Born in Belgrade, Serbia, Ružica Anja Tadić graduated from the BA program in Multimedia Directing at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. In 2020, she enrolled in MA studies in film directing at the same academy. She is a cinephile and a passionate traveler and researcher. Her interests are social topics and their artistic treatment in terms of creating engaging and immersive films that become collective experiences. She has directed, so far, ten short films in diverse genres and participated as a representative of the Serbian team in the international project Studio DAHD (Danube Artistic Heritage Development) with a video-art installation. In 2022, she was a member of the Director’s Summit at the Sarajevo Film Festival.




In 2019, Nebojša Balaž enrolled in the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad and directed his amateur production affinities towards professional work and knowledge. Nebojša made his first serious production engagement on the project and play Fugitives financed by the Foundation European Capital Of Culture 2022 and the city of Novi Sad as a co-producer. He is currently working on the pre-production of the short film Newbie and on the play Major Helena funded by the EU; and the multimedia project Summer Break. Nebojša is the president of the Association Of Art Students 23. In addition, he has experience in organizing and assisting at various festivals, multiple exhibitions and events. He currently lives in Belgrade and studies in Novi Sad.




Ilija is a 17-year-old teenager with a severely crushed heart caused by his fatal mistake of driving a car drunk. After struggling with the surroundings in a Youth detention center and his own sense of guilt, he finds a way to cope with it. By letting an old acquaintance use him for a payback crime, on a holiday break outside the juvenile detention center, he is in a position to mark his own spot and deal with his suppressed emotions in a way he strongly believes is the only possible one.