Hana Jušić

Hana Jušić

Croatia

I have always felt that people are like warm little beasts – they need love and closeness, but they are often suffocating and cruel, especially to the ones they love.    

Biography

Hana Jušić obtained MA degree in film and TV directing at Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. She also graduated in comparative literature and English language and literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2007 and she enrolled in the Postgraduate Doctor's Study of Literature and Film. So far, she has written and directed several short fiction and documentary films which have been shown at student, but also at some prominent European festivals. She has directed short films THE CHILL (premiered in competition at ISFF Oberhousen), GNATS, TICKS AND BEES, for which she has received Oktavijan award and the Jelena Rajkovic award and TERRARIUM, for which she received Oktavijan award for fiction film and Golden Pram award at Zagreb Film Festival. She has written the script for feature film THE MYSTERIOUS BOY, directed by Drazen Zarkovic. Her debut feature as a director/screenwriter QUIT STARING AT MY PLATE was developed at screenwriting workshop Torino Film Lab and premiered at Venice Days. 

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