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Vladimir Paskaljevic



BIOGRAPHY

Vladimir Paskaljevic is an experiences filmmaker who teaches Screenwriting, Editing and Production at AMPD York University.

He also teaches Introduction to Video Production and Cinematic Language at Toronto Film School Online, since 2016. Vladimir also taught film-related courses at University of New Brunswick (2015-2016), Wilfrid Laurier University (2019), Lakehead University (2018) and John Naisbitt University (2009-2012).

He completed his BFA in Film and TV Directing at University of Arts, Belgrade, Serbia. His early short student film Dolphins Are Mammals (1997) won FIPRESCI special mention at Montreal World Film Festival in 1997.

Later he directed documentaries, edited features including Bitter Harvest (2001) by Goran Paskaljevic, a film that premiered competition program of Venice International Film Festival and TIFF. Paskaljevic also wrote screenplay for The Optimists (2006), premiered at TIFF.

After some years spent working as an Editor and Director for various TV productions, Vladimir completes his first feature length film Devil’s Town (2009) which was premiered at Karlovy Vary IFF, Rotterdam IFF, Montreal WFF and wins Honorable mention at Palm Springs IFF and First Prize at Trieste Film Festival, FIPRESCI at Athens Panorama of European Film. “Devil’s Town” reps a strong feature debut from writer-helmer Vladimir Paskaljevic… it is savagely funny yet frightening, plausible but absurd; a scorching expose of the national character. (Variety, 2009)

Absence Is Present (2015) is his master thesis docu-fiction about emotional experiences of immigrants film he made for his MFA in Film Production at York University. It won Best Film Award by Toronto Film Critics Association, as well as Master Thesis York Award.

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