born 21.01.1975. Zagreb
film, tv, theatre and commercial director
Author of 10 feature films, several short films and documentaries, 1 TV series, 4 theatre plays and many commercials.
Winner of jury prize at Cannes film festival, Un Certain Regard (2015. Zvizdan / The High Sun).
Director of TV series Novine / The Paper (2016. – 2018.) which is first TV series from south-eastern Europe bought for global Netflix distribution.
One of 5 European directors who made short film on #EUANDME topics (2018. Debut).
Two of his short films were screened in Cannes (2009. Tulum / Party, Semaine De La Critique, 2003. Suša / Drought, Quinzaine Des Réalisateurs).
Beside many international awards for best director, winner of 3 Golden arena awards for best directing on national Pula film festival (2015. Zvizdan / The High Sun, 2011. Ćaća / Daddy, 2002. Fine mrtve djevojke / Fine dead girls).
Winner of 6 Oktavijan awards – Croatian critic’s award.
Winner of 2 awards for culture by City of Zagreb.
Member of European film academy (EFA).
Member of Croatian guild of directors (DHFR).
2 of his films (Zvizdan / The High Sun, Fine mrtve djevojke / Fine dead girls) were selected in 7 best Croatian films in last 25 years.