Student Jury

Brina Fekonja

Brina Fekonja has a BA in industrial design from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Media Arts and Practices – Animation at the School of Arts, University of Nova Gorica. Fekonja is interested in stop-motion animation, teaching, design, photography, film, nature, society, the notion of common/community, and exploring the mundane and everything that happens in between. Since 2015, she has been part of the team behind the StopTrik International Film Festival.

Strahinja Jovanović

Strahinja Jovanović, a Slovenian design scholar, is currently pursuing a master’s degree and serving as a demonstrator at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana. He has established himself as an innovative design thinker. Currently based in Ljubljana, he is dedicated to research in the realm of Nature and Algorithms in Design, with a focus on sustainability and innovation.

Dragana Stanković

Dragana Stanković is a shy and curly artist from Bosnia. She started her art journey in 2017 when she applied for bachelor’s studies in graphic design. After her bachelor’s degree, realizing that she liked animation the most, she decided to continue her studies in the field of animation. Now, she is finishing the second year of her master’s at the University of Nova Gorica, where she is working on her animated series called Funny Snails.

Lara Šifrer

Lara Šifrer is a Film and TV Directing student of the Ljubljana Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film, and Television, where she is now working on her graduation film. Her credits as a director include several short fiction films, and one short documentary.

Luka Vesel

Luka Vesel has a BA in graphic design from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana. During his studies, he developed a strong interest in, and passion for 3D design and 3D computer animation, which led him to pursue a master’s degree in Video, Animation, and New Media at the same art school.

Ciril Zupan

Ciril Zupan has an interest in animation and cinema that goes back to his childhood. After a high school degree, he started developing his own creative audiovisual projects and went on to study Film and TV Editing at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film, and Television in Ljubljana, where he is now pursuing a master’s degree in Editing. As a director and editor, he mainly works on music videos.

Student Jury

Brina Fekonja

Brina Fekonja has a BA in industrial design from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Media Arts and Practices – Animation at the School of Arts, University of Nova Gorica. Fekonja is interested in stop-motion animation, teaching, design, photography, film, nature, society, the notion of common/community, and exploring the mundane and everything that happens in between. Since 2015, she has been part of the team behind the StopTrik International Film Festival.

Strahinja Jovanović

Strahinja Jovanović, a Slovenian design scholar, is currently pursuing a master’s degree and serving as a demonstrator at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana. He has established himself as an innovative design thinker. Currently based in Ljubljana, he is dedicated to research in the realm of Nature and Algorithms in Design, with a focus on sustainability and innovation.

Dragana Stanković

Dragana Stanković is a shy and curly artist from Bosnia. She started her art journey in 2017 when she applied for bachelor’s studies in graphic design. After her bachelor’s degree, realizing that she liked animation the most, she decided to continue her studies in the field of animation. Now, she is finishing the second year of her master’s at the University of Nova Gorica, where she is working on her animated series called Funny Snails.

Lara Šifrer

Lara Šifrer is a Film and TV Directing student of the Ljubljana Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film, and Television, where she is now working on her graduation film. Her credits as a director include several short fiction films, and one short documentary.

Luka Vesel

Luka Vesel has a BA in graphic design from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana. During his studies, he developed a strong interest in, and passion for 3D design and 3D computer animation, which led him to pursue a master’s degree in Video, Animation, and New Media at the same art school.

Ciril Zupan

Ciril Zupan has an interest in animation and cinema that goes back to his childhood. After a high school degree, he started developing his own creative audiovisual projects and went on to study Film and TV Editing at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film, and Television in Ljubljana, where he is now pursuing a master’s degree in Editing. As a director and editor, he mainly works on music videos.