Bojana Momirovic was born in 1979 in Bosnia & Herzegovina. She spent her childhood in Sarajevo, New York and Brussels. When war broke out in the former Yugoslavia in 1992, she went with her parents to Heidelberg, Germany, where she continued her education and obtained a doctorate degree (PhD) in literature at the University of Heidelberg in 2008.

In 2004, she moved to Paris where she began her film career. Since then she has directed 15 works (shorts and documentaries) that have had festival selections and TV screenings.

2014 Bojana took up the position of Manager of Continuing Education at the prestigious film school ENS Louis-Lumière in Paris. Before that she worked for four years with TOMAY Productions as a producer of short films, documentaries and feature films. Her first professional experience was in business with the company SynerTrade France where she worked in finance, administration and online negotiation. She also organized and conducted over 30 conferences about film for the film associations Collectif Prod as well as Kinoma and gave filmmaking classes at the Espace Beaujon in Paris.

Filmography (selection)

2016 Magda Mozarka (short) Croatia (Bakom Productions), France Guadeloupe (dmp Productions); Distribution Fabulosis Films Ltd UK; Acquisition Shorts TV (3-year-broadcast 2019-2021 in Belgium, The Netherlands, Serbia)

Festivals and Screenings:

•  2019 Screening at Story Based, Luxembourg 

•  2019 Screening at Silverway Paris, France

•  2018 Screening at the Peckhamplex Cinema, London, UK 

•  2018 Screening at the Wimbledon Library Film Club, London, UK

•  2017 VII Visualizame, Spain

•  2017 Academy Qualification Screening, Downtown Independent Theatre, Los Angeles, USA

•  2017 SEEFest - South East European Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA

•  2017 RIFF – Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, USA

•  2016 KIN International Women’s Film Festival, Yerevan, Armenia

•  2016 Tuzla Film Festival, Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina

•  2016 UGU Film Festival, Port Shepstone, South Africa >> Special Recognition Award - Best Short Film< <

•  2016 Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Dubrovnik, Croatia

•  2016 21 Islands International Short Film Festival, New York City, USA

•  2016 Sochi International Film Awards, Sochi, Russia (out of competition)

Film markets:

•  2017 MIFTC, Festival FÉMI, Guadeloupe, France

•  2017 Clermont-Ferrand, France

•  2016 HAVC – Catalogue of Croatian Film, Croatian Audiovisual Centre

•  2016 Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival, France

 

2011 IUSTITIA (short) France (Tomay Productions)

Festivals:

•  2013 Festival Nouveaux Cinémas, Paris, France

Film markets:

•  2012 Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival, France

•  2012 Clermont-Ferrand, France

 

2010 Postcards From the Past (doc) France, Bosnia, Germany, The Netherlands

Film markets:

•  2011 Clermont-Ferrand, France

•  2011 Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival, France

 

2009 Descent (short) France

Film markets:

•  2010 Clermont-Ferrand, France

•  2010 Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival, France

•  2010 Brussels Short Film Festival, Belgium

 

2008 Under the Red Beacon (doc) France, Croatia

Festivals:

•  2011 Culture Unplugged, San Francisco, USA

•  2009 Libertas Film Festival, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Film markets:

•  2009 Clermont-Ferrand, France

•  2009 Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival, France

 

2007 Interview with a Young Widow (short) France

TV Screenings:

•  2011 Independant Film Television, IF TV, Paris, France

Festivals:

•  2013 BEST-OF Pre-Festival BD6Né, Paris, France

•  2009 Festival la Normandie et le monde, Vernon, France

•  2008 Paris Tout Court, Paris, France

•  2008 Nouveaux Cinémas, Paris, France

Film markets:

•  2008 Clermont-Ferrand, France

•  2008 Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival, France

 

2007 The Ney in the Box (doc) France

Festivals:

• 2007 Crominute, Pozega, Croatia

 

Upcoming projects

In financing "Once Upon a Time in April" (short) France (IKKI Films, Oscar nomination 2018)

In development "The day after" (feature) France, Belgium

In development "Breakaway" (feature) France

In development "Snow on Cherry Blossoms" (feature) France, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia