Croatian Audiovisual Center Confirms Hribar as Director

The Board of Governors of Croatian Audiovisual Centre ( appointed Hrvoje Hribar as Chief Executive of the Centre, at a meeting on 4 December 2010,

Zrinka Cvitešić Competes for European Best Actress

Croatian actress Zrinka Cvitešić is competing for the Best European Actress award in 2010 for her role of Luna in Jasmila Žbanić's film On the Path. The award winners in…

Croatian Focus at Thessaloniki

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival (3 - 12 December 2010) is presenting a special focus, Croatian Animation: From the Zagreb School to the Present, in the festival's Balkan Survey section,…

Croatia Calls for Grants

The Croatian Audiovisual Center has announced its call for grants. The applications are open until 12 November 2010.

Croatian Shooting Star Heads to Rome

European Film Promotion ( continues to expand its Shooting Star brand, with its first presence at the Rome IFF. Croatian Shooting Star Zrinka Cvitesić is one of three rising young…

Hribar appointed to Croatian AV Center post

ZAGREB: Hrvoje Hribar has been named Acting Manager of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre ( The appointment was made by the Board of Governors of the Centre.

The Blacks represents Croatia for Oscar bid

The Film Artists' Association of Croatia announced yesterday that the Croatian feature film The Blacks, a war drama directed by Zvonimir Jurić and Goran Dević, has been selected as Croatia's…

Art House Metropolis opened in Zagreb

Audiences in Zagreb are warming to the city's latest repertory cinema, Metropolis Art House opened 2 September at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The venue opened with the premiere of…

Romania postpones move to digital TV

The Romanian Government has cancelled a tender for the first two digital multiplexes and postponed the crossover to the digital terestrial TV by three years, from January 1, 2012 to…

Croatia gets EFP Up Next! spot

Croatian distributor Martin Milinkovic has been chosen to participate in European Film Promotion's ( Up Next! presentation on September 20 and 21 at the San Sebastian film festival.

Croatia aims to revive production

With 18 films with awarded public funds that are still not in production, Croatia is seeking ways to revive film production, which is currently stagnant.

FESTIVALS: Grlic’s Just Between Us wins big at Pula

Rajko Grlic's Just Between Us won seven Golden Arenas at the 57th Pula Film Festival, held from July 10-24, 2010.

FNE at KVIFF 2010 East of the West: The Abandoned

Ostavljeni (The Abandoned) directed by Bosnian director Adis Bakrac has its world premiere in Karlovy Vary's East of the West section. The film is a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina,…

FESTIVALS: Six world premieres at Pula Film Festival

The National Competition Programme of the 57th Pula Film Festival (July 17 - 24), in Croatia will present ten films, with seven films in the main section and three…

Croatia increases support for festivals

The Croatian Audiovisual Centre ( will increase financial support to Croatian film festivals and other film-related activities by some 15% from to 1,267,050 to 1,430,555 euros.

IMAX signs first deal in Croatia

IMAX announced its first agreement in the former Yugoslavia, with with Blitz-Cinestar, to open a stand-alone IMAX theatre as part of a ten-screen cinema, the Cinestar Arena in Zagreb.

IMAX signs first deal in Croatia

IMAX announced the signing of its first cinema in the former Yugoslav territories, with Croatian exhibitor Blitz-Cinestar, to open in Zabreb in December 2010.

Croatia increases support for coproductions

The Croatian audiovisual centre announced grants to three minority feature film co-productions with a total 370,000 euros.

EFP Shooting Star Zrinka Cvitesic

Croatia's first Shooting Star Zrinka Cvitesic (b. Karlovac, Croatia, 1979) is one of leading young female actresses in Croatia.

EFP Producer on the Move: Croatia's Ankica Juric Tilic

Ankica Juric Tilic balances post-graduate studies in literature with her position as chief producer of Zagreb-based Croatian production company she founded in 2003, Kinorama.