Urška Đukić

Directing

Year and country of birth: 1986, Slovenia

Urška Đukić studied at the Academy of Arts of the University of Nova Gorica. Her first professional fiction / animated short, “Bon Appétit, La Vie!” won the Best Short Film Award at the 19th Festival of Slovenian Film. In 2018 she was invited to participate at SEE Factory – Southeast Europe, a joint project for young directors curated by Directors’ Fortnight and Sarajevo Film Festival. There she co-directed a short film “The Right One”, which premiered at the Cannes Festival in 2019. In the same year, she was selected for the 39th Cinéfondation Residence in Paris, where she started developing her debut film, “Little Trouble Girls”. This year her debut was selected among the 10 projects for Torino Film Lab 2021. By combining live-action, animation and various forms of experimental techniques, Urška Đukić creates hybrid visual narratives and is especially focused on exploring topics of contemporary womanhood.
  • 2021: Granny’s Sexual Life, short animation, in post-production
  • 2019: The Right One, short fiction
  • 2019: After The Hunt, short fiction
  • 2016: Bon Appétit, La Vie!, short fiction / animation
These are priceless experiences that make me grow in both personal and professional ways.