Born in Sarajevo, Ines Tanovic is a graduate of the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Sarajevo. Since 1996 she has worked at Bosnian Television as an editor and director. She attended the Berlinale Talent Campus 2006 and her project DECISION was selected in Berlin Today Award 2011. She directed the Bosnian part of the long feature omnibus SOME OTHER STORIES. The Film has been invited on more than 40 world festivals and won six international prizes. In 2004, she was given a Hubert Ball Fund reward for the script ENTANGLEMENT. For her documentary project OUR EVERY DAY LIFE which was a part of CineLink market at the Sarajevo Film Festival in 2010, she was rewarded with International Relations Arte Prize. Author of the documentaries EXHIBITION (2010), LIVING MONUMENT (2012), COAL MINE (2012), GHETTO 59 (2013) and A DAY ON THE DRINA (2011) which was rewarded with Big Stamp for Best Film in Regional Competition Program at ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival 2012. Her feature film OUR EVERYDAY LIFE screened at the Sarajevo Film Festival 2015. Her latest film THE SON (2019) opened the 25th edition of the festival in 2019.