Goran Vojnović was born in 1980 in Ljubljana. He graduated from the Academy for Film and Theatre in Ljubljana and is considered one of the most talented screenwriters and directors of his generations. His films have had a lot of success with the critics and the audience. Also an author of several novels that have been translated into many languages. He won the novel of the year award Kersnik two times, for his novels Jugoslavija, moja dežela and Figa.