Petar Mitric Petar Mitric

Acquisitions executive | Taskovski Films | United Kingdom

After literature studies, dedicated his work to independent filmmaking through promoting, producing, editing, and acting in numerous low budget and underground short and documentary projects. Programmer at European Film Festival Palic (2004-2017), where he founded the Young Spirit of Europe section dedicated to brave and daring authors with unique poetics and style. Founder of Underground Spirit Award in 2007 at European Film Festival Palic. Programmer of Authors Film section at Skopje Film Festival in North Macedonia (2008-2010) as well as Le Meute section at LEurope autour de l`Europe Film Festival in Paris (2014-2017). Jury member at numerous film festivals including Sevilla Festival de Cine Europeo, Crossing Europe in Linz and Quinzaine des Realisateurs in Cannes. Member of Validation Committee of Europa Cinemas Network in Paris (2017-2018). Organizer and moderator for numerous Master Class and Q&A sessions with many prominent film directors including Ken Russell, Roy Andersson, Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Ulrich Seidl, Ruben Ostlund at various international film festivals. Plays experimental analog electronic music in various projects.

Institute/ Organization Profile
Taskovski Films Ltd is a London based world sales and production company of independent documentary films. They welcome innovative, playful and risky forms of filmmaking capable of engaging and surprising audiences around the Globe. Their passion is discovering new talent and authorial stories. The company supports and advises filmmakers on how to cross-cultural borders to reach new markets. They help boost the impact of issue-driven documentaries through partnerships with cultural, educational, and/or philanthropic institutions, as well as grassroots organizations and NGOs. Their catalogue include distribution companies such as Icarus Films, Kino Lorber, Grasshopper Films, Cineplex Taiwan, EBS South Korea and NHK Japan. Also, partner with channels including Netflix, Amazon, ARTE, HBO, BBC, France TV, SBS and Curzon Artificial Eye.