Stefan Pavlovic (1989) is a filmmaker based between Amsterdam, Belgrade and Honolulu.
pavlo.stefan@gmail.com


















Current:



Berlinale Talents 2022
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Documentary Stipendium Recipient 2021
Essay Film Studio, Łodz, Production Grant Recipient 2021



Education:


Netherlands Film Academy
2017-2019
Master of Film: Artistic Research in and through Cinema
Art Center College of Design
2009-2013


Work experience


2022  Guest lecturer, Wagner College, New York

          Berlinale Talents

2021   Guest lecturer, Göteborgs University, HDK-Valand, course coordinator Jyoti Mistry

    External mentor, Master of Film Artistic Research in and through Cinema,
    Netherlands Film Academy, Amsterdam
    Film programmer, New Talents, Eastern Neighbors Film Festival

2020   Jihlava Academy, selected participant, mentored by Khavn de la Cruz and Tan Chui

    Jury assistant, STUDENT Competition, IDFA
    Jury member European Competition of Documentaries, Szczecin Film Festival, Poland.
    Editor, Trust in the Blockchain, Archis, funded by Filmfonds, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Film programmer, New Talents, Eastern Neighbours Film Festival
    Teacher film practices master students, International Politics through Film Practice lead by Prof. Dr. F.P.S.M Ragazzi, Leiden           University

2019   Jury assistant, FIPRESCI Jury, IDFA 2019

    Pitch Looking for Horses, film in development:
    Nieuwe Pro Formule, Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, Den Haag
    Presentation: Looking for Horses film in development:
    24H Nieuw, Wow Mistral, WOW-residency, Amsterdam
    Masterclass + film screening: When the dragon came, Visual Anthropology,
    UvA, Amsterdam.



Films


2021   Looking for Horses

    feature documentary film in production
    Bosnië & Herzegovina / The Netherlands / France
    Visual abstract: https://vimeo.com/360854412   


2018   When the dragon came
    film, 20 minutes
    Romania
    Trailer: http://stefanpavlovic.com/dragon.html




Prices/Nominations

2021   Visions du Reel - Best Film Award

    Doc Alliance Nomination
    Sarajevo Film Festival - Special Jury Award
    Nancy International Film Festival, Special Jury Mention
    Corsica.DOC - Grand Prix
    RIDM, Grand Prix International Feature Length Competition
    Kasseler Dokfest - Golden Key Feature Film Award
    Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Documentary Stipend


2020   Young Art Fund, nomination, Amsterdam


2019    AHK End-price, Amsterdam
            Szczecin Film Festival - Best European Film Award


2018   Balkan Beyond Borders - Special Mention

   

Festival screenings

2022   Trieste Film Festival
            DocPoint, Helsinki
            Santa Barbara IFF
            Ismailia Film Fest
            Ann Arbor Film Festival


2021   Visions du Reel
           FID Marseille
           Sarajevo Film Festival
           Nancy International Film Festival
           Beldocs  
            Corsica.DOC - Grand Prix
            DOK Leipzig
            Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival
            MIDBO International Documentary Film Festival Bogotá
            Cork International Film Festival
           RIDM, Montréal, Canada
           Cambridge FF
           Kasseler Dokfest
           International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
           Porto/Post/Doc
            This Human World, Austria
            Human Rights FF Zagreb
            Guangzhou Documentary Film Festival

   

2019   Szczecin Film Festival, Poland
            La Guarimba International Film Festival, Amantea, Italy
            Pärnu International Film Festival, Estonia
            Krakow International Film Festival, Poland
            New Lights Film Series, FC Hyena, Amsterdam,


2018   Netherlands Film Festival, Utrecht
             Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, The Hague
            Balkan Beyond Borders, Novi Sad, Serbia








Stefan Pavlovic (1989) is a filmmaker based between Amsterdam, Belgrade and Honolulu.
pavlo.stefan@gmail.com

Current:



Berlinale Talents 2022
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Documentary Stipendium Recipient 2021
Essay Film Studio, Łodz, Production Grant Recipient 2021


Education:



Netherlands Film Academy
2017-2019
Master of Film: Artistic Research in and through Cinema
Art Center College of Design
2009-2013


Work experience


2022  Guest lecturer, Wagner College, New York

          Berlinale Talents

2021   Guest lecturer, Göteborgs University, HDK-Valand, course coordinator Jyoti Mistry

    External mentor, Master of Film Artistic Research in and through Cinema,
    Netherlands Film Academy, Amsterdam
    Film programmer, New Talents, Eastern Neighbors Film Festival

2020   Jihlava Academy, selected participant, mentored by Khavn de la Cruz and Tan Chui

    Jury assistant, STUDENT Competition, IDFA
    Jury member European Competition of Documentaries, Szczecin Film Festival, Poland.
    Editor, Trust in the Blockchain, Archis, funded by Filmfonds, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Film programmer, New Talents, Eastern Neighbours Film Festival
    Teacher film practices master students, International Politics through Film Practice lead by
    Prof. Dr. F.P.S.M Ragazzi, Leiden           University

2019   Jury assistant, FIPRESCI Jury, IDFA 2019

    Pitch Looking for Horses, film in development:
    Nieuwe Pro Formule, Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, Den Haag
    Presentation: Looking for Horses film in development:
    24H Nieuw, Wow Mistral, WOW-residency, Amsterdam
    Masterclass + film screening: When the dragon came, Visual Anthropology,
    UvA, Amsterdam.


Films


2021   Looking for Horses

    feature documentary film in production
    Bosnië & Herzegovina / The Netherlands / France
    Visual abstract: https://vimeo.com/360854412   


2018   When the dragon came
    film, 20 minutes
    Romania
    Trailer: http://stefanpavlovic.com/dragon.html




Prices/Nominations


2021   Visions du Reel - Best Film Award

    Doc Alliance Nomination
    Sarajevo Film Festival - Special Jury Award
    Nancy International Film Festival, Special Jury Mention
    Corsica.DOC - Grand Prix
    RIDM, Grand Prix International Feature Length Competition
    Kasseler Dokfest - Golden Key Feature Film Award
    Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Documentary Stipend


2020   Young Art Fund, nomination, Amsterdam


2019    AHK End-price, Amsterdam
            Szczecin Film Festival - Best European Film Award


2018   Balkan Beyond Borders - Special Mention

   

Festival screenings


2022   Trieste Film Festival
            DocPoint, Helsinki
            Santa Barbara IFF
            Ismailia Film Fest
            Ann Arbor Film Festival


2021   Visions du Reel
           FID Marseille
           Sarajevo Film Festival
           Nancy International Film Festival
           Beldocs  
            Corsica.DOC - Grand Prix
            DOK Leipzig
            Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival
            MIDBO International Documentary Film Festival Bogotá
            Cork International Film Festival
           RIDM, Montréal, Canada
           Cambridge FF
           Kasseler Dokfest
           International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
           Porto/Post/Doc
            This Human World, Austria
            Human Rights FF Zagreb
            Guangzhou Documentary Film Festival

   

2019   Szczecin Film Festival, Poland
            La Guarimba International Film Festival, Amantea, Italy
            Pärnu International Film Festival, Estonia
            Krakow International Film Festival, Poland
            New Lights Film Series, FC Hyena, Amsterdam,


2018   Netherlands Film Festival, Utrecht
             Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, The Hague
            Balkan Beyond Borders, Novi Sad, Serbia