It is with joy and pride that we announce the jury of the tenth Bašta Fest!

The main jury consists of three members: Lana Barić, an actress, director and screenwriter from Croatia, Radivoje Raša Andrić, a director from Serbia, and Ricard Balada, an actor from Spain. Awards will be given for: Best film (Golden Imagination), Best male and female role (Golden Interpretation). The jury has the right to award two Special awards, as well as to divide or not to award one of the awards.

At the third Bašta Fest, a regional award for the Best camera (Golden Visualization) was established, which is awarded with the support of the “Cineplanet” rental company. The jury of the tenth Bašta Fest for this award will be Miloš Jaćimović, director of photography from Serbia.

Lana Barić was accepted into the Drama of the Croatian National Theater in Zagreb in 2011. She acted in more than 40 plays and many film and television productions for which she was awarded multiple times. She wrote several screenplays for short films and the screenplay for the feature film “Tereza37”, for which she received the Golden Arena for the best screenplay at the Pula Film Festival. She directed, wrote and starred in the short feature film “Snow White”, which was screened at 50 international film festivals, and she also wrote and directed the new short feature film “Solo”, which is in post-production. She is the co-founder of the production company Cobra Chicks Zagreb together with producer Inja Korać.

Radivoje Raša Andrić is the director of the cult films “Three Palms for Two Punks and a Babe”, “Dudes”, “When I Grow Up I’ll Be a Kangaroo”, as well as the children’s film that recently experienced great cinema and festival success “How I Learned to Fly”. He also directed documentaries, TV formats, advertising campaigns and promo films.

Rikard Balada has grown up with different roles in movies and series like “Oh My Goig” (2017/22) – a five-season series about sex education – “Com si fos ahir” (2017) by TVC/TV3, “ Legado en los huesos ” (2019), “Moros a la costa!” (2019) or playing the young painter in “El caso Ángelus. La fascinación de Dalí” (2023). Nowadays he is expanding his career internationally participating in “Roads” (2019) – starring Fionn Whitehead and directed by Sebastian Schipper (“Victoria”) – and he has just wrapped on Lionsgate’s new comedy-drama “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” (2022) starring by Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal and Neil Patrick Harris. This year, he has been the unique
Spanish actor selected in Berlinale Talents 2023.

Miloš Jaćimović is a Serbian cinematographer. He graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade and began pursuing a career in the world of independent cinema. In 2010, his first feature film “Tilva Ros” premiered at the Sarajevo International Film Festival, where it won the Grand Prix. “Tilva Ros” subsequently toured many major film festivals around the world, won over 15 international prizes and a nomination for European Film Academy Award (Nov 2011). His second feature “Barbarians” premiered at Karlovy Vary Film Festival in 2014, subsequently touring more than 30 festivals worldwide. It now has more than 10 international awards and was critically acclaimed by Guardian, Vice UK, Hollywood Reporter and Variety. Since 2013 Milos lives and works in New York City.

ŽIRI MLADIH

The Youth jury made up of high school students from Bajina Bašta also awards its prize for the best film, and their participation in the program encourages the critical attitude of local youth. This year’s Youth Jury will consist of Đorđe Petrović, Andrija Žuža, Sonja Jovanović, Dubravka Stefanović and Anika Petrović.

Đorđe Petrović,18 years old. He goes to the “Josif Pančić” high school. He likes training and watching movies, but also going out. Andrija Žuža, 19, from Bajina Bašta. He is currently studying in Belgrade. He spends his free time acting in amateur theatre, reading books, watching movies and writing poetry. Sonja Jovanović,15 years old. She goes to two high schools, the Technical School in Bajina Bašta and the Hospitality and Tourism School in Čajetina. In her spare time, she read books and learn Italian. Dubravka Stefanović, 15 years old. She goes to Technical School. She like to read books and watch series and films. Anika Petrović, 15 years old. She is going to high school. She likes music and movies.

Mentor and collaborator will be Nađa Petrović, a young playwright and the author of several highly successful short films.