Split Gets First Ever Festival of Photography: Meet Split Format

Daniela Rogulj

There’s a brand new festival in Split we think all of you photographers might fancy.  

October 24, 2018 – Split Format is a new cultural and tourist event dedicated to photographic theory and practice organized by the Fotoklub Split. The event is sponsored by the Tourist Board of the City of Split and the City of Split, and will take place from November 2 to 18, 2018. 

Boris Cvjetanovićwill open the festival at the Gallery of Fotoklub Split

The festival will open on November 2nd with an exhibition by famous Croatian photographer Boris Cvjetanović at the Gallery of Fotoklub Split, and 27 unique and attractive events will lure visitors over the following 16 days.

Lectures, presentations, and workshops can be expected at the first Split Format festival 

The festival consists of a series of exhibitions, educational and promotional activities where visitors will be able to listen to numerous lectures of specialized professionals from various areas of photography, get acquainted with the latest photographic equipment at presentations of leading world producers, and participate in several photo workshops.

Split Format contributes to the cultural identity of Split 

The realization of this project contributes to the creation of a cultural heritage corpus and building a unique cultural identity, enabling the city of Split to compete with the cultural metropolises of the world where similar festivals have been organized for years. 

A detailed program can be found on the official website of the festival www.splitformat.com, and for all news related to the festival, visitors can follow the official social channels: www.facebook.com/SplitFormat and www.instagram.com/splitformat.


2.11. FRIDAY

20:00 Fotoklub Split FESTIVAL OPENING AND EXHIBITION: Boris Cvjetanović — Photographs [2.- 14.11.]


11:00 Fotoklub Split LECTURE Sigma Global Vision by Prizma d.o.o.

12:00 Fotoklub Split PRESENTATION OF Sigma lenses by Prizma d.o.o. [12:00-17:00

20:00 Fotoklub Split PHOTO TALK: Boris Cvjetanović

4.11. SUNDAY

18:00 Starry Village Mosor WORKSHOP: Boris Štromar — Astrophotography

5.11. MONDAY

18:00 Youth Club Split LECTURE: Marina Paulenka — ORGAN VIDA — the decade of contemporary photography in Southeast Europe

19:30 Youth Club Split WORKSHOP: Luja Šimunović and Klara Petrović — Custody images in photography


19:00 Klub zona PHOTOGRAPHY AUCTION “For Croatia’s homeless people” 

20:00 Fotoklub Split LECTURE: Stipe Božić — Imaging in Impossible Conditions


20:00 GK Varoš LECTURE: Zvonimir Barišin —Photojournalist chronology of the great fire in Split [17.07.2017.]


19:30 Youth Club Split LECTURE: Paun Paunović — Picigin as an identity of Split 

9.11. FRIDAY

11:30 Fotoklub Split PRESENTATION of Nikon equipment by Fototeh d.o.o. and Yellow Store [11:30-17:00]

18:00 University Library LECTURE: Igor Nobilo — Author’s rights 

20:00 Fotoklub Split WORKSHOP: Maja Prgomet and Milan Šabić — Camera obscura


11:30 Fotoklub Split LECTURE: Mare Milin and Zoran Marinović — Why did we choose Fujifilm equipment?

13:30 Fotoklub Split PRESENTATION OF Fujifilm equipment by Bratulić d.o.o. [13:30-18:00]

13:30 Fotoklub Split WORKSHOP: Maja Prgomet and Milan Šabić — Camera obscura

11.11. SUNDAY

13:30 Fotoklub Split WORKSHOP: Maja Prgomet and Milan Šabić — Camera obscura

12.11. MONDAY

20:00 Fotoklub Split LECTURE: Duška Boban — Urban photo imagery 

13.11. TUESDAY

18:00 Fotoklub Split PORTRAIT REVIEW: Ante Verzotti, Valentino Bilić Prcić, Mirko Pivčević


20:00 Fotoklub Split LECTURE: Matko Biljak — Newspaper photography


20:00 Fotoklub Split EXHIBITION OPENING: HPD Mosor — The spirit of the mountain, the breath of the mountains [15.- 30.11.]

16.11. FRIDAY

11:30 Fotoklub Split PRESENTATION of Canon equipment by Anigota.hr [11:30-17:00]

19:00 Sustipan WORKSHOP: Goran Leš — Writing with light


11:00 Fotoklub Split LECTURE: Miroslav Georgijević — Stock photographs 

12:00 Fotoklub Split PRESENTATION: Miroslav Georgijević and Siniša Komlenić — Luplix application for photographers

18.11. SUNDAY

11:00 Fotoklub Split WORKSHOP: Miroslav Georgijević and Siniša Komlenić — Stock photographs 


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