FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Croatia Selects Traces as Oscar Candidate

ZAGREB: The Croatian/Lithuanian/Serbian coproduction Traces / Tragovi directed by Dubravka Turić has been selected as Croatia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the…

PRODUCTION: Action-Packed Croatian TV Series The Highlands Enters Postproduction

ZAGREB: The 22-episode TV series The Highlands created by Maja Pek-Brünjes and Danijel Pek, and produced by Antitalent for the Croatian Radiotelevision is now in postproduction. The series directed by…

Third Season of Hotel Portofino Is Filming in Croatia

RIJEKA: The third season of Hotel Portofino starring Natascha McElhone is currently shooting in Croatia. The British TV series serviced by Drugi Plan is the biggest international production filming in…

FESTIVALS: Documentary Bigger Than Trauma Wins Pula Film Festival 2023

PULA: The documentary Bigger Than Trauma by Vedrana Pribačić won the Great Golden Arena for best film at the 70th Pula Film Festival, which took place 15 – 22 July…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Documentary Snajka: Diary of Expectations in Postproduction

ZAGREB: Tea Vidović Dalipi is in final postproduction with her long documentary Snajka: Diary of Expectations, which is a coproduction between Croatia, Italy and Kosovo supported by the Croatian Audiovisual…

PRODUCTION: Filip Peruzović Shoots Happy People in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The shooting of a feature film with the working title Happy People, directed by Filip Peruzović and produced by Dinaridi film with support from the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC),…

FESTIVALS: Croatian Projects to Be Showcased at Pula Pro within Pula Film Festival 2023

PULA: Nine feature and documentary film projects directed by Igor Bezinović, Ivan Salaj and Goran Dević, among others, will be showcased at the industry programme Pula Pro, which will be…

FESTIVALS: Motovun Film Festival Will Never Be the Same

MOTOVUN: The Motovun Film Festival celebrates its 25 years under a new name, Cinehill, and in two segments: one to be held in Motovun 22 - 24 July 2023 and…

Gabriele Salvatores Shoots New Feature Naples - New York in Croatia

RIJEKA: Italian Oscar winner Gabriele Salvatores is currently shooting his new feature film Naples - New York in Croatia, on locations in and around Rijeka city. The screenplay was originally…

Sarajevo Film Festival Presents Regional Film and TV Academy

LOPUD: The team behind the Ponta Lopud Film Festival and the Sarajevo Film Festival have announced their new project, the Regional Film and TV Academy, during the 3rd edition of…

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Production Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has distributed 2.572 m EUR for the production of two feature films and eight long documentaries, including one first long documentary. The two feature…

FESTIVALS: Pula Film Festival 2023 Announces Competition Lineup

PULA: Fourteen long films including 11 feature films, one animated film and two documentaries are in the Croatian film section of the 70th Pula Film Festival, which will take place…

PRODUCTION: Croatian Director Dražen Žarković in Production with Horror Comedy Salsa

ZAGREB: Croatian director Dražen Žarković (My Grandpa Is an Alien) is currently shooting Salsa / Šalša, a comedy with horror elements supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) and HRT.

NEM Dubrovnik 2023 Releases Full Agenda

DUBROVNIK: Ten keynotes, more than 60 speakers, exclusive screenings and special announcements are in the programme of New Europe Market Dubrovnik, which will take place from 5 to 8 June…

OBITUARY: Croatian Producer Sanja Ravlić

ZAGREB: Croatian producer Sanja Ravlić, a member of the team that founded the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), passed away on 19 May 2023.

FNE at Cannes 2023: Croatian Cinema in Cannes

Two Croatian titles to have their world premieres at the International Critics’ Week (Semaine de la Critique), a parallel Cannes Film Festival section. These are Andrea Slaviček’s fiction short, The…

Croatia Celebrates Domestic Films in May 2023

ZAGREB: Sixty domestic films produced in the last 15 years are screened in 72 cinemas and 56 cities across Croatia during the whole month of May 2023, as the Croatian…

FESTIVALS: Six Long Films to Compete at Animafest Zagreb 2023

ZAGREB: Six long animated films, including My Love Affair with Marriage by Signe Baumane and White Plastic Sky by Tibor Bánóczki and Sarolta Szabó, will compete in the Grand competition…

FESTIVALS: Network of Festivals in the Adriatic Region Presents Spring Edition

ZAGREB: The third spring edition of the joint programme of the Network of Festivals in the Adriatic Region will be held 21 - 28 April 2023 on the Kino Meeting…

Chris Marcich Re-appointed as Director of Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: Chris Marcich has been unanimously appointed by the Board of Directors of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) for a new four-year mandate. His second term will begin on 2…