Iva Ćirić is an animator film director and freelance illustrator.
She graduated 2009 at Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade (illustration department). During her studies, as self-tough, she began to deal with animation and made three films that were screened on international animated film festivals and got menu awards. At the moment she is working on her fourth animated film with professional production.
From 2011. she is Assistant at Animation Department at the same faculty. In a wish to perfect her teaching and lecture skills she continued her studies at Interdisciplinary studies in University of Arts in Belgrade and in 2015 finished the Ph.D. in Digital Arts with Video Art “Cyclophony – Women’s Portraits”.
Iva has served on several International Animation Film Festival juries and selection committees. She’s been a member of BALKANIMA (European Animated Film Festival in Belgrade) from 2004. and for menu years worked in the organization and assisting prof. Nikola Majdak (1927-2013), who was the founder of the festival and his first art director. In 2014 – till today, she is the Art director of BALKANIMA.
Currently living and working in Belgrade, Serbia.