STUNT FESTIVAL

Prize & Jury

By awarding the prize the Festival recognizes the most successful and attractive stunts in the male and female categories.

The winners will be awarded with a trophy and a cash prize, and the international expert jury consists of experienced stunt coordinators, one of the most award-winning European stuntmen and the director of the most important action film about the Homeland War.

We invite all stuntmen and stuntwomen to enter the competition for the award by submitting their chosen stunt. The stunts have to be a part of an audiovisual work which was published in 2023. The deadline for submitting your stunt is May 15, 2024.

How to enter the competition?

The deadline for submitting your stunt is May 15, 2024.

SUBMIT YOUR STUNT

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Meet the jury!

GORAN STJEPANOVIĆ

Goran spent his childhood in Osijek, where he gained his master’s degree. After graduation, he moved to the USA where he became an actor, stuntman, fight choreographer and stunt coordinator. He has been active in film industry since and has done over 70 films. He was a guest lecturer at the Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek, where he presented his program for student-actors, which was enthusiastically received. He is dedicated to writing and travels around the world shooting films. In martial arts, he was the coach of the Croatian kickboxing team and the American taekwondo team. He was a fitness coach for the Croatian junior volleyball team.

KRISTIJAN MILIĆ

Multiple award-winning film and TV director, author of the most significant action film about the Homeland War, graduated in 2001 from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. He won his first awards as a debutant (“Sigurna kuća”, at the Days of Croatian Film and as part of the omnibus “24 sata” at the Pula Film Festival in 2002). He completed his first feature film “Živi i mrtvi” in 2007 based on the script and book by Josip Mlakić. In the same year, the film won 8 “Golden Arenas” at the festival in Pula, and after that the film won 8 more awards outside of Croatia. The film was distributed on DVD and/or Blue-Ray in 7 countries (Japan, Czech Republic, Hungary, Great Britain, Germany, France, Belgium). From 2007-2019 he collaborated on 6 television soap operas (“Ne daj se, Nina!”, “Najbolje godine”, “Larin izbor”, “Kud puklo da puklo”, “Zlatni dvori” and “Pogrešan čovjek”) and the drama series “Emergency 94”. In 2012, he directed six episodes of the series “Počivali u miru”. For the fourth episode of that series, he received the Croatian Actor’s Award for the best directorial achievement in a TV drama.

In 2014, he completed his second feature film “Broj 55”, which again won 8 “Golden Arenas” at the festival in Pula (best film, direction, screenplay, editing, scenography, costume design, mask, and

special effects) and three more awards at the Vukovar Film Festival. In 2017, he shot his third feature film “Mrtve ribe”, again based on the script and book by Josip Mlakić.

CARL STUCK

Carl comes from Germany and is one of the most award-winning European stuntmen. He won 3 Taurus awards (world stunt award), in 2009, 2012 and 2017. Since 1999, he has also been a stunt coordinator, and coordinated about 200 episodes of the popular and acclaimed series “Cobra 11”. As a stunt coordinator, stuntman and precision driver, he participated in numerous international productions such as „Rush“, „Dunkirk“, „Collide“, „Shanghai Job“, „Canary Black“

ROK CVETKOV

Rok is a world-renowned stunt coordinator with 45 years of experience in stunts and the film industry. He has worked as an actor, producer and action director. Although he currently works mostly as a stunt coordinator, he still works as a stuntman. He has been sharing his knowledge and skills with generations of stuntmen and stuntwomen, and has participated in countless world productions, of which Schindler’s List, Patriot, No Man’s Land, Diana and the Expendables franchise make some of the best known titles to wider audience.

Darko Tuškan

Darko is a versatile 2nd Unit Action Director & Stunt Co-ordinator. He is also a highly regarded Safety Supervisor & Stunt Actor/Performer with over 3 decades of experience in the film industry. As a specialist in fight choreography, both hand-to-hand and incorporating weapons, aerial fight sequences & stunt rigging, whether on location, in studio or underwater, Darko delivers dynamic action, unique & tailored to individua! production needs. Other areas of expertise include; human torches, partial, half or full body fire stunts, vehicles (car chases, rollovers and pipe ramps) and major crowd action.

FESTIVAL ORGANIZER

Note:

Numerous television crews and photographers will be filming at the festival locations. By entering the festival location, you agree that you may be filmed and photographed. You also agree that all footage of the festival may be used for promotional purposes of the festival. If you have any further questions about filming at the festival, please do not hesitate to contact us.