Ognjen Petković was born in Vukovar, Croatia in 1986. He graduated acting at Academy of Arts, Novi Sad, Serbia in 2008. He finished his PhD in Audiovisual Arts, artistic field – film directing, at Novi Sad Academy in 2021. He made several short fiction, experimental and documentary movies, such as: Three points (2011), Qatar (2014), Hands(2016), Love(2017), Crocodile (Post-production), Hide and seek (2018), Autumn Waltz (2019), Life after death (2022). With his movies he entered many international festivals such as: Palm Springs, Slamdance, Leuven, Tampere, GoShort, Odense, Florida film festival, Film court de Brest, Cottbus, Nancy, St. Louis, GoDebut, Villeurbanne, Athens-Ohio, Kustendorf, FIC Montterey, Manhhatn international film festival, Regensburg, West Tokio film festival, Kinosmena… He won 21. international and national awards for his movies. At the moment he is working on feature documentary Sounds of Silence and he is developing his first feature film Katar.