Boryan Jovanovich

Boryan Jovanovich

F Train Media LLC
Producer, Assistant Director, Line Producer and Unit Production Manager

Los Angeles, California

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About Boryan

Born in Belgrade, Serbia in a family of filmmakers, he graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade with a MA degree in Film and TV production.

Boryan's career started as production assistant on TV commercials in Boston. Shortly after he moved to Los Angeles and made the transition to feature film, working on production of major studio films such as Rollerball, Basic and Bad Boys 2. After a year in Los Angeles, work brought him to New York and as an AD and producer has worked on many successful independent films, such as Sangre de mi Sangre, grand jury prize winner at Sundance in 2007 and Here and There, winner of best NY narrative at Tribeca Film Festival.

In 2008 he joined the Directors Guild of America (DGA). In that same year he received an achievement award from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade where he is also a guest lecturer. Over the course of his career Boryan has collaborated with esteemed film, TV and commercial directors such as John McTiernan, Malcolm Venville , Bertrand Tavarnier, and actors such as Keanu Reeves, Alan Arkin, Liam Neeson, and many others specializing in providing production services for international projects such as Welcome Home, Brigada 2 (Russia), Mamarosh (Serbia/Germany) and The French Minister (France).

Borjan continues his work in LA, NYC and worldwide, helping directors achieve their vision on time and within the budget.

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  • H.O.M.E.

    H.O.M.E. (2016)
    Film (Drama) Producer A "love letter" to New York City through its subways & enclaves, H.O.M.E. is a film woven of two stories. One of a missing young man with Asperger's Syndrome who seeks refuge in the underground labyrinth of NYC. The other follows a gambling Ecuadorian livery driver & a Chinese woman desperate to get home to her sick child. Along each of their journeys through the urban landscape, they discover the deeper understanding of communication & their intimate connections despite their barriers. H.O.M.E. is an understated yet lyrical exploration of urban alienation & meaningful encounters through the lens of a "disconnected" city in constant motion.

  • Black Jesus

    Black Jesus (2015)
    Television (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The hi-jinks of a street-smart savior living in modern-day Compton, on a mission to spread love and kindness throughout the crime-ridden L.A. neighborhood with his small group of followers.

  • Run All Night

    Run All Night (2015)
    Film (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Professional Brooklyn hitman Jimmy Conlon is more commonly known as THE GRAVEDIGGER. Jimmy was a mob hit-man, who was best friends with his boss Sean Maguire. But when Jimmy's son, Michael, is marked for death by the mob, Jimmy must go up against Sean to protect Michael at all costs. Together, he and Michael must avoid corrupt cops, contract killers and the mob to survive the night.

  • Velkam khom

    Velkam khom (2014)
    Film (Drama) Producer New York-set comedy about a group of immigrants who have become hostage to their life choices.

  • The French Minister

    The French Minister (2013)
    Film (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is tall and impressive, a man with style, attractive to women. He also happens to be the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the land of enlightenment: France. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage, from the floor of the United Nations in New York to the powder keg of Oubanga. There, he calls on the powerful and invokes the mighty to bring peace, to calm the trigger-happy, and to cement his aura of Nobel Peace Prize winner-in-waiting. Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: legitimacy, lucidity and efficacy. He takes on American neo-cons, corrupt Russians and money-grabbing Chinese. Perhaps the world doesn't deserve France's magnanimousness, but his art would be wasted if just restricted to home turf. Enter the young Arthur Vlaminck, graduate of the elite National School of Administration, who is hired as head of "language" at the ... Written by Sundance Selects

  • Mamaros

    Mamaros (2013)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Producer Middle-age film projectionist still lives with his mother in Belgrade. he is also film aficionado and quite content to be in his mother company. NATO's 1999 bombing of Serbia starts and two of them become refugees. After quite surreal journey they end up in New York, of all places. That is were he realizes that he cannot do his old job any more, one he loved so much. While he and his mother were trying to survive, the new age of Cinema Digital Projection started. Some discarded projectors gave him an idea. His new mission in life will be to travel around and show people the magic of the real cinema, created by film strips, mechanical projectors, big screen and flickering light. Written by Anonymous

  • Breaking at the Edge

    Breaking at the Edge (2013)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A pregnant woman fears for her unborn child's life if she doesn't avenge a supernatural entity.

