(Zagreb, 1947) studied feature film directing at the FAMU Film Academy in Prague, Czech Republic. He directed and co-wrote ten theatrical feature films, his films have been distributed all over the world and have shown in competition at many major film festivals, winning more than fifty international awards.
Grlić has also written nine feature film screenplays, all of which have been produced, and two television serials. He has won numerous awards for writing including UNESCO and FIPRESCI awards. Grlić has also worked as a producer, with credits on four theatrical feature films and five short films.
In addition, he directed three television documentary serials and a dozen short films. He is one of the founders of the Imaginary Academy film school at Grožnjan, art director of the Motovun Film Festival, and a professor at the University of Ohio. (www.havc.hr)