Central istria - Dare to Explore

A short promotional film about Central Istria.


In challenging times for Croatian tourism, central Istria continues to attract visitors with its specialties: magical landscapes, historical and natural beauties, indigenous products, and flavors of tradition.  Central Istria – Dare to Explore depicts the magical land of Istria, and brings to life magical creatures from hidden and unusual places.  The video combines attractive locations with interesting characters such as fairies, witches, herbalists, but also authentic Istrian people who work diligently in their fields and live in harmony with nature.

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  • OFFICIAL SELECTION – Amorgos Tourism Film Festival 2020
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION – Travel FilmFest Internation Film Festival 2020
  • SECOND PRIZE – Golden City Gate Tourism Multimedia Award – ITB Berlin 2021
  • WINNER – TRAVEL FILM International Film Festival 2021
  • GOLD AWARD WINNER – Tourism & Travel Media Awards World Media Festivals – Hamburg 2021
  • SPECIAL AWARD – Tourism & Travel Media Awards for Best Original Musik – Hamburg 2021


  • Story by

    Goran Načinović i Sanel Isanović

  • Directed by / director of photography / camera / drone operator / editing / color grading

    Goran Nacinović

  • Music composer / field recordist / mixing engineer / mastering / light engineer / gaffer

    Sanel Isanović

  • Assistant director / producer

    Bianca Dagostin

  • Copywriting

    Ana Tavić

  • Narrator

    Laith Wallschleger

  • Costume design for the Faries

    Kristina Nefat

  • Make-up Faries and Sorceress

    Nina Rabar

  • In order of appearence

    Silvano Smoković, Vito Kvaranta, Gioia Demetlika, Lena Isanović, Boris Šumberac, Marijan Fabris, Leon Zambon, Ena Dellabernardina, Adisa Jusić, Valentina Babić, Nikolina Zovko, Lejla Hasanagić, Lea Komel, Davor Bažon.

  • Special thanks

    Mladen Jekić, Saša Bačić, Mladen Bajramović, Kk Jakići, Srd «Pazinčica» Pazin, Amel Isanović, Mirza Muratović, Kristina Nefat, Ivan Martinčić, Agroturizam Ograde, Davorka Šajina, Davor Bažon.

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  • Client

    Tourist Board Central Istria