GOJKO Å IPOVAC
GOJKO Å IPOVAC

Born in 1926 in Nevesinje, Bosnia-Herzegovina. He started making films already in 1953 in the early days of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s cinema. He directed numerous short, documentary and narrative feature films. His most notable titles include short documentaries WATER (1959), BY OUR OWN MEANS (1961) and IT IS NOT YOUR FAULT (1962). He made the leap to narrative film alongside Šiba Krvavac by directing THE SWAMP segment of the 1964 omnibus film VORTEX. After that he directed narrative features THE LUCKY DIE TWICE (1966), NUN AND A COMMISSAR (1968) and SALT (1973). He worked as the first assistant director on Tomo Janić’s BLACK PEARLS and Hajrudin Šiba Krvavac’s WALTER DEFENDS SARAJEVO. He was a member of the Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia-Herzegovina for many years and was presented with the Association’s Ivica Matić Award for contribution to Bosnia-Herzegovina’s cinema in 2007. He died in 2012 in Sarajevo.

1985 - BRIDES (short documentary)
1982 - MY FIRE (short documentary)
1980 - COUNTER (short)
1978 - THE THEFT OF THE SUN (short)
1973 - SALT
1969 - NO PROTOCOL (short documentary)
1968 - NUN AND A COMMISSAR
1966 - THE LUCKY DIE TWICE
1965 - DAY ONE (short documentary)
1964 - VORTEX
1962 - IT IS NOT YOUR FAULT (short documentary)
1961 - BY OUR OWN MEANS (short documentary)
1959 - WATER (short documentary)
1957 - POWER TRANSMISSION LINE (short documentary)
1956 - BEHIND A RAILWAY PLATFORM (short documentary)
1956 - 1956 INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURE TRADE FAIR IN NOVI SAD (short documentary)
1955 - OBNOVA (short documentary)
1955 - STORY ABOUT A LAKE (short documentary)
1954 - WHITE MENACE (short documentary)
1954 - THREE HISTORIES OF VAREŠ (short documentary)
1953 - BOSNA TRANSPORT (short documentary)
1953 - ČELIK (short documentary)
1953 - SARAJEVO DAIRY FACTORY (short documentary)
1953 - OUR FIREFIGHTERS (short documentary)
1953 - AUTOPREVOZ (short documentary)
1953 - ELEKTROREMONT (short documentary)