FNE at Zagreb Film Festival 2016: Croatia Sets Sights on Film Studio

ZAGREB: A film studio for Croatia is one of the priorities for the film industry. The new Croatian Minister of Culture Nina Obuljen Korzinek told FNE, “We’re looking at options…
21-11-2016

PRODUCTION: Prolific Croatian Director Preps New Project

ZAGREB: Eduard Galić, at age 80 considered the most prolific director in Croatia with a career spanning more than 45 years, is in preparation with a new feature film, The…
21-11-2016

FNE at Zagreb Film Festival 2016: Balkan Film Industry United on MEDIA Programme’s Level Field

ZAGREB: At the first meeting of MEDIA held in the Balkans, marking the 25th anniversary of the MEDIA Sub-programme on 17 November 2016, MEDIA Desk representatives and film fund directors…
18-11-2016

FNE at Zagreb Film Festival 2016: HBO Adria Last Call for Scripts

ZAGREB: HBO Europe executive producer Steve Matthew made a stop at the 14th Zagreb Film Festival industry programme to give a final push for the first ever call for scripts…
18-11-2016

FNE at Zagreb Film Festival 2016: Balkan Initiatives Get Push from Albania

ZAGREB: Two new Balkan initiatives are in the works, courtesy of the Albanian National Center of Cinematography. The initiatives could result in a Balkan coproduction fund and a Balkan forum…
18-11-2016

FNE at Zagreb Film Festival 2016: Trampoline

ZAGREB: Documentary filmmaker Katarina Zrinka Matijevic’s feature debut Trampoline screens in the main competition of the 14th Zagreb Film Festival, which runs through 20 November 2016.
18-11-2016

PRODUCTION: Jure Pavlović Preps Feature Debut

ZAGREB: Jure Pavlović is in preparation with his debut feature film Awakenings, a coproduction between Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
18-11-2016

Croatian Audiovisual Center Back on Terra Firma

ZAGREB: After two lawsuits and two Ministers of Culture, the Croatian Audiovisual Center is back to normal operations, HAVC director Hrvoje Hribar told FNE.
17-11-2016

PRODUCTION: Barbara Vekaric Preps Debut Feature Aleksi

ZAGREB: Writer/director Barbara Vekarić is in preproduction with her debut feature Aleksi, a coming-of-age story set for shooting in 2017. The film is a Croatian/Serbian coproduction.
17-11-2016

PRODUCTION: BBC One Series McMafia Shoots in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The BBC One Series McMafia created by Hossein Amini and James Watkins, and directed by James Watkins, is shooting at various locations in old Zagreb from 5 November to…
16-11-2016

FNE at Zagreb Film Festival 2016: Festival Opens in Award-Winning Cinema

ZAGREB: Zagreb Film Festival's director Boris Matic opened the 14th edition of the festival, running through 20 November 2016 in Kino Europa, the art house cinema he also operates, with…
16-11-2016

PRODUCTION: Goran Dukić Preps Do Pigs Go to Heaven?

ZAGREB: Goran Dukić is in preparation with Do Pigs Go to Heaven?, a rural musical comedy. This is the first feature film shot in Croatia by Dukić and DoP Vanja…
15-11-2016

PRODUCTION: European Legend Veljko Bulajic Preps New Project at 88

ZAGREB: Acclaimed 88-year-old writer/director Veljko Bulajic is in preparation with Escape to the Sea, a coproduction between Croatia, Montenego, Macedonia, Slovenia and Germany.
14-11-2016

PRODUCTION: Nevio Marasović Preps Comic Sans

ZAGREB: Acclaimed director/scriptwriter Nevio Marasović is in preparation with Comic Sans (working title), a feature film produced by Ankica Jurić Tilić through Kinorama.
10-11-2016

PRODUCTION: Croatian/Czech/Bosnian Feature Project in Preparation

ZAGREB: The children's film My Grandpa is an Alien by Drazen Zarkovic and Marina Andree Skop is currently in preparation with the shooting set for 2017. The film is a…
09-11-2016

Kino Europa from Zagreb Awarded by Europa Cinemas

ZAGREB: Kino Europa from Zagreb, Croatia, the main venue of Zagreb FF, was awarded for Best Programming 2016 by Europa Cinemas. The award was announced on 8 November 2016.
08-11-2016

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Development and Short Film Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre allotted 264,253EUR / 1,984,690 HRK for short film production grants as well as script and project development grants.
02-11-2016

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Announces Competition Line-up

ZAGREB: Thirteen films will screen in the competition of the 14th Zagreb Film Festival, 12 – 20 November 2016.
28-10-2016

FESTIVALS: Four Croatian Films in the Competition of the 14th Zagreb Film Festival

ZAGREB: Four of the thirteen titles competing for the Golden Pram of the 14th Zagreb Film Festival are Croatian productions. The festival takes place from 12 to 20 November 2016.
14-10-2016

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Feature and Experimental Film Production Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre allotted 1,436,403 EUR / 10,790,000 HRK for the production of three feature films, one debut feature and one experimental film on 4 September 2016.
06-10-2016