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List of famous film directors from Serbia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Serbia has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Serbian directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Serbia and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

This list below has a variety of items in it, from Dejan Zečević to Dušan Kovačević.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Serbian directors?" and "Which directors are from Serbia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Serbia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Serbian directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Andrijana Stojkovic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 42 Andrijana Stojkovic is a film director, screenwriter and a film producer.

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Bojan Vuletić is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Bojan Vuletić age 41 Bojan Vuletic is a screenwriter and film director.

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Boris Malagurski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 30 Boris Malagurski is a Serbian-Canadian film director, producer, writer, television host and activist.

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Darko Bajic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Darko Bajic age 63 Darko Bajic is a film and television director, screenwriter, film producer and teacher.

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Dejan Djurkovic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Dejan Djurkovic Died at 64 (1939-2003) Dejan Djurkovic was a film director and screenwriter.

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Dejan Zečević is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 46 Dejan Zečević is a Serbian film director and screenwriter. In 1997 he graduated from Academy of Performing Arts Belgrade in film and TV directing. His films have won over 30 awards so far.

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Djordje Milosavljevic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Djordje Milosavljevic age 49 Djordje Milosavljevic is a screenwriter.

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Dragan Bjelogrlić is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 55 Dragan Bjelogrlić is a Serbian actor, director, and producer.

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Dragoslav Bokan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Dragoslav Bokan age 57 Dragoslav Bokan is a Serbian film director and writer.

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Dušan Kovačević is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 70 Dušan Kovačević is a Serbian playwright and director best known for his theater plays and movie scripts. He also served as the ambassador of Serbia in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Dušan Makavejev is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 86 Dušan Makavejev born 13 October 1932 in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia is a Serbian film director and screenwriter, famous for his groundbreaking films of Yugoslav cinema in the late 1960s and ...more

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Emir Kusturica is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 64 Emir Kusturica is a Serbian filmmaker, actor and musician. He has been recognized for several internationally acclaimed feature films, as well as his projects in town-building. He has twice won ...more

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Faruk Begolli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Died at 63 (1944-2007) Faruk Begolli was a Kosovo Albanian actor and director of Yugoslavia. He attended high school in Pristina and completed the academy of film in Belgrade. Begolli played in more than 60 films, ...more

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Gojko Mitić is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 78 Gojko Mitić is a Serbian director, actor, stuntman, and author. He lives in Berlin. He is known for a numerous series of Red Westerns from the GDR DEFA Studios, featuring Native Americans as the ...more

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Goran Gajić is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Goran Gajić age 56 Goran Gajić is a Serbian film, television, and theater director. He has directed media in English and Serbian. His wife is actress Mira Furlan, and they have one son, Marko. In 1998 he directed ...more

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Goran Marković is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Goran Marković age 72 Goran Marković is a Serbian movie and theatre director, screenwriter, and playwright. He has directed approximately 50 documentaries, 11 movies and 3 theatre plays and has written three books.

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Goran Paskaljević is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 71 Goran Paskaljević is a Serbian film director. Born in Belgrade, he was raised by his grandparents in Niš, following the divorce of his parents. 14 years later he returned to Belgrade where he ...more

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Gordan Matić is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Gordan Matić age 47 Gordan Matić is a film producer and film director.

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Ilija Stanojevic-Cica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Died at 71 (1859-1930) Ilija Stanojevic-Cica was a film actor, director and screenwriter.

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Ivo Škrabalo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Died at 77 (1934-2011) Ivo Škrabalo was a Croatian film critic, screenwriter, and member of parliament. Škrabalo was born in Sombor, where he finished elementary and high school before moving to Zagreb in 1952. He ...more

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Janko Baljak is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Janko Baljak age 53 Janko Baljak is a film director.

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Karl Malden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Died at 97 (1912-2009) Karl Malden was an American actor. Malden was primarily a character actor who "for more than 60 years brought an intelligent intensity and a homespun authenticity to roles in theater, film ...more

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Lazar Ristovski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 66 Lazar Ristovski is a famous Serbian actor, director, producer and writer. He has appeared on stage about 4000 times, and starred in over 40 films, TV series and TV dramas, mostly in lead roles.

