PRODUCTION: Branko Schmidt Preps Ivan’s Confirmation

ZAGREB: Acclaimed writer/director Branko Schmidt is currently in preproduction with Ivan’s Confirmation / Ivanova krizma, which will conclude his trilogy that opened with Metastases and Vegetarian Cannibal. Shooting is planned…
25-11-2015

Winnetou Wraps in Croatia

ZAGREB: Filming of the Winnetou trilogy has wrapped in Croatia, after a 67-day schedule using some 20 locations. The production made use of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre’s incentives programme.
25-11-2015

FESTIVALS: Son of Saul Takes Zagreb Main Prize

ZAGREB: The Golden Pram Award of the 13th Zagreb Film Festival FF went to the Hungarian film Son of Saul by Lászlo Nemes at the closing ceremony on 21 November…
23-11-2015

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Robert Berberih, Continental Film

We launch together with Europa Distribution a new chapter in our Distributor of the Month section focusing on new trends and challenges of film distribution. In the coming months we…
16-11-2015

FNE at Cottbus Film Festival: The High Sun Shines at Cottbus

COTTBUS: In the heart of the only remaining Slavic region of Germany lies Cottbus, where for 25 years the Cottbus Film Festival has been keeping its Soviet-era ties alive, much…
09-11-2015

PRODUCTION: Dalibor Matanić Preps Series Newspapers

ZAGREB: Dalibor Matanić (The High Sun) is in preparation with a 12-episode TV series entitled Newspapers / Novine and set to start shooting on 1 December 2015.
09-11-2015

FNE at Cottbus Film Festival: The Ungiven

ZAGREB: Croatian director Branko Schmidt takes a spot in the feature film competition of the Cottbus Film Festival with The Ungiven.
05-11-2015

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival Announces Line up

ZAGREB: Thirteen debut or second feature films are running for the Golden Pram at the 13th edition of Zagreb Film Festival (14-22 November 2015).
30-10-2015

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Production Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre allotted 2,619,419 EUR / 19,955,870 HRK in grants for feature films, debut feature films and minority coproductions.
29-10-2015

German Series Shoots in Croatia

ZAGREB: German company Constantin Television is shooting a Croatian detective series in Split for German public broadcaster ARD. A total of 45 days of shooting is scheduled to conclude on…
14-10-2015

Croatian Rest in Peace Series Sold to Belgium

ZAGREB: Croatian dramatic TV series Rest in Peace has been acquired by the Belgian Flemish Radio and Television (VRT). This is the first series developed by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre…
01-10-2015

The High Sun Scores High in Croatian Cinemas

ZAGREB: Dalibor Matanić’s The High Sun was the most watched film of the past weekend in Croatian cinemas with admissions of 12,019.
30-09-2015

PRODUCTION: Dutch-Croatian-Belgian Coproduction Starts Shooting

ZAGREB: Nicole van Kilsdonk’s children film When My Father Became a Bush has started shooting in Zagreb. This Dutch-Croatian-Belgian coproduction will spend approximately 655,500 EUR / 5 m HRK in…
25-09-2015

PRODUCTION: The Croatian Constitution Shooting

ZAGREB: Rajko Grlić’s The Croatian Constitution started shooting in Zagreb on 21 September 2015.
23-09-2015

RE-ACT Launch Call for Applications

ZAGREB: Applications for the RE-ACT Co-Development Funding scheme are welcomed until 15 November 2015. A maximum of six projects will receive at least 10,000 EUR per project.
22-09-2015

FNE TV: Hrvoje Laurenta President Croatian Independent Cinema Network

FNE asked Hrvoje Laurenta about the Croatian Independent Cinema Network and how its innovative activities are already becoming a model for the region. Click HERE for the video interview.
21-09-2015

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival Announces Changes

ZAGREB: This year’s edition of Zagreb Film Festival will take place from 14 to 22 November. The central programme will focus on fiction films, while documentaries will screen only in…
16-09-2015

Commandant Cousteau Biopic Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: Jérôme Salle’s The Odyssey/ L'Odyssée, a big budget French film about the life of the explorer Jacques Cousteau is currently shooting on the island of Hvar. The film stars…
14-09-2015

Croatia Selects The High Sun as its Oscar Bid

ZAGREB: Croatian Society of Film Workers selected The High Sun/Zvizdan by Dalibor Matanić to represent Croatia in the Foreign Language category of the Academy Awards.
28-08-2015

Game of Thrones 6 Will Not Shoot in Croatia

ZAGREB: HBO issued a statement confirming that the 6th season of the popular series Game of Thrones will not return to Croatia even if the fifth season is shot there…
24-08-2015