Croatia Announces 2014 Minority Coproduction Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has allotted 321,500EUR/2,460,000HRK to five minority coproductions including Romanian Cristi Puiu's new feature, Sierra Nevada.

FNE IDF Doc Bloc: A Two Way Mirror

The 52-minute Croatian documentary A Two Way Mirror is scheduled for a late-2014 premiere. Click HERE to read full article on DOKweb

PRODUCTION: Love or Death to Start Shooting

ZAGREB: The new feature from the hit series opened with Koko and the Ghosts in 2011 written and directed again by Daniel Kušan will begin filming on 15 March 2014…

Gangster of Love Steals Croatian Hearts

ZAGREB: Nebojša Slijepčević’s documentary Gangster of Love, a coproduction between Croatia, Germany and Romania, sold 6,664 tickets domestically in the first four weeks including 5,000 tickets in the first two…

Swedish kids' adventure shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: A Christmas in the Sun is a Swedish production with Croatian service provider Kinorama, began shooting 24 February and is set to premiere 1 December on Swedish public channel…

Budisavljević in Production with Diana’s List

ZAGREB: After the acclaimed Family Meals, Dana Budisavljević is working on a documentary with live action elements about Diana Budisavljević, a distant kin who was the greatest unhearalded rescuer of…

The amount of expenditure tripled in Croatia in 2013

ZAGREB: The total amount of the expenditure for the four projects which were part of the cash rebate scheme in 2013 was around 9.4mEUR. The amount was approximately 3.3m EUR…

PRODUCTION: Branko Schmidt Shooting Names for the Cherry

ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian filmmaker Branko Schmidt (Vegetarian Cannibal, Metastases) has begun filming his 10th feature, Names for the Cherry.

Croatia Opens TV Grants Application for 2014

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre is accepting applications for script development and project development grants for TV productions through 7 March 2014.

PRODUCTION Aurora Borealis in Development

ZAGREB: Spomenko Karić’s travelogue Aurora Borealis will cover his 30 day trip from Croatia to Scandinavia aiming to gather the largest collection of photos of people in the world.

FNE at Berlinale 2014: Croatian Films in Berlin

Croatian films at the 64th Berlinale and European Film Market

PRODUCTION: Croatia Teams up with Romania and Czech Republic on The Ministry of Love

ZAGREB: The Ministry of Love , a dramatic comedy from Bucharest-based Croatian filmmaker Pavo Marinković (Love Life of a Gentle Coward, Tressette–a Story of an Island) is in development with…

Croatian Box Office Grows 14 Percent in 2013

ZAGREB: The Croatian total box office rose to 15,980,000 EUR/122,278,647 HRK in 2013 compared to 113,603,836 HRK/14,894,400 EUR in 2012, driven by the popularity of Croatian films. Admissions grew by…

Croatia Announces First Grants of 2014

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre allotted 784,272 EUR/6 m HRK in the final session of 2013. The grants were announced on 24 January 2014.

Croatian Domestic Box Office Booming

ZAGREB: Domestic admissions for Croatian films reached a high of 443,539 in 2013, up from 326,455 in 2012 and 108,386 in 2011. Admissions for domestic films are almost 15 times…

OBITUARY: Ivan Ladislav Galeta

ZAGREB: Croatian multimedia artist, short film director and cinematographer Ivan Ladislav Galeta passed away after a short illness at age 67.

Borgia Season Three Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: The third season of the TV series Borgia is shooting on location in Croatia from 7 to 21 January 2014, before moving to Italy after 113 days in Czech…

Record Domestic Production in Croatia

ZAGREB: Sixteen feature films were produced in Croatia in 2013, a record in the history of Croatian cinema, with 12 of them supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre.

WIDE Launches Online Cinema Festival

Wide and Eye on Films will launch the first CEE online film festival in Croatia beginning on 22 December 2013. The festival was initiated by Wide’s Loic Magneron.

FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country Profile: Croatia

Croatia is seeing a boom in domestic and international production. Local films are becoming box office hits, and a film cash rebate introduced in 2012 is expected to reap even…