Budisavljević in Production with Diana’s List

ZAGREB: After the acclaimed Family Meals, Dana Budisavljević is working on a documentary with live action elements about Diana Budisavljević, a distant kin who was the greatest unhearalded rescuer of…
21-02-2014

The amount of expenditure tripled in Croatia in 2013

ZAGREB: The total amount of the expenditure for the four projects which were part of the cash rebate scheme in 2013 was around 9.4mEUR. The amount was approximately 3.3m EUR…
21-02-2014

PRODUCTION: Branko Schmidt Shooting Names for the Cherry

ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian filmmaker Branko Schmidt (Vegetarian Cannibal, Metastases) has begun filming his 10th feature, Names for the Cherry.
17-02-2014

Croatia Opens TV Grants Application for 2014

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre is accepting applications for script development and project development grants for TV productions through 7 March 2014.
14-02-2014

PRODUCTION Aurora Borealis in Development

ZAGREB: Spomenko Karić’s travelogue Aurora Borealis will cover his 30 day trip from Croatia to Scandinavia aiming to gather the largest collection of photos of people in the world.
14-02-2014

FNE at Berlinale 2014: Croatian Films in Berlin

Croatian films at the 64th Berlinale and European Film Market
06-02-2014

PRODUCTION: Croatia Teams up with Romania and Czech Republic on The Ministry of Love

ZAGREB: The Ministry of Love , a dramatic comedy from Bucharest-based Croatian filmmaker Pavo Marinković (Love Life of a Gentle Coward, Tressette–a Story of an Island) is in development with…
05-02-2014

Croatian Box Office Grows 14 Percent in 2013

ZAGREB: The Croatian total box office rose to 15,980,000 EUR/122,278,647 HRK in 2013 compared to 113,603,836 HRK/14,894,400 EUR in 2012, driven by the popularity of Croatian films. Admissions grew by…
05-02-2014

Croatia Announces First Grants of 2014

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre allotted 784,272 EUR/6 m HRK in the final session of 2013. The grants were announced on 24 January 2014.
27-01-2014

Croatian Domestic Box Office Booming

ZAGREB: Domestic admissions for Croatian films reached a high of 443,539 in 2013, up from 326,455 in 2012 and 108,386 in 2011. Admissions for domestic films are almost 15 times…
20-01-2014

OBITUARY: Ivan Ladislav Galeta

ZAGREB: Croatian multimedia artist, short film director and cinematographer Ivan Ladislav Galeta passed away after a short illness at age 67.
20-01-2014

Borgia Season Three Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: The third season of the TV series Borgia is shooting on location in Croatia from 7 to 21 January 2014, before moving to Italy after 113 days in Czech…
17-01-2014

Record Domestic Production in Croatia

ZAGREB: Sixteen feature films were produced in Croatia in 2013, a record in the history of Croatian cinema, with 12 of them supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre.
13-01-2014

WIDE Launches Online Cinema Festival

Wide and Eye on Films will launch the first CEE online film festival in Croatia beginning on 22 December 2013. The festival was initiated by Wide’s Loic Magneron.
20-12-2013

FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country Profile: Croatia

Croatia is seeing a boom in domestic and international production. Local films are becoming box office hits, and a film cash rebate introduced in 2012 is expected to reap even…
17-12-2013

Screen tourism in Croatia boosted by Game of Thrones

ZAGREB: Stimulated by the international productions shot in Croatia recently, especially the fourth season of HBO’s series Game of Thrones, screen tourism can be a strong alternative to regular tourism…
10-12-2013

Screen tourism in Croatia boosted by Game of Thrones

ZAGREB: Stimulated by the international productions shot in Croatia recently, especially the fourth season of HBO’s series Game of Thrones, screen tourism can be a strong alternative to regular tourism…
28-11-2013

Croatian audiovisual sector pumps cash into state budget

ZAGREB: The Croatian audiovisual industry pays back 1.5 to 2.3 HRK into the state budget for every HRK that the government spends in subsidizing the AV sector, according to a…
27-11-2013

Croatian Kids Film Tops Box Office

ZAGREB: Silvije Petranovic’s adaptation of the classic children novel The Brave Adventures of the Little Shoemaker sold 21,693 tickets in its first weekend, outperforming Thor: The Dark World.
12-11-2013

WIDE Seals Croatian Deals

The international sales company WIDE (formerly known as WIDE Management) announced sales of the Croatian box office and critical success Priest’s Children as well as a new VOD partnership in…
30-10-2013