Drama / 24 min.
In the middle of the Bosnian War, a teenage math-wiz is given a way out of the bloodshed when his math club gets an invitation to compete at the 1995 International Math Olympiad in Canada.
Inspired by true events.
Director/Writer: Sabina Vajrača
Producers: Miles Alva, Wes Akwuobi
Co-Producer: Sara Alize Cross
Associate Producers: Azra Isakovic, Myriam Schroeter
Production Designer: JoyAnna Hatcher
Director of Photography: Eugene Koh
Editor: Thomas Mendolia
VFX Artist: Joshua Sarlo
Sound: Chris Garcia, Martin Robertson
Composer: Dika Chartoff
Meho: Džemil Hadžiabdulahović
2020 HUMANITAS Prize Nominee in Short Films category
2019 DGA Student Awards Grand Prize in Women Directors category
2019 Student Academy Award Semifinalist
2019 Vail Film Festival Best Student Short
2017 Alfred P. Sloan Production Grant
2019 Ojai Film Festival (Ojai, CA)
2019 Vail Film Festival (Vail, CO) ~ WINNER: Best Student Short
2019 Festival Angaelica (Duluth, MN)
2019 Sarajevo Film Festival (Sarajevo, Bosnia) ~ PREMIERE
2019 Dumbo Film Festival
2019 Cordillera International Film Festival
2019 SESIFF (Seoul, South Korea)
Drama / 18 min.
When a talented yet struggling actress Laura has an uneasy encounter with an A-list director at the biggest audition of her career, she has to make a decision of whether to take the role, or walk away from her dream.
Director: Sabina Vajrača
Writer: Victor Alonso-Berbel
Producers: Miles Alva, David Aguilar
Vanessa Branch, Kathy Stocker
Directors of Photography:
Mikaela Supulski, Lina Li
Editors: Thomas Mendolia, Sylvia Wang
Sound: Chris Garcia, Margo Sawaya
Composer: Andy Gladbach
Original Songs by: Kelly Zirbes