Murina Secures Distribution Deal for UK and Ireland

ZAGREB: Cannes Camera d’Or winner Murina directed by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović has been sold by The Match Factory to the UK and Ireland, where it will be distributed by Modern…
16-08-2021

Blue Flower wins Grand Golden Arena at the Pula Film Festival

PULA: The 68th Pula Film Festival, which ran for the first time under the direction of new artistic director Pavo Marinković from 17-24 July 2021, gave the Golden Arenas for…
26-07-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Croatian Cinema in Cannes

CROATIAN AUDIOVISUAL CENTRE AT THE MARCHÉ DU FILM - SEE Pavilion no. 127, Village International RivieraCroatian Audiovisual Centre - Department of Promotion, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.havc.hr
10-07-2021

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Pro 2021 Winning Projects Announced

ZAGREB: The Croatian/Italian/Swedish documentary project Being Related to John Malkovich by Luka Mavretić received the HBO Europe Award at ZagrebDox Pro 2021.
01-07-2021

FESTIVALS: Pula FF 2021 Announces Lineup

PULA: Six films will compete in the Croatian Programme of the Pula Film Festival, which will run under the new artistic director Pavo Marinković from 17-24 July 2021.
24-06-2021

Twelve Projects in Online Edition of ZagrebDox Pro 2021

ZAGREB: Twelve projects from 13 countries have been selected for the ZagrebDox Pro workshop, which is running online 21-25 June 2021.
23-06-2021

FESTIVALS: Downstream to Kinshasa Wins ZagrebDox 2021

ZAGREB: Downstream to Kinshasa by Dieudo Hamadi received the Big Stamp in the International Competition of the 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, which was held physically…
21-06-2021

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Additional Production Support to Feature Films Affected by Pandemic

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) announced on 15 June 2021 additional support to four feature films and two short films whose production has been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
16-06-2021

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Production and Development Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 2.1 m EUR / 15.8 m HRK for the production of 20 feature, documentary and animation films. A total of 247,000 EUR / 1.9…
15-06-2021

FESTIVALS: The Nose or the Conspiracy of Mavericks Wins Animafest Zagreb 2021

ZAGREB: Animafest Zagreb 2021 ended on 13 June 2021, after more than 350 screened films and numerous accompanying events in the six days of the festival, with the award ceremony…
14-06-2021

Jure Pavlović's Coproduction Mater in French Distribution

ZAGREB: Jure Pavlović’s debut feature Mater was released under the title Mère et fille in France on 2 June 2021.
07-06-2021

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2021 Ready to Kick Off in Physical Format

ZAGREB: Eighteen titles have been selected for the International Competition of the 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, which will be held physically from 13 to 20…
03-06-2021

Croatian Cinemas Lost 70 Percent of Gross Revenue in 2020

ZAGREB: The number of cinemagoers plummeted to 1,503,306 in the pandemic year of 2020, marking a 70 percent decline compared to 2019. Only two percent of the cinemagoers chose to…
25-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Croatian/Serbian Debut Feature The Uncle Starts Shooting

ZAGREB: The Uncle / Stric, the first feature film by the duo Andrija Mardešić and David Kapac, started shooting in Zagreb on 20 May 2021. The film starring Serbian actor…
21-05-2021

Interview with Chris Marcich, Head of HAVC: 2021 Is Shaping Up as Boom Year for Productions in Croatia

ZAGREB: Croatia is again becoming an attractive filming destination, following the year of the pandemic. FNE talked to Chris Marcich, head of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), about dozens of…
18-05-2021

Croatia Starts Vaccinating Film Workers

ZAGREB: Over 300 artists, mainly musicians and film workers, got vaccinated in a campaign initiated by the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media and the Croatian Institute for Public Health.…
12-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Dutch/Belgian/Croatian Coproduction Crossing Shoots in Croatia

PULA: Dutch director Jacqueline Van Vugt started filming her debut feature Crossing in Pula on 5 May 2021. The film, coproduced by Revolver Films (the Netherlands), A Private View (Belgium)…
10-05-2021

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2021 Announces Dates for Physical Edition

ZAGREB: The 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival will be held physically from 13 to 20 June 2021.
07-05-2021

OBITUARY: Croatian Director Bogdan Žižić

ZAGREB: The legendary Croatian film director/scriptwriter Bogdan Žižić died aged 86. He was one of the nation's most prominent authors for decades, helming over 100 short and documentary films.
04-05-2021

FESTIVALS: Animafest 2021 Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Six titles have been selected for the Feature Film Competition of the 31st World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb, which will be held 7 - 12 June…
03-05-2021