  • Gilded Lilys

    Gilded Lilys (2013)
    TV Movie (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Set in 1895, show revolves around the opening of the first luxury hotel in New York City and all the intermingling of love, treachery and disdain between the classes set against a backdrop of vicious family rivalries, scandalous secrets and conflict and co-mingling of classes. Written by ABC

  • Ink Master

    Ink Master (2012)
    Television (Reality-TV) Production manager Hosted by rock legend Dave Navarro and judged by icons of the tattoo world, Chris Nunez and Oliver Peck, 10 of the country's most creative and skilled tattoo artists descend on NYC to compete for a hundred thousand dollars and the title of "INK MASTER". The stakes couldn't be higher with 'Living Canvasses' donating their skin to be permanently marked in this adrenalized competition elimination. Written by Jiilo_Kim

  • Jelena, Katarina, Marija

    Jelena, Katarina, Marija (2012)
    Film (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Three young women from Belgrade, Jelena, Katarina and Marija, meet by accident in New York City. Each has her reasons for leaving Belgrade: Katarina left in the mid 90s in search of a better life, Jelena fled the bombing in the late 90s... Marija's boyfriend, whom she was going to marry, was killed in the war, prompting her to leave the country for good.

  • Wounded Warrior

    Wounded Warrior (2011)
    Film (Short and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A teenager confronts his past, on the unholiest of nights - Halloween.

  • Ghost of New Orleans

    Ghost of New Orleans (2011)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director In post-Katrina New Orleans, a disgraced detective encounters the ghost of a murdered woman who wants to help him identify her killer.

  • Tower Heist

    Tower Heist (2011)
    Film (Action, Comedy and Crime) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Josh Kovaks is the manager of a high-rise condominium in New York. He is close to all the tenants, especially financier Arthur Shaw. One day Shaw is arrested by the FBI for fraud. Josh thinks it's a misunderstanding that can be resolved, but later he learns that the employees' pension fund - which he asked Shaw to handle - is gone. When one of the employees tries to kill himself, Josh's views of Shaw change. He goes to see him and loses his temper, and his job. The FBI agent in charge tells him that Shaw might walk, and recovering the pension fund is unlikely. She tells him that it's been rumored that Shaw has $20 million lying around if he needs it in a hurry. Josh thinks he knows where it is, so with two other fired employees and an evicted tenant, they set out to get into Shaw's penthouse to get the money. But they realize they need the assistance of someone who knows how to steal, so Josh asks an old acquaintance named Slide who he knows is a thief to help them. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

  • Henry's Crime

    Henry's Crime (2010)
    Film (Comedy, Crime, Drama and Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing.

  • Coach

    Coach (2010)
    Video (Comedy, Romance and Sport) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director To his friends and to his girlfriend Zoe, Nick is stuck in perpetual adolescence: he's approaching 30, lives off a trust fund, has no job and no responsibilities. When Zoe abruptly leaves him and New York for a job in Los Angeles, Nick comes up with a strategy to get her back: taking a job as a soccer coach of a junior-high team. At first it's a diversion - just a strategy. Then, primarily through Hector, the team's best player, Nick engages. In the process, he meets an ER doc who interests him, goes behind Hector's father's back to keep the lad on the team, and realizes he's conflicted when he gets the chance to reconnect with Zoe. Can arrested development give way to maturity? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Dear John

    Dear John (2010)
    Film (Drama, Romance and War) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director South Carolina US Army Special operations soldier John is on summer leave from his German base, visiting his widowed father. Being gallant on the pier, he befriends college student Savannah, a college student, and her buddies, a terminal father and his angelic son. John falls in love with Savannah, who diagnoses his beloved, gentle but weird father as mildly autistic. He plans not to sign up again, but 9/11 changes that, and she won't wait idly while their friends desperately need help. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Here and There

    Here and There (2009)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director In two interconnected stories Robert, a jaded middle-aged New Yorker, goes to Serbia to make quick cash by marrying someone for U.S. immigration papers. The plan goes awry when the promised cash never arrives. At the same time, a young Serbian immigrant named Branko struggles in a never forgiving New York, desperately trying to bring his girlfriend from Serbia to the USA. Written by Anonymous

  • Numb3rs

    Numb3rs (2009)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew In the Los Angeles office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent Don Eppes and his team investigate critical and baffling crimes with a special edge. That advantage is Don's brother, Charles Eppes, a brilliant universalist mathematician who uses the science of mathematics with its complex equations to ferret out the most tricky criminals. With this team, the forces of evil learn their number is up. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

