Maia People: Staff

Danijel Hocevar

Workshop Tutor

Managing director of Vertigo, a Ljubljana (Slovenia)-based production company with a distinctive track record, Danijel is a film producer with extensive working experience on international co-productions and narrow budget films. Since 1987, when he started his professional carrier as producer, Danijel ha produced or co-produced more than 40 feature films, as well as more than 15 documentaries, incl. award winning films such as “When the Day Had No Name” (2017) Teona Mitevska, Nightlife (2016, Karlovy Vary IFF’s Best Director Award by Damian 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.

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.

Intensive Training For Emerging Producers

Applications to the Marketing & Distribution workshop will be open from June 13 to July 22.    

26 to 30 March 2018

Building Our Identity

Deadline Extended deadline to 18 February.
18 to 22 June 2018

Developing Entrepreneurial Skills

Deadline 29 April 2018
13 to 17 September 2018

Sales & Promotion

Deadline 22 July 2018