Sonja Prosenc

 writer – director

sonjaprosencAfter graduating from university Slovenian film director Sonja Prosenc attended both the Sarajevo and Berlinale Talents, co-founded the Monoo production house and was selected for the TorinoFilmLab.

Her award-winning and critically acclaimed first feature “The Tree” was the Slovenian Oscar entry in 2016. Her approach to film language has so far been appreciated by cinephiles and film critics alike and she has been selected by Cineuropa among eight most promising European female film directors.

Her second feature film “History of Love” is a co-production between Slovenia, Italy and Norway, supported by Eurimages. It premiered at Karlovy Vary IFF 2018 – Main Competition, where Grand Jury awarded it with Special Mention. The film further received two awards at Slovenian Film Festival 2018, Special Festival Prize at IFNF, was selected for Slamdance 2019 as one of the four groundbreaking films in the Breakouts section and has traveled to other festivals around the globe.