Dubravko Merlić

Dubravko Merlić
Dubravko Merlić, producer, screenwriter, and TV format creator, graduated in Croatian language and literature from the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb in 1983. From 1986 to 2001, he worked as a journalist, editor in chief, and presenter at RTV Zagreb and Croatian Radio and Television. The television shows he designed and ran were "News on the Second Channel" (1990/91) and "Frame by Frame" (1992–1997), for which in 1995 the Croatian Journalists' Association declared him Journalist of the Year. From 2000 to 2001, he was the editor-in-chief of the HRT News Division and the host of Dnevnik. From 2001 to 2003, he worked as Director of Communications at Pliva. In 2003, he founded the production company Castor Multimedia. In 2004, he created the original TV format "The Pyramid," which was broadcast for several seasons in eight countries, including Canada. In 2007, “The Pyramid“ won the most prestigious international TV award, the Rose d'Or (Golden Rose), in the Best Show of the Year category. From 2005 to 2007, Dubravko Merlić hosted the show "Counterplan“. From 2008 to 2013 he worked as a TV format creator and media entrepreneur. In 2014, he became the director of the news channel "N1". In 2015, he returned to the Castor Multimedia company, where he produced two seasons of the documentary series "Survival", the documentary series "One and Only", and the documentary series "Modern Times". In 2020, with the support of the Croatian Audiovisual Center, he developed a script for the drama series "Shadows in the Dark".

1990, "News on the Second Channel,"  HRT
1992–1997, "Frame by Frame,"  HRT
1998-1999, "One plus One,"  HRT
2000–2001, Editor in Chief of the News Division, HRT
2004–2009, original TV format "The Pyramid,"  HRT
2005-2007, "Counterplan,"  HRT
2016-2017, "Two to One Away,"  HRT
2019-2020, "Survival,"  First Season, HRT
2020, "Shadows in the Dark" feature series, developed with the support of HAVC
2020–2021, "Survival,"  second season, HRT
2022, "One and Only,"  HRT
2023–2024, "Modern Times,"  HRT