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.

Croatian Zombie Comedy Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

ZAGREB: Director Dario Lonjak and writer/producer Velimir Grgic started a crowdfunding campaign on FundThis for their independent zombie comedy HoliDead. They need 100,000 USD in order to complete the pre-production,…

Croatian Series Rest in Peace Expands to American Market

ZAGREB: Croatian TV series Rest in Peace will expand onto the American market as ‘Walter Presents’ project, which bought its license, is expanding in the US with ‘Walter Presents USA’.

The Constitution Sold in the US

ZAGREB: The Constitution by the acclaimed Croatian director Rajko Grlic was picked up for US Distribution by Synergetic and will be released theatrically later in 2017.

Blitz-Cinestar Opens the First Laser Cinema in the Region in Croatia

ZAGREB: Leading theatrical exhibitor Blitz-Cinestar opened its 13th multiplex in Croatia, Kaptol Boutique Cinema & Bar. The total investment in the first laser cinema in the region amounts to approximately…

FESTIVALS: The Dazzling Light of Sunset Wins the 13th ZagrebDox

ZAGREB: Georgian/German coproduction The Dazzling Light of Sunset by Salomé Jashi has won the Big Stamp for Best Film in the International Competition of the 13th edition of ZagrebDox. The…

FERA and EFAD’s Support Hrvoje Hribar and Croatian Filmmakers’ Initiative We’ve Had Enough

BRUSSELS: Federation of European Film Directors and Association of European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) support the initiative of Croatian Filmmakers We’ve Had Enough / Puk’o nam je film and praise…

The High Sun Is Rising in Spain

ZAGREB: Dalibor Matanić is in Spain this week, where he will introduce his film The High Sun, that will be released in Madrid by Surtsey Films.

James Bond 25 in Negotiations to Shoot in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The mayor of Dubrovnik Andro Vlahusic has said that the negotiations to shoot the 25th film in the James Bond franchise in the Croatian town are in an advanced…

PRODUCTION: The General Starring Goran Višnjić Started Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: Antun Vrdoljak’s anticipated The General, starring Goran Višnjić as the hero of the Croatian War of Independence Ante Gotovina, started shooting in Croatia on 20 February 2017. The project…

Croatian Filmmakers Lobby against Political Interference

ZAGREB: Representatives of Croatian Film Director's Guild and Croatian Producers Association have launched the initiative We’ve Had Enough, aimed at protecting Croatian cinema from political influence and control. The initiative…

Daniel Rafaelić Named Acting Director of Croatian Audiovisual Centre

ZAGREB: The Executive Board of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) unanimously named Daniel Rafaelić acting director of the HAVC on 16 February 2017.

Robin Hood: Origins Starts Shooting in Dubrovnik

DUBROVNIK: Lionsgate’s Robin Hood: Origins, directed by Otto Bathurst, started shooting in Dubrovnik on 20 February 2017. This is the biggest Hollywood production to be shot in Croatia to date.…

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Dox Announces Competition Films

ZAGRAB: A total of 21 films will compete in the 2017 Zagreb Dox festival, which runs 26 February – 5 March 2017.

CROATIA: Country Report 2016

After two lawsuits and two Ministers of Culture, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre is back to normal operations, HAVC director Hrvoje Hribar told FNE in November 2016. “We survived a seven-month…

Hrvoje Hribar Resigns as Head of Croatian AV Centre

ZAGREB: Hrvoje Hribar has resigned his post as head of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) after a controversial report by the State Audit Office, that was widely seen as politically…
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FNE at Berlinale 2017: Croatian Film in Berlin

Croatian films and filmmakers at 67th Berlinale: Hedgehog’s Home and Into the Blue in Generation programme, Luka Venturin participating in Berlinale Talents

RE-ACT Call for Producers

ZAGREB: The third RE-ACT Workshop for developing fiction/documentary/TV series projects and interested in fostering co-productions within the region of Croatia-Slovenia-Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy), is accepting applications from producers without projects.

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Mediteran, Croatia

This month we speak with Alen Munitić, the initiator of Kino Mediteran and the director of Mediterranean Film Festival Split, Croatia. Kino Mediteran is a project of cinema revival in…

Prisoner no. 150 Shot in Croatia Was Hit in India

ZAGREB: Indian film Prisoner no. 150, whose dance scenes were shot in Croatia in November 2016, was one of the most watched films in India in January 2017.