FNE Film Meets Games: Croatian Gaming Industry Valued at 66.4 m EUR

ZAGREB: The annual revenue of the gaming industry in Croatia is 66.4 m EUR and it continues to grow rapidly, while the state plans to increase the budget for creative…

FNE Film Meets Games: Croatian Game Battle of Vukovar: Rain of Steel Pre-released on Steam

ZAGREB: The Croatian first-person strategic shooter game Battle of Vukovar: Rain of Steel has been pre-released on Steam by the programming collective CRO Game Devs. The game is based on…

Croatian Animated Film Cricket and Antoinette Sold to 40 Territories and Successful at Home

ZAGREB: The long animated film Cricket and Antoinette, directed by Luka Rukavina and produced by Croatia’s Diedra in coproduction with Zagrebfilm, has become the most-watched film in Croatian cinemas in…

BOX OFFICE: Record Domestic Premieres and Admissions in Croatia in 2022

ZAGREB: A record number of 25 domestic films, including 17 feature films and eight documentaries, were released in Croatian cinemas in 2022, attracting 220,776 admissions, compared to 174,578 admissions in…

Film Meets Games: GRANTS: Croatian Audiovisual Centre Announces Games Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has allocated a total of 199,100 EUR for the production of three and the development of 10 new videogames. It is the second year that…

Searchlight Pictures Prepares to Shoot O’Dessa in Croatia

ZAGREB: Searchlight Pictures is in preproduction with the post-apocalyptic rock opera O'Dessa, written and directed by Geremy Jasper. The principal photography will start in Croatia in May 2023. The local…

Co-development Funding RE-ACT Announces 8th Edition's Winning Projects

ZAGREB: The co-development funding RE-ACT (Regional Audiovisual Cooperation and Training) announced the eight winning projects for 2022.

PRODUCTION: Miroslav Sikavica to Shoot Debut Feature Milk Cow in November 2023

ZAGREB: Following the international success of their first feature The Safe Place directed by Juraj Lerotić and coproduced by Croatia’s Zelena zraka in collaboration with Slovenia’s December, the Croatian production…

PRODUCTION: Ivona Juka Shoots Period War Drama The Atmosphere

ZAGREB: The filming of the period feature film The Atmosphere directed by Ivona Juka and produced by her sister Anita Juka, who also has a minor role in the film,…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Director Ivan Salaj Wraps Shooting New Feature Film

ZAGREB: The Croatian director Ivan Salaj wrapped shooting his feature film Women, Lunatics and a Few Good Queers / Žene, luđaci i malo dobrih pedera in Zagreb last week. Croatia’s…

German Thriller Wrongful Death Shot in Croatia

ZAGREB: Hollywood stars Eric Roberts and Michael Paré are among the cast of the German thriller Wrongful Death, directed by Vjekoslav Katušin and produced by Germany-based Dream Team Pictures, which…

OBITUARY: Croatian Sound Designer and Editor Martin Semenčić

ZAGREB: The Croatian film community is shaken by the news of the sudden death of Martin Semenčić, one of the most talented young sound designers and editors, whose films were…

Estonian/Croatian Eeva Selected for Berlinale Shorts 2023

TALLINN: The Estonian/Croatian animated film Eeva directed by Morten Tšinakov and Lucija Mrzljak will have its international premiere in the Berlinale Shorts competition within the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival…

GRANTS: Croatian Audiovisual Centre Supports Production of 23 New Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has distributed 2.3 m EUR for the production of 23 new Croatian films, including six feature films, three long documentaries, seven documentaries and six short…

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović Nominated for Directors Guild of America Awards

ZAGREB: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović has been nominated for the Directors Guild of America Awards in the category Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director for Murina.

First Croatian 3D Long Animated Film Released in Domestic Cinemas

ZAGREB: Cricket & Antoinette directed by Luka Rukavina hit Croatian cinemas on 5 January 2023. The first Croatian 3D long animated film is a coproduction between Diedra Studio and Zagreb…

FNE Film Meets Games: UK Publisher Jagex Acquires Croatia's Gamepires

ZAGREB: The UK-based developer and publisher of community-driven games Jagex announced the acquisition of Gamepires, a highly successful Croatian game development studio, which is best known for its open world…

Croatia Celebrates Shortest Day of the Year with Marathon of Short Films

ZAGREB: More than 40 titles will be screened in 25 independent cinemas across Croatia during the 10th edition of the Marathon of Short Films, which will be held 14 -…

PRODUCTION: Bruno Anković Shoots Croatian/Serbian/Slovenian Coproduction The Celebration

ZAGREB: Debut feature The Celebration / Proslava, directed by Bruno Anković and produced by Rea Rajčić through Croatia’s Eclectica in coproduction with Serbia’s Baš Čelik, Slovenia’s Vertigo and Croatia’s Spiritus…

GRANTS: Croatia Supports Five Minority Coproductions

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) distributed 202,400 EUR / 1.5 m HRK to five minority coproductions on 14 December 2022.