FESTIVALS: The 66th Pula Film Festival Announces Lineup

PULA: Eight Croatian films and six minority coproductions will compete for Golden Arenas at the 66th Pula Film Festival, which takes place 13 to 21 July 2019. More than 130…

EFP Producers on the Move 2019: Anita Juka, Croatia

ZAGREB: FNE spoke with 2019 Producer on the Move Anita Juka representing Croatia. In 2015, she produced her sister Ivona Juka's debut feature You Carry Me, which was the first…

Zagreb Film Office Established in Croatian Capital

ZAGREB: The City of Zagreb has established the Zagreb Film Office to provide comprehensive services to film productions in the Croatian capital.

Protests Greet Planned Closing of Zagreb’s Kino Europa

ZAGREB: Croatians and a large international cultural contingent are protesting the closing of Kino Europa by the City of Zagreb.

Christopher Peter Marcich Appointed Head of Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: Christopher Peter Marcich has been unanimously elected to a four year term as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), starting 1 May 2019. He…

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Begins Filming in Croatia

ZAGREB: The sequel to the 2017 box office success The Hitman’s Bodyguard has begun filming on location in Croatia. The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek and Samuel Jackson in…

Croatia's Blitz-CineStar to Receive International Exhibitor of the Year Award

ZAGREB: Croatian based exhibitor Blitz-CineStar has been named the 2019 recipient of the International Exhibitor of the Year award.

PRODUCTION: Netflix Series Medical Police Filming in Zagreb

ZAGREB: Zagreb stands for a German city in the Netflix series Medical Police, a spin-off from the series Children’s Hospital, which is currently filming in Croatia. The series has already…

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 3,892,222 EUR / 28,858,840 HRK as feature film, debut feature, documentary, animated film and experimental film production grants, and also as script and project…

FESTIVALS: Animafest Zagreb Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: The 2019 Animafest Zagreb has announced the 46 titles selected for the Grand Competition - Short Films programme, chosen from among more than 870 films submitted. The festival runs…

Sequel to The Hitman's Bodyguard to Be Shot in Croatia

ZAGREB: A sequel to Lionsgate’s action film The Hitman's Bodyguard starring Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek and Ryan Reynolds is expected to start shooting in Croatia on 4 April 2019.

FESTIVALS: Chinese Up the Mountain Wins 15th ZagrebDox

ZAGREB: The Chinese documentary Up the Mountain by Yang Zhang was awarded the Big Stamp for best film in the International Competition of the 15th ZagrebDox (24 February-3 March 2019).…

First Croatian Zombie Comedy Hits Cinemas in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Slovenia

ZAGREB: The zombie comedy The Last Serb in Croatia / Posljednji Srbin u Hrvatskoj will be released in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Slovenia in the coming…

Awarded Croatian Film Hits Domestic Screens

ZAGREB: Lada Kamenski by Sara Hribar and Marko Šantić, which received four awards including best newcomer (Sara Hribar) at the 2018 Pula Film Festival, will be released in Croatian cinemas…

Daniel Rafaelić Steps Down from HAVC

ZAGREB: Daniel Rafaelić has asked to be relieved of his duties as Chief Executive Officer of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC). He will continue his duties until a new director…

Zagreb Hosts International Conference on Women in Film Industry

ZAGREB: The Croatian Film Directors’ Guild (DHFR) is organising an International Conference on Women in Film Industry, which will be held at the Mimara Museum and the Croatian Film Directors’…

FESTIVALS: The 15th ZagrebDox Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Nineteen titles were selected for the International Competition of the 15th ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, running from 24 February to 3 March 2019. Eighteen films vie in the…

FNE at Berlinale 2019: Croatian Film in Berlin

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Comedy by Vinko Brešan Sets Admissions Record in Croatia

ZAGREB: Vinko Brešan’s Croatian/Serbian/Polish coproduction What a Country! / Koja je ovo država has racked up 56,076 admissions in Croatia in five weeks, much more than the Croatian hit of…

PRODUCTION: Ivona Juka Preps Sophomore Feature

ZAGREB: Ivona Juka will start shooting her sophomore feature in the autumn of 2019. Maslenica 93 will be the first Croatian feature to deal with the operation launched in January…