Jasmila Zbanic to be mentor for the 2018 Future Frames
- The Golden Bear-winning Bosnian filmmaker will share her experiences with the young filmmakers taking part in EFP's initiative at Karlovy Vary
European Film Promotion (EFP) and the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) have announced that acclaimed Bosnian auteur Jasmila Zbanic will be the mentor of this year's Future Frames edition.
Jasmila Zbanic's feature debut Grbavica [+see also:
interview: Barbara Albert
interview: Jasmila Zbanic
film profile] won among many other awards the 2006 Berlinale Golden Bear. Her second film On the Path [+see also:
film profile] premiered in Competition at the 2010 Berlinale also won numerous awards. Her third feature, For Those Who Can Tell No Tales [+see also:
film profile], had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival and won the 2013 Femme de Cinema Award at Les Arcs European Film Festival, followed by Love Island [+see also:
film profile] which premiered at Locarno. One Day in Sarajevo [+see also:
interview: Jasmila Žbanić
film profile], an experimental documentary, had its international premiere at Dok Leipzig in 2014. Her latest project Quo Vadis, Aida?, a Norwegian co-production set in the 1995 Bosnian war, just received funding from the Norwegian Sørfond (read more).
The director will share her experiences with the young filmmakers taking part in the initiative at Karlovy Vary in an exclusive master class. Jasmila Zbanic's approach to filmmaking will provide for a challenging as well as inspiring session for the participants – fresh out of film school – who are selected by KVIFF out of 27 nominations from EFP member organisations. Her commitment is part of the intensive EFP programme introducing emerging young professionals to the film industry and media and presenting their work to the festival audience. Future Frames is supported by the Creative Europe – Media Programme and by the respective EFP member organisations.
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