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.
29-01-2016

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…
29-01-2016

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…
15-01-2016

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.
16-12-2015

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…
14-12-2015

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.…
11-12-2015

FNE DocBloc: ZagrebDox Pro Extends Application Deadline

Applicants have until 7 December to apply for the free documentary workshop.
04-12-2015

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…
03-12-2015

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Pro 2016 Extends Deadline

ZAGREB: The ZagrebDox Pro programme has extended its application deadline until 7 December 2015.
01-12-2015

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…
25-11-2015

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.
25-11-2015

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…
23-11-2015

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…
16-11-2015

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…
09-11-2015

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.
09-11-2015

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.
05-11-2015

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).
30-10-2015

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Production Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre allotted 2,619,419 EUR / 19,955,870 HRK in grants for feature films, debut feature films and minority coproductions.
29-10-2015

German Series Shoots in Croatia

ZAGREB: German company Constantin Television is shooting a Croatian detective series in Split for German public broadcaster ARD. A total of 45 days of shooting is scheduled to conclude on…
14-10-2015

Croatian Rest in Peace Series Sold to Belgium

ZAGREB: Croatian dramatic TV series Rest in Peace has been acquired by the Belgian Flemish Radio and Television (VRT). This is the first series developed by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre…
01-10-2015