Mirko Pivčević

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Mirko Pivčević
Born (1975-08-08) 8 August 1975 (age 41)
Split, Yugoslavia
(present-day Croatia)
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1998–present

Mirko Pivčević (born 8 August 1975 in Split) is an award-winning Croatian cinematographer.

Pivčević's career began in the late 1990s, with a string of short documentary films and music videos.[1] His first feature film was Alone (Sami, 2001), which won him his first Golden Arena for Best Cinematography award at the 2001 Pula Film Festival,[2] the Croatian national film awards festival. His next feature film was A Wonderful Night in Split, a 2004 critically acclaimed black-and-white film directed by Arsen Anton Ostojić, which earned him his second Golden Arena and a nomination for the Golden Frog Award at the Camerimage cinematography film festival.[3]

Pivčević graduated from the Zagreb Academy of Drama Arts in 2007, submitting A Wonderful Night in Split as his graduation work,[1] and that same year he won his third Golden Arena for the World War II film The Living and the Dead (Živi i mrtvi). His next project was Antonio Nuić's drama film Donkey (Kenjac) which earned him his fourth Golden Arena in 2009.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Mirko Pivčević" (in Croatian). Filmski-programi.hr. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "48. Festival igranog filma u Puli" (in Croatian). Pula Film Festival. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Mirko Pivcevic - Awards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 

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