Vladimir Perovic (1955, Cetinje, Montenegro) graduated in Film & TV Directing from Faculty of Drama Arts, Belgrade, Serbia. His creative documentaries, screened at the festivals worldwide, won 102 national and international awards so far. He was jury member several times, in Yugoslavia, Serbia, Montenegro, Iran, Russia, Germany, Romania, and held master classes in China, Turkey, Greece, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro. As free-lance he worked for several producers in Serbia and Montenegro. Actually employed as an author in RTV, Novi Sad, Serbia. Visiting professor of Documentary at Faculty of Drama Arts in Cetinje, Montenegro. Selector for: Documentary part of Montenegro Film Festival, Herceg Novi, Montenegro; FESTEF, Kucevo, Serbia; Festival of Serbian Doc and Short Films, Washington DC (Orfelin Circle). Member of AFUN (Academy of Film Art and Science of Serbia), UFUS (Serbian Association of Film Artists) and DOKSERBIA. He lives in Belgrade, and makes his films both in Serbia and in Montenegro…
Selected filmography: 1989: A House; Happy New Year; 1992: The Saga on Samourai & the Mud; 1996: Pilgrimage; 1997: Tuning Voices; 2000: The Clock; Son; 2001: Love, Vow; 2002: A Slight Malfunction on My Shiny Star; 2003: Vanishing; 2006: The Smoke; 2007: The Thirst of a Stone Sea; 2011: Trials, Tribulations & Sustainable Growth of a Cock; Star Dust; 2013: Life is; 2015: Eoha; 2016: 2 & 2; Strokes; 2017/2018: Sparks – in production; Percents of life – in editing room.
Nebojša Slijepčević (1973, Zagreb, Croatia) graduated in Film Directing from the Academy of Drama and Art in Zagreb. He has directed numerous creative documentaries (Srbenka, Gangster of Love, Something about Life, Real Man’s Film, In 4 Years, Of Cows and People). His films have been shown at the festivals around the world (IDFA, Doc Leipzig, Hot Docs, Karlovy Vary Film Festival…) and they have collected more than 30 awards. For his TV documentaries he has been three times nominated for Prix Europa Award. His latest documentary feature, Srbenka, was shortlisted for European Film Awards. Nebojša is mentor and lecturer at School of Documentary Film in Zagreb.
Selected film awards: Srbenka (2018) – Doc Aliance Award, Marche Du Film, Cannes Film Festival (France); Special Mention, Free Zone (Serbia); Buyens-Chagoll Award, Visions Du Reel (Switzerland); Gaze of the Others Award, Festival Dei Popoli (Italy); Director in the Central & Eastern Europe Competition, Astra Film Festival (Romania); Heart of Sarajevo for best documentary, Audience Award, best documentary, Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina); Special Mention, Motovun Film Festival (Croatia)…
Mladen Matičević (1965) graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade – Department of Film and TV Directing. He has directed more than 20 documentary films, most notable being “Ghetto – Secret Life of a City” (1996), “How to Become a Hero” (2007), “Run for Life” (2010) and “My craft” (2014).
He directed the TV series “Some new kids” (2003), as well as two feature films “One on One” (2002) and “Together” (2011). He is art director of the 62nd Belgrade Documentary and Short Meter Film Festival (Serbia).
Mladen Matičević’s films were presented on numerous international film festivals (London International Film Festival – selection of New European Cinema, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, ZagrebDox, BelDox)
He has won numerous awards at festivals in Bucharest, Moscow, Perm, ZagrebDox, BelDox-in … Feature film “One on One” was awarded the best Serbian film of 2002 in the choice of FIPRESCI Serbia, and the film “Together” was awarded second prize for best screenplay in 2011 at the Screenplay Festival in Vrnjačka Banja.