Matjaž Ivanišin (1981, Slovenia) was educated in film at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana. Since his graduation in 2007, he has worked as a freelance filmmaker. His student film QUICK VIEW (2005) won several awards. He received the France Brenk award for his debut feature-length documentary KARPOTROTTER (2013). Ivanišin’s second feature-length documentary PLAYING MEN (2017) was selected for Belfort, where it won the Cine + Distribution Support Award.
Films: CHE SARA (2002), QUICK VIEW (2005), MOJE MALE LJUBICE/MY LITTLE SWEETHEARTS (2006), ŠENTILJ-SPIELFELD, MEJNI PREHOD, KI GA NI VEC/ŠENTILJ-SPIELFELD, A BORDER CROSSING THAT ONCE WAS (2009), KARPOPOTNIK/KARPOTROTTER (2013), HOUSES (2014), VSAKA DOBRA ZGODBA JE LJUBEZENSKA ZGODBA/EVERY GOOD STORY IS A LOVE STORY (2017), PLAYING MEN (2017)