Meet our team
Biljana Tutorov, Co-founder and Head of Program
After graduating Art History at the Catholic University in Louvain, Belgium, Biljana Tutorov studied Film Anthropology at Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, and Ethnographic Film with Jean Rouch. In parallel, she studied Drama at Ecole Internationale de Thêatre Jacque Lecoq in Paris. Biljana is the author of several video installations, short, feature and documentary films, video works and performances. She was first director’s assistant to the famous Serbian film director Želimir Žilnik. From 1998 until 2011, she works for a production company Long film, that she cofounded. In 2010 she founded an independent film production, Wake Up Films, with an idea to produce creative documentaries, animation and fiction films. Biljana worked as the Regional competition programmer for the Free Zone Film Festival in Belgrade. She is allumna of EURODOC and member of the DOKSerbia, EDN, EWA and EFA.
Her last feature documentary film "When Pigs Come" had its premiere on Sarajevo Film Festival 2017, where it received the EDN Talent Grant. After this screening the film was awarded and screened on many international film festivals (Watch Dox, Warsaw; Authors' Film Festival, Belgrade; Sarajevo sur Seine, Paris; Vision du Reel, Nyion etc.).
Vuk Perovic, Co-founder
Vuk Perovic is one of the most important film critics in Montenegro. Editor of film and series program on Public service RTCG. Had interviews with the famous film directors such as Nikita Mikhalkov, Fatih Akin, Cristian Mungiu, Michael Radford, Jose Padilha, Emir Kusturica, Goran Paskaljevic and others. Vuk is the Secretary the Montenegrin section of FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics), and was a member of the FIPRESCI Jury at the International Film Festival in Bratislava 2005 and at the festival in Herceg Novi in 2007. Was member of Jury for Nebojša Đukellic award on belgrade FEST (2015). Former editor of film and series program and autor of show about culture on Atlas. Former deputy of editor in chief and editor of culture section in in the daily newspaper “Dnevne novine” from Podgorica. Wrote about culture in Southeastern Europe for the “SoutheastEurope: People and Culture” (http://www.southeast-europe.eu) Internet portal. He wrote for the dailies such as “Pobjeda” from Podgorica and “Građanski list” from Novi Sad, as well as for the weeklies “Reporter” from Belgrade, “Boulevard” from Novi Sad, and others. He also worked for the news agencies “Beta” from Belgrade and “Mina” from Podgorica. He collaborated with the production group “Network”, Belgrade.
Dragana Jakovljevic, Program Coordinator
She holds bachelor degree of Dramaturgy and master degree of Film and TV Production from The Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade. Gained certificate of AJB Doc workshop for Investigative Current Affaires Documentaries. Participated at Jihlava Academy in 2017. Worked as script doctor, story editor and co-writer on several student projects and gained experience as mentor at the film workshops for kids. Worked as market producer at Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival in 2017 and 2018. Her short fiction film Norway (2018) supported by Film Center Serbia where she is signed as screenwriter and producer, has been already screened on several festivals. She is executive director of the film festival Valjevski Filmski Susreti,