ZAGREB: Croatia is a partner of the Doclisboa International Documentary Film Festival 2021, which is hosting a series of screenings and presentations of Croatian films from 21 to 31 October 2021.

PULA: Controlled explosions and risky car chases marked the last weekend in Pula, where Berlin-based Syrreal Entertainment was filming the new TV series Ze Network, with Blue Sky Adriatic acting as the local production service company. The eight-episode spy comedy features David Hasselhoff as himself.

ZAGREB: The debut feature Seventh Heaven / Sedmo nebo directed by Jasna Nanut and produced by Hrvoje Osvadić through Petnaesta umjetnost is currently shooting in Croatia.

ŠIBENIK: The Canadian/Hungarian/Croatian coproduction Infinity Pool directed by Brandon Cronenberg, a thriller about a novelist who unsuccessfully tries to write his second book during an all-inclusive vacation with his wife, is currently being shot at the Amadria Park resort in Šibenik, Croatia.

ZAGREB: The filming of foreign productions in Croatia has returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to the Croatian Audiovisual Centre. A total of 16 projects had been registered in the Incentive Programme by the beginning of 2021, of which nine have already successfully completed production in Croatia.

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has distributed 899,300 EUR / 1,817,000 HRK as support for minority coproductions and 74,700 EUR / 560,000 HRK as support for additional filming costs due to the extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic at its latest call.

RIJEKA: The Pelican / Pelikan, the debut feature by Filip Heraković, produced by Wolfgang & Dolly, started filming in the Croatian spa complex Istarske Toplice.

PULA: Final preparations are ongoing for the filming of Pula, the debut feature of renowned Croatian documentarist Andrej Korovljev produced by Kinematograf. The filming is set to start in mid-September 2021 after a year of COVID-19 induced delays, and should last until the end of October 2021.

DUBROVNIK: NEM Dubrovnik 2021, which will be held 6-9 September, will focus heavily on the streaming business through a series of events that will bring together representatives of European TV channels, telecoms, sports streaming, distribution and production.

ZAGREB: Cannes Camera d’Or winner Murina directed by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović has been sold by The Match Factory to the UK and Ireland, where it will be distributed by Modern Films. Murina is a coproduction between Croatia, Brazil, the United States and Slovenia.

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