Blitz-CineStar Multiplexes Reopen in Croatia

ZAGREB: Five months after the closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Blitz-CineStar multiplex cinemas will reopen its halls on 20 August 2020. As the largest exhibitor in Croatia with…

Croatia Updates Guidelines for Filming during the Pandemic

ZAGREB: A relatively low number of confirmed COVID-19 patients has allowed Croatia to encourage the return of international filmmakers. The Croatian Institute of Public Health issued new, updated guidelines for…

Filming in Zagreb Free for Domestic Filmmakers, Reduced Prices for International Productions

ZAGREB: In support of the resumption of international and national audiovisual production in Croatia, the Mayor of Zagreb approved the request by the Zagreb Film Office to abolish or reduce…

GRANTS: Croatia Announces First Production Grants of 2020

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 3.6 m EUR /27.7 m HRK for the production of 33 short and feature films. This is the first round of grants for the…

FESTIVALS: The 67th Pula FF Announces New Dates

PULA: The 67th Pula Film Festival , which was earlier called off a few days before it was due to start on 18 July 2020, will eventually take place from…

FESTIVALS: Last Minute Cancellation of Pula Film Festival's July Kick Off

PULA: The Pula Film Festival, which would have been one of the first major film events to take place since the start of the COVID pandemic, has announced that the…

FESTIVALS: Motovun Film Festival Moves Amid COVID-19 Concerns

MOTOVUN: The Motovun Film Festival decided to move their screenings from the old city of Motovun, which has hosted the festival since 1999, following the recommendation by the Istrian County…

FESTIVALS: Sixteen Films Compete at Pula Film Festival

PULA: The Croatian Programme of the 67th Pula Film Festival, which will be held from 18 to 26 July 2020, will see 16 films competing for Golden Arenas. Five films…

FESTIVALS: Pula Film Fest Moves Forward

PULA: The Pula Film Festival will be one of the first festivals in the CEE region to take place in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. This year’s festival dates…

FESTIVALS: Split Mediterranean Festival Takes Place in July

SPLIT: The 13th Mediterranean Film Festival Split has confirmed that it will be held in the Adriatic coast city on 2 – 11 July 2020.

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2020 Calls for Entries

ZAGREB: The 18th Zagreb Film Festival, which will take place 8 – 15 November 2020, has opened its call for entries for competition films and for the My First Script…

Croatia Launches First SVOD Platform

ZAGREB: The first Croatian on demand subscriber platform Svevid has started operations in early May via the website . It was created by a Zagreb company.

Independent Drive-in Cinemas Boom in Croatia

ZAGREB: Independent drive-in projects in the Croatian cities of Varaždin, Zagreb and Rijeka are attracting hundreds of spectators, while exhibitors wait for the reopening of cinemas.

NEM Dubrovnik Partners with NEM Zagreb

ZAGREB: The eighth edition of the TV market NEM Dubrovnik, originally scheduled to take place in June, has postponed its event and will instead join forces with its sister event…

FESTIVALS: Animafest Zagreb Postponed

ZAGREB: The 30th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2020, which was set to take place 8-13 June, has announced its postponement.
29-04-2020 Platform With More Than 68,000 Viewers

ZAGREB: The newly established VOD platform has attracted 68,000 unique users, who have visited the website 400,000 times. The highest number of visits to the website have come from…

Croatia’s Kino Europa Resurfaces Online

ZAGREB: One year after being forced to close, Kina Europa’s Zagreb Film Festival team launch the Kino Europa Online platform.

RE-ACT Announces Editing Workshop

ZAGREB: The regional film funding initiative RE-ACT is accepting applications for the First Cut Lab RE-ACT summer session through 15 May 2020.

FNE Interviews Croatian Audiovisual Centre CEO Chris Marcich: Our entire industry is at risk, but it can recover

ZAGREB: Croatia has been hit hard by the COVID-19 virus, which arrived around the same time as Zagreb suffered a devastating earthquake. FNE spoke with Chris Marcich, head of the…

Croatia Introduces State Measures to Support Filmmakers

ZAGREB: The COVID-19 pandemic affects the Croatian film industry strongly. All filming has been canceled or postponed, including the production of the new feature films by Goran Dukić, Juraj Lerotić…