|SILVIJE PETRANOVIC (known as BARTCH)|
SILVIJE PETRANOVIC , born in 1959, Croatia. Graduated film and TV direction from the Academy for Theater, Film and TV in Zagreb. His film debut was his diploma work. He wrote to Paris to famous Czech disident Milan Kundera. Milan Kundera gave him copyright for his novel NOBODY WILL LAUGH.
In 1985 he met in Prague another famous Czech writer Jiri Sotola. Only three years prior to his death, he, personally confined him his copyright for the movie based on his novel "The Society of Jesus". Silvije Petranovic was also a video pioneer (multimedia SEXA 1982 - SC Gallery) and the founder of the first independent cable TV network in Southwestern Europe: DUGAVE PLUS 1988-1989.
Silvije Petranovic is a prominent documentarian, especially noted by his Croatian War documentaries ( Exploits and Fates, After ,1992.), and he was also the producer of the documentary about the Dubrovnik naval blockade run (Dubrovnik Mon Amour, 1992). He was the author of documentaries on art (about the Jewish painters Rafael Talvi - The Island, 2000, Thoma - The Torments, 2001), and also on archeology as a world traveler (Lost Cities in Bible Lands, 2001) - the later was shot on locations in the Middle East.
In year 2002 he was with Maydi film as producer in OFFICIAL
COMPETITION of 26 MONTREAL Film Festival, with feature
SERAPHIM,THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER'S SON.
DRUZBA ISUSOVA (THE SOCIETY OF JESUS) , 2004. is his first feature film. Film had World Premiere at 7 SHANGHAI IFF. After that film was sucessfuly screened at SARAJEVO, SAO PAULO,KOLKATA,CAIRO ,WINE COUNTRY , MILL VALLEY International Film Festivals.
SEGRT HLAPIC (THE ADVENTURES OF THE LITTLE SHOEMAKER)
On 17th March 2011, Silvije Petranovic started production of the children film SEGRT HLAPIC (THE ADVENTURES OF THE LITTLE SHOEMAKER), the screenplay is based on the famous children novel by Ivana Brluc Mazuranic.
-NOBODY WILL LAUGH. (TV) (1985) - feature
Awards: State award-Sedam sekretara SKOJ-a,1985.
-EXPLOITS AND FATES , AFTER (1992) - doc.
-RAFAEL TALVI - THE ISLAND (2000) - doc.
-THOMA - THE TORMENTS (2001) - doc.
-LOST CITIES IN BIBLE LANDS (2001) - doc.
-THE SOCIETY OF JESUS (THE JESUITS) (2004) feature , (7 SHANGHAI , 10 SARAJEVO, 28 SAO PAULO, 10 KOLKATA, 28 CAIRO, 19 WINE COUNTRY, 28 MILL VALLEY...FILM FESTIVAL)
-A PLACE TO LIVE (2006) -docu. (EAST SILVER 2007)
-THE BALKAN FUND - 48 THESSALONIKI INT. FILM FESTIVAL 2007.
-CRYPTOGRAM -THE BOOK OF TORMENTS (2009) docu. (EAST SILVER 2009) -ONE RABBI IN ZAGREB (2010) docu. (EAST SILVER 2010)
-DUBROVNIK MON AMOUR (1992) - docu.
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