Jelena Mitrovic



Jelena Mitrovic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia),1977. She graduated in Film and TV production at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. Her debut as a producer was “The Trap” (2007), directed by Srdan Golubović. The film premiered at Berlinale, section Forum. It won more than 20 international film awards and was also shortlisted for the Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film. With her company Film House Bas Celik she produced following films: “The Life and Death of Porno Gang” (2009, by Mladen Djordjevic) , “Besa” (2010, by Srdjan Karanovic), “The Woman With A Broken Nose” (2010, by Srdjan Koljevic), documentary “Mila Seeking Senida” (2010, by Robert Zuber) , “Clip” (2012, by director Maja Milos) that won Tiger Award at 2012 Rotterdam International Film Festival, short animated film “Rabbitland” directed by Nikola Majdak and Ana Nedeljkovic that won Crystal Bear at 2013 Berlinale, section Generation 14+. Her latest feature film “Circles” directed by Srdan Golubovic had its World premiere in 2013 Sundance Film Festival, World Dramatic Competition and won Special Jury Prize. The film had its European premiere at Berlinale, section Forum where it received Prize of Ecumenical Jury. She co-produced the following films: ‘The Star’ (2002, by Marina Abramovic), “Destricted”, segment “Balkan Erotic Epic” (2006, by Marina Abramovic as part of the film “Destricted” directed by Matthew Barney, Gaspar Noe, Larry Clark and M. Abramovic,), “Donkey” (2009, by Antonio Nuic), “Slovenian Girl” (2009, by Damjan Kozole), “State of Shock” (2011, by Andrej Kosak), Life is a Trumpet (2016, by Antonio Nuic), "Soldiers, A Story from Ferentary" (2017, by Ivana Mladenovic). She was awarded the “Discovery Award” at Cottbus Film Festival in 2007 for her achievement in the field of production for “The Trap”. In 2010, she was selected for Producer`s on the Move at Cannes International Film Festival.
 She is a member of European Film Academy and member of the board of ACE Producers network. She works as Professor of Film Production at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade.

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