Bruno Pavić was born on March 30, 1988 in Zagreb, Croatia. Graduated from the Film and Video department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Split and afterwards took his master`degree at the same Academy – Department of Film, Media Art and Animation. Together with fiction and documentary films he also deals with video arts. His work has been shown at international film festivals and exhibitions.
(Documentary) Writer / Director An essay documentary about the Mediterranean city of Split. The film focuses on two symbols of the city – its patron saint, Saint Domnius, and his executioner and the founder of the city, Roman emperor Diocletian. The film juxtaposes the festivities celebrating these two figures, thus exploring the uniquely dual identity of the city where the victim and his persecutor are honoured equally among the people.
Documentary (Documentary) Writer / Director A small coastal area has been destroyed by the presence of industrial facilities. The film follows the lives of people who are either fighting for their survival among the dangerous facilities or coexisting with them in harmony. Everyday scenes intertwine with different art performances, depicting the adjustment of people and animals to the degraded environment.
Film (Drama) Writer / Director Krešo is the victim of an unjust social system and a number of other unfortunate events, which gradually lead to utter financial ruin and an existential crisis. His only means of fulfillment is the video blog (vlog) he occasionally shoots, in which he reveals his positive thoughts on life.
“Ivan Martinac“ prize, Split Film Festival
Special mention, International Festival Signs of the Night
Split Art Academy (Split, Croatia)