RED WATER NOMINATED FOR THE FRITZ AWARD
Red Water is nominated for the Fritz award for the best fiction narrative published by Croatian publishers in 2017/8.
NEW COLLECTION OF ESSAYS A BOOK ABOUT SOUTH PRESENTED AT INTERLIBER FAIR IN ZAGREB
A Book About South- new collection of Pavicic's essays- is presented in Zagreb on Interliber Bookfair. Book is the collection of 23 published or unpublished essays that deal with European south, Adriatic south and Croatian south. Among other topics, essays discuss the monoculture of tourism, history of everyday life in Adriatic, industrial heritage and prominent persons from 20th century Dalmatian history. The topics vary from the awkward history of one single hotel, to the role of Renault 4 in a Dalmatian modernization.
RED WATER WINNER OF THE GJALSKI AWARD
The Novel Red Water had won a Ksaver Šandor Gjalski award, an award for a best Croatian novel or short story book in 2017/18. The prize ceremony took place in Zabok, a native city of the writer whose name it bares. Founders of the national fiction award are city of Zabok and Croatian Writers Assosiacion.
RED WATER NOMINATED FOR THE MEŠA SELIMOVIĆ AWARD
A Novel Red Water is nominated for the Meša Selimović award for the best novel writen in Serbo-Croatian languages in 2017/18. Other nominees are Lusithania (Dejan Atanacković, Serbia), Calypso (Ognjen Spahić, Montenegro), Memed, bandana, and the red snowflake (Semezdin Mehmedinović, Bosnia and Herzegovina), and Sun of This Day (Vladimir Pištalo, Bosnia and Herzegovina). The winner would be annonced at September 22 in the hometown of the great Bosnian writer Meša Selimović- in Tuzla.
RED WATER NOMINATED FOR A T-PORTAL AWARD
A novel Red Water is nominated among 11 best Croatian novels which are nominated for a T-Portal award. The wiiners would be announced at June 16.
PAVIČIĆ'S NOVEL PLASTER SHEEPS INCLUDED IN THE ANTHOLOGY OF ANTI-WAR PROSE FROM FORMER YUGOSLAVIA
The chapter from the novel Plaster Sheeps (1997) would be included in the anthology of the anti-war fiction from former Yugoslavia. The publisher of anthology A fost o data o tara is the Romanian publisher Editura Paralela 45, and the editors of the edition are Boris Postnikov and Dino Kreho.
PRESENTATION OF RED WATER AT INTERLIBER FAIR
Jurica Pavičić promoted his new novel Red Water at the Interliber book fair in Zagreb. Tho conversation with audience was held at Sunday, November 12.
FIRST PROMOTION OF THE NOVEL RED WATER IN SPLIT
The First promotion of the new Pavičičić's novel Red Water took place place in a Quasimodo club in Split, at Thursday, November 2. The novel was promoted by Tanja Mravak, editor Adriana Piteša, and the author.
AN ILLUSTRATION BY ALEM ĆURIN OD THE COVER OF THE NOVEL RED WATER
An ilustration Happy New Fear by a prominent Croatian illustrator Alem Ćurin would be the cover of the new novel by Jurica Pavičić, Red Water.
NEW PAVIČIĆ'S NOVEL WOULD BE PUBLISHED DURING OCTOBER
A new novel by Jurica Pavičić- Crvena voda (Red Water) would be released at the end of October. Red Water is a story of the 17-years old girl who went missing after the local fishermen's festivity in a small Dalmatian town in September 1989. During next months and years, due to a social upheavals (fall of communism, political changes, war...) the missing girl case is forgotten, and her family (mother, father and twin brother) left alone in a pursuit to find her. Novel follows a timespan of 27 years, and observes the destiny of the people inolved in a case (family members, suspects, cummunist policeman and others).
PAVIČIĆ WITH CROATIAN AND GERMAN AUTHORS IN THE GHETTO CLUB IN SPLIT
The reading would be in Ghetto Club in Split at Wednesday, September 20. Beside Pavicic, participants are German writers Thomas Brudssig, Julia Franck and Lindita Arapi, Mirko Božić from Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatians Olja Savićević, Ivana Sajko, Renato Baretić and Edi Matić.
TV SERIA THE HIGHWAY PATROL WON TWO MAIN PRIZES IN PULA FILM FESTIVAL
TV seria The Highway Patrol directed by Zvonimir Jurić and based on a screenplay by Jurica Pavičić had won both main prizes as the best TV series in Pula Film Festival. The Highway Patrol won the main prize of the official festival jury, and the prize of the internetional critics (FEDORA jury). The series is based on a story from the eponimous collection.
NEW FILM BOOK IS OUT: CLASSIC OF CROATIAN CINEMA FROM YUGOSLAV PERIOD
Classics of Croatian Cinema from Yugoslav Period is a new Pavičić's book of film criticism. The book includes 12 essays on 12 key Croatian films from 1950. to 1983.. Publisher of the book is Hrvatski filmski savez, Zagreb.
NOVEL WOMAN FROM THE SECOND FLOOR PUBLISHED IN GERMANY
A novel Woman From the Second Floor has been published in Germany. A German Title of the novel is Ein Tod fur Ein Leben, the novel has been translated by Blanka Stipetić, and published by a publishing house Schruf & Stipetic. The novel was launched with public reading at February 17, 2017, in Berlin.
TV SERIES THE HIGHWAY PATROL SELECTED FOR TV FESTIVAL IN BIARRITZ
TV series Highway Patrol is selected for the program of the world-famous TV festival in Biarritz, France. Festival takes place in Biarritz between January 24 and January 29. Highway Patrol is selected out of 1200 submitted TV works, including TV series, feature films and documentaries.
TV SERIES HIGHWAY PATROL CHOSEN AMONG TEN BEST IN 2016. BY ITALIAN NEWSPAPERS
Italian critic Sergio Grmek Germani had chosen a TV series Highway Patrol among 10 best titles in 2016.. His selection was published in an Italian daily newspaper Il Manifesto. Among other works chosen by Germani were new films by Quentin Tarantino, Steven Spielberg, Lav Diatz and Hou Hsiao Hsien.
CRITIC'S PRIZE FOR TITLE SEQUENCE OF THE TV SERIES HIGHWAY PATROL
Title sequence for the TV series Highway Patrol- based on Pavičić's short story and screenplay- has won a Oktavijan award in for a best advertising film, commercial or video clip in a Croatian Film Days festival in Zagreb. Authors of the opening title sequence are Zagreb designers Andrea Šušnjević, Marko Šesnić and Goran Turković. Oktavijan award id given in five categories (short feature, documentary, animation film, experimental film and commercial). Members of the Croatian Film Critics Association vote for each film from 1 to 5, and the winner is a film or work with a best average note. TV series Highway Patrol- and it's title sequence- was premierd on Croatian television in February 2016.