MARKO ŠIPKA was born in Tuzla in 1984. He graduated Film and TV Directing at the Art Academy in Banja Luka and a Master’s Degree in Documentary Film Directing, obtained at: Luca School of Arts, Belgium; Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal; and Film and Theatre School of Budapest, Hungary. His film O SKROMNIM ŽELJAMA... O POLJU ŽITA... was chosen, as one of the best student films to present Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Winter Olimpic Games in Torino. His graduation film TIME was screened at several international film festivales and also won Best Short Film Award at the International Film Festival Duka Fest in Banja Luka. He is a member of the Association of Filmmakers in BiH and Docnomads’ Alumni Association, and the vice president of Unlocked Films - Association for Promotion and Support of Documentary Film Culture.
2015 - HORIZON - Short documentary film - (cinematografpher, editor, director, screenwriter)
2011 - FATE - Short documentary film - (director, screenwriter)
2009 - TIME - Short film - (director, screenwriter)
2013 – FISHERMAN'S DREAM, doc.; WINDOW, doc.; SEEDS, doc.
2007 – DASKE KOJE ŽIVOT ZNAČE, doc.; PREMA SUNCU, short
2006 – NEW YEAR'S GIFT, short; WITHOUT MUSIC, doc.
2005 – PHOTOGRAPHIES, short
2004 – O SKROMNIM ŽELJAMA... O POLJU ŽITA..., kratki