Urška Djukić

Urška Djukić studied at the Academy of Arts of the University of Nova Gorica. In 2016, she shot the short feature-animated film "Bon Appétit, La Vie!", for which she received the vesna award for the best short film at the 19th Slovenian Film Festival. In 2018, she co-directed the film "The Right One", which premiered in Cannes, Directors' Fortnight 2019 as part of the omnibus SEE Factory Sarajevo mon amour. In the same year, she was selected for the 39th edition of the Cinéfondation Rezidence, where she developed her the first feature film called "Little Trouble Girls". In 2021, she continued the development of her debut film at the Torino Film Lab workshop. Urška's new short animated-documentary film Grandma's Sexual Life received many awards, including the Grand Prix Tampere 2022, vesna for special achievements at the Slovenian Film Festival 2021 and the EFA European Film Award 2022 for the best European film, and at the same time it is nominated for the French Cézar Film Academies 2023. By intertwining different forms - animation, fiction and various forms of experimental techniques, Urška creates hybrid visual narratives and is particularly focused on researching modern femininity.


CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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