NEBOJSA SLIJEPCEVIC- CV
Nebojsa Slijepcevic was born in 1973 in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2005 he graduated with Film Directing from the Academy of Drama and Art, also in Zagreb.
He directed numerous TV documentaries and series (Direkt, City Folk...), but also creative and author driven documentaries (Real Man’s Film, In 4 Years, Of Cows and People) for which he received awards from various festivals (Golden Beggar in Kosice, Slovakia, EDN talent grant at Sarajevo FF, human rights award at Sarajevo FF, best director at Verona FF, Audience award at Zagreb Dox…).
Nebojsa is also the author of a short animated film Dog / Rabbit, short fiction Boxed and short fiction Slap in the Face, which is part of the fiction omnibus Zagreb Stories.
In 2013. he finished his first feature documentary, international co-production Gangster of Love, coproduced by Restart (Croatia), ZDF/ARTE, Kloos & Co. (Germany) and Subcultura Films (Romania). Film was premiered as opening film of Zagreb Dox 2013 where it won audience award for the best film. International premiere of the film was at Hot Docs 2013 and european premiere at documentary competition of Karlovy Vary FF 2013.
Nebojsa is also cinematographer and editor on his recent documentary films – Gangster of Love and Real Man's Film.
Nebojsa is one of the main tutors at regular documentary workshops at organization RESTART. This year Nebojsa is teaching at his most ambitious project so far: a four month long school of documentary film, aimed at people of all ages who want to direct their first documentary.
Nebojsa is living and working in Zagreb, Croatia.
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