Branislav "Brane" Bala (writer/director/ producer) holds an MFA in film directing from Columbia University. Love Hunter, a feature he made with his brother Nemanja opened in NYC to rave reviews from New York Times and was picked up by Kino Lorber. His short films have played worldwide. His short Shades of Gray was distributed by Doug Liman’s Hypnotic Releasing, and his commercial spot Magic was a Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker’s Award selection. He co-produced two low-budget features: Across Dot Avenue and Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish. He has taught various film classes at the University of Hartford, The New School, Art Institute of Austin, and was the chair of the Film Department at Katharine Gibbs School. He currently teaches at Ramapo College.
Name: Branislav Bala
Lives in: New York City, New York
Film by Nemanja Bala (Drama and Music) Producer, Editor, Director, Writer How rock 'n' roll survived in Yellow Cab.
Film (short) by Biljana Ilic (Thriller) Producer, Editor, Production manager, Editorial department
Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish
Film by Eve Annenberg (Comedy and Drama) Producer, Production manager, Camera and Electrical Department Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish is a gritty, funny love story about charismatic and wayward Satmar Hasid youth who encounter Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet when they help a jaded NYC emergency room nurse with the play's translation.
Film (short) by Nemanja Bala (Drama) Producer, Editor, Cinematographer
Across Dot Ave.
Film by Mark Ezovski (Drama) Producer, Casting department Based on actual events, "Across Dot. Ave." is the story of Kevin Hearns, a former skinhead punk, now a successful New York City stockbroker. He is forced to confront the violence of his past life when he returns to the tough streets of Dorchester, MA, a notorious South Boston burg. Written by Mark Ezovski
Shades of Gray
Film (short) by Branislav 'Brane' Bala (Comedy) Producer, Editor, Director