Bogdan Mirică

Bogdan Mirică

Romania

It’s not the narrative that inspires me as much as the emotion.    

Biography

After receiving his Journalism degree, Bogdan worked as a publisher, copywriter and novelist until 2005 when, only 27 years old, he became the youngest creative director in the European advertising industry. His passion for cinema took him to the Westminster University from London where he studied Screenplay Writing and Production. He began his new career as a script reader for Slingshot Studios from London, and afterwards came back to Romania where he worked as a script writer, having so far produced two feature films and a TV series. In 2010 he wrote and directed his first short film, BORA BORA, which won the award for Best Short at the 2011 Transylvania International Film Festival, got selected in the Locarno International Film Festival and also won the award for Best European Short at the Premiers Plans Festival from Angers, France. His first feature, DOGS, premiered at Cannes' Un Certain Regard in 2016, where it won the FIPRESCI Prize. It went on to win the Transilvania Trophy at Transilvania IFF.

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