Martin Turk is a Slovenian-Italian filmmaker, a graduate of University of Ljubljana’s Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT), now based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He created several award-winning short films that were screened at film festivals across the globe; his most notable creations include his short film Every Day Is Not the Same (2008), […]

Sarajevo City of Film for Global Screen (SCF GS) is an initiative by Sarajevo Film Festival and Turkish Radio and Televison, aimed at financing small projects from the countries in the Balkans. The first tender was won by the script for Good Day’s Work, written by Slovenian-Italian filmmaker Martin Turk, but winning the tender had […]

Hummingbirds are the smallest of birds, with their tiny wings flapping away even faster than their heartbeats, unless they experience torpor, a hibernation-like state that hummingbirds use to protect themselves from the cold. Even though they are tiny, they build nests that have been named among the most exquisite wonders of nature. Much like hummingbirds, there […]

There is nothing better than an unexpectedly great film that makes you experience the entire palette of human emotions – a film that makes you reminisce, steep yourself in its characters and see the world through their eyes, giving you an experience that might end up opening your own eyes a bit further. A film […]

The topic of a creative slowdown is popular among authors in all nooks and crannies of the creative dimension, since it is the ultimate “tiger” that prays upon the auteur world. With the tiger also being one of the strongest animal representations of Korea and its people, the layers of metaphor in the title of […]

South Korean filmmaker Shin Su-won is one of those rare female Asian filmmakers that have managed to break through the male-dominated walls of the industry to not only get noticed, but acknowledged. Her debut, self-produced feature Passerby #3 managed to immediately snag both domestic and international attention – it even won the Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film […]

Would You Rather Die than Lead an Ordinary Life? It happens, every once upon a film festival moon. Those of you who have visited a film festival or two – especially if you were there as press – know what the usual rhythm is like. You dig and tread and boot and occasionally half-sleep your […]