AUGUST 7-10, 2024


We would like to inform you that due to an unavoidable change in Sir Christopher Hampton's travel arrangements, the masterclass will now take place on Saturday, August 12th, starting at 11:00 AM, at the premises of Supetar Library. As we anticipate a high level of interest, we recommend arriving earlier to secure your spot, as entry will not be possible once the room reaches its full capacity. We emphasize that admission is free. Thank you for your understanding.

9th Brač Film Festival program published

The Brač Film Festival will take place from August 9th to 12th in the picturesque town of Supetar on the island of Brač. Supetar provides an ideal ambiance for the convergence of film art with its beautiful Mediterranean surroundings.
World-renowned filmmakers have announced their attendance at the festival. Joining us are Sir Christopher Hampton, an esteemed screenwriter and two-time Oscar winner (Dangerous Liaisons, Atonement, The Father), and respected producer Graham Broadbent (In Bruges, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Banshees of Inisherin, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), who was also double Oscar-nominated for Best Picture, most recently this year. Their films have collectively received an impressive 40 Oscar nominations across various categories, winning 9 times!
The main program of the festival offers exceptional films that will satisfy even the most discerning audience. The opening night will feature the film "Hotel Pula" directed by Andrej Korovljev, which will premiere at the 70th Pula Film Festival. Additionally, the program includes films such as "Celebration" by Siniša Cvetić, "Where the roads lead" by Nina Ognjanović, and the popular box-office hit "Indigo Kristal" by Luka Mihalović.
Special emphasis is placed on the festival's short film program, which will showcase talented students from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb, the Academy in Ljubljana, and Belgrade. These young filmmakers will have the opportunity to attend masterclasses led by Sir Christopher Hampton, Graham Broadbent, and the highly acclaimed Croatian director Vinko Brešan. This continues the Brač Film Festival's mission of connecting young filmmakers with established industry experts, fostering the exchange of knowledge and experience.

This year, the children's program of the festival will be held in morning sessions at 11 a.m. in the Supetar Cinema. Children will have the chance to enjoy the latest international children's films, followed by discussions with a moderator about the films they have watched. This further promotes the festival's mission of nurturing their creativity and developing film understanding from an early age.
The Brač Film Festival offers a unique opportunity to indulge in a top-quality film program, meet renowned filmmakers, and create unforgettable experiences on the beautiful island of Brač.
We look forward to seeing you from August 9th to 12th in Supetar on the island of Brač for the ninth edition of the Brač Film Festival!


9th Brač Film Festival announced!

For the 9th year in a row, Brač Film Festival returns to Supetar. In the atmosphere of an open-air summer cinema audiences will have the opportunity to enjoy best feature films produced in the last year. Festival will also continue its mission to promote young filmmakers by showcasing their short films. Our youngest visitors will, as always, be able to endorse themselves into specially curated film program for kids.
Schedule will be published in July. Follow us on our social media for more news as we are heading into the 9th edition!

Film students - submit your short film #BFF2020

Brač Film Festival invites all film students from around the world to submit their short film to the 6th edition of Brac Film Festival (6-8 August 2020). Films must be produced after May 2019 and with a max. duration of 20 minutes. Short film programme is our only competition programme where the audiences choose the winner. The best film gets 2.000 EUR worth of postproduction services for author's next project - awarded by Red Production. Short films are being screened in the most beautiful amphitheatre of the Island of Brac – in the Waterman Resort and selected filmmakers are invited to represent their films.
Submissions are open via FilmFreeway until 30th May 2020!

5th Brač Film Festival finished

The connection between young filmmakers and island of Brač lasts for many years. From 7th to 9th August 2019 they all met for the fifth time in a row in Supetar, on an annual Brač Film Festival.
Every morning at 11AM within the Supetar Elementary School we screened films for children (Footballers, My Grandpa is an Alien, Sune vs Sune). Short film programme brought carefully selected student films from all over the Europe. The programme is also the only competitive programme within Festival, and the winner was the film "Brasilian" directed by Sara Markovic and produced by Minja Jovovic. Every evening, in the beautiful summer cinema we screened feature films made by first and second time film directors. Audience had a chance to see awarded films Lada Kamenski (dir. Sara Hribar and Marko Šantić), Shiny Shrimps (dir. Cedric Le Gallo) and South Wind (dir. Miloš Avramović).
Actors Goran Bogdan, Jelena Stojiljković, Momčilo Otašević, Jelena Perčin, Filip Mayer, producers Miloš Djukelić and Niels Mann were amongst many that visited us this year. Film and theatre director Mario Kovač moderated a popular film pub quiz on the second day. We extended our mission and vision of supporting young artists also through our evening music programme with a concert of talented Dino Jelušić and Gina Damjanović.

Oscar winner Christopher Hampton at Brač Film Festival

We were proud to host one of the most reputable British screenwriters, Mr. Christopher Hampton at Brač Film Festival. Mr. Hampton has won Academy Award for Best Screenplay for the film Dangerous Liaisons (dir. Stephen Frears) and was nominated for another Academy Award for Best Screenplay for the film Atonement (dir. Joe Wright ). He very much enjoyed Croatia and the Island of Brač, and shared his wide knowledge and experience with young filmmakers on the masterclass inside City Library.

3rd Brač Film Festival

After two successful years, the 3rd birthday of Brač Film Festival will be celebrated from 10th to 12th August 2017 in Supetar on the island of Brač. This year's program is more diverse than ever, continuing to be the mission of the festival - the promotion of young and prospective filmmakers.

In addition to the newly introduced young students from the region (Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro), for the first time, the festival team itself is inclusive of nationals from England, France, Lebanon, as far as China. The short film program features young authors from America, Estonia, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Slovenia, Serbia and Israel.

An international team of over 60 young enthusiasts will take residence in Supetar during the Festival and participate in workshops, screenings, lectures and round tables. The main program of the Festival, open to the public, is a feature program to be held in the Summer Cinema. The program features celebrated titles such as Croatian film "Ministry of Love”, Montenegrin feature debut "The Black Pin", and French film “Together: Project" presented at last year's Cannes Film Festival.
Young filmmakers will be supported by feature film authors, filmmaker of the Ministry of Love, Pavo Marinkovic, and main actor Stjepan Perić. Vinko Brešan will also return to the festival, who will discuss his experience and knowledge through the masterclass "How to Make a Movie", And the successful Serbian producer Miroslav Mogorović returns for the second year in a row.

Children screenings include award-winning titles such as “Mystery of the Green Hill", "Small Gangster" and "New Kid” and continue to encourage youngsters to go to the movie theatre. Due to last year's overcrowding, this year's program is based in Supetar Primary School and is free for all children.

A photography exhibition titled «PREMIUM», by Marijan Marinović, will be staged during the festival. Marijana was born on Brač, who for many years lived in New York and has photographed dozens of celebrities on red carpet across the United States