The third season of the TV series Borgia has been shot in January 2014 in Croatia, serviced by Pakt Media.
The French-German-Czech series created by Tom Fontana, presents the plots of the infamous family and their fight for power in renaissance Italy. The leading role of Rodrigo Borgia is played by John Doman, known for his appearances in the cult shows Oz and The Wire, his son Cesare is Mark Ryder, and daughter Lucrezia Isolda Dychauk.
“A brief note of gratitude for helping to make BORGIA an endless joy and creative bonanza for me.” Tom Fontana
We’ve been invited to produce an image campaign for leading Azerbaijan’s dairy company Milla with Milla Jovovich. The campaign was shot in Azerbaijan generating a lot of media and public interest.
We are proud to have worked again with Smuggler UK on new commercial for S7 Airlines showing a giraffe finding a new lease on life while discovering the world. Shooting took place in several countries – China, South Africa, England and Croatia. The biggest challenge for us was to create and produce giraffes in very limited time and transport them on time for shooting in Africa and China. All the rest was pure fun!
After 23 shooting days we've wraped our first international service production with Croatian Tax Incentives in place. The road movie "Unterwegs Mit Elsa" directed by Bettina Woernle was shot in Croatia and Slovenia and serviced by PAKT MEDIA.
Croatia has introduced a Tax Rebate for film and television productions in 2012. The Rebate applies to Feature Films, Documentaries, Short Films, Television Drama and Animation. Projects can derive a benefit of up to 20% of their qualifying expenditure.
Forsman & Bodenfors chooses to go the route of the death-defying stunt to showcase the precision of Volvo trucks. Highlining world record holder Faith Dickey walks a rope between two moving trucks as they hurtle towards two separate tunnels.
Filmed in Vrgorac, Croatia on a closed highway, the film was directed by Smuggler's Henry Alex Rubin, known for his documentary feature (Murderball, nominated for the Best Documentary Academy Award) and campaigns like Burger King's "Whopper Freakout" and Domino's "Pizza Turnaround”, and included the talents of stunt director Peter Pedrero, who worked on “The Bourne Ultimatum,” the Harry Potter films, and “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.”
New Volvo FH viral is making a splash with more than 2,3 million views in 6 days. We are proud to be part of this amazing team!
PAKT Media has provided production services for the new ABC's action series Missing on behalf of the Czech production house Stillking Films. The storyline is based on a mother’s quest to find her son, who disappeared during summer internship. The 10 episode series Missing, directed by Steve Shill with Ashley Judd as lead actress, was shot in Croatia, the Czech Republic, and Istanbul.
“Red Tails,” the George Lucas film that tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen and has been partly shot in Croatia, enjoyed a robust debut weekend, claiming the #2 spot by bringing in more than $19 million at the box office, according to the Hollywood Reporter and other industry reports.
A new tax rebate initiative has been introduced in Croatia to benefit both domestic and international filmmakers. Projects can derive a benefit of 20% of cash rebate of their qualifying expenditure in Croatia. The Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the government backed strategic agency for the audiovisual sector in Croatia, intends to make filming incentive available by March 2012.
Austrian production house Close Up was looking for the place where they can find Alpine and Sicilian landscape not more than 2 hours away. Slovenia seems to be a perfect place and we have shot two pig-friendly commercials for Ja Naturlich! products with Oscar winning director Stefan Ruzowitzky.
PAKT Media is proud to support the young sailing team of skipper Marko Zuban, who is competing in Open and ORC regattas in the Adriatic region.
PAKT Media wraps production on Ipren commercials after a 3 days shoot in Slovenia. Callboy is production house behind one of the most successful global viral interactive film ever - "The Hero!", the Swedish viral ad released by their Government to encourage citizens to pay TV Broadcasting fees.
Fox team has decided to shot "Masterwork", a pilot developed by Paul T. Scheuring (Prison Break) in Croatia. After successful shot in Istria, FOX has put the project on ice. The “Da Vinci Code” meets "The Amazing Race" project was suddenly deemed too expensive.
"Big Movie comes to a small town" (available as special feature on DVD) is a short movie about filming "Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" in Slovenia. The crew of filmmakers outnumbered the inhabitants of the area by almost two to one, faced extreme weather conditions, enjoyed fishing in clear waters of Soča River, and even find historical similarities of the place and the bridge battle filming scene. The choice of the location was based on its its strong visual resemblance to New Zealand.