FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: Night Waves

COTTBUS: Director/writer Filip Heraković once again teams up with Croatian production company Wolfgang & Dolly for his sophomore feature Night Waves. The project was presented at the 25th edition of…

PRODUCTION: Dutch Lemming Film Preps Croatian Minority Coproduction

ZAGREB: The filming of The Wolf, the Fox & the Leopard written and directed by David Verbeek, and produced by Lemming film (the Netherlands) in coproduction with Deal Productions (Luxemburg),…

Croatian Game Go Home Annie Secures Publishing Deal with Lithuania’s Nordcurrent Labs

ZAGREB: Croatian horror adventure game Go Home Annie produced by Misfit Village has secured a publishing deal with the Lithuanian Nordcurrent Labs.

OBITUARY: Branko Karabatić, Founder of Split Film Festival

SPLIT: Branko Karabatić, the founder and director of the Split Film Festival, died last week from the consequences of a stroke he had at the end of this year’s edition…

Croatian and Czech/Vietnamese Directors Selected for 46th Résidence of Festival de Cannes

PARIS: Croatian director Andrea Slaviček and Czech/Vietnamese director Diana Cam Van Nguyen are among the five female directors and one male director taking part in the 46th Résidence of the…

PRODUCTION: Danis Tanović Wraps Shooting After the Summer

ZAGREB: Bosnian Oscar winner director Danis Tanović has wrapped shooting of his new feature film After the Summer, a regional coproduction involving Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Romania.

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2023 Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Six of the 10 films selected for the main programme of the 21th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (6 – 12 November 2023) come from FNE partner countries.…

OBITUARY: Croatian Actor Nenad Cvetko

ZAGREB: Nenad Cvetko, one of the best known Croatian actors, died on 10 October 2023 at 53 years of age, following a long struggle with throat cancer.

International Film Projects Spent 263 m EUR in Croatia in 11 Years

ZAGREB: Over the past 11 years, 122 foreign film and TV projects spent 263 m EUR in Croatia, while using the incentives provided through the Filming in Croatia programme of…

PRODUCTION: Rajko Grlić Shoots His Last Film It All Ends Here

ZAGREB: The acclaimed Croatian writer/director Rajko Grlić has started shooting It All Ends Here / Svemu dođe kraj, the final film of a 50-years career in which he wrote 27…

PRODUCTION: Danilo Šerbedžija Starts Filming NBA Star Dražen Petrović's Biopic

ZAGREB: The filming of the feature biopic Something Stronger Than Me - The Story of Dražen Petrović / Nešto jače od mene - priča o Draženu Petroviću directed by Danilo…

Netflix Buys First Batch of Croatian Films

ZAGREB: Seven years after its arrival in Croatia, the streaming platform Netflix welcomed the first Croatian film in its catalogue in August 2023 and on 15 September 2023 the biggest…

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

ZAGREB: Five minority coproductions will be co-financed by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) in the total amount of 160,000 EUR, based on the third round of this year’s Public Call…

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Croatia Selects Traces as Oscar Candidate

ZAGREB: The Croatian/Lithuanian/Serbian coproduction Traces / Tragovi directed by Dubravka Turić has been selected as Croatia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the…

PRODUCTION: Action-Packed Croatian TV Series The Highlands Enters Postproduction

ZAGREB: The 22-episode TV series The Highlands created by Maja Pek-Brünjes and Danijel Pek, and produced by Antitalent for the Croatian Radiotelevision is now in postproduction. The series directed by…

Third Season of Hotel Portofino Is Filming in Croatia

RIJEKA: The third season of Hotel Portofino starring Natascha McElhone is currently shooting in Croatia. The British TV series serviced by Drugi Plan is the biggest international production filming in…

FESTIVALS: Documentary Bigger Than Trauma Wins Pula Film Festival 2023

PULA: The documentary Bigger Than Trauma by Vedrana Pribačić won the Great Golden Arena for best film at the 70th Pula Film Festival, which took place 15 – 22 July…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Documentary Snajka: Diary of Expectations in Postproduction

ZAGREB: Tea Vidović Dalipi is in final postproduction with her long documentary Snajka: Diary of Expectations, which is a coproduction between Croatia, Italy and Kosovo supported by the Croatian Audiovisual…

PRODUCTION: Filip Peruzović Shoots Happy People in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The shooting of a feature film with the working title Happy People, directed by Filip Peruzović and produced by Dinaridi film with support from the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC),…

FESTIVALS: Croatian Projects to Be Showcased at Pula Pro within Pula Film Festival 2023

PULA: Nine feature and documentary film projects directed by Igor Bezinović, Ivan Salaj and Goran Dević, among others, will be showcased at the industry programme Pula Pro, which will be…