born in Yugoslavia/Slovenia, July 21st Maribor. After finishing Gymnasium in her home town she went to study film directing in Zagreb (Croatia) at ADU (The Academy of Drama Arts) , but left the school after the second year to attempt at famous Prague Film Academy - FAMU. 2002 she obtained a masters degree at FAMU academy in visual arts, specializing in film directing.
Between the years 1994 and 2000 she worked as a director for the Croatian television (HTV), for Slovenian radio-television (RTV) and Czech national television (CTV). She shot more than 70 documentaries and reportages across Europe. Her passion are documentaries as well as feature movies.
Her first feature film L…like love she shot with the establish cinematographer Igor Luther and with stars as Rade Serbedzija, Lucija Serbedzija, Labina Mitevska, Davor Janjic, Ksenija Misic and others brilliant actors. L...like love had a premiere at Rotterdam film festival 2008, as well opened a new section at Valencia film festival called Film by woman. The commission of the Eurocine 27 chose L…like love as the opening film of the film festival in Brussels, that took place simultaneously in 5 other cities in Europe (Paris, Strasbourg, Lyon, Madrid and Rome). L…like love was also screened at Cannes film festival, Warshaw film festival, International film festival Raindance in London,..Presented also at Berlinale film market and had cinema release in Slovenia 2008.
For more check out also www.l-likelove.com
All her movies were presented and screened at the most important A film festivals around the world and mostly shot on 35 or 16mm film stock.
Her short film F won a prize as the best European short movie by the Paris film Academy (Creteil film festival). Janja G. was chosen also as a new talent by Kodak at Cannes film festival. She won the third place at IDFA film festival (Amsterdam) for her documentary film TITO. She was also awarded for the screenplay she wrote.
For her short movie F she won a prize of the Czech literary fund, as well as many other nominations on European film festivals. Her movies were marked also by the critics in Czech Republic, Argentina, Netherlands, France and on Balkan as a breaking new wave of movies.
Her film language is special, style visual reach and stories controversial. Her feature films are always on the edge of feminine or social problems and full of understanding of those people who are not understood my majority.
From 2001 she also worked as a film producer in her own production companies Angels Production in Prague, Adeo film and 3 VOX production in Slovenia. Her movies were made in international co-production with respectful film companies.
With her production skills she co - produced almost all of her films, as well as opened a casting agency Casting Agent - www.castingagent.si, for finding a new talents as well being a casting agent for a feature films and commercials for a while.
As a director she also made some commercials and music videos, but her passion are feature movies and documentaries.
From 2007 she is also deeply involved in creating on internet.Her life philosophy and religion is connected with the Native American's wisdom, specially Mayan culture and Nikola Tesla.
After 7 years of studding Nikola Tesla and making Nikola Tesla events, she start to shoot documentary movie TESLAFY- WIRELESS DREAM by Nikola Tesla. For more check www.teslafy.me
In 2014 she also wrote script for feature movie with script writer Branko Shomen and Saša Lemajič FORGOTTEN DREAM about Nikola Tesla's inventions as well as COLORS OF LOVE that is romantic comedy.
More about her work you can find in Portfolio..