Born in Doboj – Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1966. He graduated in Journalism from the Faculty of Political Sciences, Universiy of Zagreb. He has been engaged in visual arts, marketing, event production and design, and, in cooperation with other authors, for his work has received several Croatian and foreign awards.

He has produced the first independent film in Croatia, Mondo Bobo, which has won numerous prizes.

He is the founder, the first director and a co-owner of Motovun Film Festival, and since 2003 he has been the founder and director of Zagreb Film Festival, the largest film festival in Croatia.

As of 2008 he has been running the cinema Europa in Zagreb through his engagement in Zagreb Film Festival.

He has won 2 Golden Arena awards for best film in Pula Film Festival. He is the winner of the honorary plaques of the town of Motovun and City of Zagreb.

He is a member of the European Film Academy, the Croatian Association of Producers and the Croatian Society of film Workers.