FESTIVALS: Anca Damian Wins Animafest 2016

ZAGREB: Magic Mountain by Romanian director Anca Damian won the Grand Prix for Best Feature Film at the 26th edition of the Croatian festival of animated films Animafest, which concluded…

FESTIVALS: Nine Films Compete at Animafest Zagreb

ZAGREB: Nine feature animated films are competing in the main competition of Animafest Zagreb which runs 6-11 June 2016.

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre allotted 337,846 EUR / 2,537,050 HRK as development funding for feature films, documentaries and animated films, as well as for short films production on 1…

FESTIVALS: Pula IFF 2016 Announces Competition Films

PULA: Thirteen films will compete in the Croatian Programme of the 63rd Pula Film Festival taking place 9 – 16 July 2016.

FNE at Cannes 2016: Croatian Cinema in Cannes

South-East European Pavillion, Village International Riviera n.134

Croatia Touts Stability and Success in Annual Report

ZAGREB: Hrvoje Hribar, director of the Croatian Audiovisual Center, introduced HAVC’s annual performance report and said that the recent period of continuity is responsible for the success of Croatia’s film…

PRODUCTION: The Eighth Commissioner in Production

ZAGREB: Ivan Salaj's debut feature The Eighth Commissioner / Osmi povjerenik, an adaptation of the award-winning novel by Renato Baretić, is about to wrap shooting in Croatia.

PRODUCTION: Danish Comedy Starts Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: The 3rd part of the Danish comedy Three Heists and a Hamster / Alle for Tre by Rasmus Heide began shooting in various locations in Istria on 11 April…

FNE Congratulates ScripTeast on its 10th Anniversary

Film New Europe and Independent Film Foundation are celebrating the 10th anniversary of ScripTeast with a series of weekly interviews with scriptwriters and key players involved in ScripTeast activity. This…

Dubrovnik Studio Plans Under Discussion

DUBROVNIK: The shooting of Star Wars, which will take place in Dubrovnik from 9 to 20 March, re-ignites the discussion around the opportunity of building a film studio in Dubrovnik.

FESTIVALS: Poet on a Business Trip Wins ZagrebDox

ZAGREB: Poet on a Business Trip by Ju Anqi was awarded The Big Stamp Award for Best Film in the International Competition of the 12th ZagrebDox. The festival took place…

Star Wars Sets Croatian Shoot

DUBROVNIK: The eighth film of the Star Wars franchise will film in Dubrovnik in March 2016.

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Unveils 2016 Industry Events

ZAGREB: ZagrebDox Pro, the industry section of ZagrebDox running 21-28 February 2016, will host masterclasses, development workshops, a pitching forum, 4K technology presentation and one-on-one meetings.

FNE at Berlinale 2016: Croatian Film in Berlin

Croatian stand is in the Martin-Gropius-Bau – stand no. 121.

PRODUCTION: Kinorama Preps Final Koko Series Installment

ZAGREB: The fourth and final installment of the successful Koko series will start shooting in June 2016. The Mystery of Green Hill will be directed by first time director Čejen…

PRODUCTION: Eric Roberts Set to Film in Croatia

ZAGREB: US actor Eric Roberts has joined the cast of Someone Dies Tonight which will begin filming in Croatia in March.

Star Wars Rumored to Shoot in Croatia

ZAGREB: The Croatian media is speculating that Star Wars: Episode VIII might be shot in Dubrovnik, as the Croatian Audiovisual Centre neither confirms nor denies it.

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: More than 160 films have been selected for all the 17 categories of the 12th ZagrebDox, of which 24 titles will vie in the International Competition. The festival takes…

Admissions to Domestic Films Dropped in Croatia

ZAGREB: Admissions to domestic films dropped from 124,453 in 2014 to approximately 92,000 in 2015. The Croatian hit in 2015, The High Sun by Dalibor Matanić, had 42,815 admissions compared…

Croatian Actress Selected for Shooting Stars

HAMBURG: Croatian actress Tihana Lazović is one of the ten rising young European thespians selected for the European Shooting Stars of 2016.