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BIOGRAPHY

Bruno Pavić was born on March 30, 1988 in Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Split at the Film and Video Department, and afterwards took his master`s degree on the same Academy – at the Department of Film, Media Arts and Animation. He works in fiction and documentary films, as well as in video art. His short and feature films were screened at international film festivals, and the award-winning hybrid documentary “Nulti krajolik“ (Landscape Zero) was named best Croatian documentary film in 2021 by the film critics. With his experimental films and video installations he participates in domestic and international group exhibitions and video art festivals. In 2014 he had his first solo exhibition. He is engaged in curatorial work in the field of video art. He is the founder of the first Croatian video art festival – Split Videoart Festival.

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Bruno Pavić
(Zagreb, Croatia, 30.03.1988.)

​Education

2011 – 2013 postgraduate study at the Split Art Academy (UMAS), Film, Split, Croatia
2008 – 2011 graduate study at the Split Art Academy (UMAS), Film and Video, Split, Croatia

Solo exhibitions

2014  Identitet (eng. Identity), Labin Art kolonija, Labin, Croatia

Group exhibitions/Events

2022 The Sidewalk Video Gallery, Boston, USA
2022   “Behind the scenes of the empire“, Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan, Poland
2022  5th PASA Festival, Seoul, South Korea
2022  SPMAV International Videoart Festival, Pelotas, Brazil
2022   “When Language is Lost. Possibilities of Art in the Face of War”, Karlsruhe, Germany
2022  INTERBIFEP – 18th International Biennal Festival of Portrait, Tuzla, BiH
2022  SIMULTAN FESTIVAL XVII. — The Changing and The Indeterminate, Timișoara, Romania
2022  ACTIFIST SATURDAY @GOGBOT festival, Enschede, Holland
2022   GJON MILI International Video Art Festival, Tirana, Albania
2022   Video Art Apace Bekarei, Berlin, Germany
2022  #Post RE:SET@New Future, Vienna, Austria
2022  4th International Video Art Forum, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
2022 Pan-Cinema Experimental – Curitiba Int`l Exp. Film Festival, Curitiba, Brazil
2022  Dark Summer of 2022 (Peace Letters to Ukraine 9), Rhizome DC, Washington DC, USA
2022  Antiwarcoalition.art, International Coalition of Cultural Workers Against the War in Ukraine, Ambasada Kultury, Belarus
2022  Athens Open Art, Art Number 23, Athens, Greece
2022  Turmoil & Error (Peace Letters to Ukraine 7), Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, USA
2022  Turmoil & Error (Peace Letters to Ukraine 8), VisArts Center Rockville, Rockville, USA
2022  ALC videoart festival, Alicante, Spain
2022  Peace Letter to Ukraine, The New Museum of Networked Art
2021 VII Festival Video nodoCCS 2021, Caracas, Venezuela
2021 Puntomov Fest, Festival de Videoarte de la Facultad de Artes, UAEMEX, Toluca, Mexico
2021  Boundary, Video Art Apace Bekarei, Berlin, Germany
2020  NewMediaFest2020 – 1st Corona Festival “Corona! Shut Down?”, Cologne, Germany
2020   Return – Video Art Exhibition, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
2020   C:\SALON_GALIC\IZLOZBA\VOL.2 \ Kriza nam je velika prilika…, Split, CRO
2016  CologneOFF 2016 USA, “In the Name of TRUTH: Time, Peace & Humanity“, Torrance 
           Art Museum – Los Angeles/CA
2015  artvideoKOELN – audiovisual experiences 01, TENRI – German-Japanese Cultural
           Centre Cologne, Germany    
2012  Svijet Charlesa Dickensa , Studentska galerija, Rijeka, Croatia
2011  Strah ili Lijenost , Studentska galerija, Rijeka, Croatia
2010  Stvaranje, Muzej Grada Splita, Split, Croatia
2009  Eksperimentalni utorak, Student works selection, Zagreb/Rijeka,  Croatia          

