Personalities attended Avvantura FFby avvanturafestival | created - 30 Jan 2017 | updated - 31 Jan 2017 | Public
These Personalities attended Avvantura Film Festival
Producer | Underground
Founded distribution company Filmkunstverleih Pandora together with Reinhard Brundig.
Italian/German producer/distributor/sales-agent Karl "Baumi" Baumgartner was one of the first friends and supporters of the festival. As friend of AFF founder and director Sergej Stanojkovski, Baumi helped and supported the founding and development of the festival. He received the first "Tomislav Pinter Award" that is named after croatias most productive filmmaker in the 20th century, legendary Tomislav Pinter and is give every year to personalities that have contributed to the development of film as art. When director Sergej Stanojkovski, a student from Pragues FAMU, was grading his film "Kontakt" in Germany with DOP Tom Pinter, Baumi came from Frankfurt to meet in person and shake hands with legendary Pičo (Tomislav Pinter) about whom he heard so many great stories from Slovenian DOP Vilko Filać, a student from Pragues FAMU and DOP of the early films of Emir Kusturica. During the 2010 festival edition Baumi attended a roundtable organized by Avvantura FF and Sergej Stanojkovski on launching croatias first Filmcomission, which resulted of its launch in 2014.
6. Matt Dillon
Actor | There's Something About Mary
Matt Dillon's successful film career has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents. Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance co-starring as a racist cop in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis film Crash. This role earned him ...
7. Bigas Luna
Writer | Jamón Jamón
Bigas Luna was born on March 19, 1946 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Josep Joan Bigas Luna. He was a writer and director, known for Jamón, Jamón (1992), The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997) and Caniche (1979). He was married to Celia Orós. He died on April 6, 2013 in La...
Actor | Underground
Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic was born on April 5, 1950 in Nis, Serbia, Yugoslavia as Predrag Manojlovic. He is an actor and director, known for Underground (1995), The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008) and The Bra (2018). He is married to Tamara Vuckovic. They have one child.
11. Branko Lustig
Producer | Gladiator
Branko Lustig was born on June 10, 1932 in Osijek, Croatia, Yugoslavia. He was a producer and production manager, known for Gladiator (2000), Schindler's List (1993) and The Saint (1997). He was married to Mirjana. He died on November 14, 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia.
13. Damjan Kozole
Director | Nocno zivljenje
Damjan Kozole is a Slovenian filmmaker whose directing credits include the critically-acclaimed "Spare Parts", worldwide released "Slovenian Girl" and "Nightlife", winner of Best Director Award at the 51st Karlovy Vary IFF, among others. "Spare parts" was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 53th ...
Actor | Karaula
Emir Hadzihafisbegovic was born on 20th of August 1961 in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He graduated acting at the Academy of performing arts in Sarajevo in 1986. From 1989 to 1992 he worked at the Folk theater in Tuzla. The war years he spent (1991 - 1995) in the Army of the Republic of Bosnia ...
23. Pnina Blayer
26. Rade Serbedzija
Actor | The Saint
Rade Serbedzija was born in Bunic (Korenica) in 1946. Graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. Still a student, he started to play the leading roles in films and theater productions. He is remembered as an outstanding Peer Gynt, Don Juan, Georgij, Melkior, Oedipus, Hamlet, Leon and ...
33. Sasha Wieser
36. Stefan Kitanov
Producer | Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakade
Stefan Kitanov holds degrees in economics from the University for Bulgarian and World Economics, Sofia (1984), and in film criticism from the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts, Sofia (1991). In 1993-1994 he lived in Britain and studied arts management at the De Monfort University, ...
Producer | ZG80
Filmmaker, director and producer Ljubo Zdjelarevic was born in Nova Gradiska, Croatia, in 1981. He holds MA in History and Geography at the University of Zagreb and he also studied Film and Theatre Production at the Academy of Dramatic Arts, Zagreb. Ljubo is a Sarajevo Talent Campus 2007 alumni as ...
49. Peter Webber
Director | Girl with a Pearl Earring
A self-confessed cinephile, Peter Webber made his first short film, The Zebra Man, straight out of film school. He then worked as a film editor, beginning his association with Girl with a Pearl Earring producers Andy Paterson and Anand Tucker on Tucker's drama debut, Saint-Ex, starring Miranda ...
62. Arsen Oremovic
Writer | Treci
Since 1991, Arsen Oremovic (1966.) he has been working as critic, journalist, columnist and editor in croatian daily Vecernji list. In 1999, he was the director of Pula Film Festival, participated in many film and music juries and was twice chosen as the president of Croatian Society Of Film ...
63. Ana Ularu
Actress | Emerald City
Ana Ularu is a Romanian born actor and director. She began acting at the age of 9 in French productions like "Meurtres par procuration" and "Passion Mortelle". Since graduating with a B.A. and M.F.A. in Acting from the National University of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" (UNATC) in Bucharest, ...
64. Antonio Saura
Producer | El día de la bestia
Writer, producer and teacher. Born in Madrid, the son of film director Carlos Saura and film teacher and journalist Adela Medrano, brother of film director Saura Medrano.
Either as executive of the film companies LolaFilms and Iberoamericana Films, or as executive producer for the film production ...
65. Dinka Dzubur
Actress | Battle of the Sexes
Dinka Dzubur: A classic beauty with striking blue-green eyes and a magnetic on-screen presence, the 5ft8' award-winning Australian actress, model, director, screenwriter and producer was raised on the Gold Coast. She studied ballet and started rhythmic gymnastics at a competitive level at the age ...
Writer | Plynace wiezowce
Born 1980. Polish scriptwriter and director. Member of European Film Academy. He graduated from Academy of Film and Television and The National Film School in Lodz. His full - length feature debut In a Bedroom (W sypialni) had it's world premiere in Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2012 ...
70. Loic Magneron
85. Damir Radic
Director | Posljednji dani ljeta
Damir Radic was born in 1966 in Zagreb, Croatia (then part of Yugoslavia). He earned degrees in History and Comparative Literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. He is an awarded poet and film critic, and has made about twenty experimental films and ...
Born in 1939 in Warsaw, Poland. Documentary and feature film director. Studied physics at Warsaw University and philosophy at Jagiellonian University in Cracow. Graduated from Lodz Film Academy in 1966. Amateur film maker. His school diploma film 'Death of a Provincial' (The Death of a Provincial (...
98. Peter De Maegd
Producer | The Spiral
Peter De Maegd is the founder of Potemkino, a Belgium based production company that works with acclaimed directors such as Peter Greenaway, Terence Davies, Bille August and Giuseppe Tornatore and top talent such as Ennio Morricone, Hilary Swank, Helena Bonham Carter, Ron Perlman and Cynthia Nixon. ...
100. Werner Nekes
Director | Hynningen
Werner Nekes was born on April 29, 1944 in Erfurt, Germany. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Hynningen (1984), Beuys (1981) and Jüm-Jüm (1967). He was married to Dore O.. He died on January 22, 2017 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany.