FESTIVALS: A Brief Excursion Wins the 64th Pula FF

PULA: A Brief Excursion, directed by Igor Bezinović, was awarded best film in the main competition programme of the 64th Pula Film Festival, while Sieranevada, directed by Cristi Puiu, received…
24-07-2017

Croatia Supports Three Minority Coproductions

ZAGREB: Croatian Audiovisual Centre has allotted 118,730 EUR / 880,000 HRK to two feature films and one short film, including The Great Train Robbery / Budi bog s nama, the…
17-07-2017

FESTIVALS: Twelve Croatian Films in the Main Competition at the 64th Pula Film Festival

PULA: Twelve Croatian feature films are competing for Golden Arenas in the main competition programme of the 64th Pula Film Festival, which takes place from 15 to 22 July 2017.
17-07-2017

FESTIVALS: The 20th Motovun FF Announces Lineup

MOTOVUN: Eighteen films have been selected for the main programme of the 20th Motovun IFF, set to take place from 25 to 29 July 2017.
07-07-2017

PRODUCTION: BBC’s McMafia Wraps Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: Shooting of the BBC series McMafia directed by James Watkins and starring James Norton wrapped in Opatija last week. The series was shot in various locations first during the…
06-07-2017

FNE Exclusive: Daniel Rafaelić, Head of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: Daniel Rafaelić spoke to FNE about his main objectives and the challenges that lay ahead. In May 2017, he was named director of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) for…
30-06-2017

Croatia Expects a Record Year for Tax Incentives Scheme

ZAGREB: Six international projects applied for tax incentives in Croatia by 1 June 2017. According to the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, 2017 will be a better year than the record year…
27-06-2017

PRODUCTION: Documentary In Search of a Lost Country in Production

ZAGREB: Actress/producer Marija Ratkovic Vidakovic is penning, producing and co-directing together with Dinka Radonic her first film, the autobiographical documentary In Search of a Lost Country / U potrazi za…
19-06-2017

Mamma Mia! Sequel will Shoot in Croatia

ZAGREB: Ten years after the original Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, the prequel/sequel to the popular musical comedy Mamma Mia! by Phyllida Lloyd will begin filming on a remote…
15-06-2017

FESTIVALS: Nighthawk Wins Animafest Zagreb

ZAGREB: CEE animation fared well at the 27th Animafest Zagreb, which ran 5-10 June 2017, with the Grand Prix going to the Slovenian short film Nighthawk by Spela Cadez.
13-06-2017

FNE at Cannes 2017: Croatian Cinema in Cannes

Croatian films and filmmakers at 70th Cannes Film Festival
20-05-2017

PRODUCTION: Ana Urushadze In Postproduction With Debut Feature

TBILISI: Ana Urushadze, the daughter of the acclaimed Georgian helmer Zaza Urushadze, is currently in postproduction with her first feature film, Scary Mother. The film is set to be released…
19-05-2017

FESTIVALS: Animafest Unveils Competition Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian festival of animated films Animafest taking place 5 -10 June 2017, selected nine features and 44 short films for its main competition sections.
18-05-2017

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants - May 2017

ZAGREB: A total of 1,615,161 EUR / 12,004,100 HRK was distributed by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre as production grants and minority coproductions grants, and also for script and project development.
17-05-2017

Daniel Rafaelić to Head Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: Daniel Rafaelić was named director of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre for a four year term, after a unanimous vote at a meeting of the Board of Directors.
08-05-2017

PRODUCTION: Antonio Nuić Preps Mali

ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian helmer Antonio Nuić is currently in the final stages of preproduction with his new feature film Mali / Mali je naš, the third part of a project…
02-05-2017

Serbia and Croatia Win HBO First Draft Contest

ZAGREB: Two TV projects from Croatia and Serbia have been selected for development by HBO Europe from its HBO Adria First Draft Contest for original drama out of more than…
28-04-2017

Two Croatian Children’s Movies Score High in Local Chart

ZAGREB: After 12 weeks in cinemas, The Mystery of Green Hill, the fourth installment of the Croatian powerhouse Koko series, is holding on at fifth place in admissions with 61,755…
21-04-2017

PRODUCTION: Dalibor Matanić Preps TV Series The Last Socialist Artefact

ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian director Dalibor Matanić is currently developing a six-part TV series The Last Socialist Artefact, set for shooting in 2018. The project is a Croatian/Serbian coproduction produced by…
11-04-2017

Ridley Scott Series Shoots in Croatia

ZAGREB: Filming on the 10-part AMC series The Terror produced by Ridley Scott began on the Croatian island of Pag on 3 April 2017.
04-04-2017