Danis Tanović, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Born in Zenica in Yugoslavia in 1969, after
qualifying as a civil engineer and a musician,
he began studying at the Sarajevo Film
Academy. His studies were interrupted,
however, by the outbreak of the Bosnian War.
He accompanied the Bosnian army with his
camera during the war and then moved to
Brussels to resume his film studies. His feature
debut NO MAN‘S LAND won a Palme d‘Or
at Cannes in 2001 alongside an Oscar and a
Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film.
He was a member of the Cannes…