Iva Ćirić graduated in animation from the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade. She made three animated films that were screened at many international film festivals. At the moment she is working on her fourth animated film. From 2011 she is an Assistant at the Animation Department at the same faculty. She has been a part of the Balkanima Festival (Animated Film Festival in Belgrade) since 2004, and for many years she worked in organisation, assisting Prof Nikola Majdak, the founder of the festival and its first art director. In 2014 she became Art director of the Balkanima festival. Iva has served on several International Animation Festival juries and selection committees. She currently lives and works in Belgrade, Serbia.