Managing director of Vertigo, a Ljubljana (Slovenia)-based production company with a distinctive track record, Danijel is a film producer with extensive working experience on international co-productions and narrow budget films. Since 1987, when he started his professional carrier as producer, Danijel ha produced or co-produced more than 40 feature films, as well as more than 15 documentaries, incl. award winning films such as “When the Day Had No Name” (2017) Teona Mitevska, Nightlife (2016, Karlovy Vary IFF’s Best Director Award by Damian Kozole, An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013, 2 Berlinale Silver Bears and short-listed for Foreign-language Oscar) by Danis Tanović, Circles (2013, Sundance FF World Cinema Competitions’ Jury Prize) by Srdan Golubović.
Danijel has been selected among Variety’s Ten Producers To Watch in 2001. He’s a voting member of European Film Academy and since 2005 actively involved with several European audiovisual training initiatives, such as Midpoint Feature Launch, EAVE (Group Leader between 2009 – 13), Nipkow Program and Maia Workshops. He is also an advisor and member of the selection committee of When East Meets West co-production market in Trieste.
Applications to the 2018 3 workshop - package will be open from 12 January to 11 February. Creative Aspects workshop extended deadline to 18 February.