Mina Vavan, director
Mina Vavan is a student of Directing at the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo under professors Srđan Vuletić, Elmir Jukić and assistant Selma Spahić, where she directed plays Na pučini and Čekajući 40 000, as well as films Kuća gladnih, Autobus broj 13 and Unbraiding. Her film Unbraiding (2021) was screened in 2021 in official student selections at BiH Looks Around Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival and Ciklop Film Festival. She is one of the workshop participants of the French documentary film school Atelier Varan, where in 2022 she made her short documentary film Anatomija hipomanije.
Anja Sekulić, producer
Anja Sekulić was born in 1993 in Cetinje. She graduated in Production and Management from the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo. She worked in the production team of Sarajevo Film Festival and as a producer at BelDocs, as well as with the Artikulacija Film production company from Podgorica and as a programme producer at CNN’s Balkan N1 Sarajevo. Since 2020 she is the executive director and producer at the Roundabout Montenegro production company. A producer at the Seanema Film Festival in Ulcinj. Anja is a Talents Sarajevo producer programme alumna. So far she has taken part in around 10 film projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro as a producer, organiser and assistant director.
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The Cypress They Failed to Take Down
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