Kornati National Park is among the five best European film locations

The European Film Commission Network (EUFCN) is the organizer fifth edition of the Best Location Award, an annual award given to European locations in the film and TV industry. Among the five finalists chosen by the jury, the Kornati National Park was chosen as one of the locations for the filming of Antoneta's feature film debut Alamat Kusijanović, Murina, which was crowned with the Golden Camera (Camera d'Or) in Cannes.

Vote for the best location is open to the public through the official EUFCN website, a lasts until January 31st. All details about the finalists, as well as the voting link, can be found at links. The winner is decided exclusively by the votes of the audience, and all voting participants enter the drum and one lucky winner will win a trip to the winning location.

The jury of the European Network of Film Commissions for the award evaluated all the submitted locations, paying special attention to the significant role that these locations play in the story, and its innovative use as part of the audiovisual work. The award for best location in 2021 will be presented to the best location and film committee in February this year as part of the European Film Fair (EFM) in Berlin.

The movie Murina is on the Kornati filmed from September 28 to October 5, 2019, and in addition to the mentioned national park, he also filmed on Hvar and Koločep.

The European Film Commission Network is a non-profit association that supports and promotes the European film industry and culture. It currently has 95 European film commissions and institutions from 31 countries.

As the densest archipelago in the European Mediterranean (89 islands), unusual landscape of the Kornati archipelago it received the status of a national park in 1980. Without a source of fresh water, life on these barren islands has always meant a struggle for survival. Fascinated by the beauty of this magical archipelago, great George Bernard Shaw he wrote: "On the last day of creation, God wanted to crown his work and so he created the Kornati islands from tears, stars and breath."

Cover photo: Ivo Pervan / CNTB, source: Croatian Audiovisual Center


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