Milica Tomovic was born in 1986. SFR Yugoslavia. Graduated from Academy of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade 2011.With the omnibus film “October”, which she made together with her classmates. The film was shown in Cottbus, Trieste, Sofia Film Meetings, Isola Cinema and others. In 2016. her short film “Transition” had it’s international film premiere in Locarno (Pardi di domani), followed immediately by a premiere in Toronto (Short Cuts). “Transition” won: golden plaque in Serbian short fiction film selection in Belgrade Film Festival, Heart of Sarajevo best short film in Sarajevo Film Festival, International Short Film Festival of Cyprus and others. She directed five episodes of the successful TV series in 2018 in Serbia “Morning Changes Everything”. In 2021. her debut feature film “Celts” had a world premiere at Berlinale Festival (Panorama) and continued a good festival life(Heart of Sarajevo for Best Director – Sarajevo FF 2021 Jury Prize; Taiwan Film Critics Association Award; Audience Choice Award – Taipei IFF 2021; Standard Readers’ Jury Prize – Viennale 2021, Best Feature Film; Best Screenplay; Best Production Design; Burgas IFF 2021, Best Film, Ensemble Cast – Image et Nation Montreal GLFF 2021 and others).The same year directed three episodes of TV mini-series “Block 27” that had its broadcasting beginning of the 2022, immediately taking attention as the first teenage horror series done in Serbia and being sold to one of the leading independent Film & Television distributors Beta Film. Currently working on her new script for feature film called “Big Women”.
Bulut was born in Istanbul in 1962. After graduating from business administration, he worked in the textile export industry before pursuing his true passion: filmmaking. He started his film career as producer of the award winning film, Zenne Dancer (2011). He went on to produce another award winning film, Drawers. His dark-comedy period film, The Announcement premiered at the Venice Film Festival and won the Best Mediterranean Film award. In 2021, he produced Weasel, which is currently on Netflix. In 2022, he produced Tell Me About Your Darkness and the art documentary, Crossroads. He is the founder of the online short film platform, shortbyshort.com. In 2019, he collaborated with the Producer’s Academy of Turkey to start Producers and Directors Meetings to support short movie productions.
Choreographer & Director
Born in Burgas, Petr spent the first 10 years of his professional career in public communications before discovering dance. He began his training as a contemporary dancer with Derida Dance Company in 2016 going on to perform onstage and on camera in pieces by Bulgarian and international choreographers. He presented his first work as a choreographer 1 Body 3 Movements (2019) after a two week residency under the mentorship of Madalina Dan in Bucharest and in 2021 he performed in the dance film Glance From The Edge (2021). The short film X (2022) is his debut as screenwriter and director, created in collaboration with visual artist Zlatimir Arakliev. In 2023 he published the book Megafauna with photographer Yana Lozeva. A lifelong writer, he is a co-founder of art, culture and design journal Boyscout (2010) and club ΔOΛV (2015).