Biography

Ado Hasanović (born in Srebrenica 1986) is a Bosnian film director based in Rome. From 2008-2011, Ado has been the Creative Director of the Srebrena Traka Short Film Festival. He graduated from the Sarajevo Film Academy as a film director in 2013. Later attended the prestige National Film School “Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia” in Rome, where he specialized as a film director. In 2015, he started working as Art Director for the Mediterranean Short Film Festival “The Author’s Passages” in Sant’Antioco, Italy. As a guest student at the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo, he finished a Master in Dramaturgy. He won many international awards for his short films “The Angel of Srebrenica”, “Blue Viking in Sarajevo”, “Mum” “Breath of life Srebrenica”, “Pink Elephant” and “Nomofobia”. His first feature film “ Ja Sam Ana” is in development with the Italian production Il Gigante. The film won the Focus-Fox Studio Award at 15th Sofia Meetings. In 2018, Ado founded the Cultural Association “Admon Film”, whose goal is to educate and to promote film culture.