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Vinko BRESAN Film Director, Zagreb


 He studied philosophy and comparative literature as well as film and TV directing. His debut, a low budget feature film «How the War Started On My Island», became, after «Titanic» the best box-office film in Croatian cinemas in the last 20 years. His films Marshal Tito's Spirit and Witnesses were awarded on the festivals in Karlovy Vary and Berlin. He is active as a theatre director as well.


Member of the EFA - European Film Academy
Member of Croatian Film Directors Guild


How the War Started on My Island (Kako je poèeo rat na mom otoku), 1996
Marshal Tito's Spirit (Martial), 2000
Witnesses (Svjedoci), 2003
Will Not End Here (Nije kraj), 2008
The Priest's Children (Sveæenikova djeca), 2013


Forum Wolfgang Staudte Award, BERLIN 2000 and Best Director Award, KARLOVY VARY 2000 for "Witnesses", 2004
Peace Film Award, BERLIN 2004 and FIPRESCI Prize for "Nije kraj", 2008