Nikolina Barić worked in all fields of film and has the knowledge that spans to almost twenty years of experience. She started winning awards for her documentaries in high-school, after which she built her career as a Zagreb-based writer and director. Her short films were shown internationally and her screenplay SARAJEVO SPRING won the 1st Sarajevo City of Film competition. Her script CAROLINA VON KARLOVAC won the script development funds in 2016 from the Croatian Audiovisual Centre.
This is a story about fifteen people that have too many things in common. They are frustrated, well-educated and they live in Croatia. Doctors, unemployed mothers, jobless intellectuals; they are the anti-heroes of this generational tableaux-film with a comedy touch.
Attached to the project: co-writer, director
Looking for: co-writer, director, producer
Keywords: generation, comedy, omnibus
first draft of the script
Carolina is considered to be the first Croatian female writer ever. At the beginning of the 19th century, she manages to become one. Leaving Croatia and her hometown Karlovac, she travels to Austria alone in search for her recognition and a ‘room of her own’.
Attached to the project: director
Looking for: producer
Keywords: biopic, historic
2014 AUSTRIAN CHARM AND CROATIAN DREAM, documentary, writer/director
2013 THE GIRLS FROM BANIJA FOREST, documentary, writer/director
2009 MAŠA, short, writer/director – Duka Film Festival: Special Mention for Acting Performance
2008 SARAJEVO SPRING, short, writer/director
2005 WAITING FOR THE AVAILABLE OPERATOR, short, writer/director
2000 ARTIFICES MURORUM, short documentary, writer/director – Croatian Youth FF: 1st Prize
1999 TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER, short documentary, writer/director – Croatian Youth FF: 1st Prize
“He’s small potatoes.”
The Godfather: Part 2 (1974)