Spy/Master Wins NEM Award for Best Drama TV Series in CEE Region

ZAGREB: Spy/Master, directed by Christopher Smith and produced by Proton Cinema (Hungary) and Mobra Films (Romania) for HBO Europe, received the NEM Award for Best Drama TV Series in the…

Croatia’s Pine Studio Sells Two Million Copies of Escape Simulator Game

ZAGREB: Croatia’s Pine Studio sold over two million copies of its hit game Escape Simulator to PC users, according to November statistics of the Steam platform.

Croatian Network of Independent Cinemas Welcomes New Member

ZAGREB: The Croatian Network of Independent Cinemas has welcomed a new member, CMIK/CMC Novigrad-Cittanova, which has become the 71st independent cinema under its wing.

NEM Zagreb Announces Finalists of Best TV Series in CEE Region

ZAGREB: NEM Zagreb has announced the finalists in the new competition for Best Drama TV series from the CEE region. Out of the 29 applicant projects, 12 made it to…

TV Beats Co-Financing Market and NEM Zagreb to Present 2024 Series Co-production Development Awards

STRASBOURG: TV Beats Co-Financing Market – Industry@Tallinn (Estonia) and NEM Zagreb are among the four series co-production markets selected by the Council of Europe to present the 2024 Series Co-production…

Netflix Series The Day of the Jackal Starring Eddie Redmayne Wraps Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: The biggest international project filming in Croatia in the autumn of 2023 was the Netflix series The Day of the Jackal starring Eddie Redmayne and directed by Brian Kirk,…

FESTIVALS: How to Have Sex Wins 2023 Zagreb Film Festival

ZAGREB: British/Greek How to Have Sex directed by Molly Manning Walker received the Golden Pram for Best Feature Film at the 21st edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (6 –…

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…