Bojana Momirovic was born in 1979 in Bosnia & Herzegovina. She spent her childhood in Sarajevo, New York and Brussels. When war broke out in the former Yugoslavia in 1992, she went with her parents to Heidelberg, Germany where she continued her education and obtained a doctorate degree (PhD) in literature.
In 2004, she moved to Paris where she began her film career. Since then she has developed and directed many projects that have had festival selections, screenings and TV broadcast.
Bojana also has extensive working experience in film production, film education and business development. She has worked in corporate business as well as at the film academy Louis-Lumière, and is currently responsible for the client network development and apprentice placement at the training center for performing arts CFPTS in Paris.
© Photograph by Anna Marchlewska
Snow On Cherry Blossoms (mini series) - In development
Family saga in the Balkans stretching from the Ottoman Empire to the 2020s.
Watch 1 minute video presentation HERE
The Day After (feature) - In development
Serge and Jeanne decide to divorce. Their children are small and don’t know anything about it yet. But the separation takes a different turn when Serge learns he only has little time left to live. Torn between reason, feeling of guilt and fear of the involuntary separation forever, Serge and Jeanne try to find the best way out for everyone.
The Breakdown (feature) - In development
Marion works at the drug police in Paris. Every day she is exposed to insults, rows and aggression of all sorts. Her private life is not any easier as she is separated from her husband and her twelve-year-old son. Within her team some colleagues are suspected to be involved in a drug deal. The tension rises as all agents are being controlled and questioned by the IGPN (the head police department for internal inspection). During an intervention, Marion saves a young Syrian woman and her newborn, and finds herself guilty of professional misconduct. Her case gets more complicated as the intrigues around her densify.
2024 Armed (short) – In pre-production
An arms deal takes place in a Parisian suburb. A drug lord gets shot. The arms are sold again to the competition. The cop takes his cut.
2023 The Mission (short) - Currently promoting - Watch TRAILER
Stilus Productions Croatia, DMP Productions France
When Jacques arrives at his new workplace he employs intimidating methods to secure his position. He makes it. And he suffers no consequences.
1 minute video presentation in ENGLISH
1 minute video presentation in FRENCH
2023 November - Screening and panel discussion at the National Organisation for the Public Sector (CNFPT) on Martinique; EBI School of Industrial Biology Paris; The Institute for Technology Paris; The University of Bordeaux. Photos and posts on Facebook and LinkedIn
2023 October - Interview at Préventica fair watch HERE (available only in French)
2023 September - Screening and panel discussion at Préventica Fair in Toulouse with Sandrine Koenig (Occupational psychologist), Jean-Marie Actry (Labour Inspector, Ministry of Labour), David van der Vlist (Lawyer at L'Atelier des droits)
2023 June - Article on the website of the association "Souffrance et Travail" (Suffering and Work) who is one of the most active players in the fight against workplace bullying. Read HERE (Article only in French)
2023 April - Article in the Inter Syndicate Newsletter of Hospitals and Health Institutions in France APHP
2023 March - Interview at the Camaieu de femmes talkshow (Nuances of Women Talkshow). Available HERE (from 1h25m until 1h50m only in French)
2023 March - Screening and panel discussion at Audencia Business School in Nantes with Sandrine Stervinou (Associate Professor Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Innovation), Claire Robin (CARSAT), Nadine Bourgaux (Occupational Psychologist), Christelle Mazza (Attorney)
We are on the small island of Šipan, Croatia, in the 1930s. Magda is getting ready for the return of her fiancé, Romano, from America. Every day she goes down to the port and sings at the pier. The villagers mock her. She waits.
Watch with English subtitles
Watch with French subtitles
2020 Masterclass at 3iS Film Academy in Paris and Bordeaux (watch HERE only in French)
2019 Acquisition Shorts TV (Broadcast on 5 European channels in Belgium, The Netherlands and Serbia)
2018 Qualification for the first committee of the Academy Awards
2018-2019 Screenings in Paris, London and Luxembourg
2016-2018 International festival selections in USA (LA, NYC, Richmond), Russia (Sochi), Europe (Croatia, Bosnia, Spain, Armenia), South Africa
2016 Best Short Film UGU Film Festival, South Africa
2011 IUSTITIA (short) - watch HERE
Tomay Productions, France; festival selections in France
Two women become cell mates in prison. Maria has just been sentenced for a crime of passion. Isabel has already been serving time for war crimes. Maria suffers pangs of conscience and is plagued by nightmares. Isabel is remorseless for crimes she maintains were justified. Tensions mount as they make moral judgments against each other. Only one can survive.
2010 Postcards From the Past (doc short) - watch HERE
France, Bosnia, Germany, The Netherlands (private financing)
Four destinies. Four remembrances. Four past lives. One civil war.
2009 Descent (short)
France (private financing)
Brother and sister hide in a cellar to escape the onset of war. They strive to maintain normalcy, but the terrifying presence of war and the disruption of time and space break their resolve.
2008 Under the Red Beacon (doc short) - watch HERE
France, Croatia (private financing); festival selections in Europe (Croatia, France) and USA (San Francisco)
Dubrovnik is known as the pearl of the Adriatic. Does it still sparkle or has it become merely a museum for tourists? Three generations of inhabitants draw a nostalgic portrait of their town.
2007 Interview with a Young Widow (short) - watch HERE
France (private financing); festival selections in Europe; Acquisition Independant Film TV France
The voice of a young woman relates a story. A story of a young white woman and a young black man. A story of embarrassing moments and hurtful gestures. A story of discouragement. Of suicide. And finally…of hope.
2007 The Ney in the Box (doc short)
France (private financing); festival selections in Europe
An immigrant from the Orient in a Western city maintains his sense of roots by playing the 'Ney'.