Oliver Sertić is a media activist, a producer and a journalist from Zagreb. He has published and created for the press, web and radio television. He is one of the founders of Restart. He directed and produced several short and feature documentaries. Currently producing three feature documentaries in different phases of production. Has cooperated with many film festivals such as Zagreb Film Festival, ZagrebDox, Vukovar Film Festival, Dokufest, DORF... as a PR, producer and advizor. He is the director and selector of Liburnia Film Festival, programmer of the Supetar Super Film Festival, also, the associate programmer of the documentary program for Human Rights Film festival. He is the co-founder of the Amateur Film Review – RAF, the Autonomous cultural centre – Attack! and the Cross-radio project.
Vanja Jambrović was born in 1980 in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2005 she graduated philosophy and comparative literature at Faculty for social sciences in Zagreb and in 2011 graduated film production at Academy of drama art, also in Zagreb. Since 2008 she is working in film production as producer at Restart where she acts as one of the key producers. Until now Vanja produced as a delegate producer 4 documentaries (“Gangster of Love” and “Real Man’s Film” by Nebojša Slijepčević, “Don Juans: Excuse me Miss” and “Happy Land” by Goran Dević). Vanja also produced short fiction film “Boxed” by Nebojša Slijepčević. Vanja is also working as coordinator of Restart Laboratory – platform for first time directors and coordinator for educational Masterclass program. Apart from production work Vanja is also working as researcher journalist for Croatian television, scriptwriter and a poet. Her book of poems “Poems for woolen nights” was awarded as the best Croatian book of poetry by young author in 2012.
Ana Hušman, born in Zagreb in 1977. Studied multimedia and art education department graduating in 2002 from the Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb, Croatia. Attended number of Croatian and International festivals and shows. At the moment working on Academy of fine arts department of animated film and new media. For her last works she received many international awards. Her works has been shown at festivals and exhibitions including; Medienturm Gallery, Graz; On the Eastern Front, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Arts, Budapest; “lucy” bodig & ART ON STAGE, URA, Istanbul, Stuttgarter Filmwinter; International Film Festival Rotterdam, 25 fps, Zagreb; DOK, Leipzig, Deutschland.
Tibor Keser is a producer living and working in Zagreb, Croatia. His areas of interest include film (both fiction and documentary), video and theatre. He's working for Restart as a producer and a production manager. After graduating in economics and business at the University of Zagreb, he enrolled into the Academy of dramatic art in Zagreb. Tibor graduated film and theatre production and is currently a master's degree student at the same school. He was a dancer and a street artist. He actively pursues workshops and festivals, including the 7. Sarajevo Talent Campus in 2013. Tibor is also a board member and a project manager at CIPA - Croatian Independent Professionals Association and is a supporter of all sorts of initiatives ranging from ecology to the arts.
Nebojša Slijepčević was born in 1973 in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2005 he graduated Film Directing from the Academy of Drama and Art, also in Zagreb. He directed numerous TV documentaries and series (Direkt, City Folk...), but also creative and author driven documentaries (Real Man’s Film, In 4 Years, Of Cows and People) for which he received awards from various festivals. Nebojša is also the author of a short animated film Dog / Rabbit, short fiction Boxed and short fiction Slap in the Face, which is part of the fiction omnibus Zagreb Stories. In 2013. he finished his first feature documentary, international co-production Gangster of Love, coproduced by Restart (Croatia), ZDF/ARTE, Kloos & Co. (Germany) and Subcultura Films (Romania). Film was premiered as opening film of Zagreb Dox 2013 where it won audience award for the best film. International premiere of the film was at Hot Docs 2013 and european premiere at documentary competition of Karlovy Vary FF 2013. Nebojša is also cinematographer and editor on his recent documentary films – Gangster of Love and Real Man's Film. He is one of the main tutors at regular documentary workshops at organization RESTART. He is living and working in Zagreb, Croatia.
Anita Bastašić was born in 1989 in Zagreb, where she enrolled production studies at Academy of Dramatic Art. After completing undergraduate studies she began working in the field of of theatre and performing arts as external associate of the Theater Epicenter and producer at festivals and various projects. In 2013 she started collaborating with Restart as external associate and since 2014 she started working as producer of educational programs and projects. She participates in the development and implementation of permanent programs and a large number of collaborative eu projects with Ana Hušman.
Igor Bezinović was born in Rijeka in 1983. He graduated in philosophy and sociology from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb and in Film and TV directing from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. He directed short documentaries "Above Average", "Non-Recyclable", "An Encounter", "In fond memory of TDZ", a short fiction film "Naked Hours" and feature length documentary "The Blockade". In Restart Igor works as mentor in School of documentary films and lecturer in different educational programs.