Zoran Dragelj is an award-winning Vancouver, Canada based auteur/filmmaker. Zoran is a long time member and a New Media Director at International Press Academy and Satellite Awards in Los Angeles. He also served a two-term Emily Carr University of Art and Design as an Alumni Senator. Since 2015 Zoran taught film theory and directing at Canadian Film and Television Institute.
His latest feature is the critically-acclaimed Friends Like These, which was premiered in Los Angeles in 2019 won 3 major awards in (director, producer and cinematographer) in Atlanta, GA. In 2017, Zoran associate produced an independent Canadian feature film, Dark Harvest starring Cheech Marin along with James Hutson, Tygh Runyan, AC Peterson, and Hugh Dillon. 2005 saw the first major retrospective of Zoran's short films and videos in Florence, Italy. In addition, his short films and videos have been screened and exhibited in New York, Toronto, Berlin, Stockholm, London, Yangon, Madrid, Venice, Montréal and Vancouver galleries and art centres.
With a mélange of talent and skills: visual artist, music video director, and film director, Zoran remains dedicated to the world of motion pictures and media arts.