Urša Menart (1985) has directed a few documentaries (What about Mojca?, There Once Was a Land of Hardworking People) and co-written two feature films both directed by Damjan Kozole: Nightlife (Best Director Award, Karlovy Vary IFF 2016) and Half-Sister (Karlovy Vary IFF, 2019). Her debut feature My Last Year as a Loser (2018) with her as the writer/director won the Slovenian national award Vesna for Best Film and Best Screenplay.
Vertigo is a Ljubljana (Slovenia)-based production company with a distinctive track record and extensive working experience on international co-productions and narrow budget films. They produced more than 40 feature films, as well as more than 20 documentaries and 50 short films and TV productions, incl. the award-wining films such as Wake Me by Marko Šantić (2022, PÖFF Critics Pick Competition Programme), The Happiest Man In The World by Teona Mitevska (2022, La Biennale Orizzonti competition, Toronto IFF Competition), Disappearance by Andrina Mračnikar (2022, Graz Diagonale FF 2022: Audience Award), Small Body by Laura Samani (2021, Cannes World Premiere – Critics’ Week in Competition, TIFF – Contemporary World Cinema, BFI London Film Festival – Special Commendation), Reconciliation by Marija Zidar (2021, CPH:DOX, Sarajevo FF, IDFA), Otac / Father (2020, Berlinale Panorama: Audience Award and Ecumenical Prize) and Circles (2013, Sundance FF World Cinema Competition’s Jury Prize), both directed by Srdan Golubović, God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya (2019, Berlinale Competition: Ecumenical Award and Guild Prize) by Teona Mitevska, Half-Sister (2019, Karlovy Vary IFF Main Competition), Nightlife (2016, Karlovy Vary IFF’s Best Director Award), Slovenian Girl (2009, Toronto IFF) and Spare Parts (2003, Berlinale Competition), all directed by Damjan Kozole, An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013, 2 Berlinale Silver Bears) by Danis Tanović, Alexandrians (2011, Trieste Film Festival Best Documentary) by Metod Pevec and Bread and Milk (2001, Venice FF’s Lion of the Future Award) by Jan Cvitkovič.