Слободан Пешић, редитељ играног филма
SLOBODAN D. PESIC
For the past 30 years, Slobodan has been working as a freelance writer/director for TV and film companies in the US, England, Germany, and
Yugoslavia. Experienced in both the creative and business ends of the film industry through his own production company, Eden Rock Production, he
has written, directed, and produced award-winning dramas, documentaries, live broadcasts, music videos, and commercials. Pesic’s first full-length
feature film as writer and director, “The Harms Case”, was selected as an official entry for the 1988 Cannes Film Festival, and has garnered praise at
film festivals in Berlin, Mannheim, Jerusalem, Montreal, Toronto, San Francisco, Chicago, and Hong Kong. Pesic co-wrote two books: THE CUBE
(HarperCollins – San Francisco, 1995) followed by SECRETS OF THE CUBE (Hyperion/Disney, 1998). Both books sold more than 500,000 copies
and were published in Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Holland, Japan, China, and Serbia.
He currently lives between Belgrade and New York and has been working as a professor at Webster University. (USA) – 2020-22
SECRETS OF THE CUBE, – Hyperion /Disney, USA – 1998.
THE CUBE, keep the secret – HarperCollins Inc., USA – 1995.
Translated & Published in: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Holland, Japan, China
(more than 500.000 copies sold)
Film Writing and Direction:
DON’T BET ON THE BRITS, dramedy – 2022.
HEART OF A DOG, comedy – currently in development.
BUSINESS, BABY, romantic comedy – currently in development.
BURN, feature film (Producer & DP) – Meta Films, 1998. (New York)
PUNTA ROSSA, the screenplay for a feature film – Metropolitan Pictures, Red Lion (London)
THE HARMS CASE, 90-minute feature film, 1988 – FIT (Belgrade)
OLIVER SHOW, 50-minute live broadcast, TV Belgrade, 1985.
RIANON, 50-minute drama, TV Belgrade, 1984.
TALKING THE LANGUAGE, 16 x 5 min., program for children, TV Belgrade, 1984.
SPAGHETTI WESTERN, 3 x 60 min., talk show, TV Belgrade, 1984.
CANNES 84 – CANNES 85, 2 x 60 min., Film Festival Special, 1984, 85.
FRIDAY AT 22, 22 x 120 min., one of the directors, Cultural TV Magazine, TV Belgrade, 1983, 84, 85, 86, 87.
Pop Promos, Industrial Films, Commercials:
MOC PRIRODE, Commercial, Trans East, 2005.
CHINCHILLA GREEN, Pop-promo, Luna Vision, Berlin, 1990.
JULIEN CLERC, Production Supervisor for WorkFCL, Paris, 1990.
PIROSSI JEANS, Commercial, Delo – SAATCHI & SAATCHI, 1988
AWARDS AND FESTIVALS
THE HARMS CASE (1988 – 92):
Prix Futura Festival, Berlin, (Germany)
Mannheim Film Festival (Germany)
Joseph von Stenberg Prize, Catholic Jury Prize, Evangelist Jury Prize, University of Manheim Prize.
Golden Arena for the Best Art Direction, Academy of Dramatic Arts Prize.
Selected for Film Festivals in Cannes (“Un Certain Regard”), Jerusalem, Montreal, Toronto, San Francisco, Hong Kong,…
RIANON (TV Drama – 1987):
Selected for Exhibition “Arts for Television” and shown in 12 museums around the world (MOMA – New York,
CENTRE POMPIDOU – Paris, ICA – Boston, TATE GALLERY – London, MCA – Los Angeles, Amsterdam,…
2nd Video Bienniale – Ljubljana Video – CD, Best Visualisation Award.
Hague Video Festival, Canada Input International TV Festival – Montreal.
IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival 2022 – Pernik (Bulgaria)
BASTIA International Film Festival 1991 – Bastia, Corsica (France)
PRIX EUROPA ’88 – W. Berlin (Germany)
1978 – 1980; BA Interdisciplinary Studies in Film Directing – The American University (Washington D.C. – USA)
1975 – 1978; BA Archaeology – University of Belgrade (Yugoslavia)