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Sanja Zivkovic

Sanja Zivkovic, director,
Photo of Sanja Zivkovic courtesy of Mongrel Media.

Sanja Zivkovic is a Serbian-Canadian film director and screenwriter whose work is split between Belgrade and Toronto. Zivkovic’s short film credits include Our Little Secret (2011), a German-Serbian co-production that premiered at Cottbus IFF before screening in Cinema Jove Valencia, Belgrade, Reykjavik, and Moscow’s “Zlatni Vitez”; and Maria’s Episode (2014), which premiered at the Montreal World Film Festival, took home awards in Belgrade and Sarajevo, and has screened at dozens of festivals worldwide. Zivkovic earned her B.F.A. in Film Production at Simon Fraser University, attended the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, where she finished her Masters in Film Directing and is a 2015 graduate of the Canadian Film Centre’s Directors’ Lab. Her first feature, Easy Land, had its World Premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. We list her credits as a Director first.