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BIOGRAPHY
Goran Kapetnaovic, born December 12 1974 in Sarajevo EDUCATION: University College of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre with a Major in Film Directing. Dramatiska Institutet. History of art, Lunds University. Goran Kapetanovic studied film direction at the dramatic Institute in Stockholm. His last four films have been rewarded with 23 international awards, amongst others: Shortlisted for the Oscars for Kiruna-Kigali, Best foreign drama, Toronto short film festival , Best European Short Film, Sedicorto International Film Festival, Best narrative short, Montreal Black Film Festival, Montreal Black Film Festival, KanadaBest Foreign Drama – Intl. Student Film Festival, Hollywood, USA, Uppsala Film Jackdaw for Best Children’s Film. Between 2005 – 2010 Goran worked as a producer and mentor with workshops for SIDA and SI in Kigali, Rwanda where films were made together with people from Rwanda Film Centre. The films premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2007.

Filmography

“Min faster i Sarajevo “ drama 58 min Gulbagge best director and best supporting actor 2017

“Fefugee 532 short” 15 min , 2015 Montreal 2015 in competition , Nordisk panorama . Uppsala shortfilm festival in competition

KIRUNA-KIGALI short/fiction

Los Angeles Shortlisted for the Oscars 2013 BUSAN IFF selected 2013

Festivalpris (Toronto) (bästa utländska film / Best Foreign Film, Toronto International Short Film Festival, Kanada) Festivalpris (Forli) (EuroShort Special Mention/Best European Short Film, Sedicorto International Film Festival, Italien) Festivalpris (Montreal) (best narrative short, Montreal Black Film Festival, Montreal Black Film Festival, Kanada)

From above Drama 30 min Uppsala Film Jackdaw for Best Children’s Film 2007. Nordisk Panorama in competition. A family Drama 30 min Final Project at the National Film School, DI, 2004, choosen to represent Sweden in CILECT.

Audience Award – Shooting Europe!, Karlsruhe, Germany First Prize “On the Road” - 13th Intl. Art Film Festival, Bratislava, Rubber Giraff” – Festival Court 18, Paris, France

Best Director, Sound and Set Design

  • 6th Intl. Film Schools Festival, Montevideo, Uruguay

First Prize – 16th Intl. Competition of Short Fiction Film, Brno, Czech Republic

Best Foreign Drama – Intl. Student Film Festival, Hollywood, USA

Best Nordic Final Project – Laterna Magica, Fredrikshavn, Denmark

Silver Award – 4th Intl. Student Film & Video Festival, Peking, China

Best Director – 10th Ourense Intl. Independent Film Festival, Ourense, Spain

Second Prize – CILECT, Intl. Congress, Madrid, Spain

Audience Award – Cineposible Intl. Film Festival of Extremadura, Spain

Echo short
Best Cinematography – Medunarodni Televizijski Festival Bar, Bar, Montenegro Jameson Short Film Award – Stockholm Film Festival, Stockholm, Sverig Airone d’Oro – 56th Intl. Short Film Festival, Montecatini, Italien Memoria d’Acqua – 56th Best Leading Actress – Vera Veljovic