Zvonimir Juric (The Reaper)

Posted on October 7, 2014

Zvonimir Juric was born in 1971. In 1999, he graduated in film and TV directing from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. Since then, he has directed several documentaries, two shorts and two feature films based on his own screenplays. “The Blacks”, 2009, co-directed by Goran Devic, was  internationally acclaimed and won three Grand Prix. “The Reaper”, 2014, premiered at Toronto International Film Festival.


Kosac / The Reaper, 98 min, 2014

Toronto International Film Festival 2014, Toronto, Canada – Contemporary World Cinema.
Golden Arena for Best Cinematography, Pula Film Festival, 2014, Croatia Golden Arena for best Actor in a Leading Role, Pula Film Festival, 2014, Croatia.

Golden Arena for best Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Pula Film Festival, 2014, Croatia
Oktavijan Award for Best Film in Croatian program, Pula Film Festival, 2014, Croatia

Crnci / The Blacks, 78 min, 2009

Developed at Cinelink – Sarajevo Film Festival 2006 and EAVE 2007 awards:
Grand Prix at Crossing Europe Festival Linz, 2010, Austria
Grand Prix at Ljubljana International Film Festival, 2009, Slovenia Grand Prix at Author’s Film Festival Belgrade, 2009, Serbia

Special Award for Directing, Cottbus FF, 2009, Germany
Bauer Award for the best film of the region, Motovun Film Festival, 2010, Croatia
Golden Arena for Best Direction, Pula Film Festival, 2009, Croatia Golden Arena for Best Sound Design, Pula Film Festival, 2009, Croatia Golden Arena for Supporting Role, Pula Film Festival 2009, Croatia Duna TV Award, Cinepecs Moveast IFF, 2009, Hungary
Best Artistic Achievement, Alexandria IFF, 2010, Egypt
Award of the City of Zagreb, 2010, Croatia
Croatian representative for Academy Awards 2011
40 international film festivals

Zuti mjesec / Yellow Moon, 17 min, 2010

Berlinale 2010 – competition program
Grand Prix Heart of Sarajevo, Sarajevo Film Festival, 2010, Bosnia Mario Ventura Best Script Award, Festroia IFF, 2010, Portugal Grand Prix, Vukovar Film Festival, 2010, Croatia
Grand Prix, Drama IFF, 2010
Best Actress Award, Brussels Short Film Festival, Belgium
Best Debutant Award Breza, Pula Film Festival, 2010, Croatia