Ex-Yugo directors whose works I saw and liked

by akutluay | created - 26 Jul 2013 | updated - 26 Aug 2013 | Public

1. Slobodan Sijan

Director | Ko to tamo peva

Slobodan Sijan is a Serbian filmmaker. He graduated from Academy of Theatre, Film, Radio and Television in Belgrade as a film director and began his career in the mid-1970s.

2. Dusan Kovacevic

Writer | Profesionalac

Dusan Kovacevic was born on July 12, 1948 in Mrdjenovac, Serbia, Yugoslavia. He is known for his work on Profesionalac (2003), Balkanski spijun (1984) and Sabirni centar (1989).

4. Ademir Kenovic

Director | Savrseni krug

Ademir Kenovic was born on September 14, 1950 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. He is a producer and director, known for The Perfect Circle (1997), MGM Sarajevo: Covjek, Bog, Monstrum (1994) and Kuduz (1989).

5. Benjamin Filipovic

Director | Dobro ustimani mrtvaci

Was the President of the Asscociation Of Film-makers of Bosnia.

6. Vinko Bresan

Director | Kako je poceo rat na mom otoku

Vinko Bresan was born on February 3, 1964 in Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia. He is a producer and director, known for How the War Started on My Island (1996), Svjedoci (2003) and Svecenikova djeca (2013).

7. Goran Markovic

Director | Sabirni centar

The son of actors Rade Markovic and Olivera Markovic, between 1965 and 1970 he studied film directing in Prague and then started working for television, directing documentaries and about fifty tv movies. His first theatrical feature was the critically acclaimed and financially successful Specijalno...

8. Goran Paskaljevic

Director | Bure baruta

Goran Paskaljevic is one of Europe's most respected independent directors. He was born in 1947 in Belgrade (Serbia) and he studied at the well-known Prague school of cinema (FAMU). He has made 30 documentaries and 17 feature films (Cabaret Balkan, Special Treatment, Someone Else's America, How ...

9. Aida Begic

Writer | Snijeg

Aida Begic was born on May 9, 1976 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She is a writer and director, known for Snijeg (2008), Djeca (2012) and Prvo smrtno iskustvo (2001).

10. Jasmila Zbanic

Director | Grbavica

Jasmila Zbanic was born on December 19, 1974 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. She is a director and writer, known for Grbavica (2006), Na putu (2010) and For Those Who Can Tell No Tales (2013).

11. Branko Baletic

Director | Balkan ekspres

Branko Baletic was born on June 15, 1946 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. He is an assistant director and producer, known for Balkan ekspres (1983), Lokalni vampir (2011) and Uvek spremne zene (1987).

12. Ivan Zivkovic

Director | Remote Control

Ivan Zivkovic is a director and assistant director, known for Remote Control (2001), Phone Booth (2002) and Hadersfild (2007).

13. Djordje Milosavljevic

Writer | Tockovi

Djordje Milosavljevic was in the same generation with Biljana Srbljanovic, Igor Bojovic and Vuk Pavlovic on the the writing studies on Faculty of Dramatic Arts. Their generation is claimed to be the most successful in University's history since all of them got their works lensed and performed.

14. Zivko Nikolic

Director | Cudo nevidjeno

Zivko Nikolic was born on November 20, 1941. He was a director and writer, known for Cudo nevidjeno (1984), Biljeg (1981) and Marko Perov (1975). He was married to Vesna Pecanac. He died on August 17, 2001 in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.