Sarajevo Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards 2011: Zvonimir Jurić
Director, screenwriter, Croatia
Zvonimir Jurić was born in 1971 in Osijek, Croatia. He graduated film and TV directing in 1999 at The Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb.
He is a director and screenwriter of feature film THE BLACKS, developed at Cinelink 2006 and EAVE 2007., that won awards for best director best direction, best supporting role, best sound design (Pula Film Festival); FIPRESCI award and Best directing award (Cottbus Film Festival); Grand Prix (Ljubljana International Film Festival); Grand Prix (Auteurs Film Festival Belgrade); Duna TV award (Cinepecs Film Festival).
Jurić’s short film ŽUTI MJESEC/YELLOW MOON won Heart of Sarajevo Award for Best Short Film in 2010. He also won several Grand Prix: Sarajevo Film festival 2010, Drahma Festival (Greece) 2010, Vukovar Film Festival (Croatia); and Mario Ventura Award for best screenplay in Setubal (Portugal).
His feature film THE ONE WHO WILL STAY UNNOTICED won the Breza Award for best debut film at the Pula Film Festival.
Juric is the director and writer of documentary films THE SKY BELOW OSIJEK (Oktavijan – critics award for best film at Dani hrvatskog filma and Grand Prix at the same festival); JURIĆ: TVRĐAVA 1999 (Best Documentary Film at Motovun Film Festival (Croatia); THE BLACKS RESISTED, CAN I? (Best editing at Dani hrvatskog filma).