FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Pro 2021 Winning Projects Announced

ZAGREB: The Croatian/Italian/Swedish documentary project Being Related to John Malkovich by Luka Mavretić received the HBO Europe Award at ZagrebDox Pro 2021.

FESTIVALS: Pula FF 2021 Announces Lineup

PULA: Six films will compete in the Croatian Programme of the Pula Film Festival, which will run under the new artistic director Pavo Marinković from 17-24 July 2021.

Twelve Projects in Online Edition of ZagrebDox Pro 2021

ZAGREB: Twelve projects from 13 countries have been selected for the ZagrebDox Pro workshop, which is running online 21-25 June 2021.

FESTIVALS: Downstream to Kinshasa Wins ZagrebDox 2021

ZAGREB: Downstream to Kinshasa by Dieudo Hamadi received the Big Stamp in the International Competition of the 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, which was held physically…

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Additional Production Support to Feature Films Affected by Pandemic

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) announced on 15 June 2021 additional support to four feature films and two short films whose production has been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Production and Development Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 2.1 m EUR / 15.8 m HRK for the production of 20 feature, documentary and animation films. A total of 247,000 EUR / 1.9…

FESTIVALS: The Nose or the Conspiracy of Mavericks Wins Animafest Zagreb 2021

ZAGREB: Animafest Zagreb 2021 ended on 13 June 2021, after more than 350 screened films and numerous accompanying events in the six days of the festival, with the award ceremony…

Jure Pavlović's Coproduction Mater in French Distribution

ZAGREB: Jure Pavlović’s debut feature Mater was released under the title Mère et fille in France on 2 June 2021.

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2021 Ready to Kick Off in Physical Format

ZAGREB: Eighteen titles have been selected for the International Competition of the 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, which will be held physically from 13 to 20…

Croatian Cinemas Lost 70 Percent of Gross Revenue in 2020

ZAGREB: The number of cinemagoers plummeted to 1,503,306 in the pandemic year of 2020, marking a 70 percent decline compared to 2019. Only two percent of the cinemagoers chose to…

PRODUCTION: Croatian/Serbian Debut Feature The Uncle Starts Shooting

ZAGREB: The Uncle / Stric, the first feature film by the duo Andrija Mardešić and David Kapac, started shooting in Zagreb on 20 May 2021. The film starring Serbian actor…

Interview with Chris Marcich, Head of HAVC: 2021 Is Shaping Up as Boom Year for Productions in Croatia

ZAGREB: Croatia is again becoming an attractive filming destination, following the year of the pandemic. FNE talked to Chris Marcich, head of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), about dozens of…

Croatia Starts Vaccinating Film Workers

ZAGREB: Over 300 artists, mainly musicians and film workers, got vaccinated in a campaign initiated by the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media and the Croatian Institute for Public Health.…

PRODUCTION: Dutch/Belgian/Croatian Coproduction Crossing Shoots in Croatia

PULA: Dutch director Jacqueline Van Vugt started filming her debut feature Crossing in Pula on 5 May 2021. The film, coproduced by Revolver Films (the Netherlands), A Private View (Belgium)…

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2021 Announces Dates for Physical Edition

ZAGREB: The 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival will be held physically from 13 to 20 June 2021.

OBITUARY: Croatian Director Bogdan Žižić

ZAGREB: The legendary Croatian film director/scriptwriter Bogdan Žižić died aged 86. He was one of the nation's most prominent authors for decades, helming over 100 short and documentary films.

FESTIVALS: Animafest 2021 Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Six titles have been selected for the Feature Film Competition of the 31st World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb, which will be held 7 - 12 June…

Netflix Gangster Series Clark Films in Croatia

RIJEKA: International film crews are flocking back to Croatia with at least eight new foreign projects expected until the end of 2021, after a year of delays due to the…

ITV and Altitude Television Film The Ipcress File in Croatia

ZAGREB: The Cold War spy classic The Ipcress File, based on Len Deighton's novel and first adapted for the screen in 1965, is being transformed into a new TV series…

FESTIVALS: Network of Festivals in Adriatic Region Launches Joint Online Edition

ZAGREB: The Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Zagreb Film Festival (Croatia), Auteur Film Festival (Serbia) and Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival (Montenegro) are launching the first spring edition…