Monday, November 12, 2018

Miljen Kreka Kljaković, Production Designer

Imagining on a Given Topic

Miljen Kreka Kljaković (68) is our highest-rated and best-known film production designer. He graduated from the Belgrade University Academy of Fine Arts and alongside his name it is stated, among other things, that he is a member of the Serbian Film Academy, the American Art Directors Guild and Maison des Artistes France, while his acknowledgements include the Golden Seal Award 2015/Yugoslav Film Library, Annual Award for the Best TV art design (1980), the French film academy awards-Caesar 1992 (for the film Delicatessen), the European Film Academy award-Felix 1991 (also for Delicatessen), Yugoslavian Academy Awards 1996 (for the film Underground), a nomination for an Emmy Award -USA 1995-1996 (for the TV film Rasputin), a nomination for the Excellence in Production Design Award – U.S. Art Directors Guild 2004 (for the TV film Helen Of Troy) production design, (for the film St. George Shoots The Dragon) 2010 – from FIPRESCI, The International Federation of Film Critics, and many others

Spain - Contemporary Art

Modern-Day Conquest of the Contemporary Art World

It does not come as a surprise to anyone that Spain has an extraordinary art heritage, with masters such as Diego Velazquez and Francisco Goya hailing from the country. But Spain doesn’t have to be too attached to its past when it comes to art, as it also has many contemporary achievements: its new centres, galleries and museums for contemporary art are praised as being some of the best in the world. Here we explore three of these fantastic art venues, in Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona

Burgtheater - 130 Years from New Theatre Building

The Place of Turbulence, Hope and Art

Barely another theatre in the entire world enjoys such an outstanding reputation as Vienna's Burgtheater. This is due not only to the magnificent building on the Vienna Ringstrasse which is its home, but above all to a 250-year-old dramatic tradition, regarded by the theatrical community as the measure of all things


Preserving Austrian Heritage

The Federal Monuments Authority Austria (FMAA) protects and maintains the material cultural heritage of Austria and demonstrates the social importance of this task


Contemporary Art Of Mongolia

Mongolia has a rich cultural and artistic tradition, which has been evolving from ancient times until today’s era of globalisation. Mongolian art is as rich and colourful as its nature, and as complex as its history

Lonely Planet

Best of Scandinavia

Lonely Planet Best of Scandinavia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await...

Khaled Hosseini

Sea Prayer

A deeply moving, gorgeously illustrated short story for people of all ages from the internationally bestselling author of The Kite Runner, brought to life...

Old art in a digital era

Oracle-bone inscriptions

Eric Zandona

The Bourbon Bible

Bourbon is booming, and this guide will teach you all you need to know. Eric Zandona - spirits specialist at the American Distilling Institute -...

Ivan Medenica Bitef Artistic Director and Selector

Living in a Dangerous World

“The task of this year’s BITEF is to reconcile us with the fact that we are living in a troublingly dangerous world, to prompt us to ask whether and how theatre and art can counteract that, and to jolt us out of our aesthetic prejudices.”