Family Meals

Dana Budisavljević
"Family Meals" revolves around family meals with subjects long hidden in family closets served as the main course.

Dana Budisavljević

Dana Budisavljević graduated from the Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art, Department of Film and TV Editing. She worked as an editor, director and producer of creative documentary films and TV series, including Straight A! (director), Years of Rust by Andrej Korovljev (editor and co-script writer), Great Shipwrecks of the Adriatic by Davor Šarić (co-director), New New Time by Igor Mirković and Rajko Grlić (editor), Changing the World (producer and director of several episodes). Her second documentary film Family Meals screened at over 20 festivals, won a few awards and was successfully distributed in Croatian cinemas. She is currently preparing the feature documentary live action hybrid film Diana’s List. Together with Nenad Puhovski in 2005 she launched ZagrebDox, and with colleague Olinka Vištica she founded the Hulahop company a year later. She attended a series of international workshops, including Ex Oriente, EURODOC, ZagrebDox Pro, Sarajevo Docu Rough Cut Boutique, BDC Discoveries and others. She is a member of the Croatian Producers’ Association board of directors.

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2012, 50', video

Directed by:
Dana Budisavljević

Olinka Vištica, Sophie De Hijes

Produced by:

Sales Agent:
Taskovski Films Ltd., London


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Festivals & Awards:

WORKSHOPS / PITCHING FORUMS: Sarajevo Film Festival 2011 - Docu Rought Cut Butique Award; FESTIVALS: Zagreb Dox 2012 - Audience Award, Special mention by regional jury; DokuFest Prizren 2012 - Best Balkan Newcomer; Jihlava 2012 - East Silver Market Award