Darko Bajić (1955) Belgrade, Serbia, graduated in 1982, with the feature film Direct
Transmission. He was the first student to graduate with a feature film. This achievement will be
rewarded many times: a special jury award for a debut director at the Pula Film Festival, the
Golden Gate of Pula for the best production and a dozen awards at other festivals in Yugoslavia,
while the film won three official awards at the International Film Festival in Mannheim....
Bajić became especially famous when he directed the TV series "Siv dom" (1984 - 1985). The series became extremely famous throughout the former SFRY, and was a "springboard" for then young actors such as Zoran Cvijanovic, Branislav Lecic, Mima Karadzic, Dubravko Jovanovic, Nikola Kojo and Mirjana Jokovic.
He often collaborated with Branislav Lecic, Dragan Bjelogrlic and Lazar Ristovski.
Filmography: Trace 1981, Direct Broadcast 1982, Gray House 1984, Forgotten 1988, Black Bomber 1992, Balkan Rules 1997, Live War 2000, Roommates 2004, On the Beautiful Son Danube 2008, We Will Be Champions of the World 2015, The Name of the People 2020. Find out more
Born September the 12 th 1962 in Veles, Republic of Macedonia.
Since the 1991 she has been employed with in the PSB Macedonian Radio and Television as a
journalist, film critic, and Editor in Chief of the Cultural programme of the Macedonian TV. She
has University degrees of Journalism and Media and Communications and a Master degree of
Cultural studies. From 2008 she has been appointed as a festival selector at the ICFF”Manaki
In 2016-2018 she served as a Artistic Director of the same festival, and in the period 2018-2020 she is appointed as a Festival Director of the ICFF “Manaki Brothers”. In 2001 she produced experimental feature film “The Judge” screened at the Official programme at the Venice Film Festival, festival programme of the New Territories and 37 other international Film and Video festivals. While promoting the new visual moments of combining TV and film art she produced 23 video art tapes and short experimental films with different film makers and promoting Macedonian film production all over the world. The last 35 years she prepares reports in the TV Magazine for Culture and Art, specially related with the Macedonian and International film productions, mainly promoting the newcomers in the European film industry and writes critics and film articles for the on line monthly magazine Film +. From 2021 she serves as a Program Coordinator and Artistic Director of the IFF Kinenova. Find out more
Sali Saliji - Salini was born in 1972 in Macedonia. He completed his primary and secondary education in Serbia, while he attended his
undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Dokuz Eylul University in Izmir. So far, he has directed many feature films
documentaries, commercials, music videos and theater plays. Sali is the founder and
director of the Balkan Panorama film festival. He continues to work as Assoc.
Prof. at Thrace University in Edirne...
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