FNE at Berlinale 2016: Croatian Film in Berlin

Croatian stand is in the Martin-Gropius-Bau – stand no. 121.

PRODUCTION: Kinorama Preps Final Koko Series Installment

ZAGREB: The fourth and final installment of the successful Koko series will start shooting in June 2016. The Mystery of Green Hill will be directed by first time director Čejen…

PRODUCTION: Eric Roberts Set to Film in Croatia

ZAGREB: US actor Eric Roberts has joined the cast of Someone Dies Tonight which will begin filming in Croatia in March.

Star Wars Rumored to Shoot in Croatia

ZAGREB: The Croatian media is speculating that Star Wars: Episode VIII might be shot in Dubrovnik, as the Croatian Audiovisual Centre neither confirms nor denies it.

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: More than 160 films have been selected for all the 17 categories of the 12th ZagrebDox, of which 24 titles will vie in the International Competition. The festival takes…

Admissions to Domestic Films Dropped in Croatia

ZAGREB: Admissions to domestic films dropped from 124,453 in 2014 to approximately 92,000 in 2015. The Croatian hit in 2015, The High Sun by Dalibor Matanić, had 42,815 admissions compared…

Croatian Actress Selected for Shooting Stars

HAMBURG: Croatian actress Tihana Lazović is one of the ten rising young European thespians selected for the European Shooting Stars of 2016.

Croatia, Poland Receive EFA Prizes

BERLIN: Picnic by Croatian director Jure Pavlović won the short film award and Polish film editor Jacek Drosio was recognized for his editing of the film Body at the European…

FNE Country Report 2015: Croatia

It was a good year for Croatian cinema with domestic films like The High Sun by Dalibor Matanić and the short film Belladona by Dubravka Turić awarded at many festivals.…

FNE DocBloc: ZagrebDox Pro Extends Application Deadline

Applicants have until 7 December to apply for the free documentary workshop.

December Croatian Premieres Expect to Boost Local Box Office

ZAGREB: Life Is a Trumpet by Antonio Nuić and Ljiljan Vidić’s Baptism of Fire by Ivan Goran-Vitez will be released by Blitz film i video in December 2015. They will…

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Pro 2016 Extends Deadline

ZAGREB: The ZagrebDox Pro programme has extended its application deadline until 7 December 2015.

PRODUCTION: Branko Schmidt Preps Ivan’s Confirmation

ZAGREB: Acclaimed writer/director Branko Schmidt is currently in preproduction with Ivan’s Confirmation / Ivanova krizma, which will conclude his trilogy that opened with Metastases and Vegetarian Cannibal. Shooting is planned…

Winnetou Wraps in Croatia

ZAGREB: Filming of the Winnetou trilogy has wrapped in Croatia, after a 67-day schedule using some 20 locations. The production made use of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre’s incentives programme.

FESTIVALS: Son of Saul Takes Zagreb Main Prize

ZAGREB: The Golden Pram Award of the 13th Zagreb Film Festival FF went to the Hungarian film Son of Saul by Lászlo Nemes at the closing ceremony on 21 November…

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Robert Berberih, Continental Film

We launch together with Europa Distribution a new chapter in our Distributor of the Month section focusing on new trends and challenges of film distribution. In the coming months we…

FNE at Cottbus Film Festival: The High Sun Shines at Cottbus

COTTBUS: In the heart of the only remaining Slavic region of Germany lies Cottbus, where for 25 years the Cottbus Film Festival has been keeping its Soviet-era ties alive, much…

PRODUCTION: Dalibor Matanić Preps Series Newspapers

ZAGREB: Dalibor Matanić (The High Sun) is in preparation with a 12-episode TV series entitled Newspapers / Novine and set to start shooting on 1 December 2015.

FNE at Cottbus Film Festival: The Ungiven

ZAGREB: Croatian director Branko Schmidt takes a spot in the feature film competition of the Cottbus Film Festival with The Ungiven.

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival Announces Line up

ZAGREB: Thirteen debut or second feature films are running for the Golden Pram at the 13th edition of Zagreb Film Festival (14-22 November 2015).