This year's edition of Animafest – World festival of Animated Films is set tot ake place from 9 to 14 June in Zagreb. The festival will hosts many renowned names in the world of animation as well as classics like Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.
Culture Shock Festival 2015
Culture Shock Festival is international cultural and educational festival taking place every March since 2008 (except in May 2005, 2006 and 2007) in the city of Križevci in Croatia, Europe. The whole month of youth activism, involving different workshops, exhibitions, concerts, public discussions and performances makes the city truly alive place for out-institutional education, cultural explorations and quality pursuit of free time.
Croatian Films and Filmmakers at 37th Clermont-Ferrand
The 37th edition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival opens on Friday. It takes place 30 January to 7 February 2015. The special 3D film section screens A.D.A.M. by Vladislav Knežević, and Jure Pavlović from Sekvenca production company takes part in Euro Connection Producers Focus.
Brigada in Belgrade
On January 22nd Brigada
’s Creative Director Damjan Geber held a lecture at Nova Iskra
, Belgrade’s well known co-working space that brings together creatives, innovators, companies and entrepreneurs.
10th Museum Night
Croatian Museum Association is organizing the 10th Museum Night under the title "Inventions and Discoveries – Nikola Tesla, a universal mind".
Five Croatian Films at Rotterdam Festival
The programme categories of the 44th International Film Festival Rotterdam, taking place 21 January – 1 February, will show five Croatian films: Zvonimir Jurić’s feature The Reaper, Tin Žanić’s short Manjača, Hana Jušić’s No Wolf Has a House, Bore Lee’s Big Rocks, and Vlado Kristl's Don Quijote.
Eight Croatian Films at 26th Trieste Film Festival
The 26th Trieste International Film Festival will screen eight Croatian films – The Reaper in international feature competition, Velvet Terrorists and Naked Island in documentary competition, The Chicken in short fiction competition, The Dance Is Over, Maria and 1000 in animated competition, A Monument to Michael Jackson in genre surprise section, while Sofia’s Last Ambulance is screened in the off-programme.
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Charlie Hebdo’s Deceased Editor’s Cartoon for The Priest’s Children
Interfilm production company announced that the official media partner for the promotion of the film The Priest’s Children in France will be the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, whose office in Paris suffered a terrorist attack on 7 January, resulting in 12 human casualties.
A.D.A.M. by Vladislav Knežević at Clermont-Ferrand
The experimental film A.D.A.M. by Vladislav Knežević will be shown at the 37th edition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, taking place between 30 January and 7 February. The film is selected for the special section dedicated to 3D films.
The Priest’s Children Seen in International Distribution by over 113,000 People
The French company WIDE, the international sales agent for the film The Priest’s Children by Vinko Brešan and produced by Interfilm, published a report on the global rates of this film in 2014. According to the audience measurement, in Germany the film was seen by 42,553 viewers, in Brazil by 31,454 people, in Hungary by 6,340 people, in Greece by 6,129 people and in Poland by 5,859 viewers.
Deimantas Narkevicius: Da Capo
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MSU) in Zagreb presents the first major solo exhibition of the Lithuanian artist and filmmaker Deimantas Narkevičius in Croatia. “Da Capo” is the final step of a cycle of three exhibitions, held between 2013 and 2014 in Museo Marino Marini in Florence and Le Magazin in Grenoble: each with a different curator, concept and display, developed anew for the specific context and location.
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Animafest Scanner Symposium
With the aim of creating synergy between theoretical and practical discourse among filmmakers and scholars, the second Animafest Scanner II 2015 international symposium takes place 10 and 11 June 2015, and international film and media researchers are invited to present the latest findings in the field of animation.
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Animation goes MSU! open call is now announced!
Following the successful collaboration project initiated in 2012, Animafest Zagreb in association with the Museum of Contemporary Art announces an open call Animation goes MSU! for three-channel site-specific animated works up to 10 minutes of duration, to be screened on the MSU media façade.
Recap: 2014 in Croatian Film World
Croatian Audio Visual Agency made a year recap on domestic film industry for Twelve months that are behind us. The large numbers that marked the recent years in some areas keep growing (production, service export, number of renovated screens), and in others flail (cinema rates).
Happy Multicultural Holidays!
