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.
LECTURES & WORKSHOPS
Boje i emocije u animiranom filmu / Šumarski fakultet odsek za pejzažnu arhitekturu, doc. Biljane Jovic, Beograd / April 2018.
2D Animation Basic – 6 classes / SAE Institute, Belgrade / 26.2-6.3.2018.
Moving images – Flipbook Workshop / The Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, Giornate Animate Dedicate a Masha Starec / 13-15.11.2017.
Inspiration and work processes on my film Monument / Arhiv Grada Beograda, Graphic Novel in Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust / April 2016.
Napravi svoju masku / Dečija radionica na festivalu “Krokodokodil”, org. Jasminka Petrović / Oktobar 2014.
Boje i emocije u animiranom filmu / Festival animiranog filma BANJALUKA, Banja Luka / Oktobar 2014.
JURY & SELECTION
Član komisije za kratkometražni animirani film i razvoj projekata za dugometražni animirani film / Filmski centar Srbije, Beograd / Mart 2018.
Član selekcije i žiri za dečiji festival KIDI CAM / Dečiji kulturni centar, Beograd / Mart 2018.
Selekcija animiranog filma za festival Kratki metar / Dom omladine, Beograd / 28.3-4.4.2018.
Selekcija festivala animiranog filma BALKANIMA / Dom kulture Studentski grad / Avgust 2017.
Žiri na festivalu animiranog filma BANJALUKA / Dom kulture, Banja Luka / Oktobar 2014.