Tanja Vujasinović is a Serbian-American director and producer whose work has been recognized at the Sundance Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, and Tribeca Film Festival. She is best known for her feature films “The Life and Death of an Unhappily Married Man” and “The Girl Who Knew Too Much”, as well as her documentary “Women of War”.
Vujasinović was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and moved to the United States with her family when she was a child. She began her career in the film industry as a production assistant on the independent film “The Color of Money”. She went on to work as an assistant director on a variety of independent films, including “The Shawshank Redemption” and “The English Patient”.
In 2002, Vujasinović made her directorial debut with “The Life and Death of an Unhappily Married Man”, a feature film about a middle-aged man who is struggling to find meaning in his life after his marriage fails. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was well-received by critics.
In 2006, Vujasinović released her second feature film, “The Girl Who Knew Too Much”. The film is a psychological thriller about a young woman who discovers a dark secret about her family. The film received positive reviews from critics and was nominated for several awards at the Berlin International Film Festival.
In 2014, Vujasinović released her first documentary, “Women of War”. The film is a tribute to the women of the former Yugoslavia who fought for their freedom during the Bosnian War. The film was a critical success and was nominated for several awards at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Since then, Vujasinović has continued to work as a director and producer of both feature films and documentaries. Her films have been praised for their honest portrayals of complex characters and their willingness to explore difficult topics. She has been recognized for her work with numerous awards, including the Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
Vujasinović is currently based in Los Angeles, where she works as a director and producer. She is committed to creating meaningful films that provide insight into the human condition and inspire positive change.