Croatian MP Film Production Looks Northward

ZAGREB: Croatian producer Igor A. Nola currently has five international coproductions shooting or in postproduction and is expanding into Northern Europe.

PRODUCTION: Šerbedžija Begins Shooting The Liberation of Skopje

ZAGREB: The Macedonian-Croatian-Finnish coproduction The Liberation of Skopje, the first feature directed by the Croatian-born Hollywood star Rade Šerbedžija (Mission Impossible II, Eyes Wide Shut, Before the Rain), started principal…

Skoric Takes Over as Chair of the Croatian Film Directors Guild

ZAGREB: Outgoing chair Antonio Nuić hands over the reins of the Croatian Film Directors’ Guild to young film director Irena Škorić following the Board’s election on Monday, 29 October 2014.

Film Incentives Boost International Productions Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: Macedonian director Mitko Panov’s Wait for Me/Čekaj me, which wrapped shooting in Croatia on 18 October 2014, is the eighth international project benefitting from the film incentives scheme provided…

FNE at Zagreb IFF: Blind Dates Wins Zagreb Fest

ZAGREB: Levan Koguashvili's Blind Dates from Georgia, Andrei Creţulescu's Kowalski from Romania and Matjaž Ivanišin's Karpotrotter from Slovenia were awarded Best Feature Film, Best Short Film and Best Documentary at…

FNE at Zagreb IFF: Croatia Looks North for Coproductions

ZAGREB: The attendance of Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark, Margret the 2nd, and his Royal Highnesss the Prince Consort at the European premiere of the Danish/Croatian/Swedish coproduction Itsi Bitsi…

HAVC Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Center allotted 228,689EUR/1,750,000 HRK for four minority coproductions and approved script and project development funding for 10 documentary and animated films.

FNE at Zagreb FF 2014: Zagreb Film Festival Gets Under Way

ZAGREB: The 12th edition of Zagreb Film Festival (19-26 October 2014) presents more than one hundred films in a dozen different programmes.

Croatia Takes Nearly Half of Game of Thrones Foreign Spend in 2014

ZAGREB: Foreign film production is on a roll in Croatia. The Croatian Audiovisual Centre estimates that international productions will spend approximately 13.8 m EUR/105 m HRK in Croatia in 2014…

PRODUCTION: Hana Jusić Develops Quit Staring at My Plate

ZAGREB: Hana Jusić's debut feature, Quit Staring at My Plate/ Ne gledaj mi u pijat, is a Croatian, Danish and French coproduction set for shooting in May 2015.

PRODUCTION: People’s Hero Ljiljan Vidić Shooting

ZAGREB: Croatian director Ivan Goran Vitez (Forest Creatures) is shooting People’s Hero Ljiljan Vidić, a Croatian partisan-comedy set in 1944.

More CEE Films Submitted for 2015 Foreign Oscar

WARSAW: Croatia, Estonia, Latvia and Georgia have announced their submissions for the Best Foreign-Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards.

Obituary: Croatian Actor Zvonimir Torjanac

ZAGREB: The popular Croatian theater, film and television actor Zvonimir Torjanac died in Zagreb at 84.

Croatia to Launch New Independent Exhibitors Network

ZADAR: A new network for independent exhibitors is set to be launched in Croatia. Under the auspices of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, this initiative is a part of a long-term…

PRODUCTION: Zagreb Stories, vol.3 Resumes Shooting

ZAGREB: Propeler Film is in production with volume 3 of the successful portmanteau film Zagreb Stories focusing this time on a holiday theme.

GRANTS: Croatia Announces 2014 Feature Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has awarded 3,259,132 EUR/24,805,000 HRK in grants for feature and debut feature production, and for project and script development projects.

PRODUCTION: Antonio Nuić in Postproduction with Life Is Like a Trumpet

ZAGREB: The award-winning Bosnian-Croatian film director Antonio Nuić is in postproduction with Life Is Like a Trumpet/Zivot je truba, a character-driven film where drama and comedy are intertwined offering a…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kinoteka Zlatna Vrata, Split

This month we spoke to Snježana Lisičić, director of Kinoteka Zlatna Vrata (The Golden Gate), which is part of the Centre for Culture and Lifelong Leaning located in the old…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Croatian Doc Wins at Sarajevo

Tiha Klara Gudac won the Heart of Sarajevo documentary award for Naked Island.

FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Croatia's These Are The Rules

VENICE: On Friday, 29 August, the Horizons competition section at the 71st Venice International Film Festival will screen the Croatian-French-Macedonian- Serbian film These Are the Rules, written and directed by…