Janja Glogovac

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Janja Glogovac

/ Director

Born 1974
Language English (fluent), Czech (fluent), Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian (fluent), German
Education FAMU Academy, Prague
Residence Slovenia, Prague, LA

My Story

DIRECTOR’s BIOGRAPHY

was born in Slovenia, Maribor. Studied film directing in Zagreb (Croatia) at ADU (The Academy of Drama Arts) , but left after the second year to attempt at famous Prague Film Academy – FAMU. 2002 she obtained a masters degree at FAMU academy in visual arts, specializing in film directing. Between the years 1994 and 2000 she worked as a director for the Croatian television (HTV), for Slovenian radio-television (RTV) and Czech national television (CTV). She shot more than 70 documentaries across Europe. Her first feature film L…like love she shot with the establish cinematographer Igor Luther and with stars as Rade Serbedzija, Lucija Serbedzija, Labina Mitevska, Davor Janjic, Ksenija Misic and others brilliant actors. L…like love had a premiere at Rotterdam film festival 2008, as well opened a new section at Valencia film festival called Film by woman. The commission of the Eurocine 27 chose L…like love as the opening film of the film festival in Brussels, that took place simultaneously in 5 other cities in Europe (Paris, Strasbourg, Lyon, Madrid and Rome). L…like love was also screened at Cannes film festival, Warshaw film festival, International film festival Raindance in London,..Presented also at Berlinale film market and had cinema release in Slovenia 2008.

She was awarded for her short film F as the best European movie by Paris Academy and won several recognitions for her documentary movie TITO. In 2017, she participated in the East Doc Platform in Prague where she was honored with the prize at DocTank section for our transmedia project TESLAFY ME and also at id/w workshop in Nyon – Switzerland and iFlab in Belgium and France.

I love what I do, since I started creating, I never looked back.

My Filmography

  • Year Film Title Description
  • 1999 I was Elvis
  • 2000 Tito
  • 2001 F
  • 2008 L..like love
  • 2010 Mistic of Palace Hotel
  • 2019 Teslafy me

My Award

  • Year Film Title Award(s)
  • 2001 F The best European short movie by the Academy of Paris
  • 2000 F The best script by the Czech film found
  • 2017 Teslafy Me The best transmedia project by the East Doc /Doc Tank, Prague

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