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Ljubiša Samardžić is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 82 Ljubiša Samardžić is a Serbian actor and director, who is best known as Šurda in the Vruć vetar TV series.

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Maja Milos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Maja Milos age 35 Maja Miloš is a Serbian film director and screenwriter. She is most notable for creating the movie Klip.

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Marina Abramović is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 72 Marina Abramović is a Serbian and former Yugoslav artist based in New York, a performance artist who began her career in the early 1970s. Her work explores the relationship between performer and ...more

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Márton Garas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Márton Garas Died at 49 (1881-1930) Márton Garas was a Hungarian film director.

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Mica Milosevic is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Mica Milosevic age 88 Mica Milosevic is a film director and screenwriter.

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Mickey Nedimovic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 42 Mickey Nedimovic is an actor, film producer, screenwriter and film director.

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Mila Turajlic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 39 Mila Turajlic is a film director and producer.

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Milan Jelic is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 74 Milan Jelic is an actor, director and screenwriter.

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Milan Konjević is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Milan Konjević age 48 Milan Konjević, is a Serbian film director, screenwriter and comics writer.

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Milan Todorović is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Milan Todorović age 37 Milan Todorović is a Serbian film director and producer, best known as the creator of the first Serbian zombie movie, Zone of the Dead. as well as the director of the first Serbian creature ...more

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Milorad Milinkovic is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Milorad Milinkovic age 53 Milorad Milinković is a Serbian film director and screenwriter. He is best known for his film Frozen Stiff.

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Miloš Radivojević is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 79 Miloš "Miša" Radivojević is a television and movie director, and a professor at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade Miloš was born in 1939 in Čačak, Serbia. He started his higher ...more

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Miroslav Momčilović is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Miroslav Momčilović age 49 Miroslav Momčilović is a screenwriter, film director and producer.

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Miroslav Terzic is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Miroslav Terzic age 49 Miroslav Terzic is a film director and an actor.

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Mladomir Puriša Đorđević is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Mladomir Puriša Đorđević age 94 Mladomir Puriša Đorđević is a Serbian film director and screenwriter. He has directed 62 films since 1947. His 1966 film The Dream was entered into the 17th Berlin International Film Festival.

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Nedeljko Despotovic is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Nedeljko Despotovic age 59 Nedeljko Despotovic is a film director.

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Nikola Lezaic is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 37 Nikola Lezaic is a film director, screenwriter, producer and editor.

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Nikola Ljuca is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Nikola Ljuca age 33 Nikola Ljuca is a film director and screenwriter.

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Nikola Majdak is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Nikola Majdak Died at 86 (1927-2013) Nikola Majdak is a cinematographer, screenwriter, film director, and film editor.

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Pavle Vučković is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Pavle Vučković age 36 Pavle Vučković is a film director, screenwriter, and an actor.

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Petar Pasic is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Petar Pasic age 45 Petar Pasic is a film director.

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Predrag Antonijević is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Predrag Antonijević age 59 Predrag "Gaga" Antonijević is a Serbian film director and screenwriter.

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Sandra Selimovic is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 37 Sandra Selimovic is a film director, actress, artist, choreographer and theatre director.

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Sinişa Dragin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
age 58 Sinișa Dragin is a Serbian-Romanian film director. In 2002, his movie Everyday God Kisses Us On The Mouth won the 'Aleksandar Sasa Petrovic' plaque at the ninth Belgrade International Festival ...more

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Slavko Vorkapić is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Slavko Vorkapić Died at 82 (1894-1976) Slavoljub "Slavko" Vorkapić, known in English as Slavko Vorkapich, was a Serbian-American film director and editor, former Chair of USC Film School, painter, and a prominent figure of ...more

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Slavoljub Stefanović-Ravassi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Slavoljub Stefanović-Ravassi Died at 69 (1927-1996) Slavoljub Stefanović-Ravassi was a film director and an actor.

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Srdan Golubovic is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from Serbia
Srdan Golubovic age 46 Srdan Golubović is a Serbian film director.