Zdenko Bašić was born in Zagreb and graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts. In addition to animation, his field of work is illustration and has, among other things, illustrated the latest editions of Andersen’s and Grimm’s fairy tales. His illustrations are published in children’s magazines Zvrk, Zvrkov Prvi Razredić, JO-JOO and Smib, as well. A collaborator of the Merlin theatre as a costume, set and production designer. A winner of prestigious illustration awards Ovca u kutiji, Kiklop, Grigor Vitez and the Grand Prix at the 6th Croatian Biennale of Illustration. His animated film Gulliver has won an Oktavijan Award at the Croatian Film Days and a Grand Prix at the Libertas International Film festival. A winner of the Porin Award for his music video Žeđam, performed by Gibonni.
Moamer Kasumović was born in Bijelo Polje and graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo. His first role came when he was 21, in Srđan Vuletić’s film Summer in the Golden Valley. His second feature was Well Tempered Corpses, and he also starred in the short films Paycheck and Angel and Amnesia. He performed in theatre plays Priviđenje iz srebrnog veka, Cirkus and Žaba. Known for his role of doctor Damir – the only „normal“ member of the off-the-hook Fazlinović family – in the popular Bosnian and Herzegovinian sitcom Crazy, Confused, Normal.
Daria Lorenci Flatz
Daria Lorenci Flatz was born in Sarajevo. An alumna of the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb and one of our most prominent and acclaimed actresses. A former member of the Exit Theatre, ITD and City Theatre Trešnja, today a drama principal at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. She starred in over 20 feature films, including Agape, Metastases and Cannibal Vegetarian by Branko Schmidt, Just Between Us by Rajko Grlić, and These Are the Rules, Armin and Sorry for Kung Fu by Ognjen Sviličić. Her rendition of Mirjana in Sorry for Kung Fu earned her a Golden Arena in 2004. She also starred in the acclaimed TV serials Patrola na cesti and Počivali u miru.
Anouk Kivađ was born on 18 January 2005 in Zagreb. A seventh grader at the Silvije Strahimir Kranjčević Primary School and a member of the school debate team. She also acts at the Zagreb Youth Theatre, plays the percussions at Sustav orkestara djece i omladine (SODO), learns English, Latin, German and Chinese, and took swimming training for four years. She spends her summer holidays at the FROOOM! film workshop and Sunny Village Jagnjedovac English camp. A big lover of music, especially Twenty One Pilots. She is interested in all things film-related and wants to become an actress when she grows up.
Antonia Kurtović was born in the warm summer of 2003. Currently an eighth grader at the Sesvete Primary School. A graduate of the Zlatko Grgošević Elementary School of Music, where she played the flute. Active in several drama companies and also in sports: karate and dance. She learns two foreign languages, English and Italian. An animal lover. Spends her free time outdoors, in the nature with friends, or at home, tucked in her bed, watching films. Her big screen genre favourites are adventure, mystery and fantasy. Also, she loves writing poetry, stories and plays, as well as anything music-related, but her biggest passion is acting. She is currently rehearsing performances for LiDraNo, based on her own text Drugačije je cool!. A big fan of books – especially those that take her far away, beyond the boundaries of this world…
Armando Luque Akrap
Armando Luque Akrap was born in 2003 in Zagreb. An eighth grader at the Sveta Klara Primary School. He likes natural sciences and arts, in particular. Armando is also a percussions student at the Vatroslav Lisinski School of Music, and a member of the Savski Gaj boy scouts division. Apart from debate, one of his favourite activities is music and hanging out at SODO. A lover of Charlie Chaplin films and the legendary Pirates of the Caribbean serial. His fifteen minutes before the camera came with the role of Patrik in the TV serial Horvatovi, and now he is very pleased to be on the other side, where he likes it best – at the cinema.
Mia Mišković was born in 2004 in Zagreb. A seventh grader at the Mladost Primary School. She attended drama classes at City Theatre Trešnja and is currently a member of the Zagreb Youth Theatre. She starred in the main role in HRT’s TV film Novogodišnji pidžama party and co-hosted the quiz show Dječja usta. In the future she would like to work in anything involving film and theatre.
Alex Rakoš was born on 22 July 2004. His hobbies are football and acting and in his free time he collects video games and hangs out with friends. He made his first film at the age of three (Bad Day for Captain Hook) and later starred in other nine films (Sweetie, The Mystery of Green Hill etc.). He likes the cinema and cannot pick a favourite film. A great lover of Stranger Things and most of Wes Anderson’s and Richard Curtis’s films.