representing 31 countries and 33 documentary and feature projects will participate in the second EAVE (www.eave.org) European Producers Workshop 2012, set to take place in in Opatija, Croatia,…

EFP Producers on the Move: Sinisa Juricic

ZAGREB: For Sinisa Juricic, a European Film Promotion 2012 Producer on the Move, the most difficult task of a film producer is "to keep everyone happy."

PRODUCTION: Grlic in Preproduction with The Viper's Glen Miracle

{mosimage}ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian director Rajko Grlić, nominated at the Palm d'Or for Bravo Maestro in 1978, is preparing The Viper's Glen Miracle for shooting in 2013. The Viper's Glen Miracle/Čudo…

PRODUCTION: Cricket and Antoinette in Development

ZAGREB: Darko Bakliza is in development with Cricket and Antoinette, and 80 minute animated film produced by Dino Krpan and Diedra (www.diedra.hr).

PRODUCTION: The Mysterious Boy in Development in Croatia

ZAGREB: Dražen Žarković plans to shoot The Mysterious Boy, a sequel to the box office success Koko and the Ghosts,in November-December 2012.

PRODUCTION: Cowboys in Preproduction

ZAGREB: Tomislav Mršić plans to shoot Cowboys, a comedic drama about eight people facing their lifetime opportunity to put on a theatre production, based on a popular Croatian play.

PRODUCTION: The Reaper in Development

ZAGREB: Zvonimir Juric is developing The Reaper, a drama with four stories connected by an accidental death, produced by Ankica Juric Tilic and Kinorama (www.kinorama.hr).

PRODUCTION: Free in Production

ZAGREB: Vlatka Vorkapic is shooting Free, a 50 minute documentary for the Croatian company FADE IN Production (www.fadein.hr).

PRODUCTION: The 27th Picture in Production

ZAGREB: Prague-based Croatian director Pavo Marinković is shooting his first documentary, a Croatian-Czech co-production between Mitropa and 8Heads Production (www.8heads.com).

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Opens 26 February

{mosimage}ZAGREB: The 8th edition of ZagrebDox IFF (www.zagrebdox.net, 26 February - 4 March 2012) will screen 29 films in the international competition, including the Georgian documentary Bakhmaro by Salome Jashi.

Croatian Films at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival

The Croatian minority co-production, feature dramedy Parade, written and directed by Srđan Dragojević, starring Croatian actors Dejan Aćimović and Bojan Navojec, is included in the official PANORAMA selection of the…

PRODUCTION: Children of the Fall in Postproduction

ZAGREB: Goran Rukavina is in postproduction with Children of the Fall about a man waiting for his missing wife, produced by Zvonimir Munivrana and Corvus Film (www.corvusfilm.hr).

PRODUCTION: Sick in Postproduction

ZAGREB: Hrvoje Mabic is completing production on Sick, a 70 minute long lenght documentary following a young woman commited to a hospital by her parents to be "treated" for homosexuality,…

PRODUCTION: Be Quiet in Preproduction

ZAGREB: Lukas Nola is preparing his fifth feature, Be Quiet, a story about a family abuse produced by Ankica Tilic and Kinorama (www.kinorama.hr).

Croatian box office success to open in Bosnia and Lithuania

{mosimage}ZAGREB: Croatian director Daniel Kušan's hit film for children Koko and the Ghosts and is hitting the cinemas in Bosnia in 19 January and in Lithuania in 27 January 2012.

PRODUCTION: International doc coproduction Gangster of Love shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: Croatian director Nebojsa Slijepcevic is in production with a Croatian-Romanian-German documentary Gangsters of Love that follows a matchmaker that is helping a single mother to find a husband while…

FNE Exclusive: Q & A with Hrvoje Hribar

1. What was the most important development in the your country's film industry over the past year? Amendments to the 2007 Film Act, which provided legal and institutional framework for…

FNE country focus Croatia: 2011

The year 2011 was a watershed for the Croatian film industry with the adoption of new legislation that introduced financial incentives for film production in the form of a 20%…

Croatia Looks to Tax Rebate in 2011

ZAGREB: Croatia joins the growing club of countries from central and eastern Europe offering a tax rebate for audiovisual productions shooting locally on 1 January 2012. FNE courtesy of the…

PRODUCTION: Cannibal Vegetarian in Postproduction in Croatia

{mosimage}ZAGREB: Director/screenwriter Branko Schmidt is in postproduction with the dramatic feature film Cannibal Vegetarian, with an expected completion date of February 2012. The 85-minute film is produced by Stanislav Babic…