Jacqueline Cosgrove, producer
Jacqueline is a Graduate of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School. She began to support preschool and primary school aged children to make films in 1997 and has since established numerous of hubs of child film production in preschools and primary schools in New South Wales. In 2011 Jacqueline founded The Bardic Studio, a registered Australian charity that supports the production, distribution and exhibition of child produced films. Through The Bardic Studio Jacqueline undertakes ongoing research into the nature and function of child film production, supports teachers of media to develop their practice, lobbies for opportunities and recognition for child filmmakers and directs KidzFlicks, the Sydney International Festival of Films by Children. Since 2013 Jacqueline has been to exploring ways of supporting children with moderate to severe disability to make films and is currently developing a filmmaking model for the use of teachers of students with special needs. Her practice prioritises children telling stories that are important to them in a way that reflects their experience of the world.

Jacqueline Cosgrove

Maja Flego, journalist and counselor at Ombudsman for Children's office
Graduated pedagogy at Faculty for Humanic and Social studies in Zagreb but instead of working in school she accidentally got into journalism. As a journalist and editor she spent most of her professional career in weekly paper Školske novine, covering education, children's rights and children's art. For many years she works as a member of editorial staff at the magazine for family, kindergarten and school Zrno. She is currently working as a counselor of the Ombudsman for Children for public relations. She was published in children's magazines and some of her works for children made it into a collection of stories "Priče za mame i tate" (Alinea, 2000.), she also published a parenting book called "Iz roditeljskog kuta ili roditelj u kutu" (Školske novine, 2002.). She edited several scientific publications from the field of education and children's rights and published numerous articles of child protection in media and other fields in scientific magazines and other press. She has been following children's filmmaking in Croatia since 1999. as a member of judging panel of Croatian Children's Film Festival. Since 2009. she participates in selection of films by professional authors and children for UNICEF Festival of Children's rights. In the past three years she is participating in awarding the Blue VAFI for a film that promotes children's rights at the International Animated Film Festival of Children and Youth Varaždin, VAFI.

Maja Flego

Kristina Kumrić, director
Graduated at the Faculty of Textile Technology at the University of Zagreb (major: Planning and design) as well as at the Academy of Dramatic Arts at the University of Zagreb majoring in Film and TV Directing. She is an author of several short fiction films as well as documentaries. Her documentary „Welcome to Igrane“ won a special award by jury at the Vukovar Film Festival, first prize by the jury at the Liburnija Film Festival in Ičići, while she has also won the award for the best film at the Dramatic Arts Academy Film Festiva. She has been a lecturer at the Media Culture department within Culturology major at the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek since 2013. She lectures in the field of film art (Short film and Documentary report). Her short fiction film „Half a man“ was premiered within the Short Cuts section – competitive short films program at the 41st International Film Festival in Toronto.

Kristina Kumrić

Boris Poljak, photography director
Boris was born 1959 in Split where he studied law. He is a member of Kinoklub Split since 1978 and during the 80's, under their production he made two armature films, Nova godina and Geronimo je mrtav, and eight films as a cameraman on Super 8 and 16 mm. Since the beginning of the 90's he is working as a professional movie and TV cameraman. He is one of the founders of Sabor of alternative film in Split from 1982 until 1988 and one of the founders of International Festival of New Film and Video in Split. He has been awarded for his filming work at the Days of Croatian Film in 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005 and 2015. Lately he mainly cooperates with directors Damir Čučić and Zdravko Mustać. He is the photography director and three of their long feature films: Blizine, Pismo ćaći and Vjetar puše kako hoće. He is the author of an award winning documentary and experimental film Auto-fokus. He is the vice president and associate of Croatian Film Association working on projects in their production as well as lecturer at the School of Media Culture. Lives and works in Split.

Boris Poljak

Petra Zlonoga, animator
Petra was born in 1982. She graduated graphic design at Faculty of Design in 2007, animated film, and new media at Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 2011. Since 2009, she works as an independent graphic designer, illustrator and animator. She is an author of awarded animated and experimental films Dota (2016), Glad (2014), Daniil Ivanoviču, slobodan si (2011), Gregor (2010), Lisica (2010), Danil Ivanoviču, oženi me (2007).

Petra Zlonoga

Supported by


Croatian Film Association
Kino klub Sisak, Sisak


Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Croatian Association of Technical Culture
City of Sisak

Local partners

Dom kulture „Kristalna kocka vedrine“, Sisak
Osnovna škola Galdovo, Sisak
Osnovna škola "Katarine Zrinske", Mečenčani