Milica Tomović

Director (Serbia)

Milica Tomović graduated from Academy of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade 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 LIFFe, as well as at other festivals. The film received a Special Mention at Cinema City – Novi Sad. GRADUATION, her segment in OCTOBER, was nominated as one of the best short films made in Serbia in the previous three years by the Serbian Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. In 2016, she finished her short film TRANSITION, which had its international premiere at the Festival del Film Locarno and its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film won the Golden Plaque at the Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Short Film at the Sarajevo Film Festival, the Best Director Award at the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, was named best film in the Brave Balkans section at the Auteur Film Festival in Belgrade and the award for Best Short Film in the national selection at the Merlinka International Queer Film Festival in Belgrade.