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Jovanka Vuckovic


B: November 23, 1975 in Toronto, Ontario

Jovanka Vuckovic is a Gemini Award-winning filmmaker, author and artist. Her first short film The Captured Bird (winner of four Best Short Film Awards) was executive produced Guillermo del Toro and was an official selection at over 50 festivals including the Worldwide Short Film Festival, Fantasia, Sitges, Fantastic Fest and the Atlantic Film Festival. Her second short film Self Portrait was created for and showcased at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2013 she was selected by TIFF as one of 25 filmmakers to participate in their high profile Emerging Filmmakers Competition. Her third short film, The Guest, was created for the competition. Her 2019 film Riot Girls screened at both the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival in Switzerland and Montréal’s Fantasia in July 2019.