Petar Mitrić

Born in 1974 in city of Subotica, Serbia. After studying literature dedicated his work to independent filmmaking through promoting, producing, editing and acting in numerous low budget and underground short and documentary projects. Co-director and editor of CULTURE OF DELAY (2003) documentary produced in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina.  Producer of INVISIBLE NATION (2006) documentary about history of underground music scene in Northern Serbia.  Programmer at European Film Festival Palic (2004-2017), where he founded Young Spirit of Europe section dedicated to brave and daring authors with unique poetics and style. Founder of Underground Spirit Award in 2007 at European Film Festival Palic. Programmer of Author`s Film section at Skopje Film Festival in North Macedonia (2008-2010) as well as Le Meutesection at L`Europe autour de l`Europe Film Festival in Paris (2014-2017). Jury member at numerous film festivals including Sevilla Festival de Cine Europeo, Crossing Europe in Linz and Quinzaine des Realisateurs in Cannes. Member of Validation Committee of Europa Cinemas Network in Paris (2017-2018). Organizer and moderator for numerous Master Class and Q&A sessions with many prominent film directors including Ken Russell, Roy Andersson, Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Ulrich Seidl, Ruben Ostlund at various international film festivals. Member of experimental audio/visual project Bitef Smrti. In 2017 founded production and distribution agency  NO WAVE FILMS in order to help creating more diverse space for young directors in the Balkans.