Beta Cinema Picks Up Croatian TV Series Amnesia in Development

ZAGREB: German sales agent Beta Film has acquired the six-hour TV series Amnesia, currently in development, directed by Goran Gajić and produced by the Croatian company Drugi Plan.

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Croatia Selects Mali as Oscar Bid

ZAGREB: Mali by Antonio Nuić has been selected as Croatia’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international feature film category.

PRODUCTION: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović Debut Feature Backed by Martin Scorsese

DUBROVNIK: Murina, a debut feature by Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, has started filming on the Croatian coast. The film is produced by Croatia’s Antitalent and Brazil’s RT Features of…

BOX OFFICE: Strong Admissions for The General in Croatia

ZAGREB: War biopic The General directed by Antun Vrdoljak and produced by Kiklop film in coproduction with the Croatian Television had 28,383 admissions and 137,971 EUR gross in the first…

Strong Opening for Croatian War Biopic The General

ZAGREB: The epic war biopic The General / General, directed by Antun Vrdoljak and produced by Kiklop film in coproduction with the Croatian Television, attracted 8,000 cinemagoers on 5 August…

PRODUCTION: New Season of McMafia To Be Filmed in Croatia

ZAGREB: The second season of BBC's television series McMafia will be filmed in Croatia starting in early autumn of 2019. MP Film Production will continue to act as a local…

FESTIVALS: A White, White Day Wins the 22nd Motovun Film Festival

MOTOVUN: A White, White Day by Hlynur Pálmason was awarded the Propeller of Motovun at the 22nd Motovun Film Festival, while God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya by the Macedonian…

New Film Studio To Be Built Near Zagreb

ZAGREB: Croatia has announced that it will build a new film studio near Zagreb to accommodate its rapidly growing business as a services provider for both domestic and international productions.The…

FESTIVALS: Motovun FF Short Film Award to Become Eligible for EFA Award Nomination

MOTOVUN: As of this year, short films that win the Propeller of Motovun Award will gain a nomination candidacy for the European Film Academy short film award. The 22nd Motovun…

PRODUCTION: Bliss Starring Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson to Be Shot in Croatia

ZAGREB: American sci-fi Bliss, starring Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson, and directed by Mike Cahill, will start shooting in Croatia next week. The film is produced by Amazon Studios and…

FESTIVALS: The Diary of Diana B. Wins Big at the 66th Pula Film Festival

PULA: The Diary of Diana B. was awarded Grand Golden Arena for Best Festival Film and also best director and audience award at the 66th Pula Film Festival, which took…

Croatian Filmmakers Criticise Public Television Policy

ZAGREB: Croatian Film Directors' Guild / Društvo hrvatskih filmskih redatelja has launched the campaign “I'd like to see that, HRT says nyet!”, calling for the Croatian Television (HRT) to broadcast…

Zagreb’s Kino Europe Shut Down

ZAGREB: After months of controversy, Kino Europa (Cinema Europe) has closed. On 28 June 2019, leaders of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF), who managed the cinema, confirmed that they will…

Strike Back Films Final Season in Croatia

ZAGREB: The eighth and final season of the British action-adventure TV series Strike Back is filming in Croatia, following Game of Thrones, McMafia, The Terror and other well-known TV series,…

Third Season of Newspapers Films in Croatia

RIJEKA: Newspapers, the first Croatian TV series sold to Netfilx, is currently filming its third and final season at 50 locations along the Adriatic coast. The series is directed by…

Interview with Christopher Peter Marcich, Head of Croatian Audiovisual Centre

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

HBO Releases Croatian Series in USA

ZAGREB: Oscar winner Danis Tanovic’s Croatian HBO series Success debuted in the USA on 5 June 2019. The six-part drama is HBO’s first series from Croatia and was one of…

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.