About Me

Branka Besevic Gajic is a Serbian and Croatian Award-winning Film & TV Director, Creative Producer, Screenwriter, Doctor of Arts, Ph.D. She holds a Master’s degree in Drama and audiovisual arts. She has graduated in the class of professor Goran Peković, at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade and Interdisciplinary Arts Ph.D. at the University of Arts in Belgrade with the film directing at feature Interactive movie The Decision (Odluka). She is a member of the European Film Academy based in Berlin.

She was born in Pancevo on September 18th, 1982. In 2014 she debuted as director and screenwriter of film “Laus”, a film about the life of famous Yugoslav actor Zarko Lausevic. The film features more than twenty major names of Serbian culture. After a successful premiere at Sava Center in Belgade, the film was widely distributed in Serbia as well as in Balkan region, followed by screenings at series of festivals in America, Australia, South Africa, Russia and China, in the cities of Toronto, New York, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Vulagong, Melbourne, Canberra, Peking, Johannesburg, Moscow, where it won numerous awards for directing, artistic contribution and courage of the author.

The film features more than twenty major names of Serbian culture. After a successful premiere at Sava Center in the Belgrade, the film was widely cinema distributed in Serbia as well as in Balkan region, folloved by screenings at series of festivals in America, Australia, South Africa, Russia and China. In the cities Toronto, New York, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Vulagong, Melbourne, Canberra, Peking, Johannesburg, Moscow, where it won numerous awards for directing, artistic contribution and courage of the author.

Featured Awards:

In Chicago, the Serbian Film Festival included it among the best films of 2014.

“The best women XXI century” in drama and audiovisual arts Airli Nivo Belgrade (2016)

“GRAND PRIX” for screenplay film Laus at the international festival (2016)

“GRAND PRIX” FOR THE HOME OF ANGELS at the International Festival “Gold Buklia”(2017).

Dr Dejan Kosanovic award for the best Master of Arts graduate film at Faculty Dramatic Arts, University Of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia (FDU, 2017).

City Fest (2019) City Fest (2021) Avant & Una (2021) Award for the best movie at Nis (2021)

Award wining Avant & Una (2021)

Award-Wining for the best movie at Nis (2021)

Award Wining for the best director at Film festival “Gold Buklia” (2022)

Award wining for the best screenplay of the movie “The Testimonials” at International Film Festival (2022)

Contact: branka.bgajic@gmail.com


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