JOURNALIST, EDITOR, SERBIA
Nevena Matović works as a journalist and editor at Radio Belgrade 2, where she edits and hosts the shows Filmorama and Klub dva. She is the author of several dozens of documentary radio reportages Govori da bih te video. As a guest editor she created 15 shows from the Treasury series (Sobareva metla, Srđan Karanović, Nepravde - 30 godina posle, Nagrada "Borivoje Mirković", Besede...) for the Redaction of istoriography of the Radio and Television of Serbia (RTS). She was the asistant director of two documentary films: Tri kape za čuvanje (2004-2005) and Tačka prekida (2006), and also the co-writer/co-author of the concept of a feature documentary Svedok jednog vremena (2018).
Nevena Matović was the recepient of a scholarship of the Dante Aligieri University (study program Lingua e cultura cinematografica italiana). She was a jury member at important festivals such as Cinema City, Belgrade Festival of Documentary and Short Film, European Film Festival Palić and International Fest of Documentary Film and TV Forms Grafest. She is the winner of recognitions such as Yugoslav Film Archive Plaque for her contribution to film art and Palić Silver Coin on the occassion of the 25th edition of European Film Festival Palić. She has published articles in the magazines Monitor, Camera Lucida and Filaž.
FILM CRITIC, WRITER, CROATIA
Jurica Pavičić was born 1965 in Split. He graduated history and literature from the University in Zagreb. He has worked as a film critic and journalist for different Croatian newspapers. He won numerous national awards for his journalist work. Since 1994 he writes a weekly column News from Liliput in various Croatian dailies for which he received numerous awards. In 1997 he published his first novel Plaster Sheep, followed by The Sunday Friend, Minute 88, Her Mother's House, Little Red Riding Hood and Woman From the Second Floor. From the late 2000s, Pavičić completly shifts toward short fiction. He publishes two volumes of short stories. The story Highway Patrol from the eponymous collection was adapted into a TV series. Based on Pavičić's novel Plaster Sheep, Vinko Brešan directed a film Witnesses which was selected for the Berlinale Film Festival and awarded the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. For that script Pavićić is awarded the Golden Arena for best script at the Pula Film Festival in 2003.
DIRECTOR, PROFESSOR, SERBIA
Miloš Pavlović is a full professor of Film and TV directing and Dean of the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade.
He graduated from the Department of Film and TV Directing of the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in 1986. In 1997 he finished the intensive course for multimedia development MuViReX Educational Institute (Multimedia & Virtual Reality Center of Studies - Authorized Training Center of Macromedia S.A. in Greece).
He has taught at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts since 1990. He became full professor in 2008, and starting from 2007 he was Head of the Department of Film and TV Directing. He has taught Postgraduate course in Advertising at the University of Arts in Belgrade since 2003.
As a director and writer he worked for RTS, Avala film, Dunav film, Centar film. He directed TV programs, dramas, shows etc.
Since 1988 he has worked as a director, creative director, screenwriter, copywriter, creative team leader for advertising agencies Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy & Mather, BBDI, DDB, S Team Bates, etc. He directed more than 200 publicity videos for various commercial and political clients in the country and abroad.