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Sonja Tarokić

Sonja Tarokić

Croatia

Scriptwriter, Film Director

TFL

FrameWork Participant 2016
Script&Pitch Participant 2015

biography

Sonja Tarokić (Zagreb, 1988) has an MA degree in film directing, and a BA degree in literature. She is the author of several short films. ON SHAKY GROUND (2014), a dissection of a Mediterranean family that goes through the breakdown of its pater familias, was screened at the International Film Festival Rotterdam and awarded the Best Croatian Short at Zagreb Film Festival, while her other films (YOU BITCH!, I’M A SELF MADE WOMAN, SMART GIRLS, RED) were screened and awarded at numerous international festivals, such as Sarajevo FF, Vila do Conde, Angers Premiers Plans, NEXT Bucharest FF, Brief Encounters FF. She participated at CPH:Lab and Sarajevo Talent Campus workshops. THE STAFFROOM is her first feature film, which was developed at Script&Pitch 2015.