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Tomislav ┼Żaja



Multi-awarded filmmaker with 30 years of experience in film and television productions.
Holds a masters degree in documentary film direction from Prague Film Academy (FAMU). Wrote, directed and/or produced about fifty documentaries, few shorts and four fiction films. His films were screened at numerous film festivals and TV channels worldwide. Besides traditional distribution, his films are often used for learning and advocacy purposes. He collaborates with INclude – The Mental Health Initiative, Open Society Foundations, World Health Organization, UNDP, UEFA, etc. Member of European Documentary Network and International Documentary Association.

More about his work at



Overcome Film Festival
Nominated, Jury Prize
Best Feature Documentary Film for Neighbors (2018)  (film)


Liburnia Film Festival
 Won, Festival Prize
Best Director for Free (2015)


Venice Film Week
 Won, Best Documentary Feature Film