FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2022 Announces Industry Programme

ZAGREB: The Zagreb Film Festival, which will run 23 - 30 October 2022, has announced a rich industry programme for its 20th anniversary edition.

Croatian Audiovisual Centre Launches Campaign to Promote New Domestic Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has launched the campaign “Discover Our New Film” at a high-profile industry event held at Kaptol Boutique Cinema in Zagreb on 3 October 2022. From…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Doc Explores Family Ties with John Malkovich

ZAGREB: Motivated by a surprising number of Croats who claim to share a family connection with John Malkovich, film director, poet and marketing expert Luka Mavretić decided to make a…

Our Man from Jersey Starring Halle Berry, J.K. Simmons and Mark Wahlberg Shoots in Croatia and Slovenia

PULA: Our Man from Jersey directed by Julian Farino and produced by USA’s Closest to the Hole Productions for Netflix is filming in Croatia and Slovenia throughout September 2022, with…

PRODUCTION: Second Season of South Wind Films in Croatia

RIJEKA: The crew of the Serbian TV series South Wind / Južni Vetar, created and directed by Miloš Avramović, produced by Serbia’s Archangel Studios and Režim Beograd, and coproduced by…

GRANTS: Croatia Supports Six Minority Coproductions

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has distributed 345,750 EUR / 2,605,000 HRK to six minority coproductions under the third funding deadline in 2022. Projects by Srđan Vuletić, Olmo Omerzu,…

Croatia Hosts Emmy Awards Semi-Finals for the First Time

DUBROVNIK: A semi-final round of judging for the 50th International Emmy Awards took place in Dubrovnik on Wednesday 14 September, hosted by the United Media and Nova TV. This is…

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Croatia Selects Safe Place as Oscar Candidate

ZAGREB: Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto, the first feature film by Juraj Lerotić, has been selected as Croatia’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award…

Bendita Films Picks-up Croatian/Serbian The Uncle

ZAGREB: The Uncle / Stric, David Kapac and Andrija Mardešić’s debut feature, has been acquired by Bendita Films.

Third Season of Netflix’s Vikings: Walhalla to Be Filmed in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The third season of Vikings: Walhalla, produced by Ireland’s Metropolitan Films International, Canada’s History Channel and USA’s MGM Television for Netflix, will be filmed in Dubrovnik in late September…

Cercamon Picks Up Juraj Lerotić’s Award Winning Debut Feature Safe Place

ZAGREB: Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto, the first feature film by Croatian director Juraj Lerotić, has been acquired by Cercamon. The film is a Croatian coproduction produced in collaboration with…

Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Josh O'Connor and Marion Cotillard to Shoot Lee Miller Biopic in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The ruins of the abandoned Kupari military resort near Dubrovnik, which was heavily destroyed by shelling in the 1990s Croatian Homeland War, will serve as WW2 setting for the…

Hotel Portofino Starring Natascha McElhone Returns to Croatia with Second Season

ZAGREB: TV crews have returned to Zagreb to continue the shooting of Hotel Portofino, a period drama created by Matt Baker, directed by Adam Wimpenny and starring Natascha McElhone. The…

Juraj Lerotić’s Safe Place Wins Big in Locarno and Heads to Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Juraj Lerotić’s debut feature Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto will have its regional premiere in the main competition of the Sarajevo Film Festival on 18 August 2022. The film…

FESTIVALS: Croatian Brač Film Festival Returns

ZAGREB: The 8th edition of the Brač Film Festival is screening the most recent films from the region on the island of Brač, in Croatia, from 10 to 13 August…

FESTIVALS: Record Number of Submissions to Short Film Competition at Motovun FF

MOTOVUN: Nineteen feature films are competing for the Propeller of Motovun, the main award of the Motovun Film Festival running in Motovun, Croatia 26-30 July 2022. This year, 25 titles…

FESTIVALS: The Staffroom Wins Five Awards at Pula Film Festival 2022

PULA: Sonja Tarokić’s The Staffroom / Zbornica won five Golden Arenas including the awards for best film and best director in the national competition at the 69th Pula Film Festival,…

Pula Industry Showcases 13 Feature Films and Seven Series in Development

PULA: The 69th edition of the Pula Film Festival (16 - 24 July 2022) prepared an ambitious industry programme that is taking place 17 – 22 July 2022. Thirteen feature…

FESTIVALS: First Edition of Mountain Summer FF Kicks off in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The first edition of the Zagreb Mountain Summer Film Festival is taking place 13 – 17 July 2022. The festival offers free open air film screenings, concerts and workshops.

FNE Market Analysis 2021: CROATIA

ZAGREB: The total gross of Croatian cinemas surged from 5.9 m EUR in 2020 to 11.7 m EUR in 2021, mainly due to cinemas reopening after the lockdowns. Box office…