Tomislav Žaja (Croatia)

Tomislav Žaja studied at the Film Academy FAMU in Prague. With a career spanning for over 25 years, Žaja wrote, directed and/or produced over fifty documentaries, few short and experimental films, two TV adaptations of theatre plays and three fiction films. He has won numerous awards including Best Feature Documentary at Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival and Best Feature Film at El Ojo Cojo International Film Festival.


Filmography (selected):
The Haidari Crisis (2006),
Two Sisters (2008),
Solo (2008),
On The Edge (2010),
Free (2015)

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