PRODUCTION: Croatian/Slovenian/Serbian/Montenegrin Hybrid Doc Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

ZAGREB: The hybrid documentary Funk YU, directed by the main protagonist Franko Dujmić, has so far reached over 50 percent of the planned funding goal on a crowdfunding campaign launched…
22-01-2024

Croatian/Estonian Short Animated Film Eeva Shortlisted for 96th Academy Awards

ZAGREB: Croatian/Estonian Eeva directed by Lucija Mrzljak and Morten Tšinakov has been shortlisted for the Animated Short Film category of the 96th Academy Awards. The screenwriter and composer of the…
22-01-2024

BOX OFFICE: Croatian Films Have Third-Best Year in Domestic Cinemas

ZAGREB: Croatian films attracted 278,053 admissions in national cinemas in 2023, making it the third-best year for domestic film since the inception of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) in 2008.…
17-01-2024

PRODUCTION: Marina Andree Škop and Vanda Raýmanová Prep Croatian/Slovak/Slovenian/Latvian Feature Film for Children Spacehead

ZAGREB: Directors Marina Andree Škop and Vanda Raýmanová are currently in preparation with their feature film for children Spacehead / Glavonja. The film is a coproduction between Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia…
17-01-2024

Head of HAVC Chris Marcich Elected EFAD President

ZAGREB: Chris Marcich, the head of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), was elected by the members of the board of the European Agency for Directors of Film Funds and Centers…
15-12-2023

BBC Buys Broadcasting Rights for Croatia’s Pavilion 6

ZAGREB: The BBC purchased broadcasting rights for Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the long documentary Pavilion 6 directed by Goran Dević and produced by Croatia’s Fifteenth Art. This is…
13-12-2023

Spy/Master Wins NEM Award for Best Drama TV Series in CEE Region

ZAGREB: Spy/Master, directed by Christopher Smith and produced by Proton Cinema (Hungary) and Mobra Films (Romania) for HBO Europe, received the NEM Award for Best Drama TV Series in the…
11-12-2023

Croatia’s Pine Studio Sells Two Million Copies of Escape Simulator Game

ZAGREB: Croatia’s Pine Studio sold over two million copies of its hit game Escape Simulator to PC users, according to November statistics of the Steam platform.
06-12-2023

Croatian Network of Independent Cinemas Welcomes New Member

ZAGREB: The Croatian Network of Independent Cinemas has welcomed a new member, CMIK/CMC Novigrad-Cittanova, which has become the 71st independent cinema under its wing.
04-12-2023

NEM Zagreb Announces Finalists of Best TV Series in CEE Region

ZAGREB: NEM Zagreb has announced the finalists in the new competition for Best Drama TV series from the CEE region. Out of the 29 applicant projects, 12 made it to…
29-11-2023

TV Beats Co-Financing Market and NEM Zagreb to Present 2024 Series Co-production Development Awards

STRASBOURG: TV Beats Co-Financing Market – Industry@Tallinn (Estonia) and NEM Zagreb are among the four series co-production markets selected by the Council of Europe to present the 2024 Series Co-production…
24-11-2023

Netflix Series The Day of the Jackal Starring Eddie Redmayne Wraps Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: The biggest international project filming in Croatia in the autumn of 2023 was the Netflix series The Day of the Jackal starring Eddie Redmayne and directed by Brian Kirk,…
16-11-2023

FESTIVALS: How to Have Sex Wins 2023 Zagreb Film Festival

ZAGREB: British/Greek How to Have Sex directed by Molly Manning Walker received the Golden Pram for Best Feature Film at the 21st edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (6 –…
15-11-2023

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: Night Waves

COTTBUS: Director/writer Filip Heraković once again teams up with Croatian production company Wolfgang & Dolly for his sophomore feature Night Waves. The project was presented at the 25th edition of…
13-11-2023

PRODUCTION: Dutch Lemming Film Preps Croatian Minority Coproduction

ZAGREB: The filming of The Wolf, the Fox & the Leopard written and directed by David Verbeek, and produced by Lemming film (the Netherlands) in coproduction with Deal Productions (Luxemburg),…
08-11-2023

Croatian Game Go Home Annie Secures Publishing Deal with Lithuania’s Nordcurrent Labs

ZAGREB: Croatian horror adventure game Go Home Annie produced by Misfit Village has secured a publishing deal with the Lithuanian Nordcurrent Labs.
06-11-2023

OBITUARY: Branko Karabatić, Founder of Split Film Festival

SPLIT: Branko Karabatić, the founder and director of the Split Film Festival, died last week from the consequences of a stroke he had at the end of this year’s edition…
30-10-2023

Croatian and Czech/Vietnamese Directors Selected for 46th Résidence of Festival de Cannes

PARIS: Croatian director Andrea Slaviček and Czech/Vietnamese director Diana Cam Van Nguyen are among the five female directors and one male director taking part in the 46th Résidence of the…
27-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Danis Tanović Wraps Shooting After the Summer

ZAGREB: Bosnian Oscar winner director Danis Tanović has wrapped shooting of his new feature film After the Summer, a regional coproduction involving Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Romania.
20-10-2023

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2023 Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Six of the 10 films selected for the main programme of the 21th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (6 – 12 November 2023) come from FNE partner countries.…
19-10-2023