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Vuk Ršumović

Vuk Ršumović


Scriptwriter, Film Director


Script&Pitch Participant 2016


Vuk Ršumović is an awardwinning writer/director. He studied writing for film and theatre at the Faculty of Drama Arts in Belgrade and Studies of Jungian Analytical Psychology both in Belgrade and Zurich. His feature film debut NO ONE’S CHILD has won three prestigious awards at the Venice Film Festival: FIPRESCI Award for Best Film (Orizzonti and International Critics’ Week), Best Film at Critics’ Week and FEDEORA Award for Best Script. The film has won over 35 awards all over the world, among which New Voices/New Visions Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival, Best Film Award at GoEast Film Festival and Best Director Award at Tarkovsky International Film Festival. His aim as a filmmaker is to create compelling and complex fictional worlds which can engage wider clarity and conviction. Besides his commitment with cinema, he actively works in theatre.

company profile

The Center for the Film Art ART&POPCORN was established in 2004 in Belgrade by a group of young filmmakers. Ten years later they achieved the production of over twenty films, which makes it one the most productive Serbian film companies, working with a lot of European partners. They participated with their films at over five hundred festivals, spanning all six continents and were presented with numerous awards and recognitions.
Since its inception, ART&POPCORN gathered a young and talented team of professionals, authors and producers alike. Creative development of young directors remains one of this company’s primary goals.
Apart from producing and shooting films, ART&POPCORN is actively engaged in putting together and organizing film festivals, with special emphasis on European Film Festival Palić. The company has also been managing the cinema “Fontana” in Belgrade since 2012, dedicated to promoting European cinematography and children’s films, and developed the Festival Box Office, a web platform that provides detailed insight the festival life of individual films.

BABOON PRODUCTION is a Belgrade production company founded in 2007 by established film authors that aims to develop cinematographic projects within the Serbian and global audio-visual panorama. It is centred on European co-productions and international promotion of the audio-visual arts. It produced NO ONE’S CHILD (2014), triple winner of the International Critic’s Week at 71st Venice Film Festival and screened at numerous Festivals all over the world.