Born in 1956 in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, where he also studied at the Music Academy. In the period from 1976 until 1981, he directed numerous short and log reportages for TV Sarajevo. In 1986 he graduated in film directing from the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, FAMU. He directed several short films, including HOUSE ON SALE (1982, winner of the Maxim Award of the Karlovy Vary Student Film Festival), LADIES AND GENTLEMEN (1983), FORCED LANDING (1985) and two TV drama films - BULLY and HEAD THROUGH WALL (1986). SWEDISH ARRANGEMENT was his first motion picture.
1989 - SWEDISH ARRANGEMENT
1986 - HEAD THROUGH WALL (short)
1986 - NOUZOVÉ PRISTÁNÍ (short)
1985 - FORCED LANDING (short)
1984 - THE RING (short)
1983 - LADIES AND GENTLEMEN (short)
1982 - HOUSE ON SALE (short)