Croatia Starts Vaccinating Film Workers

ZAGREB: Over 300 artists, mainly musicians and film workers, got vaccinated in a campaign initiated by the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media and the Croatian Institute for Public Health.…

PRODUCTION: Dutch/Belgian/Croatian Coproduction Crossing Shoots in Croatia

PULA: Dutch director Jacqueline Van Vugt started filming her debut feature Crossing in Pula on 5 May 2021. The film, coproduced by Revolver Films (the Netherlands), A Private View (Belgium)…

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2021 Announces Dates for Physical Edition

ZAGREB: The 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival will be held physically from 13 to 20 June 2021.

OBITUARY: Croatian Director Bogdan Žižić

ZAGREB: The legendary Croatian film director/scriptwriter Bogdan Žižić died aged 86. He was one of the nation's most prominent authors for decades, helming over 100 short and documentary films.

FESTIVALS: Animafest 2021 Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Six titles have been selected for the Feature Film Competition of the 31st World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb, which will be held 7 - 12 June…

Netflix Gangster Series Clark Films in Croatia

RIJEKA: International film crews are flocking back to Croatia with at least eight new foreign projects expected until the end of 2021, after a year of delays due to the…

ITV and Altitude Television Film The Ipcress File in Croatia

ZAGREB: The Cold War spy classic The Ipcress File, based on Len Deighton's novel and first adapted for the screen in 1965, is being transformed into a new TV series…

FESTIVALS: Network of Festivals in Adriatic Region Launches Joint Online Edition

ZAGREB: The Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Zagreb Film Festival (Croatia), Auteur Film Festival (Serbia) and Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival (Montenegro) are launching the first spring edition…

FNE Podcast: Pavo Marinkovic: Artistic Director Pula Film Festival

FNE spoke to the new artistic director of Pula Film Festival Pavo Marinkovic about the challenges of taking over as director of the festival during the pandemic and his determination…

FNE Innovation: Film for Kids at Hospitals in Six EU Countries

Film New Europe continues to invite leaders of innovative AV projects to share their projects directly with its readers. Today, our guests are Edita Bilaver Galinec and Ivana Jakobović Alpeza…

GRANTS: Croatia's HAVC Supports Five Minority Coproductions

ZAGREB: The 12th session of the Croatian Audiovisual Council awarded five minority coproduction grants totaling 2,100,000 HRK / 277,200 EUR.

FESTIVALS: Animafest Zagreb Announces 2021 Competition Films

ZAGREB: Animafest Zagreb, which will be held 7 – 12 June 2021, has announced the animated films selected for its competition sections.

FESTIVALS: Pavo Marinković Appointed Director of Pula FF

ZAGREB: Playwright Pavo Marinković has been appointed artistic director of the Pula Film Festival, the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media announced on Wednesday.

FNE Market Analysis 2020: CROATIA

ZAGREB: The total gross of Croatian cinemas dropped from 21.1 m EUR in 2019 to only 5.9 m EUR in 2020, due to lockdowns. Box office for Croatian films plummeted…

Turkish TV Project Wins 2nd NEM Network Competition

ZAGREB: The 2nd edition of NEM (New Europe Market) Network selected The Truth and Other Blindspots from Turkish creators Yeşim Özsoy, Melisa Önel, Melisa Üneri, and Uluç Keçik as the…

RE-ACT Funds Eight Projects in 2020

ZAGREB: The regional co-development fund RE-ACT selected eight projects for funding in 2020. The eight projects were chosen out of 55 applications in total and awarded with 10,000 EUR each…

Earthquakes Damage House of Croatian Film Forcing Filmmakers to Move Out

ZAGREB: A new series of strong earthquakes that hit Croatia on 11 January 2021 have led to the closure of the House of Croatian Film located in the Zagreb city…

GRANTS: Croatia Funds Production of Fifteen Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre approved funding for 15 films at its online meeting on 14 December 2020.

FESTIVALS: Oasis Wins Zagreb Film Festival 2020

ZAGREB: Oasis directed by Ivan Ikić, a coproduction between Serbia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and France, won Best Film Award at the Zagreb Film Festival, which concluded on…

FNE at connecting cottbus 2020: Croatian Honey Bunny Hops Away with Two Awards

COTTBUS: Croatia grabbed the spotlight at the 2020 online edition of connecting cottbus, which concluded on 6 November 2020, with two awards for the Croatian dramedy Honey Bunny directed by…