Žiga Virc

Born in Novo mesto in Slovenia, where he finished high school of economies. He is currently finishing study of Film and TV directing at Academy of theatre, radio, film and TV in Ljubljana. After successful internet-based films he made two short fiction films at academy - "Sky above the town" and "Trieste is ours!". Italian minister of foreign affairs personally protested against Žiga's "Trieste is ours!" naming it "too provocative" before anyone has even seen the film. After many following screenings he was nominated for Academy awards (Oscar) in category of student's films. In the field of television he created two TV-dramas "The communist man" and "Our democracy".In family company Studio Virc he is actively involved as director of corporative films and tv-ads.

Filmography

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Present2010 (2010) unknown
Cast
Present2010 (2010) unknown
Director
A New Home (2016) fiction
Houston, We Have a Problem! (2016) docu-fiction
Optimists (2015) documentary
Half-Moon Above Edelweiss (2013) documentary
Our Democracy (2010) unknown
Trieste is Ours! (2010) unknown
Sky above the town (2008) fiction short
Love is the Greatest Teacher (2007) documentary short
Screenwriter
A New Home (2016) fiction
Houston, We Have a Problem! (2016) docu-fiction
Optimists (2015) documentary
Trieste is Ours! (2010) unknown
Love is the Greatest Teacher (2007) documentary short