Hana Jušić obtained ma degree in film and tv directing at Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. She also graduated in comparative literature and English language and literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2007 and she enrolled in the Postgraduate Doctor’s Study of Literature and Film. So far, she has written and directed several short fiction and documentary films which have been shown at student, but also at some prominent European festivals. She has directed short films ‘Zimica’ / ‘The Chill’ (international premiere in competition at Oberhousen festival), ‘Mušice, krpelji, pčele’ / ‘Gnats, Ticks and Bees’, for which she has received Oktavijan award and the Jelena Rajković award and ‘Terarij’ / ‘Terrarium’, for which she received Oktavijan award forfiction film and Golden Pram award at Zagreb Film Festival. Her latest short ‘Da je kuća dobra i vuk bi je imao’ / ‘No Wolf Has a House’ was screened in Rotterdam and awarded Best Film at London Short Film Festival 2016. She has written the script for feature film ‘Zagonetni dječak’ / ‘The Mysterious Boy’, directed by Dražen Žarković. ‘Quit Staring at My Plate’ is her debut feature film as a director/screenwriter. The project was developed at screenwriting workshop Torino Film Lab, the programs Script & Pitch and TFL – FrameWork, intended for projects in pre-production.
Quit Staring at My Plate (2016)