Danijel Hocevar

Danijel Hocevar


MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2017
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2018
MIDPOINT Shorts 2018
MIDPOINT Intensive Serbia 2018
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2019
MIDPOINT Shorts 2019
MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro 2019
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020

MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2017 project selection announced
Danijel Hocevar new Head of Studies of Feature Launch
MIDPOINT goes to Macedonia
MIDPOINT goes to Karlovy Vary IFF
MIDPOINT Feature Launch expands
MIDPOINT Feature Launch & Shorts 2018 – deadlines extended!
MIDPOINT results at Connecting Cottbus
MIDPOINT Feature Launch & Shorts 2018 taking off
Reports on Feature Launch & Shorts W1 2018
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2018 - Second workshop is about to begin
Reports on MIDPOINT Feature Launch, Shorts & Intensive Serbia programs
MIDPOINT presents new exciting projects at KVIFF 2018
MIDPOINT Feature Launch is about to take off
Second workshop of Feature Launch is about to take off
MIDPOINT Feature Launch: Awards winners and third workshop wrap-up
David Pope and Danijel Hocevar to lead the MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro workshop
Intensive Montenegro: project selection!
Intensive Montenegro starts next week: invitation to open lectures


Born 1965 in Ljubljana, Slovenia (then Yugoslavia), a film producer with extensive working experience on international co-productions and narrow budget films and a managing director of Vertigo, a Ljubljana (Slovenia)-based film production company with a distinctive track record.

Since 1987, when he started his professional carrier as a producer, Danijel has produced or co-produced more than 40 feature films, as well as more than 15 documentaries, incl. the award-wining films such as When the Day Had No Name (2017, Berlinale Panorama Special) by Teona Mitevska, Nightlife (2016, Karlovy Vary IFF’s Best Director Award), Slovenian Girl (2009, Toronto IFF) and Spare Parts (2003, Berlinale Competition) all three films directed by Damjan Kozole, An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013, 2 Berlinale Silver Bears and short-listed for Foreign-language Oscar) by Danis Tanović, Circles (2013, Sundance FF World Cinema Competitions’ Jury Prize) by Srdan Golubović, Alexandrians (2011, feature doc, Trieste FF’s Best Documentary) and Beneath her Window (2003, Karlovy Vary IFF Official Selection) both directed by Metod Pevec, The World is big and Salvation lurks around the Corner (2008, short-listed for Foreign-language Oscar, Moscow IFF Gala) by Stephan Komandarev, Border Post (2006, San Sebastian IFF Competition) by Rajko Grlić, Bread and Milk (2001, Venice FF Lion of the Future Award) by Jan Cvitković…

Danijel has been selected among Variety’s Ten Producers To Watch in 2001. He’s a voting member of European Film Academy and since 2005 actively involved with several European audiovisual training initiatives, such as Midpoint Feature Launch, EAVE (Group Leader between 2009 – 13), Nipkow Program and Maia Workshops. He is also an advisor and member of the selection committee of When East Meets West co-production market in Trieste.