Biography

Born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Igor Drljača moved to Canada in 1993 due to the wars in former Yugoslavia. He completed his Master’s in Film Production at York University’s graduate program in 2011. He runs the production company TimeLapse pictures with York Alumn Albert Shin. He is the recipient of the K.M. Hunter artist award for media arts. His award winning shorts include WOMAN IN PURPLE (2010), and THE FUSE: OR HOW I BURNED SIMON BOLIVAR (2011), which have screened at hundreds of festivals. His critically acclaimed feature film KRIVINA (2012) premiered at TIFF and screened at dozens of international festivals. In 2014 he co-produced Albert Shin’s TIFF 2014 favorite IN HER PLACE, which received 7 CSA nominations. He is in post-production on his sophomore feature THE WAITING ROOM, which will be released this year. His third feature film, TABIJA, which is in development, received Rotterdam’s Cinemart Eurimages Prize and was also selected for the prestigious Cannes L’Atalier program.