PRODUCTION: Filming underway on The Witch in the Jaws of Life

ZAGREB: The Witch in the Jaws of Life, the first documentary feature from Senad Zemunović and Mija Pavliša, follows the famous writer Dubravka Ugrešić, branded a “witch to be burned…
22-03-2013

PRODUCTION: Boris Bakal Develops Concrete Love

ZAGREB: Concrete Love/Stvarna ljubav (working title), the debut documentary feature of theatre and film actor and director Boris Bakal is the result of his 10-year struggle to save a modernist…
21-03-2013

RCS&RDS Sells Digi TV Croatia to Vipnet

BUCHAREST-ZAGREB: Digi TV has been sold to Croatian operator Vipnet, a subsidiary of Telekom Austria for an undisclosed sum.
13-03-2013

PRODUCTION: Cowboys Wrap Shooting

ZAGREB: Tomislav Mršić’s dramatic comedy Cowboys completed shooting on 2 March 2013.
11-03-2013

PRODUCTION: The Bridge at the End of the World Moves into Postproduction

ZAGREB: Branko Ištvančić, (The Ghost in the Swamp) finished shooting The Bridge at the End of the World, a thriller produced by Irena Skorić through Artizana Film in coproduction with…
08-03-2013

The Mysterious Boy Opens Strong in Croatia

ZAGREB: Dražen Žarković’s children’s film The Mysterious Boy/Zagonetni dječak, the sequel to local blockbuster Koko and the Ghosts/Koko i duhovi, had 11,617 admissions and took in 40,740 EUR/309,230 HRK at…
07-03-2013

FESTIVALS: Trestikova Lauded at ZagrebDox

ZAGREB:Private Universe byHelena Třeštiková won the My Generation Award at the 9th ZagrebDox festival
06-03-2013

9th ZagrebDox Big Stamps award went to Kudzu Vine and Tzvetanka

American film Kudzu Vine directed by Josh Gibson and Bulgarian-Swedish coproduction Tzvetanka directed by Youlian Tabakov won main awards during 9th ZagrebDox International Film Festival
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PRODUCTION: Tereza 33 in Development

ZAGREB: Producer Irena Markovic is developing a contemporary drama Tereza 33, through the Croatian company Focus Media. Danilo Serbedzija is directing.
04-03-2013

FNE at Berlinale 2013: Croatian Films and Filmmakers at This Year’s Berlinale

Information Courtesy of Croatian Film Centre BERLIN: One of the largest international film events, the International Film Festival in Berlin, whose 63rd edition takes place 7-17 February 2013, will host…
10-02-2013

Kinorama to Continue Hit Children’s Series

ZAGREB: With Dražen Žarković’s children’s film The Mysterious Boy/Zagonetni dječak, the sequel to Koko and the Ghosts/Koko i duhovi, opening in Croatian theaters on 28 February 2013, production company Kinorama…
23-01-2013

Croatian Film Admissions Triple in 2012

ZAGREB: Croatian films attracted 326,455 admissions in 2012, compared with 108,386 admissions in 2011.
15-01-2013

PRODUCTION: Shot in Postproduction

ZAGREB: Robert Orhel's 90 minute drama Shot, filmed in November and December 2012, is in postproduction for completion in June 2013. Kinorama is producing in coproduction with public broadcaster Croatian…
13-01-2013

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Denis Boric - Croatia

FNE together with Europa Distribution continues its Distributor of the Month series. In recognition of the hard work and excellence of European distributors and the common problems they face, especially…
10-01-2013

Croatia Sets New Record Opening

ZAGREB: Vinko Bresan's comedy The Priest's Children set a domestic film record opening in Croatia since the country became independent. The film opened on 3 January 2013.
08-01-2013

Croatian hit Sonja and the Bull best opening in 10 years

ZAGREB: Vlatka Vorkapic's debut feature Sonja and the Bull scored the best opening by box office for a Croatian film in 10 years.
14-12-2012

FNE Exclusive Interview with Hrvoje Osvadic, Croatian Producers Association

Hrvoje Osvadić was elected in June 2012 to head of the Croatian Producers Association (HRUP, www.hrup.hr). He spoke to FNE about the challenges he faces in his new position and…
24-10-2012

Croatian Producer Aims to Repeat Balkan Success Story

ZAGREB: Igor A.Nola of Mainframe -Zagreb (www.mainframeproduction.com), the Croatian coproducer of Srdjan Dragojevic’s hit comedy Parada, is hoping to replicate its success with a slate of four films that includes…
24-10-2012

Croatian Audiovisual Center Strategy Boosts Local Film Industry

FNE spoke to Ankica Jurić Tilić, Croatian producer and former head of the Croatian Producers Association (www.hrup.hr) about the National Strategic Programme for the Audiovisual Industry in Croatian and the…
23-10-2012

FNE at Zagreb FF 2012: Everybody in Our Family Wins Zagreb Fest

ZAGREB: The 10th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (www.zagrebfilmfestival.com,14-21 October 2012) awarded over 7,000 EUR in prizes to the winners of its four competitions: feature, documentary, short film and…
22-10-2012