Zuzana Liová (*1977, Žilina) studied dramaturgy and screenwriting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava where she completed her PhD in 2008. She has been working as dramaturge for the Slovak Television. As screenwriter she participated in a number of television series. Her debut as a screenwriter and TV director came in 2005 with the film Silence. It received several awards at a number of festivals, as well as the Price of the Czech Minister of Culture for the best film in the Visegrad Countries at the 46th IFF Zlín. 2007 brought her the Krzystof Kieslowski TVP Award for screenwriting at the Cannes. Her feature-length film debut for cinemas, The House, was premiered at the FORUM section at the 2011 IFF Berlinale. A year later she received the Grand Prix in the New voices/New visions category at the Palm Springs.
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