Dear readers and visitors, we are sending you warmest thoughts and best wishes for holidays and a very happy new year with a lot of tolerance and understanding. Thank you for being with us through all of these years and we beleive you will continue to follow us in the next year.
Videozones in Belgrade
A compilation of video works by a group of international artists, among them Croatian contemporary artist Marko Marković, will be screened on 24 December in Cultural Center Belgrade, Serbia.
Damir Očko to present Croatia at the Venice Biennale
The jury in charge for the selection of Croatian participation at the next edition of the Venice Biennale decided Damir Očko's project Studies on Shivering: Third Level curated by Marc Bembekoff which includes his existing works and latest film production.
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HAVC: Seven years of activity, four years of the National Programme
Before passing the new National Programme for Audiovisual Activity Development, on Thursday a presentation was held at Novinarski dom to acquaint the public with the results of HAVC’s seven-year work and the implementation of the current four-year National Programme.
Klubvizija SC presented in Brussels
Klubvizija SC presented seven filmmakers and multimedia artist in Rotterdam based centre titled WORM on 19 December. Klubvizija is an independent filmlab for 8mm and 16mm film based in Zagreb, Croatia.
Zagreb Upper Town: Change of Heart
Museum of Broken Relationships participates in the long-term collaborative project "The People's Smart Sculpture - PS2" in a prestigious company of 11 prominent European scientific and cultural institutions.
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Zagreb’s Advent secrets in a mobile app
This holidays tourists can check out the most interesting Zagreb’s Advent events with the help of smartphones, discover the unknown historic photographs of Advent in Zagreb and experience the holiday atmosphere through Vine videos.
The Chicken Wins European Oscar
The German-Croatian co-production The Chicken, directed by Una Gunjak, has won the European Film Award for best short film.
Brokula&Z in Switzerland
The CIRCLE shop opened its doors recently on the famous Zürich’s old-town street Niederdorf, right beside numerous designer shops, with the Croatian eco clothing brand Brokula&Z among it’s collections
Vlog in Rome
Feature film Vlog by Bruno Pavić will be screened in the official program of 5. CinemAvvenire Film Festival – Overlook 2014 in Rome within the category European Feature Films. The festival takes place from 12 to 21 December with an aim to discover and foster independent production.
Short Film Marathon 2014
This year, for the second time, the Short Film Marathon takes place in Croatia, as an event paying homage to short film on 21 December, the shortest day of the year.
Room 100 to perform in Finland
Room 100 - Experimental performing company from Split, Croatia will have a guest appearance with their performance C8H11NO2 from 12 to 14 December at Teatteri Union in Helsinki.
The Chicken at Sundance Film Festival
A German-Croatian co-production The Chicken, directed by Una Gunjak, has been selected for the international short film competition at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival, one of the most important festivals of independent film in the USA, founded in 1984 by Robert Redford.
BADco. in Bilbao
BADco. presents their performances of “1 poor and one 0″ and “Semi-interpretations” within the “El Contrato” program developed by Bulegoa Z/B in collaboration with AlhóndigaBilbao.
Damir Očko: Studies on Shivering
The exhibition Studies on Shivering by Damir Očko is on view till 25 January at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios 5-9 Temple Bar in Dublin.
Theatre Punkošipak in Romania
Theatre Punkošipakis having a guest appearance with their performance Neckar at the VII. Ludic Theatre Days International Theatre Festival in Iasi, Romania which is taking place from 9 to 13 December.
First Award for Out from the Deep
Out from the Deep, graduation film by a young author Katrin Novaković, was awarded on Saturday at the 17th Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People in the city of Pyrgos, Peloponnese. The film was rewarded the Best Animated Film by the Children's Jury.
MUVI: museums - video - film is a research project the objective of which is, through the active organisation of events, a screening programme, lectures, encounters of museum professionals with film and video authors and the issue of publications, to contribute to the production of a creative atmosphere in the recognition and use of the media of film and video in museums.
Rijeka National Theatre in Romania
Department of Italian Drama from NHK pl. Zajc will have a guest appearance with the performance by director Karina Holla titled 'Kafka Project: Frontiere / Granice / Meje / Grens / Borders'b within the program of International festival 'Interferences' in Cluj on 4 December.