  • A Dog Year

    A Dog Year (2009)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Jon Katz is close to burnout. He's a writer with writer's block; his wife has left for her sister's because he's emotionally distant; he rarely answers his phone. A kennel sends him a border collie that's undisciplined because of abuse. Despite a series of mishaps, Jon decides to keep trying with the dog, and he rents a dilapidated farm house to give the dog room to run. A local handyman refers Jon to a woman who might be able to help him train the dog. Reluctantly, Jon gives her a try. Is the dog the problem, or the owner? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Pippa Lee feels dislocated when she and her husband Herb move from Manhattan to a retirement community. He's older than she, they have two children who are young adults, and the daughter hardly speaks to Pippa. Pippa tells us about her life, in long flashbacks, starting with her birth to a mom who was a social dynamo and addicted to pills. As a teen, Pippa moves out and lives a hippie life until meeting Herb, who was then married to a young siren. Pippa discloses tragedies and discoveries. In the present, she's sleepwalking at night and talking from time to time with a burned-out case, the 35-year-old son of a neighbor. Can Pippa connect? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Choke

    Choke (2008)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Sex addict and colonial theme park worker, Victor Mancini, has devised a complicated scam to pay for his mom's hospital bills while she suffers from an Alzheimer's disease that hides the truth about his childhood. He pretends to choke on food in a restaurant and the person who "saves" him will feel responsible for Victor for the rest of their lives. Written by Anonymous

  • Blue Blood

    Blue Blood (2008)
    TV Movie (Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew An ensemble drama about rookie NYPD cops assigned to patrol the city's streets.

  • Uncertainty

    Uncertainty (2008)
    Film (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew A young couple, Kate and Bobby, flip a coin on the Brooklyn bridge to determine the paths their lives take that day, the Fourth of July. The green path takes them to Brooklyn where they spend a quiet day with Kate's family, coming to a better understanding of their status as a couple. The yellow path takes them to Manhattan where they are being chased by a gunman and are in the center of a dangerous crime ring involving large amounts of money. What does the future hold for Kate and Bobby? Written by napierslogs

  • August

    August (2008)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Tom and Josh Sterling have a start-up dot-com. It's gone public to initial success. Josh is the technical genius. Tom is the fast-talking and abrasive CEO, in charge of the business side. It's August, 2001, less than a month before they can sell their shares and, perhaps, make lots of money. But the company is running out of cash, its main client is stalling, and share values are falling. For Tom to maintain the firm's appearance, he must find cash: investors could rescue him, but at a high cost of his potential wealth and company control. Tom goes to his brother for a loan. At the same time, an old flame, Sarrah, comes back to the city. Can Tom hold things together, bravura and all? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Fort Pit

    Fort Pit (2007)
    TV Movie (Comedy, Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A look at the rookies and veteran cops who work at NYPD precinct in Brooklyn.

  • Gracie

    Gracie (2007)
    Film (Biography, Drama and Sport) Miscellaneous Crew This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and father in the nightly practices, she is discouraged by everyone except her elder brother, Johnny. Her father does not believe that girls should play soccer and tells her that she is neither tough enough nor talented enough to play with the boys team. Undeterred, Gracie finds reserves of strength she never knew existed, and persists in changing everyone's beliefs in what she is capable of, including her own. She faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer. But as the beautiful and strong person that she has always been but she also brings her family together in the face of their own tragedy. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

  • Rock Band Cometh: The Rock Band Band Story

    Rock Band Cometh: The Rock Band Band Story (2007)
    TV Movie (Biography, Comedy and Music) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The true story of the greatest fictional band ever to rock out on plastic instruments.

  • Sangre de mi sangre

    Sangre de mi sangre (2007)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father - only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers' fortune.

  • The Girl in the Park

    The Girl in the Park (2007)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg has cut herself off from anyone once near and dear to her, including her husband Doug and her son Chris, who tried for years to penetrate her wall of isolation and despair, without success. But when Julia meets Louise, a troubled young woman with a checkered past, all Julia's old psychic wounds painfully resurface, as does her illogical and increasingly irrational hope that Louise may be the daughter she lost so long ago. Written by Official Press Release

  • The Cake Eaters

    The Cake Eaters (2007)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew 'The Cake Eaters' is a quirky, small town, ensemble drama that explores the lives of two interconnected families coming to terms with love in the face of loss. Living in rural America, The Kimbrough family is a normally odd bunch; Easy, the patriarch and local butcher, is grieving over the recent loss of his wife, Ceci, while hiding a secret ongoing affair for years; Beagle, his youngest son who was left to care for his ailing mother, works in the local high school cafeteria by day but has a burning passion inside that manifests itself through painting street signs; and the eldest son, Guy, has been away from the family for years while pursuing his rock star dream in the big city until the day he learns of his mother's passing and that he's missed the funeral. Upon Guy's return home, relationships between the characters begin to unravel; Beagle's pent up emotions connect with Georgia Kaminski, a terminally ill teenage girl wanting to experience love before it's too late; Easy's long ... Written by The Buffalo Niagara Film Festival (BNFF), 2008

