PRODUCTION: The Reaper in Development

ZAGREB: Zvonimir Juric is developing The Reaper, a drama with four stories connected by an accidental death, produced by Ankica Juric Tilic and Kinorama (

PRODUCTION: Free in Production

ZAGREB: Vlatka Vorkapic is shooting Free, a 50 minute documentary for the Croatian company FADE IN Production (

PRODUCTION: The 27th Picture in Production

ZAGREB: Prague-based Croatian director Pavo Marinković is shooting his first documentary, a Croatian-Czech co-production between Mitropa and 8Heads Production (

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Opens 26 February

{mosimage}ZAGREB: The 8th edition of ZagrebDox IFF (, 26 February - 4 March 2012) will screen 29 films in the international competition, including the Georgian documentary Bakhmaro by Salome Jashi.

Croatian Films at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival

The Croatian minority co-production, feature dramedy Parade, written and directed by Srđan Dragojević, starring Croatian actors Dejan Aćimović and Bojan Navojec, is included in the official PANORAMA selection of the…

PRODUCTION: Children of the Fall in Postproduction

ZAGREB: Goran Rukavina is in postproduction with Children of the Fall about a man waiting for his missing wife, produced by Zvonimir Munivrana and Corvus Film (

PRODUCTION: Sick in Postproduction

ZAGREB: Hrvoje Mabic is completing production on Sick, a 70 minute long lenght documentary following a young woman commited to a hospital by her parents to be "treated" for homosexuality,…

PRODUCTION: Be Quiet in Preproduction

ZAGREB: Lukas Nola is preparing his fifth feature, Be Quiet, a story about a family abuse produced by Ankica Tilic and Kinorama (

Croatian box office success to open in Bosnia and Lithuania

{mosimage}ZAGREB: Croatian director Daniel Kušan's hit film for children Koko and the Ghosts and is hitting the cinemas in Bosnia in 19 January and in Lithuania in 27 January 2012.

PRODUCTION: International doc coproduction Gangster of Love shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: Croatian director Nebojsa Slijepcevic is in production with a Croatian-Romanian-German documentary Gangsters of Love that follows a matchmaker that is helping a single mother to find a husband while…

FNE Exclusive: Q & A with Hrvoje Hribar

1. What was the most important development in the your country's film industry over the past year? Amendments to the 2007 Film Act, which provided legal and institutional framework for…

FNE country focus Croatia: 2011

The year 2011 was a watershed for the Croatian film industry with the adoption of new legislation that introduced financial incentives for film production in the form of a 20%…

Croatia Looks to Tax Rebate in 2011

ZAGREB: Croatia joins the growing club of countries from central and eastern Europe offering a tax rebate for audiovisual productions shooting locally on 1 January 2012. FNE courtesy of the…

PRODUCTION: Cannibal Vegetarian in Postproduction in Croatia

{mosimage}ZAGREB: Director/screenwriter Branko Schmidt is in postproduction with the dramatic feature film Cannibal Vegetarian, with an expected completion date of February 2012. The 85-minute film is produced by Stanislav Babic…

PRODUCTION: Documentary Sofia’s Last Ambulance

{mosimage}SOFIA: A Bulgarian/Croatian/German coproduction, Sofia's Last Ambulance directed by Ilian Metev was presented at the 2011 Doc Launch organized by the Institute of Documentary Film in Jihlava . The documentary…

FESTIVALS: Austria's Michael Wins Zagreb FF

ZAGREB: Michael by Austrian director Markus Schleinzer received the main prize of the 9th Zagreb film festival ( and a 4,000 euro cash award. The prize was accepted by the…

Koko and the Ghosts Tops Croatian Domestic Box Office

The feature live-action film Koko and the Ghosts has become the number one box office entry in Croatia after its premiere in early October. During the opening weekend it was…

FESTIVALS: Filmmakers Gather at Zagreb

ZAGREB: One hundred Croatian and international filmmakers are expected in Zabreb for the 9th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival ( taking place 16-23 October 2011. This year, eight Croatian…

PRODUCTION: Sonja & the Bull Begins Filming

ZAGREB: Director Vlatka Vorkapic started filming Sonja & the Bull, produced by Interfilm and Croatian Radio and Television, on 25 August 2011 in rural Croatia. Filming takes place in Zagreb…

Game of Thrones Plans Croatia Shoot

Game of Thrones, the HBO series, will shoot portions of its second season in Croatia, HBO announced.