TV Projects Receive Bulk of HAVC 2014 Development Grants


    ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Center allotted 238,361 EUR/1.81 m HRK in project development grants to 15 projects and 20 script development grants. The Center received applications from 92 projects.

    Of the 15 projects that received funding for development, 14 are series, and of the 20 projects receiving script development grants 18 are series. A total of 12 features, 15 documentaries, three animated films, and five children and youth creative formats received funding.

    The artistic advisor for the development of television works Robert Knjaz was impressed by the great number of applications and praised the diversity of the projects (from an animated-feature culinary show for children with singing to sitcoms and series about the war), and regretted the limited funding at stake.

    The grants were announced on 30 June 2014.