  • United 93

    United 93 (2006)
    Film (Drama, History and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew On September 11, 2001, two American Airlines and two United Airlines domestic U.S. flights are hijacked by terrorists. After the collision of two planes against the World Trade Center and one against the Pentagon, the passengers and crew of United Flight 93 decide to struggle against the four terrorists to take back the control of the airplane. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Disappearances

    Disappearances (2006)
    Film (Action, Adventure and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Quebec Bill Bohomme is a hardy schemer and dreamer, who, desperate to raise money to preserve his endangered herd through the rapidly approaching winter, resorts to whiskey-smuggling, a traditional family occupation. Quebec Bill takes his son, Wild Bill, on the journey. Also Henry Coville, an inscrutable whiskey smuggler, and Rat Kinneson, Quebec Bill's perpetually disconsolate ex-con hired man. Together, they cross the border into vast reaches of Canadian wilderness for an unforgettable four days "full of terror, full of wonder." Written by Jay Craven

  • Hard Luck

    Hard Luck (2006)
    Video (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Two converging story lines involving corrupt cops ripping off drug dealers and serial killers are followed as former drug dealer Lucky, trying to go straight after doing a prison stint, gets entangled within by a series of bad breaks. Shepherd plays a sadistic and vindictive mother of a handicapped son who along with her young kung-fu kicking boyfriend, abducts and tortures people who she feels scorn her son. Lucky, caught up in a shootout between dealers and cops, grabs two briefcases with $500,000 and goes on the run and has the hard luck of happening upon the serial killer's cabin. Written by Anonymous

  • Brotherhood

    Brotherhood (2006)
    Television (Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke).

  • The War That Made America

    The War That Made America (2006)
    Television (Documentary, History and War) Miscellaneous Crew Add a Plot »

  • Meet the Mobsters

    Meet the Mobsters (2005)
    Film (Comedy, Crime and Music) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Down-and-out lounge singer Johnny Slade is hired by a mystery man to open a hot new club, the catch being he's given a new--and terrible--song to sing each night. Noticing that whenever he sings one a new crime is committed, Johnny gradually realizes his songwriter-benefactor is a powerful mob boss in hiding and his "Greatest Hits" are the only way the man can give orders to his crew... Written by Anonymous

  • Falling in the Paradise

    Falling in the Paradise (2004)
    Film (Comedy and War) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A half-mad patriot who shot Avax from the roof of his house captures its American pilot during NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999. The hostage gets romantically involved with his sister while unsuccessfully trying to escape.

  • Basic

    Basic (2003)
    Film (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Production manager Tom Hardy, an ex-Army Ranger turned DEA agent, is drawn into an ever-widening mystery surrounding the disappearance of the feared and often hated Sgt. Nathan West, as well as several of his elite Special Forces trainees on what appears, at first, to have been a routine training exercise during a hurricane in the jungles of Panama. Only two survivors are found, Dunbar, and a badly wounded Kendall, the son of a high-profile Joint Chiefs of Staff official. Neither is willing to cooperate with Capt. Julia Osborne's investigation. So base commander Col. Bill Styles calls in ex-Ranger Hardy, an old friend and a persuasive interrogator. Osborne disapproves of Hardy who is on leave from the D.E.A. after having come under suspicion of accepting bribes from local drug traffickers. She is also uneasy when she learns that Hardy once trained under West and hates him almost as passionately as his current recruits. With time running out, Hardy and Osborne call a temporary, if uneasy, truce. Hardy ... Written by Sujit R. Varma

  • Bad Boys II

    Bad Boys II (2003)
    Film (Action, Comedy, Crime and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Narcotics cops Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) head up a task force investigating the flow of ecstasy into Miami. Their search leads to a dangerous kingpin Johnny Tapia (Jordi Mollà), whose plan to control the city's drug traffic has touched off an underground war. Meanwhile, things get sexy between Mike and Syd (Gabrielle Union), Marcus's sister. Written by Anonymous

  • Rollerball

    Rollerball (2002)
    Film (Action, Sci-Fi and Sport) Production manager In this fast action-packed thriller, Jonathan (Chris Klein), Marcus (LL Cool J), and Aurora (Rebecca Romijn) compete in a dangerous, fierce sport called Rollerball. Although, Johnathan and Marcus try to quit, cruel and vindictive promoter Alexi Petrovich (Jean Reno) encourages them to still participate. Petrovich sends his men to attack them while they are on a trip, but Johnathan survives. In the end during a game of Rollberball, Petrovich attempts a public execution of Johnathan, but the question is will Johnathan get revenge. Written by Clifton Baird

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