Vedran Šamanović (1968 – 2009) graduated from the department of cinematography at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. Throughout his tragically short but fruitful career he directed and filmed numerous experimental, fiction and documentary films and received many awards for his work. He also worked as a director of photography on multiple feature films. From 2007 he worked as a Lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. Šamanović was also the founder and director of Zagreb’s OneTake Film Festival.
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