Olmo Omerzu
(Slovenia)

Olmo Omerzu (b. 1984, Ljubljana, Slovenia) started out on the editorial board of the comic book Stripburger, on which he collaborated at exhibitions all over Europe. His first short film as director, Almir (1998), was produced by RTV, Slovenia’s national public broadcaster. His short feature The Second Act (Druhé dějství, 2008) was hugely successful with festival juries throughout Europe. He was a student of Prague’s FAMU from 2004 to 2011 and was influenced by the work of Jan Švankmajer and Věra Chytilová. He gave his debut with the drama A Night Too Young (Příliš mladá noc, 2012), which was premiered in the Berlinale’s Forum section. Since its premiere at San Sebastian Family Film has earned kudos at numerous festivals, including Tokyo, where it took away the award for Best Artistic Contribution. His film Winter Flies was awarded at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. KVIFF

Filmography
Všechno bude / Winter Flies
2018
Rodinný film / Family Film
2015
Pevnost
2013
Příliš mladá noc / A Night Too Young
2012
Druhé dějství / The Second Act
2008
Láska
2006
Ve čtyři odpoledne
2005
Masky
2005
Nic
2003
Almir
1998

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