About Me

Director of Photography / Camera Operator based in Zagreb, Croatia, fluent in English.
Experienced in working with 16mm and 35 mm film cameras, and most digital cameras currently on the market (Alexa, Red One, Red MX, Red Epic, Black Magic, Canon C300, C500, EOS 5/7D….).
Operating both geared and fluid heads.

Education

1986. Graduated Cinematography at Zagreb Academy for Dramatic Arts with short feature “Pomračenje”

Experience

1991 – … Director of Photography

FEATURE

• 2014. Love or Death; Arri Alexa
Dir. Daniel Kušan

• 2013. President Nixon’s Gift; Red Epic
Dir. Igor Šeregi (Short)

• 2013. Eye for Eye; Canon C300
Dir. Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović (Short) – Roselle Park Loves Shorts International Film Festival 2016 – Best Cinematography Award

•  2013. Christmas Tree; Canon C300
Dir. Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović (Short)

• 2012. Teleport Zovko; Arri Alexa;
Dir. Peđa Ličina (Short) – Annual H.F.S. Cinematography Award for Short Feature (2014)

• 2012. Zagonetni dječak / Mysterious Boy; Arri Alexa;
Dir. Dražen Žarković

• 2011. Koko i duhovi / Koko and the Ghosts; Red One MX;
Dir. Daniel Kušan

• 2007. Pjevajte nešto ljubavno / Play Me A Love Song; Sony F900
Dir. Goran Kulenović

• 2002. 24 sata / 24 Hours; Super 16m/16 mm
Dir. Kristijan Milić & Goran Kulenović – Cinematography Award, Dani hrvatskog filma (2002)

• 2000. Veliko spremanje / The Big Cleaning; Super 16mm
Dir. Daniel Kušan (TV Movie)

• 1997. Novogodišnja pljačka / New Year’s Robbery; 16 mm
Dir. Dražen Žarković (TV Movie)

• 1986. Vrela – vještice; 16 mm
Dir. Danko Volarić (TV Movie)

TELEVISION SERIES

• 2016. Crno bijeli svijet, 2 sezona / Black & White World Season 2; Dir. G. Kulenović

• 2014. Počivali u miru, 2 sezona / Rest in Peace Season 2; Dir. Goran Dukić

• 2014. Crno Bijeli svijet / Black & White World; Dir. Goran Kulenović; Igor Mirković – Annual H.F.S. Cinematography Award for TV series (2016)

• 2012. Počivali u miru / Rest in Peace; Dir. Goran Rukavina, Kristijan Milić – Annual H.F.S. Cinematography Award for TV series (2014)

• 2011. Provodi i sprovodi (additional D.O.P.): Dir. Vinko Brešan

• 2011. Pod sretnom zvijezdom; Dir. Branko Ivanda, Mladen Dizdar,Tomislav Rukavina

• 2010 – 2011. Dnevnik plavuše; Dir. Tomislav Rukavina, Aldo Tardoci

• 2009 – 2010. Dolina Sunca / / Sunshine Valley; Dir.B. Ivanda, N. Ivanda, D. Kušan

• 2009. Bračne Vode (Season 2) ; Dir. Istvan Filakovity

• 2009. Moja tri zida; Dir. Daniel Kušan

• 2008. Sve će biti dobro; Dir. Branko Ivanda, Daniel Kušan, Goran Rukavina

• 2008. Strasti; Dir. Jure Pervanje

• 2007-2008. Zauvijek susjedi: Dir. Daniel Kušan, Zoran Budak

• 2006-2007. Obični Ljudi: Dir. Branko Ivanda, Nikola Ivanda

• 2006. Bumerang (Season 2); Dir. Daniel Kušan, Zoran Margetić

• 2005-2006. Ljubav u zaleđu; Dir. Branko Ivanda, Zoran Budak

• 2005. Bumerang (Season 1); Dir. Daniel Kušan, Zoran Budak

COMMERCIALS & MUSIC VIDEOS
• 300 + music videos and 200+ commercials for clients such as Coca Cola, Elle, VIP, T-Com, Zagrebačka Banka, Pliva, INA, Privredna Banka, Amis, Renault, Natreen, Diners, Pan, Erste Bank… and Agencies such as Digitel, Publicis, McCann, Grey Slovenia, BBDO, EP64, Imago…

DOCUMENTARY
• during the war in Croatia worked as freelance cameraman for Reuters, WTN, APTV, NTV, HTV…
• shot more than 20 documentaries

1984–1991 Camera Assistant

• 2002. Spare Parts (2nd Camera Operator); Dir. Damjan Kozole
• 1994. Nightwatch (Focus Puller); Dir. David Jackson
• 1991. Vrijeme ratnika (2nd Camera Focus Puller); Dir. Dejan Šorak
• 1991. Priča iz Hrvatske (2nd Camera Assistant); Dir. Krsto Papić
• 1991. Under Cover (Clapper Loader); Dir. Harry Winer
• 1990. Ljeto za sjećanje (2nd Camera Assistant); Dir. Bruno Gamulin
• 1989. Summer of White Roses (Clapper Loader); Dir. Rajko Grlić
• 1989. The Forgotten (2nd Camera Assistant); Dir. James Keach
• 1988. Dirty Dozen TV series (Clapper Loader); various directors
• 1984. Nepokoreni grad TV series (stills photographer); various directors

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

President of HFS (Croatian Cinematographer’s Society)

– full time member
DHFK (Croatian Society of Film Critics)
HZSU (Croatian Freelance Artist’s Association)
ULUPUH (Croatian Association of Artists of Applied Arts)

PUBLICATIONS
– one of the editors of film magazine Kinoteka
– wrote film reviews and articles for leading Croatian magazines (Playboy, Globus, Nacional, Studio, Svijet, Hrvatski filmski ljetopis…)
– articles published in Film Encyclopedia and Film Lexicon (Croatian Lexicographic Institute)