Boris Miljković

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Boris Miljković
Борис Миљковић
Born (1956-04-03) 3 April 1956 (age 68)
Years active1980–present

Boris Miljković (Serbian-Cyrillic: Борис Миљковић; born 3 April 1956 in Zagreb, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian film director, screenwriter, creative director in advertising and writer.


Boris Miljković studied Film directing at the Department of Film and TV Directing of the Faculty of Dramatic Arts of Belgrade's University of Arts and graduated with diploma. Together with Branimir Dimitrijević, he became part of the creative duo Boris & Tucko and was co-author and co-director of numerous TV shows and films during the eighties, including Niko kao ja (Nobody Likes Me; children's TV series, 1981), Rokenroler (Rock'n'Roller; 1980), Ruski umetnički eksperiment (The Russian Artistic Experiment; 1982) and Šumanović - Komedija umetnika (Šumanović - Comedy of an Artist; 1987). A section of his contemporary video work was introduced at exhibitions of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston in 1989.

In the nineties, he worked as creative director in advertising for Saatchi and Saatchi Cairo and McCann Erickson Belgrade in cooperation with Srđan Šaper. The artist was creator of video impressions of the performance Silence of the Balkans which was the final event of ThessalonikiEuropean Capital of Culture 1997. In recent decades, he has created several hundred television advertisements, music videos and theater trailers. The film artist is also author of printed literature which is mostly edited by the publishing house Geopoetika. Miljkovic is laureate of renowned prizes such as JRT Award (1983), Prize of Monte Carlo Television Festival (1983), Clio Award (1988), MTV Award (1989), the Isidora Sekulić Award 2002 for his prose Tea Time in Zamalek, the UEPS Award 2007 and the Golden Maple Award (category tourism film) of Jahorina Film Festival 2016.

In 2003, he directed Slobodan Šnajder’s Nevjesta od vjetra (The Bride of the Wind) at National Theatre Belgrade and Stravinsky's Prica o vojniku (The Soldier's Tale) at Atelje 212 Theatre two years later. He was appointed artistic director for the conceptual realization of the Eurovision Song Contest 2008. In 2017, he was one of the initiators of the Serbian MTS Vision Festival. Miljković has been creative director at Radio Television of Serbia (RTS) for many years.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Bibliography (selection)[edit]

  • Čaj na Zamaleku (Tea Time in Zamalek), short stories, Geopoetika, Belgrade 2002, ISBN 86-83053-86-5.
  • Fabrika hartije (Paper Factory), short stories, Geopoetika, Belgrade 2003, ISBN 86-7666-014-X.
  • Uspavanka za Lalu (Lullaby for Lala), novel, Geopoetika, Belgrade 2004, ISBN 86-7666-048-4.
  • Poljupci, sećanja i razgovori (Kisses, Memories and Conversations), novel, Geopoetika, Belgrade 2006, ISBN 86-7666-104-9.
  • Život u raju (Life in Heaven), short stories, Samizdat B92, Belgrade 2016, ISBN 978-86-7963-434-4.[9]

Filmography (selection)[edit]


Video advertisement[edit]

Music video[edit]


  1. ^ Boris Miljković in: Ko je ko u Srbiji '96: biografski leksikon, Bibliofon, Belgrade 1996 at World Biographical Information System Online, retrieved on 2018-04-15.
  2. ^ Biography Archived 2021-07-28 at the Wayback Machine on the official website of Geopoetika, retrieved on 2018-04-15.
  3. ^ The Arts for Television – MoMA 1989 on the official website of the museum, retrieved on 2018-04-17.
  4. ^ Theater review of the newspaper Vreme, retrieved on 2018-04-15.
  5. ^ UEPS Award 2007, notification in Taboo magazine No.32/2007 (p.2-3), retrieved on 2018-04-17.
  6. ^ BelGuest magazine, Volume 8/2008, Circus in Wonderland (English; p. 14-17) on issuu, retrieved on 2018-04-20.
  7. ^ Awards 2016 Archived 2018-04-17 at the Wayback Machine, website of Jahorina Film Festival, retrieved on 2018-04-16.
  8. ^ Official website Archived 2019-04-17 at the Wayback Machine of MTS Vision Festival, retrieved on 2018-04-15.
  9. ^ COBISS Archived 2014-03-29 at the Wayback Machine (union catalogue) of National Library of Serbia.
  10. ^ TV film on YouTube.
  11. ^ TV film on YouTube
  12. ^ Webisodes, playlist on YouTube.
  13. ^ Documentary film series on YouTube
  14. ^ Official video on YouTube
  15. ^ Official video on YouTube
  16. ^ Official video on YouTube
  17. ^ Official video (English subtitles) on YouTube
  18. ^ Official video on YouTube
  19. ^ Official video on YouTube.
  20. ^ Official video on YouTube.
  21. ^ Official video on YouTube
  22. ^ Official video (English version) on YouTube.
  23. ^ Official video on YouTube.