UK, Sweden and US Buy Croatian RTV’s Guardian of the Castle

ZAGREB: Britain’s Channel 4 and Sweden’s public broadcaster SVT acquired the Croatian Radio and Television (HRT) mini-series Guardian of the Castle.
30-04-2018

Chinese Romantic Comedy to Film in Croatia

ZAGREB: Chinese director Jiang Zhongyuan is scheduled to direct a romantic comedy in Croatia in 2019, titled Summer in Croatia, for release in China in 2020.
26-04-2018

Croatian Cinema Wins ICTA Award

COLOGNE: The European branch of the International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA) will give its 2018 New Build Cinema of the Year award to the Cinestar 4DX, Mall of Split, Croatia.
24-04-2018

FESTIVALS: Eight Films Compete at Animafest Zagreb

ZAGREB: Estonia will have the lone entry from Central Europe in Animafest Zagreb’s main competition, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen, an Estonian/Irish/Belgian/British coproduction directed by Kaspar Jancis, Henry Nicholson…
19-04-2018

The Constitution Distributed in Italy

ZAGREB: The awarded Croatian/Czech/Macedonian/British coproduction The Constitution / Ustav Republike Hrvatske by Rajko Grlić was released in Italian cinemas on 4 April 2018. The film will be released in the…
10-04-2018

Croatian Drama Series Newspapers Sold to Netflix

ZAGREB: The drama series Newspapers / Novine directed by Dalibor Matanić has been sold to Netflix and will become available in 130 countries. Netflix also bought the second season of…
05-04-2018

Croatia to Adopt New Rules in Film and Audiovisual Activities

ZAGREB: The Croatian Government put forward to the Parliament a bill on audiovisual activities, introducing a new structure for the Council and the Managing Board of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre…
04-04-2018

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 2,135,735 EUR / 15,880,000 HRK as production grants for feature films, debut features, long documentaries, short documentaries, short fiction films and experimental films, and…
30-03-2018

FESTIVALS: Of Fathers and Sons Wins 14th ZagrebDox

ZAGREB: Of Fathers and Sons by Talal Derki was awarded best film in the international competition of the 14th ZagrebDox, which took place from 25 February to 4 March 2018.…
05-03-2018

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 272,300 EUR / 2,025,000 HRK to three minority coproductions directed by Peter Brosens & Jessica Woodworth, Metod Pevec and Ines Tanović.
14-02-2018

HBO Green-lights First Adria Region Original Drama

ZAGREB: HBO Europe has green-lit the six-part drama Success directed by Oscar-winner Danis Tanović. The Zagreb-set series is the first original series to come out of the Adria region. It…
13-02-2018

FESTIVALS: The 14th ZagrebDox Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: The most important documentary film festival in Croatia, ZagrebDox will screen 21 titles in its international competition from 25 February to 4 March 2018.
12-02-2018

FNE Country Report 2017: CROATIA

ZAGREB: The Board of HAVC reappointed Hrvoje Hribar as Chief Executive for a second four-year term beginning in December 2014, but on 6 February 2017 Hribar handed in his resignation…
09-02-2018

Record Year for Croatian Incentives Scheme in 2017

ZAGREB: Cumulative local expenditure for international productions that applied for incentives in 2017 was almost 25.4 m EUR, more than double compared to 2016 and more than in the record…
12-01-2018

Croatian Filmmakers Protest Against Public Television Censorship

ZAGREB: The Croatian Producers Association and Croatian Film Directors’ Association are protesting against the decision of the Croatian National Television (HRT) to cancel the broadcast of the feature film Ministry…
11-01-2018

Last Season of Game of Thrones to Be Shot in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The eighth and last season of the HBO series Game of Thrones will be shot in Dubrovnik in 2018. HBO has already announced in a statement that the premiere…
08-01-2018

Blitz-CineStar Opens Largest Cinema in Dalmatia

SPLIT: CineStar 4DX Mall, opened in Split on 1 December 2017, is Blitz-CineStar's 14th multiplex in Croatia and the largest in the Dalmatia region. Blitz-CineStar is the largest and most…
07-12-2017

FESTIVALS: Men Don’t Cry Wins 15th Zagreb Film Festival

ZAGREB: Alen Drljević’s coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany Men Don’t Cry continued its festival success story, winning the Best Film award at the 15th Zagreb FF, which…
20-11-2017

PRODUCTION: Rade Šerbeđija Starring in Fishing and Fishermen's Conversations

ZAGREB: Milan Trenc is in preparation with his third feature film Fishing and Fishermen's Conversations / Ribanje i ribarsko prigovaranje, starring Rade Šerbeđija. The film is based on the philosophic…
17-11-2017