Born in 1913 in Grosulj, Slovenia. He was one of the most prolific Slovenian documentary and fiction film directors. His first fiction feature KEKEC (1951) was awarded at the Children’s Film Festival in Venice. He directed two films for Bosna Film: FOREIGN LAND (1956) and I’LL BE BACK (1958). FOREIGN LAND earned him the Special Humanity Award of the Pula Film Festival. He died in 2008.