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…
06-02-2023

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…
03-02-2023

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…
02-02-2023

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.
31-01-2023

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…
27-01-2023

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,…
20-01-2023

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…
17-01-2023

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…
17-01-2023

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…
16-01-2023

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…
16-01-2023

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…
13-01-2023

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.
13-01-2023

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…
09-01-2023

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…
16-12-2022

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 -…
16-12-2022

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…
15-12-2022

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.
15-12-2022

ZagrebDox Pro 2023 Launches Call for Entries and Focuses on Shooting the War

ZAGREB: Directors and producers with projects in development and production are called to apply to the five-day programme ZagrebDox Pro, set to take place 27 – 31 March 2023 within…
08-12-2022

Croatia’s Stari Grad Shortlisted for Best Filming Location

ZAGREB: The European Film Commission Network (EUFCN) has nominated the Croatian town of Stari Grad among the five finalists for the 5th edition of the Best Filming Location competition.
07-12-2022

FESTIVALS: Network of Festivals in Adriatic Region Launches First Winter Edition

ZAGREB: Following the two successful Spring Editions of the joint online programmes, the Zagreb Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival, Belgrade Festival of Auteur Film, Herceg Novi Film Festival and Ljubljana…
02-12-2022