Gracija Filipović

Born in Dubrovnik, Gracija Filipović, first met with acting at the Marin Držić theatre and she had her first acting lead in Olja Lozica’s play “Pig that Stares at the Sun.” In 2014 she filmed her first short movie and her collaboration with the director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović resulted in two award-winning movies that brought her international recognition. After the movie “Into the Blue,” which was awarded Heart of Sarajevo award for best short feature and a special recognition of the international jury at the Berlinale, they again collaborated on the feature movie “Murina” which won the prestigious “Camera d’Or” at the Cannes film festival. The same movie later opened the Pula film festival where it was awarded the audience award. The film toured world film festivals. Filipović was named one of the ten “Berlinale Shooting Stars 2022” actors, and last year she won the Gotham award for the Breakthrough Performer, “Best global leading actress” award at the Macao film festival and was nominated for the “Spirit Awards” in Los Angeles. Gracija is an award-winning step dancer and former swimmer for the Jug Dubrovnik swimming club and is currently attending the third year of Biology studies at the Faculty of Science in Zagreb.

Domagoj Bogdan

Domagoj Bogdan was born in Zagreb, where, after finishing the Classical Grammar school, he enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts of the University of Zagreb, in the Department of Animated Film and New Media. He completed his undergraduate studies in 2019. While attending the Academy he has participated in numerous projects like animated kids’ show “Mišo and Robin” and “Mali HuHu” produced by Recircle studio. After receiving the scholarship from the international non-profit organization “Cartoon,” in 2019 he presented his “Lilly of the Valley” project at the Cartoon Springboard pitching festival held in Valencia. Over the years he has led various animation workshops aimed at kids and currently he is working as a 3D animator in the gaming industry.

Sunčica Fradelić

Sunčica Fradelić has been involved in the development of Split Kino club since 2008, and from 2011 to 2023 she held the position of president of the club. From 2006 to 2011, she was an associate contributor at UMAS as an assistant at the Department of Film and Video, participating in several courses. From 2011 to 2016, she was the main collaborator of Bela Tarr during the launch and development of the film.factory program in Sarajevo for which she worked as the program coordinator for DLA and MA degrees in addition to running the film.factory office. She attended the film.factory doctoral program and collaborated with international directors, actors, producers, critics, and experts. She has worked as part of numerous amateur and professional productions, co-productions, and projects, as well as workshops and educational programs. She has served as a production supervisor, producer, executive producer, and she has also worked as an editor, mentor, curator, jury member, and more. As an author since 2004, she has shown her work at exhibitions and festivals both nationally and internationally. From the beginning of 2021 until the end of 2022, she was the vice president of the Croatian Film Association, and following that she held the position of acting president until March 2023. Currently, she is an associate contributor at Split Kino club for international and specialized programs, an artistic advisor for experimental film at HAVC, and works as a director and producer in her own production company, 2 BIJELA SLONA (2 WHITE ELEPHANTS).