Film festivals

2023  6th International Folklore Film Festival, Kerala, India
2022  Alternative Film/Video, Belgrade, Serbia
2022   Festival Entretodos, São Paulo, Brazil
2022  Eco-film Festival Mljet, Mljet Island, Croatia
2022 Euganea Film Festival, Padova, Italy
2022 9th Enviromental film festival, Zagreb, Croatia
2022  Fribourg International Film Festival, Fribourg, Switzerland
2021  15th Cinema Vérité – Iran International Documentary Film Festival, Tehran, Iran
2021  Days Of Croatian Film, Zagreb, Croatia
2021  International Festival Signs of the Night, Bangkok, Thailand (*Special mention)
2021  Split Film Festival, Split, Croatia (*“Ivan Martinac“ prize)
2021  Astra Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania
2021 Liburnia Film Festival, Opatija, Croatia (*best cinematography and sound design, film “Landscape Zero“)
2021 Aegean Film Festival, Patmos, Greece
2021 68th Pula Film Festival, Pula, Croatia
2021  South East European Film Festival (SEEfest), Los Angeles, USA
2021  32nd Trieste Film Festival, Trieste, Italy
2020 25th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
2020  9th Tuzla Film Festival, Tuzla, Bosnia
2020 25th Split Film Festival
2016  Ferfilm Festival, Ferizaj, Kosovo
2016  XIV Cine Pobre Film Festival, La Paz, Mexico
2016  34th International Film Festival of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
2015  International Film Festival Golden Anteaters, Lublin, Poland
2015  Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
2015. Split film festival, Split, Croatia
2015. Opuzen film festival, Opuzen, Croatia
2015. 62nd Pula film festival, Pula, Croatia
2014. Overlook 2014 – 5th Cinemavvenire film festival, Rome, Italy
2014. Mediterranean Film Festival, Split, Croatia
2010. Art attack, Zagreb, Croatia
2010. Filofest, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010. DUKAFEST, Banja Luka, Serbia
2010. 42. Revija hrvatskog filmskog i videostvaralaštva , Samobor, Croatia
2009. 41. Revija hrvatskog filmskog i videostvaralaštva, Split, Croatia
2007. 12. Revija hrvatskog filmskog i video stvaralaštva mladeži, Karlovac, Croatia
2007. Westport Youth Film Festival, Westport, USA      

Awards

2022  Top of the Docs Award for the Best Croatian Documentary Film
2022  Dokumetar Award for the Best Croatian Documentary Film
2021  Ivan Martinac Award for creative and inovative use of film language, Split Film Festival, Split, Croatia
2021  Special mention, International Festival Signs of the Night, Bangkok, Thailand   

​Artworks

Film works (selection)

2022 Flakes of snow, 14′, experimental / documentary
2020  Lanscape Zero, 70′, documentary / hybrid
2020  Split Screens, 35′, essay documentary
2014  Vlog,  70′, fiction
2012  The father, 22′, fiction

Video works (selection)

2022  On the screen, 3’45”, experimental / video installation
2022 A disturbing portrait of a cup, 3’59”, video installation
2022  The Message, 1’3”, video installation
2020 Numbers, 3’57”, video installation
2012  Watching, 5′, video installation
2012  35 faces of homeless, 4′, experimental / video installation
2009  In my grave, 2′, experimental

Commercial works

2022 058 & Dupli – Da mogu hodat po moru, script / director / camera / editor
2020  058 – Role (music video), script / director / camera / editor
2016  058 – Nova prica (music video), script / director / editor
2016  058 – Ljeto (music video), script / director / editor
2016  058 – Vrijeme (music video), script / director / editor
2015 Wines of Dalmatia (promo), director
2014 Visual effects for theatre  performance  Martyrdom of Saint Domnius  (dir.: Rade Perkovic)
2014 Official trailer of Split film festival, director / editor

Workshops

2020   Docu Talents From The East @Sarajevo FF, Sarajevo, Bosnia
2016/2017  Ex Oriente Film, Split / Jihlava / Prague, Croatia / Czech Republic
2014.  Balkan film connection, Beograd, Serbia
2011   Mediterranean Film Festival, Filminkubator, Split, Croatia
2008   Zagreb Jewish film festival, Documentary film workshop, Zagreb, Croatia
2007   9. Škola medijske kulture dr. Ante Peterlić, Feature film workshop
2006  Kinoklub Zagreb, Radionica snimanja, režije, kamere i montaže
 
Residencies
 
2015.  45.FAMA, The international artistic campus, Swinoujscie, Poland

Curator/Jury member

2022   Split Videoart Festival – Antiwar Edition, Split, Croatia, director and curator
2022   Split Film Festival, Split, Croatia, Jury member – Competiton features
2021  International Contemporary and Video ArtFestival Waterpieces, Riga, Latvia,1st Split Videoart Festival selection
2021  OVER THE REAL – Festival Internazionale di Videoarte, Lucca,Italy, 2nd Split Videoart Festival selection
2021.  2nd Split Videoart Festival, Split, Croatia, director and curator
2020.  1st Split Videoart Festival, Split, Croatia, founder/director and curator

Features/Essays

2022  Stvaranje hibridnog filma – kako je nastao Nulti krajolik, Hrvatski filmski ljetopis – 109 / 2022.
2014  Kako je nastao Vlog, Zapis, Br. 78, HFS

Teaching

2022   Creative video workshop, workshop leader for elementary school students, Split, Croatia (University of Split)
2014.   Škola o medijima 2014: „Mladi u javnom prostoru medija“, predavač na temu „Fotografija“, Split, Croatia (eng. School about media, teacher – photography workshop)
 
Memberships
 
Croatian association of visual artists (HULU-Split)
Croatian Film Directors’ Guild (DHFR)