Zharko Ivanov

Zharko Ivanov

Zharko Ivanov (1976) is a languages and literature graduate, at the Philology Faculty in Skopje. In 2006, he attends the Film Art College/ “Krastyo Sarafov” National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (“NATFA”), in Sofia, Bulgaria, after which he completes a Masters in Cultural Studies, at the “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” University of Skopje, and Masters in Animation Film Directing at The University of Audiovisual Arts – “ESRA”. He is a founder of the production company “Flip Book”, with which he has produced nearly 20 short animated, documentary, and live action films. As a director of animated films, his animated trilogy, “Round Trip”, has been shown at more than 100 festivals around the world, winning more than 15 awards.