What does the future have in store for us? Find out in Rovinj from September 22nd until September 25th

• American futurist Gary Whitehill to present his optimistic vision of the 21st century
• LeadingIT managers, but also teenagers to speak about the future, now
• Panel discussions on the curricular reform and digital chaos

Just two weeks before its start, the program for the 9th Weekend Media Festival was announced – the festival will once again take place in Rovinj from September 22nd until September 25th, in the old tobacco factory, under the sponsorship of Adris group.

BalCannes applications extended until September 9th!

Don’t worry! The applications for BalCannes have been extended for this year until Friday September 9th midnight. All agency people from the region who are worried if they will prepare their best projects on time can now take a breath of relief because they have nine more days to finish their video presentations.

What connects the Weekend Media Festival and the book Čaj od šljiva?

Creative strategist and an all-around artist, Lazar Džamić will be the guest of Weekend Media Festival

At the ninth edition of the Weekend Media Festival, which will take place from September 22nd until September 25th, there will be many interesting, new topics and speakers who will definitely intrigue many visitors that are expected in the old tobacco factory in Rovinj.

BalCannes revue jury presented

Zagreb, July 13th 2016. – As part of BalCannes, for the first time in the region, advertisers will choose the best projects and the best marketing agencies from Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro.

SoMoRitanac – a new category of SoMo Borac!

SoMo Borac has created  another category – SoMoRitanac. The award will be given for the best digital campaign that has contributed to a higher purpose ( for example, raised awareness of a certain issue, helped a group in danger or contributed in solving a social problem).

Students on Weekend

This year we are also proud to enable all students that present their student ID card or grade book with free accreditations. The offer is valid for all students enrolled in the 2015/2016 academic year, including foreign students.

Where is TV Headed? Is native advertising killing journalism and how to make an ideal work surrounding?

Zagreb, April 20th 2016. – Preparations for the ninth edition of the Weekend Media Festival are fully on the way. The biggest communication festival in South Eastern Europe will be held this year from September 22nd until September 25th in the same location – the old tobacco factory in Rovinj.

No one was eaten, nor will anyone be eaten

The Who ate Whom lecture is a sort of a sequel of the 2010 story when the first discussion was held at the Weekend Media Festival. The discussion was about how large media houses, telecoms and distribution companies tend to enter each other’s area of expertise.

SoMo Borac award winners announced at Weekend Media Festival

Twenty members of the regional jury and pre-jury assembled of the media and digital professionals had a difficult task of picking the best work. The eight categories had a total of 123 submissions, and the 3D printed SoMo Borac award was also given to the finalists.

How smart can cities be? Smarter than they are now

The panel introduction was held by Schneider Electric’s Regional Director Darko Lopotar, who explained the term “smart cities”, the way that cities actually become smart and stated a couple of successful examples of smart cities in Europe.