CURRICULUM VITAE



EDUCATION

2017–19 THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
Master of Fine Arts, Film, Video, New Media + Animation

2004–08 ACADEMY OF ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF OSIJEK
Bachelor of Fine Arts


AWARDS AND HONORS

2020 SHARJAH ART FOUNDATION ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL
First Prize for Best Experimental Feature Film, awarded to The Witch’s Cauldron

2019 THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, CHICAGO
Recipient of the James Nelson Raymond Fellowship

2017 MADRID INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, MADRID
First Prize for Best Short Documentary Film, awarded to Letter to My Mother

2017 THE ASSOCIATION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAMS, AUSTIN
Lone Star Award for the contribution to the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment community with the project Letter to My Mother


BOOK PROJECTS

2016 LETTER TO MY MOTHER
Published by Silvana Editoriale

2016 FLOWERS OF MY LIFE: PHOTOGRAPHS BY GIAN PAOLO BARBIERI, POETRY BY BRANISLAV JANKIC
Published by Silvana Editoriale


FILMOGRAPHY

2021 (WORK IN PROGRESS) MILA MAJKO (DEAR MOTHER)– Writer, Director, Co-Editor
Feature-length documentary film

2021 (WORK IN PROGRESS) THE CARETAKER – Writer, Director, Editor
Short experimental documentary film

2020 THE WITCH’S CAULDRON (VEŠTIČIJI KOTAO) – Director, Writer, Co-Editor
Performance-based feature-length film (92 min)

2017 LETTER TO MY MOTHER – Director, Writer
Short documentary film (14 min)

2012 JESEN (FALL) – Director, Writer, Co-Editor
Short film (13 min)



INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS

2021 (WORK IN PROGRESS) “HE WAS MY NORTH, MY SOUTH, MY EAST AND WEST, …” – OR THE GALLOWS SPEECH OF A CONDEMNED WOMAN! - Single-channel video and Sculpture

2021 (WORK IN PROGRESS) PLOSIVE Single-channel video

2021 (STARTED IN 2014, WORK IN PROGRESS) PORTRAIT OF THE DEITY (RITUAL SUPPLICATION)
- 12 photographic triptychs, single-channel video, performance documentation, and sculpture

2018 MILA
Performance, single-channel video, performance documentation and sculpture

2018 THE ASCENT OF KEVIN (THE CREATION OF THE FETISH IN THREE STAGES)
Three-channel video and Sculpture

2018 THE HARLEY DAVIDSON MAN
Performance and performance documentation


SCREENINGS AND EXHIBITIONS

2020: Sharjah Film Platform – Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2019: Tampa Bay Humanitarian Film Festival, Tampa Bay, Florida (September 28)
2019: Leto Gallery, Warsaw, Poland (May 26 - June 15)
2019: Sullivan Gallery, Chicago (April 27 - May 15)
2018: 46th Annual NAADAC National Conference for Addiction Professionals, Houston 2018: Redline Gallery, Denver
2017: Santikos Movie Theater, San Antonio
2017: 43rd Annual TAAP State Conference on Addiction Studies, San Antonio
2016: Spring Studios Gallery, New York


SELECTED PRESS:

2019
05.26 | Vogue Polska (Poland) „Wszystko o mojej matce”

2017
September Issue | Fashion and Art Magazine (Spain) – “Carta a mi madre: Una historia de adiccion y familia”
July Issue | Film: The Magazine (Spain) – “Letter to My Mother”
01.26 | KENS5 News (San Antonio, Texas) – “Alpha Home: Letter to My Mother”
01.25 | KSAT News (San Antonio, Texas) – “Letter to My Mother”

2016
08.05 | The Fix “Portraits of Mothers and Addiction”
06.30 | The Huffington Post“Black-and-White Photos Depict The Wide Range of Mothers Battling Addiction Around the Country: Inspired by his mother’s story, Branislav Jankic wants to wants to disrupt the stigma surrounding addiction”






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