Writer, Director & Producer
Dušan Kasalica was born in Montenegro where he studied film directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts and now, he works there as an associate, and lecturer. His short films have been shown and awarded at numerous festivals around the world. Since 2016 he co-runs Meander Film. He is a producer of the feature film You Have the Night by Ivan Salatić (2018, Venice Film Festival – Critics’ Week). He participated in the programs Sarajevo Talent Campus, Berlinale Talents, and Locarno Filmmakers Academy. He is a member of the European Film Academy. Currently, he is working on his first feature fiction film The Elegy of Laurel (in post-production).
An EAVE Producers’ workshop alumna, Jelena Angelovski graduated from the Academy of Arts in Belgrade. She is a producer at Meander Film. Her credits include Tamara Drakulić’s Wind (Torino Film Festival 2016) and In Praise of Love (Sarajevo Film Festival 2020), You Have the Night by Ivan Salatić (Venice International Film Critics’ Week 2018), Taurunum Boy by Jelena Makismović and Dušan Grubin (Cinéma du Réel 2019) and Homelands by Jelena Maksimović (FIDMarseille 2020), among others. She is producing the fiction feature The Elegy of Laurel by Dušan Kasalica, currently in post-production.
Writer & Director
Ivan Salatić studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, graduated in Film Directing from the University of Montenegro Faculty of Drama, and earned a Master’s degree at HFBK University of Fine Arts Hamburg. He co-runs Meander Film. His films were screened and awarded at many international festivals. He directed the short film Backyards (Venice Film Festival, Orizzonti 2015) and his debut feature film You Have the Night (Venice International Film Critics’ Week 2018), among others.