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Ziga Virc

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Name

Ziga Virc

Nationality

Slovenia

Country of residence

Slovenia

Role

Director

Adresse

Ilke Vaštetove 15 8000 Novo mesto, SI

Phone number

+386 416 894 63

Email

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Bio

Žiga graduated from the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT, University of Ljubljana) in Film and Television Directing. After the succes of the internet trilogy Tine strela, he directed the short film Triest is ours!, which was nominated for a Student Academy Award 2010. In 2012 he directed 4 documentaris for national television RTV Sloveija with his production company Studio Virc. In a same year the trailer for his new project about the Yugoslav space program, titled Houston, We have a Problem! gained international recognition, with 1 million YouTube views in three days. . He is experienced in a cross-platform approach, with some of his previous works going viral both nationally and internationally. His works are notable for their dramatic visual style, the use of music to build tension, incorporating a detailed approach to a narrative structure and making it appealing to a broad audience. He has directed numerous commercials, documentary films and fiction works, for which he received many awards.

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