Cinematographer and Director
Born in Belgrade. He was educated in Serbia, USA, Poland. Graduated with honors from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Cinematography Department, University of Arts, Belgrade, Serbia.
His first feature film, while being the student of the final year, "Live Broadcast", directed by Darko Bajic, was awarded on many domestic and International Film Festivals.
His work on the feature film "The Forgotten Ones", directed by Darko Bajic, won him highest former Yugoslavia’s cinematography awards: "Golden arena" and "Milton Manaki".
Feature film "Better than Escape", directed by Miroslav Lekic, was awarded the Grand Prix award, at the Herceg Novi Film Festival.
He also completed two twelve-hour miniseries, "Sivi Dom" and "Zaboravljeni", directed by Darko Bajic, considered to be among the best ever made in the former Yugoslavia.
In between feature film works, he directed documentaries and other short subjects: "Slavko Vorkapitch, Life and Death of a Hollywood Filmmaker", "King of the Dunghill", " Serb Embraces Slovenian, Croat,…", just to name a few.
From 1991. he lives in Los Angeles (USA), where he completed three feature films ("Prisoner of time", "Harbinger", "The Gray in Between"). "Prisoner of Time", directed by Mark Levinson, was in the official competition of the International Film festivals, Moscow and Palm Springs.
In 2005, for "Take a Deep Breath", directed by Dragan Marinkovic, he won "Gold Remi Award", for best cinematography, at the 38th Houston World-Fest, International Film festival.
"On the Beautiful Blue Danube", directed by Darko Bajic, is his tenth feature film as Director of Photography. At various Film Festivals, this film won many Domestic and International Awards. Among them it was awarded the winner of the Film Series at 2009 Cine Gear Expo, entitled "A Tribute to the Visual Art of Filmmaking". He also won Best Cinematography Award at the 2009 West Hollywood International Film Festival.
In 2011, completed full length documentary film, "O' Gringo", (90 minutes), coproduced by Urca Filmes (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil) and Magic Line (Belgrade, Serbia), directed by Darko Bajic. The film had an extremely successful theatrical run in Serbia and Brazil.
Currently finishing his short feature directorial debut, "Just Like Lemonade" expected to be completed soon.